Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

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Mansfield: 150 Years of History

1930s

1933

An intercepted letter leads Lindbergh baby search to the Cross Trail Restaurant in Mansfield.

 
1936

Dr. Straughn passes away while in office at the age of 54. He has held the office of principal and president 22 years, longer than anyone else. 

Dr. Arthur Belknap is appointed acting President of Mansfield State Teachers College.

 
1937

Dr. Joseph F. Noonan is elected President of MSTC. MSTC wrestling team has undefeated season.

 
1938

After a 12-game winning steak MSTC takes the State Championship in football.

 
1939

Dr. Lester K. Ade is elected president of MSTC. The Lions Club in Mansfield was Chartered.