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The Victory Bell that hung in the dining hall until 1939 summoned Arizona State Teachers College students to meals. After World War II, the bell became a trophy awarded to the winner of the ASU and U of A football game. It was also sounded for athletic victories. Finally, when Senator Carl Hayden donated a piece of sandstone from the original White House, the bell was installed on this pedestal and given a place of honor on the west patio of the Memorial Union. The bell was removed some time in the 1970s when the Memorial Union was remodeled. Its current location is unknown.

Installation of the 'Victory Bell' at Memorial Union opening reception, ca. 1956

Cheerleaders lead the audience in song during the installation of the "Victory Bell" at Memorial Union opening reception.
ca. 1956

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