Halloween Costume Inspirations from the Digital Archives

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These two dudes are ready to party, circa 1980

Halloween is almost here, and maybe you haven't decided on your costume yet. Well, NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are here to help you out, with images from our Rare and Unique Digital Collections. Let these featured costumes inspire you to create the most talked-about, award-winning outfit this year!

If you would like to learn more about the Special Collections Research Center and our digitized materials, please visit the Rare and Unique Digital Collections for access to thousands of images, video, audio recordings, and textual materials documenting NC State history and other topics. Happy Halloween!

Styling student, Class of 1925

4-H Club girl performing at 4-H Achievement Day, 1960

When the Bug People attack!, 1970s

Children in fairy costumes drinking milk, circa 1920

Amazing fish tank costume, 1991

The legendary love story of a college student and a giant chicken, circa 1980

Halloween Party for children residents at NC State's Vetville, 1953

"Missing Link" at Student Agricultural Fair, 1922

An unconventional meeting between a dragon and a peasant lady, 1981