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Leave a Legacy
at Illinois College of Optometry


Welcome

Class of 1950s

As we celebrate our 150 years of education and research, patient care, and service to our community, we also celebrate you as an integral part of ICO's legacy. 
 

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Attend Homecoming

September 9 - 11, 2022

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Give all Year!

Make a Gift

You choose how you want your dollars spent at ICO. Patient care, student scholarship, event sponsorship and many more options are available.
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Take A Survey

Let us know how you'd like to connect with ICO and update us on your life!

Remember the Year:

1954

President:

Cost of Gas:

Dwight D. Eisenhower

$0.29 per gallon

Billboard Year-End #1 Single:

"Little Things Mean a Lot”, Kitty Kallen

Chicago's Talk of the Town:
  • Chess Records founded (1950)

  • One Prudential Plaza, the first skyscraper to be built since the great depression, completed (1955)

  • Richard J. Daley elected mayor (1955)

Walk Down Memory Lane

Revisit some milestone moments we've captured on Flickr!
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