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Tyler Gabbert goes to pass

Tyler Gabbert, 7, freshman quarterback, on the second day of MU football practice on Friday morning.

The fashion of the day

Pausing before a display of women's fashion at the time of Gwynn Hall's construction, Shirley Gwynn-Crane said she couldn't help but remark on the corsets. "Look at that 18-inch waist! Nobody is that tiny when they are 7 years old!"

Portrait of a great aunt

"My, she was a beautiful woman, wasn't she?" said Shirley Gwynn-Crane about the portrait of her great aunt Marie Louise Gwynn that hangs in the lounge of Gwynn Hall.

Delighting in her history

Shirley Gwynn-Crane and her husband, Charles Crane, decided to explore Gwynn Hall as they passed through Columbia on Thursday, Aug. 5. They discovered a portrait of Gwynn-Crane's great-aunt Marie Louise Gwynn hanging in the lounge. "Oh my goodness there she is," Gwynn-Crane said as she entered the room.

Pictures of a family namesake

Shirley Gwynn-Crane photographs the entrance to Gwynn Hall, which is part of MU's College of Human Environmental Sciences.

Bikes parked at campsites

Friends and family members gather around their campsites on Thursday night at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds.The Roundup concludes this weekend.

Bikes on display

Bikes and their owners lined the main access road through the Boone County Fairgrounds at the National Bikers Roundup on Thursday night. Bikers put their rides on display as they rode down the access road revving their engines.

Enjoying the music

Lady Ryder and Chilly Willy of the Iron Sliders Motorcycle Club from Radcliff, Ky., enjoy live music at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Thursday night.

Dancing to the beat at the Bikers Roundup

Bea Edmundson, of Nashville, Tenn., dances to live music at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Thursday night.

Cheering crowd

Thousands of fans cheer the arrival of actors Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg for a showing of the new movie "The Other Guys" at Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy.

Keys to the city

Actors Will Ferrell, right, and Mark Wahlberg, center, are handed keys to the city by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, left, before a showing of the new movie "The Other Guys" at Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy theater on Thursday, Aug. 5.

Will Ferrell

Actor Will Ferrell runs up on stage to speak to a large crowd gathered for a showing of the new movie "The Other Guys."

Red Carpet

Actors Will Ferrell, right, and Mark Wahlberg work the red carpet before a showing of their new movie "The Other Guys" at Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy theater on Thursday, Aug. 5, in Chesterfield.

First MU Football Practice 3

Junior quarterback Blaine Gabbert walks across the field on the first day of MU football practice on August 5, 2010.

First MU Football Practice 2

Freshman wide receiver Marcus Lucas, 85, catches a pass during the first day of MU football practice on August 5, 2010.

First MU Football Practice

Justin Britt, 68, practices offensive drills on the first day of MU football practice on August, 5, 2010.

Here is the item up for bid

The auction was far from silent at The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention on Thursday as bids came in for a green crystal kerosene lamp.

Showing off the merchandise

Bernie Holmes arranges a collection of Baker Light Lamps in the display room of The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention on Thursday. The purple version of the lamp was not known to exist until only a few years ago, and this convention is the first time the entire collection has been assembled or photographed in one place. The lamps were only produced during 1953, and undamaged specimens are rare.

Obtaining the sacred treasure

A rare and racey Aladdin lamp goes up for auction on Thursday at The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention. It was sold to Jimmy London and his wife Donna London for $2,250.

Examining the Aladdin lamp

Jerry Berger, left, and Charlie Bush examine an Aladdin Mantle Lamp up for auction at The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention on Thursday.
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