[North Texas State Normal College, World War I campus]

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Photograph of the campus of North Texas State Normal College during World War I. The photograph was taken along an unpaved street beside the campus. The college's power plant, with smokestack, is visible in the right foreground of the photograph. In the right background, behind the power plant, is the college's original library building (later known as the Historical Building, and then Curry Hall). In the left background is the Main Building, the site of which was later occupied by the Auditorium Building. At the bottom of the photograph, a typed caption reads, "World War Campus, North Texas State Teachers ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1914-07..1918-11].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University of North Texas Archives and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 368 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [North Texas State Normal College, World War I campus]
  • Added Title: World War Campus, North Texas State Teachers College

Description

Photograph of the campus of North Texas State Normal College during World War I. The photograph was taken along an unpaved street beside the campus. The college's power plant, with smokestack, is visible in the right foreground of the photograph. In the right background, behind the power plant, is the college's original library building (later known as the Historical Building, and then Curry Hall). In the left background is the Main Building, the site of which was later occupied by the Auditorium Building.

At the bottom of the photograph, a typed caption reads, "World War Campus, North Texas State Teachers College". In the right lower corner of the photograph, the number "62" is written in bold ink. Beneath the typed caption a handwritten note reads, "3 col. 60 screen zinc halftone". In the lower left corner on the back of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "16b, 31b Power plant".

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Notes

At the bottom of the photograph, a typed caption reads, "World War Campus, North Texas State Teachers College". However, during World War I (1914-1918), the university was known as North Texas State Normal College; its name was changed to North Texas State Teachers College in 1923.

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University of North Texas Archives

The University of North Texas Archives collection features historical images of University of North Texas faculty, students, architecture, and events.

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Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

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  • [1914-07..1918-11]

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  • July 1914 - November 1918

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  • Aug. 25, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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  • 33.212704681, -97.147371109

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[North Texas State Normal College, World War I campus], photograph, [1914-07..1918-11]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177460/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.