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Three Figures sculpture...
1973
exwa_wmup_u-10255
 
Title
Three Figures sculpture on West Campus of Western Michigan University
Date
1973
Time Period
1970 - 1979
Seibert Administration ...
1967
exwa_wmup_u-01566
 
Title
Seibert Administration Building, exterior back view, at Western Michigan University
Date
1967
Time Period
1960 - 1967
Description
Exterior view of the back facade of the Western Michigan University Administration Building (now Seibert Administration Building) photographed in October 1967. The Administration Building was designed by architect Ralph R. Calder and built in 1952. Renamed the Seibert Administration Building in 1978, after Russell H. Seibert, former professor of History and Vice President.
Seibert Administration ...
exwa_wmup_u-01568
 
Title
Seibert Administration Building, exterior front view, at Western Michigan University
Description
Exterior front view of the facade of the Western Michigan University Administration Building (now Seibert Administration Building). The Administration Building was designed by architect Ralph R. Calder and built in 1952. Renamed the Seibert Administration Building in 1978, after Russell H. Seibert, former professor of History and Vice President.
Anna French, faculty at...
ca. 1945
French, Anna L. (Anna L...
exwa_wmup_u-000309
 
Title
Anna French, faculty at Western Michgian University
Date
ca. 1945
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Anna L. French in her office. She began her career at Western as a assistant librarian in 1907, and later became head librarian in 1939 until her retirement in 1946. The dormatory, French Hall, was dedicated in her honor in 1960.
First Story Plan, Kalam...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
First Story Plan, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title
Architectural Drawing of First Story Plan of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the first story plan of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The plan shows the locations of the library, museum, hall, and porch. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed by a women's club in the United States. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Front Elevation, Kalama...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Front Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title
Architectural Drawing of Front Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the front elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's organization. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The drawing has some discoloration resulting from bleedthrough from a backing that has since been removed.
Plan of Roofs, Kalamazo...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Plan of Roofs, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title
Architectural Drawing of Plan of Roofs, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the plan of roofs of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The plan shows the roof dimensions. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's club. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Rear Elevation, Kalamaz...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Rear Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo Michigan
Alternative Title
Architectural Drawing of Rear Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the rear elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The scale is drawn 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building in the United States constructed by a women's organization. The building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Right Flank Elevation, ...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Right Flank Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo Michigan
Alternative Title
Architectural Drawing of Right Flank Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the right flank elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's club. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Second Story Plan, Kala...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Second Story Plan, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title
Architectural Drawing of Second Story Plan of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the second story plan of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The plan shows the locations of the auditorium, stage and stairway. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building constructed in the United States by a women's club. It is located at 333 S. Park Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Traverse Section, Kalam...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Traverse Section, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title
Architectural Drawing of Traverse Section of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the traverse section of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Drawing stamped "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The scale is 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first club house building in the United States constructed by a women's organization. The building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Blanche Draper, faculty...
1946
Draper, Fredora Blanche...
exwa_wmup_u-000310
 
Title
Blanche Draper, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date
1946
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Studio portrait of Blanche Draper from the 1946 Brown & Gold yearbook. Draper came to Western State Normal School in 1918 to serve as the faculty editor of the Western Herald. She continued to serve in an advisory capacity to the Herald after it became a student-staffed newspaper. Her position evolved to full-time publicity director for the institution, which she held until her death in 1951. Draper Hall and Dinning Service was co-dedicated in 1950 in her honor for 31 years as publicity director.
Mechanical Trades Build...
ca. 1945
exwa_wmup_u-10468
 
Title
Mechanical Trades Building, facade, Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1945
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Exterior of the Mechanical Trades Building which was constructed in 1940 for the purposes of vocational training. Cars are parked in the front of the building. Ornamentation in the façade featured airplane propellers and one of the early classes taught out of this building was aviation mechanics. North Hall and West Hall are visible in the background.
D. Carl Shilling, facul...
1952
Shilling, David Carl, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-000308
 
Title
D. Carl Shilling, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date
1952
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
D. Carl Shilling with his collection of political buttons and ribbons. Shilling was a faculty member in the political science department beginning in 1921 and chair for the last seven years of his career at WMU. He retired in 1952. Photograph was printed in the Spring 1952 Western Michigan College News Magazine.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000373
 
Title
Carola Trittin, faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date
1955
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Studio photograph of Carola Trittin, faculty in paper technology. Trittin was a chemist and served as faculty in Paper Technology Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1955-1959. This photo appears in the Summer 1955 Western Michigan College News Magazine. Prior to joinning the WMU faculty, Carola Trittin was technical director of the Ward Paper Company in Merrill, Wisconsin.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000375
 
Title
Carola Trittin, faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date
1955
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Carola Trittin, faculty member in paper technology, leaning on work table. In the background are shelves with bottles of chemicals. Trittin was a chemist and served as faculty in Paper Technology Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1955-1959. Prior to joinning the WMU faculty, Carola Trittin was technical director of the Ward Paper Company in Merrill, Wisconsin.
Carola Trittin, faculty...
1955
Trittin, Carola Pearl, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000374
 
Title
Carola Trittin, faculty, posing with equipment, Western Michigan College of Education
Date
1955
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Carola Trittin, faculty member in paper technology, holding multiple sheets of paper and standing with a piece of equipment in the background. Trittin was a chemist and served as faculty in Paper Technology Department at Western Michigan College of Education from 1955-1959. Prior to joinning the WMU faculty, Carola Trittin was technical director of the Ward Paper Company in Merrill, Wisconsin.
Charles S. Nichols, fac...
1957
Nichols, Charles Solon,...
exwa_wmup_u-000267
 
Title
Charles S. Nichols, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date
1957
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Photograph of Charles S. Nichols working machinery. Charles Nichols taught Manual Arts at Western Michigan University from 1921-1957. The photo appears in the WMC News Magazine, Summer 1957 edition. 
Class of 1945 graduates...
1945
exwa_wmup_u-000367
 
Title
Class of 1945 graduates lined up outside East Hall, Western Michigan University
Date
1945
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Graduating students in academic regalia standing on the promenade on the east side of East Hall following 1945 commencement at Western Michigan College of Education. In the background are East Hall porticoes.
To bottle beer - (No. 663)
To bottle beer - (No. 6...
Kitchiner, William, 177...
1831
Nineteenth century
 
Title
To bottle beer - (No. 663)
Alternative Title
Cook's Oracle. Selections
Date
1831
Time Period
Nineteenth century
Journal of daily expenditure of oils, wicks, and chimneys at the South Haven Michigan light station on Black River
Journal of daily expend...
Daily expenditure of oi...
Donahue, James S., 1842...
1888-1892
 
Title
Journal of daily expenditure of oils, wicks, and chimneys at the South Haven Michigan light station on Black River
Alternative Title
Daily expenditure of oils, wicks, and chimneys at the South Haven Michigan light station on Black River
Creator
Donahue, James S., 1842-1917
Date
1888-1892
View of Kalamazoo neigh...
ca. 1895
exwa_wmup_u-10145
 
Title
View of Kalamazoo neighborhood, looking east, from Prospect Hill
Date
ca. 1895
Time Period
1890 - 1899
Description
View of Kalamazoo neighborhood, looking East from Prospect Hill. In the foreground is what is now Davis Street.
Administration Building...
ca. 1964
exwa_wmup_u-10109
 
Title
Administration Building with Gym addition, East Campus of Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1964
Time Period
1960 - 1969
Description
A woman in a long coat walking down the steps of the Administritation Building (East Hall) of Western Michigan College of Education. Middle portion of the building is visible, front columns and portico prominant.
Edith Eicher, faculty a...
1954
Eicher, Edith M., 1887-...
exwa_wmup_u-000307
 
Title
Edith Eicher, faculty at Western Michgian University
Date
1954
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Studio portrait of Edith Eicher, faculty at Western Michigan College, from the 1954 Western Michigan College New Magazine. Edith Eicher was professor of English from 1925 to 1954. Eicher Hall, a residence building, was named in her honor.
Electronics Building Cl...
1956
exwa_wmup_u-10071
 
Title
Electronics Building Classroom, Western Michigan College
Date
1956
Time Period
1950 - 1960
Description
Male faculty and students setting up lights and electrical equipment in the Electronics lab located in the basement of the Garage (previously the Heating Plant) on East Campus of Western Michigan College. Photograph appeared in the April 1956 Western Michigan College Newsletter.
Complete Family Brewer, from the Family Magazine
Complete Family Brewer,...
Atkyns, Arabella
1741
Eighteenth century
 
Title
Complete Family Brewer, from the Family Magazine
Alternative Title
Family Magazine. Selections
Date
1741
Time Period
Eighteenth century
Frank Hinds meeting wit...
ca. 1960
Hinds, Frank, 1900-1975
exwa_wmup_u-000324
 
Title
Frank Hinds meeting with student at Western Michigan University.
Date
ca. 1960
Time Period
1960 - 1969
Description
Biology professor Frank J. Hinds at his desk, meeting with an unidentified female student. Hinds taught in the Biology Department from 1935 to 1970.
Gale Clark, faculty at ...
1959
Clark, Gale Wilmer, 192...
exwa_wmup_u-000379
 
Title
Gale Clark, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date
1959
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Gale W. Clark, faculty in general business, teaching a class at Western Michigan University in 1959. In the foreground are male and female students seated at wooden table arm school desks. Gale W. Clark came to the School of Business in 1957. North Hall housed the campus library and classrooms for the College of Busines' finance and commerical law, marketing, academic advising, college administration and psychology department. In 1990, the College of Business was moved to the Haworth College of Business on West Campus.
Entrance to the Manual ...
exwa_wmup_u-10191
 
Title
Entrance to the Manual Arts Building, Western State Normal School
Time Period
1960 - 1969
Description
The main entrance door to the Manual Arts Building. A sign above the door reads “Industrial Arts Building.” The building also known as the Manual Training Building and the Industrial Arts Building.
Jack W. Murphy, faculty...
1950?-05-05
Murphy, Jack William, 1...
exwa_wmup_u-000347
 
Title
Jack W. Murphy, faculty at Western Michigan College of Education
Date
1950?-05-05
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
Jack W. Murphy, faculty in the speech department and men's debate coach, holding trophy. Murphy wears a wool, plaid blazer. A plaque on the trophy reads "Manchester vs. Western Michigan”. The Western Michigan College of Educaton Men's Debate team won against Manchester College (Indiana) at a tournament on May 5, 1950.
John C. Hoekje, faculty...
ca. 1946
Hoekje, John C., 1885-1...
exwa_wmup_u-000311
 
Title
John C. Hoekje, faculty, seated at desk
Date
ca. 1946
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
John C. Hoekje seated at his desk and writing in ledger. John C. Hoekje served Western Michigan University in many different capacities from 1916-1955. He began as an instructor of education and psychology at WMU in 1916, was the Director of Extension from 1917-47, became registrar in 1921, and Dean of Admission in 1945. During that time, he served on numerous committees at WMU. An avid supporter of athletics, Hoekje was the tennis coach in 1925 and 1926, and was chairman of the athletic board for many years. Hoekje Hall was named in his honor.
John Schuster, faculty ...
1956
Schuster, John J.
exwa_wmup_u-000313
 
Title
John Schuster, faculty at Western Michigan College, playng saxophone
Date
1956
Time Period
1950 - 1959
Description
John Schuster, faculty, with a saxophone. Schuster taught music at Western Michigan College from 1955 to 1957.
Louise LeFevre, faculty...
1961-12
LeFevre, Alice Louise, ...
exwa_wmup_u-000380
 
Title
Louise LeFevre, faculty, teaching graduate students at Western Michigan University
Date
1961-12
Time Period
1960 - 1969
Description
Alice Louise LeFevre teaching seminar style class in the School of Librarianship at Western Michigan University. LeFevre is seated at the head of an oblong table with graduate students. Behind LeFevre is an East Asian hanging scroll. Alice Louise LeFevre came from Brooklyn to head the Department of Library Education in 1945, spending the first semester organizing the department and planning and developing the curriculum. Classes began in February 1946, with two students and three courses. LeFevre passed away in 1963 and in 1967, a seminar room in the enlarged Laboratory Library was named in her honor. The School of Librarianship graduate program was discontinued in the 1980s.
Paul Pommer, World War I German soldier’s scrapbook
Paul Pommer, World War ...
Pommer, Paul
1914-1918
Germany
 
Title
Paul Pommer, World War I German soldier’s scrapbook
Alternative Title
Meine Stationer als Soldat im Weltkrieg 1914-1918
Creator
Pommer, Paul
Date
1914-1918
Hop beer recipe
Hop beer recipe
Beeton, Mrs (Isabella M...
1907
Twentieth century
 
Title
Hop beer recipe
Alternative Title
Mrs. Beeton's Every-day Cookery. Selections
Date
1907
Time Period
Twentieth century
West Hall and Power Bui...
ca. 1945
exwa_wmup_u-10037
 
Title
West Hall and Power Building at Michigan College of Education
Date
ca. 1945
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Natural Science Building with the power plan in the foreground. View is from Oakland Drive looking east. The Science Building, possibly designed by Louis Kamper, was later named West Hall. Located on East Campus, it was the second building to open at West Hall. For over 30 years, West Hall was used as the physical and natural sciences. The last use for the building was in 2006, when the Geology Department used it for a core lab. The building was demolished in 2013.
West Hall with greenhou...
ca. 1940
exwa_wmup_u-10150
 
Title
West Hall with greenhouse at Western State Teachers College, facing south
Date
ca. 1940
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
South facade of West Hall, originally known as the Natural Science Building and Science Hall. The greenhouse was added to the building in 1940. The Science Building, designed by E. W. Arnold, was later named West Hall. Located on East Campus, it was the second building to open at Western State Normal School in 1915. West Hall was used as the physical and natural sciences for over 30 years. The last use for the building was in 2006, when the Geology Department used it for a core lab. The building was demolished in 2013.
West Hall, northeast fa...
ca. 1940
exwa_wmup_u-10160
 
Title
West Hall, northeast facade, on the East Campus of Western State Teachers College
Date
ca. 1940
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Northeast facade of West Hall, formerly known as the Natural Science Building and Science Hall. The Science Building, designed by E. W. Arnold, was later named West Hall. Located on East Campus, it was the second building to open at Western State Normal School in 1915. West Hall was used as the physical and natural sciences for over 30 years. The last use for the building was in 2006, when the Geology Department used it for a core lab. The building was demolished in 2013.
Library on East Campus ...
ca. 1925
exwa_wmup_u-10237
 
Title
Library on East Campus of Western State Normal School
Date
ca. 1925
Time Period
1920 - 1925
Description
Photograph of the dedicated library building completed in 1925. It was the primary library until Waldo Library was constructed in 1958. It was renamed North Hall in 1966 and remodeled in 1959 for the College of Business.
School of Business, fac...
ca. 1964
exwa_wmup_u-10225
 
Title
School of Business, facade, on East Campus of Western Michigan University
Date
ca. 1964
Time Period
1960 - 1969
Description
Facade of the Western Michigan University School of Business in North Hall on East Campus. Students surround the front facade of the building with its entrance portico with pediment supported by classical columns. Built in 1924, North Hall was altered several times, undergoing renovation in 1958 and a rolling storage system was installed in the basement in the 1970s. North Hall also housed the campus library and classrooms for the College of Busines' finance and commerical law, marketing, academic advising, college administration and psychology department. In 1990, the College of Business was moved to the Haworth College of Business on West Campus. The building was used for archival storage and as home to the Department of Industrial Design. It was demolished in 2014, and only the front entrance remains on Prospect Hill.
Williams Manufacturing,...
exwa_wmup_u-10297
 
Title
Williams Manufacturing, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Time Period
[1910 - 1919, 1920 - 1929]
Description
Photograph of the Williams Manufacturing Company building on Oakland Dr. in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The building was also known as the Eames Mill. Text on the back of the building reads "Williams Mfg. Co."
Theo Forney in Pavilion...
1949
Pavilion Township (Mich...
 
Title
Theo Forney in Pavilion Center School, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alternative Title
Pavilion School #4
Date
1949
Description
Young male student at Pavilion Center School, putting wood in heater. Student wearing jeans and long-sleeve shirt. Bucket of coal at his feet. Holding four pieces of wood and door to heater open. Student bench along wall. A plaque on the front of the wood stove reads “Estate Heatrola”. Founded in 1868, the Pavilion Center School (Pavilion School #4) was the last one-room school in Kalamazoo County. It use used until 1965.
Ray Pellett with two st...
ca. 1946
Pellett, Ray C., 1889-1...
exwa_wmup_u-000332
 
Title
Ray Pellett with two students at Western Michigan College of Education
Date
ca. 1946
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Ray Pallett, Dean of Men at Western Michigan College of Education, seated at desk and meeting with two students. A recruiting poster for the Army Air Crews is visible in the background. The male student is holding a booklet about Naval careers. Pellett served as Dean of Men from 1923 to 1953.
Ray Pellett, faculty at...
1939
Pellett, Ray C., 1889-1...
exwa_wmup_u-000312
 
Title
Ray Pellett, faculty at Western Michigan University
Date
1939
Time Period
1930 - 1939
Description
Ray Pellett, Dean of Men at Western Michigan University, seated at desk with bug collection. Pellett served as Dean of Men from 1923 to 1953. Photo appears in October 1939 Western State Teachers College Alumni Magazine.
19th century English cookbook
19th century English co...
1805
Nineteenth century
 
Title
19th century English cookbook
Alternative Title
Receipts by P.O., 1805
Date
1805
Time Period
Nineteenth century
Record of passing vessels at the South Haven light-station, July 1, 1878 through June 30, 1882
Record of passing vesse...
Record of passing vesse...
Donahue, James S., 1842...
1878-1882
 
Title
Record of passing vessels at the South Haven light-station, July 1, 1878 through June 30, 1882
Alternative Title
Record of passing vessels at the South Haven light-station
Creator
Donahue, James S., 1842-1917
Date
1878-1882
Rear Elevation, Kalamaz...
Gay, Henry Lord, 1844-1...
1878-07-31
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
 
Title
Rear Elevation, Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building, Kalamazoo Michigan
Alternative Title
Reverse of an Architectural Drawing of the Rear Elevation of Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association Building
Date
1878-07-31
Description
Reverse of a hand drawn and colored architectural drawing on linen showing the rear elevation of the Kalamazoo Ladies' Library Association building in Kalamazoo, Michigan, showing shading technique. Drawing stamped on front side: "Henry L. Gay Architect 80 La Salle St., Chicago." The scale is drawn 4 feet to 1 inch. The building was constructed in 1879 and is the first clubhouse building in the United States constructed by a women's organization. The building is located at 333 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
McCracken Hall with pap...
1970
exwa_wmup_u-10521
 
Title
McCracken Hall with paper pilot plant addition and walkaway at Western Michigan University
Date
1970
Time Period
1970 - 1979
Description
Exterior of McCracken Hall taken September 1970 includes the addition of the paper pilot plant and walkway. Cars are parked in the foreground. It was used as a chemistry facility. The first building on West Campus, McCracken Hall was named after well-known faculty member, William McCracken, head of the chemstry department from 1907-1939. A Paper Industries Laboratory was added to McCracken Hall in 1959 to support the nation's second Paper Technology program. One wing was torn down in 2017. The building was demolished in 2019.
McCracken Hall, front e...
1949
exwa_wmup_u-10516
 
Title
McCracken Hall, front entrace, Western State Teachers College
Date
1949
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Front entrance of William McCracken Hall at the time of construction in 1949. It was used as a chemistry facility. The first building on West Campus, McCracken Hall was named after well-known faculty member, William McCracken, head of the chemstry department from 1907-1939. A Paper Industries Laboratory was added to McCracken Hall in 1959 to support the nation's second Paper Technology program. One wing was torn down in 2017. The building was demolished in 2019.
McCracken Hall, side en...
1949
exwa_wmup_u-10518
 
Title
McCracken Hall, side entrance, Western State Teachers College
Date
1949
Time Period
1940 - 1949
Description
Exterior of William McCracken Hall at the time of construction in 1949. It was used as a chemistry facility. The first building on West Campus, McCracken Hall was named after well-known faculty member, William McCracken, head of the chemstry department from 1907-1939. A Paper Industries Laboratory was added to McCracken Hall in 1959 to support the nation's second Paper Technology program. One wing was torn down in 2017. The building was demolished in 2019.
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