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Snow covered drive, Eas...
ca. 1940?
exwa_wmup_u-10044
 
Title
Snow covered drive, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1940?
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Photograph of students walking along the snow covered campus drive on East Campus, Western Michigan University. In the background are the South side of the Health and Personnel Building, and the back of the Training School and the Administration Building. The Health and Personnel building opened in 1939. It was later renamed the Speech and Hearing Center.
Entrance from Oakland D...
exwa_wmup_u-10045
 
Title
Entrance from Oakland Drive, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Description
Photograph of the tree lined drive from Oakland Drive, East Campus, Western Michigan University. Caption on photograph reads: Entrance from Oakland Drive. In the background is the Training School. The Training School was one of two additions made to the Administration Building in 1909.
Library and Science Bui...
ca. 1933?
exwa_wmup_u-10047
 
Title
Library and Science Building, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1933?
Time Period
1930 - 1939
Description
Photograph of the Library and Science Building on Prospect Hill, East Campus, Western Michigan University. In the foreground is the Barracks along Michigan Avenue. On the right is the front of the Men’s Gym (later Vandercook Hall). The Library (later named North Hall) was built in 1924. The Science Building opened in 1915 and later was renamed West Hall. Later, East Campus was known as Historic East Campus.
Students on East Campus...
ca. 1920-1924
exwa_wmup_u-10051
 
Title
Students on East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1920-1924
Time Period
1920 - 1929
Description
Photograph of four students on the Northwest side of East Campus, Western Michigan University. In the background is the Library, Science Building, the cupola of the Administration Building, and the Heating Plant smoke stack.
East campus on Prospect...
ca. 1915-1918?
exwa_wmup_u-10052
 
Title
East campus on Prospect Hill in winter, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1915-1918?
Time Period
1910 - 1919
Description
Photograph of East Campus of Western State Normal School in the winter. The view features (from left to right) the Libary, cupola of Administration Building, the Science Building, Heating Plant and smokestack, and Oakland Drive. In the foreground are the tops of houses. View looks southeast.
Main entrance of East c...
ca. 1940
exwa_wmup_u-10055
 
Title
Main entrance of East campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1940
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Photograph of the main entrance to East Campus on Prospect Hill in winter, Western State Teachers College. The view features the Training School addition to the Administration Building and the south side of the Health and Personnel Building. The Training School was one of two wings added to the Administration Building in 1909. It was used as the University School and High School until 1969. Together with the Administration Building and Women’s Gym, the Training School was renamed East Hall in 1952. The Health and Personnel building opened in 1939 and was later renamed the Speech and Hearing Center.
Front of Library just a...
1924
exwa_wmup_u-10059
 
Title
Front of Library just after completion, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
1924
Time Period
1920 - 1929
Description
Photograph of the Library front just after completion on East Campus of Michigan College of Education. Some landscaping is installed, but the walks and drives are not yet paved. The Library (later named North Hall) was built in 1924, and would be the main library until Waldo Library was built in the 1950s. During that time it was used by the College of Business until 1990 when the College of Business moved out. It has since been used to house archival material and it was home to the Department of Industrial Design for a few years during the last decade. The building, except for the front, was razed in 2014.
Industrial Education An...
1947
exwa_wmup_u-10062
 
Title
Industrial Education Annex, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
1947
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Photograph of the Industrial Education “Annex” on East Campus, Western Michigan College of Education. The temporary Annex was converted for program use, located next to the Industrial Education Building. The Annex was built in 1918 as the Barracks for housing for Student Army Training Corps. The building was razed in 1948.
Bridge of sighs, East C...
ca. 1910
exwa_wmup_u-10063
 
Title
Bridge of sighs, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1910
Time Period
1910 - 1919
Description
Photograph of the “Bridge of Sighs” on East Campus of Western State Normal School. A student walks down the right stair exist from the Administration Building and a car is parked under the Bridge. The “Bridge of Sighs” (later Training School Annex) was a connector between the Training School and Administration Buildings.
Two students on stairwa...
exwa_wmup_u-10064
 
Title
Two students on stairway leading to "bridge of sighs", East Campus, Western Michigan University
Description
Photograph of two men in long coats standing on the stairway up to the Bridge of Sighs on East Campus of Western State Normal School. The “Bridge of Sighs” (later the Training School Annex) was a connector between the Training School and Administration Buildings.
Science Building recent...
1915
exwa_wmup_u-10066
 
Title
Science Building recently finished, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
1915
Time Period
1910 - 1919
Description
Photograph of the recently finished Science Building on East Campus of Western State Normal School. In the background is the Heating Plant smokestack. Designed by architect E. W. Arnold, the Science Building (later renamed West Hall) was finished in the Spring of 1915. For more than 30 years it housed all the natural and physical sciences.
Electronics Building, e...
ca. 1956
exwa_wmup_u-10067
 
Title
Electronics Building, exterior view, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1956
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Photograph of the front entrance to the Electronics Building (also Electronics Shop) on East Campus of Western Michigan College of Education. Garage doors have been replaced with brick. Located behind the Science Building, the Electronic Building was known by several names including the Heating Plant (1915), Garage, Power Plant, Physical Plant Annex, Upholstery Shop, and Industrial Design Shop. Photograph appeared in the April 1956 Western Michigan College Newsletter.
Two students in Electro...
ca. 1956
exwa_wmup_u-10068
 
Title
Two students in Electronics lab, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1956
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Photograph of two students in the electronics lab working with equipment and schematics on East Campus of Western Michigan College of Education. Located behind the Science Building, the Electronic Building was known by several names including the Garage, Power Plant, Physical Plant Annex, Upholstery Shop, and Industrial Design Shop.
Garage, exterior, with ...
ca. 1940?
exwa_wmup_u-10069
 
Title
Garage, exterior, with cars & buses parked in front, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1940?
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Photograph of the cars and buses parked in front of the Garage on East Campus of Western State Teachers College. Located behind the Science Building, the Electronic Building was known by several names including the Garage, Power Plant, Physical Plant Annex, Upholstery Shop, and Industrial Design Shop.
Administration Building...
ca. 1915
exwa_wmup_u-10072
 
Title
Administration Building with additions in winter, East Hall, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1915
Time Period
1910 - 1920
Description
Photograph featuring the Administration Building with the Gymnasium and Training School additions on the top of Prospect Hill. In the foreground are the tennis courts. Photograph taken from Davis Street. To the far right is the Trolley, a two-track cable car built in 1908. Designed by Battle Creek architect, Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was completed and occupied in 1905. The Gymnasium was added in 1908 and the Training School in 1909. They were later known as East Hall. The Trolley (or Normal Railroad) remained in use until 1949.
East Hall porticoes thr...
ca. 1969
exwa_wmup_u-10073
 
Title
East Hall porticoes through trees, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1969
Time Period
1950 - 1960
Description
Portico of Administration Building on East Campus of Western Michigan University through trees. View is looking west featuring columns and cornices. Stairs lead down to Davis Street.
Davis street neighborho...
ca. 1910
exwa_wmup_u-10076
 
Title
Davis street neighborhood from top of the Training School, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1910
Time Period
1910 - 1920
Description
View of Davis Street neighborhood and Kalamazoo from the top of the Training School on Normal Hill (earlier Prospect Hill). View looking Northeast. Photograph appeared in the 1911 and 1920 Brown & Gold yearbooks.
Administration Building...
ca. 1908
exwa_wmup_u-10077
 
Title
Administration Building with Gymnasium addition, Western State Normal School
Date
ca. 1908
Time Period
1900 - 1910
Description
View of the Administration Building with the Gymnasium addition on the top of Prospect Hill. Stairway leads from Davis Street to the front of the Administration Building. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The Gymnasium was the first of two wings added to the Administration building starting in 1908.
Administration Building...
exwa_wmup_u-10079
 
Title
Administration Building and Gymnasium porticos, Western Michigan University
Description
View across the portico of the Administration Building to the front of the Women’s Gymnasium. Photograph features Gothic Revival style lights, and Georgian Revival style portico and columns.
Administration Building...
exwa_wmup_u-10080
 
Title
Administration Building main entrance, exterior, Western Michigan University
Description
Façade of Administration building facing Davis Street featuring porticoes, columns, and ballustrate in Georgian Revival style. View includes peony beds.
Construction site, West...
ca. 1915
exwa_wmup_u-10081
 
Title
Construction site, Western State Normal School
Date
ca. 1915
Time Period
1910 - 1920
Description
Construction site west of the Administration Building clearing an area for increased parking possibly at the time the Science Building was erected. View features a crane and dump truck.
Administration Building...
ca. 1908
exwa_wmup_u-10084
 
Title
Administration Building and Gymnasium addition, dedicated 1908, Western State Normal School
Date
ca. 1908
Time Period
1900 - 1910
Description
Administration Building and the Gymnasium addition, dedicated in 1908 on East Campus of Western State Normal School. View features the stairway up Normal Hill (later Prospect Hill) from Davis Street, and the building’s portico, columns and ballustrate. The Administration Building was WMU's first building, opening in 1905 and the renovated core is known today as Heritage Hall. It was also known as the Education Building and by 1967 as East Hall.
Training School, Wester...
exwa_wmup_u-10085
 
Title
Training School, Western Michigan University
Description
The Training School and High School Classroom on East Campus of Western Michigan University. View looking North. The Training School was built in 1909. The building was also known as the University School until 1969. Together with the Administration Building and Gym addition, they were known as the Education Building and by 1967 as East Hall. The Training School was later demolished in 2014.
Administration Building...
exwa_wmup_u-10086
 
Title
Administration Building and Training School, East Campus, Western Michigan University
Description
Front of Administration Building and Training School featuring porticoes and freestanding iconic columns. View looking South. Designed by Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was completed in 1905. Later the Training School, one of two wings, was added in 1909. Together with the Administration Building and Gym addition, they were known as the Education Building and by 1967 as East Hall.
Administration Building...
ca. 1916
exwa_wmup_u-10087
 
Title
Administration Building and Training School, Western State Normal School
Date
ca. 1916
Time Period
1910 - 1920
Description
Front of Administration Building with Gymnasium addition and the Training School featuring porticoes and freestanding iconic columns. View looking South. Designed by Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was WMU's first building, opening in 1905. Together with the additions, it was also known as the Education Building and by 1967 as East Hall. In July 2015, it was renamed again as Heritage Hall, the home of the WMU Alumni Center.
East Hall portico detai...
exwa_wmup_u-10088
 
Title
East Hall portico detail from below, Western Michigan University
Description
East Hall columns, pediment and block cornice from below, East Campus, Western Michigan University.
East Hall and Training ...
exwa_wmup_u-10089
 
Title
East Hall and Training School in winter, Western Michigan University
Description
Front of Administration Building and Training School featuring porticoes and freestanding iconic columns. View looking South. Designed by Ernest W. Arnold, the Administration Building was WMU's first building, opening in 1905. It was also known as the Education Building and by 1967 as East Hall. In July 2015, it was renamed again as Heritage Hall, the home of the WMU Alumni Center.
Garden plot south of Tr...
ca. 1909
exwa_wmup_u-10090
 
Title
Garden plot south of Training School, Westerm State Normal School
Date
ca. 1909
Time Period
1900 - 1910
Description
Fallow garden plot located in front of Hadley House, with view of south side of Training School, East Campus, Western State Normal School. The Training School was built in 1909. The building was also known as the University School and High School until 1969.
South side of Training ...
ca. 1939
exwa_wmup_u-10091
 
Title
South side of Training School in winter, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1939
Time Period
1930 - 1940
Description
South side of the Training School in winter on the East Campus of Western Michigan University. View looking North. Prominantly featured are the porticoes.
Administration Building...
exwa_wmup_u-10092
 
Title
Administration Building and Training school porticoes in winter, Western Michigan University
Description
Porticoes of the Administration Building and the Training School in winter on East Campus of Western Michigan University. View looking south.
East Hall from below, W...
exwa_wmup_u-10093
 
Title
East Hall from below, Western Michigan University
Description
East Hall on Normal Hill (earlier Prospect Hill) on East Campus of Western Michigan University. View features the southside of the Training School.
Training School portico...
1972
exwa_wmup_u-10094
 
Title
Training School portico in winter, Western Michigan University
Date
1972
Time Period
1970 - 1980
Description
Training School portico in winter. View looking south and features a student on sidewalk. The Training Hall was an addition to the original Administration Building completed in 1909.
Administration Building...
exwa_wmup_u-10095
 
Title
Administration Building and Gym addition, Western Michigan University
Description
Photograph of Administration Building columns and Gymnasium addition portico. View from the front of the Administration Building looking Northeast toward the Gymnasium addition. The Administration Building was occupied in 1905. Later, the Gymnasium was one of two wing additions completed in 1909. Together, the buildings were later known as Education Building, East Hall, and Heritage Hall.
Column details of Admin...
exwa_wmup_u-10096
 
Title
Column details of Administration Building, Western Michigan University
Description
Photograph of Administration Building columns. In the background is the Gymnasium addition portico.
Allen Maybee and Floyd ...
1922
[Maybee, Allen, Haight,...
exwa_wmup_u-10097
 
Title
Allen Maybee and Floyd Haight cleaning windows of Administration Building, Western State Normal School
Date
1922
Time Period
1920 - 1930
Description
Photograph of Allen Maybee (standing) and Floyd Haight (seated) cleaning second floor windows of the old Administration Building in summer. Allen Maybe was the son of Harper Maybee, professor. Floyd Haight was the temp supervising janitor.
Western State Normal Sc...
1908
exwa_wmup_u-10099
 
Title
Western State Normal School from terrace, East Campus
Date
1908
Time Period
1900 - 1910
Description
Photograph of the original Administration Building and Gymnasium addition. Caption reads: “Kalamazoo Mich. Western State Normal School view from Terrace.” The Administration Building was occupied in 1905. Later, the Gymnasium was the first of two wing additions and was completed in 1908. Together, the buildings were later known as Education Building, East Hall, and Heritage Hall.
Column details of East ...
exwa_wmup_u-10111
 
Title
Column details of East Hall, Western Michigan University
Time Period
[1910 - 1919, 1920 - 1929]
Description
Column details of the Administration Building with Training School and Woman’s Gymnasium additions (East Hall). View looking north from the front of the Training School. View includes a tall fence between Training School and Administration Building. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The additions were completed in 1908 and 1909 respectively.
Western State Normal Sc...
ca. 1905
exwa_wmup_u-10123
 
Title
Western State Normal School on Prospect Hill
Date
ca. 1905
Time Period
1900 - 1909
Description
Administration Building on Prospect Hill. View looking up the hill from Davis Street. Caption reads: State Normal School, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Construction for Administration Building started in 1904 and was completed in 1905.
Western State Normal Sc...
ca. 1905
exwa_wmup_u-10121
 
Title
Western State Normal School on Prospect Hill
Date
ca. 1905
Time Period
1900 - 1909
Description
Light sepia photograph of the Administration Building on Prospect Hill. View also features stairs down to Davis Street.
Western State Normal Sc...
ca. 1910
exwa_wmup_u-10120
 
Title
Western State Normal School and trolley car
Date
ca. 1910
Time Period
1910 - 1919
Description
Western State Normal School on Normal Hill (earlier Prospect Hill) from the northeast. View features the Administration Building with the Gymnasium and Training School additions (East Hall) as well as the trolley car. In the foreground are tennis courts. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. Both additions were completed by 1909. The Western State Normal Railroad trolley systems was built in 1907 and operated until 1949.
East Hall from southeas...
exwa_wmup_u-10119
 
Title
East Hall from southeast, Western State Normal School
Time Period
[1910 - 1919, 1920 - 1929]
Description
Western State Normal School on the top of Normal Hill (earlier Prospect Hill). View from the southeast featuring the Administration Building with Training School and Gymnasium additions (East Hall). In the foreground, students stand on sidewalk.
Western State Normal Sc...
ca. 1908
exwa_wmup_u-10118
 
Title
Western State Normal School on Normal Hill
Date
ca. 1908
Time Period
1900 - 1909
Description
Western State Normal School on Normal Hill (earlier Prospect Hill) in Kalamazoo, Michigan. View from Davis Street to the west features the Administration Building and the first of two additions, the Gymnasium. In the foreground are tennis courts. Photograph mounted on cardboard.
Training School, Wester...
ca. 1944
exwa_wmup_u-10116
 
Title
Training School, Western Michigan College of Education
Date
ca. 1944
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Photograph of the Training School from north, Western Michigan College of Education. The Training School was one of two additions to the original Administration Building on Normal Hill (earlier Prospect Hill), completed in 1909.
East Hall porticoes in ...
ca. 1955
exwa_wmup_u-10114
 
Title
East Hall porticoes in winter, Western State Teachers College
Date
ca. 1955
Time Period
1950-1960
Description
Photograph featuring the porticoes of Administration Building with Gym and Training School additions (East Hall) in winter. The Training School most prominent. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The Gymnasium and Training School additions were completed in 1908 and 1909 respectively.
East Hall porticoes, We...
exwa_wmup_u-10112
 
Title
East Hall porticoes, Western Michigan University
Time Period
[1920 - 1929, 1930 - 1939]
Description
Porticoes of the Administration Building with the Training School and Woman’s Gym additions (East Hall). View looking south. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The additions were completed by 1909.
Training School in wint...
exwa_wmup_u-10105
 
Title
Training School in winter, Western Michigan University
Time Period
[1930 - 1939, 1940 - 1949]
Description
Photograph of the Training School in winter. View looking up hill. A man stands on top of high looking down.
Gymnasium portico, West...
ca. 1946
exwa_wmup_u-10104
 
Title
Gymnasium portico, Western State Teachers College
Date
ca. 1946
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Photograph featuring portico of the Gymnasium attachment from the top of the Administration Building.
Aerial view of Western ...
1941
exwa_wmup_u-10102
 
Title
Aerial view of Western State Teachers College from west
Date
1941
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Gazette photo of an aerial view of Western State Teachers College. Buildings include Administration Building (1905), Gym (1908) and Training School additions (1909), Science Building (1915), Library (1924), Health and Personnel Building (1939), Men’s Gym (1925), Electronics Shop (1915), and the Manual Arts Building (1921). The photograph appeared in the 1947 Brown & Gold yearbook.
Administration Building...
ca. 1940
exwa_wmup_u-10100
 
Title
Administration Building, exterior from west, Western State Teachers College
Date
ca. 1940
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Photograph of the Administration Building from the west. View features the cupola, second level stairs, and parking area. The Administration Building was completed in 1905.
Porticoes of Administra...
exwa_wmup_u-10107
 
Title
Porticoes of Administration Building and Gym addition, Western State Teachers College
Time Period
[1930 - 1939, 1940 - 1949]
Description
Porticoes of the Administration Building and Gym addition (East Hall). View looking north. The Administration Building was completed in 1905. The Gymnasium addition was completed in 1908.
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