[Student social event in Memorial Union Building at North Texas State College]

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Photograph of a student social function inside the Memorial Union Building at North Texas State College. The photograph was taken inside a large meeting room or dance space. Groups of male and female students are socializing in the image. The students in the right of the photograph are seated at tables, while students on the left are standing on a wooden floor. On the back of the photograph, a typed label reads: "Student Union Building". Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph read: "Fall 1953" and "University Union ('48) - interior, 1953".

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1953-08, 1953-12].

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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 66 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of a student social function inside the Memorial Union Building at North Texas State College. The photograph was taken inside a large meeting room or dance space. Groups of male and female students are socializing in the image. The students in the right of the photograph are seated at tables, while students on the left are standing on a wooden floor. On the back of the photograph, a typed label reads: "Student Union Building". Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph read: "Fall 1953" and "University Union ('48) - interior, 1953".

Physical Description

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

Notes

The Memorial Union Building was built in 1948–1949, located on Chestnut Street on the campus of North Texas State Teachers College. In 1949, the building was dedicated on the 50th anniversary of the legislative act providing for the establishment of North Texas Normal College as a Texas state institution (March 31, 1899). In 1964, the Memorial Union Building was razed in preparation for the building of the new Student Union Building at North Texas State University.

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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.

University Photography Collection

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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Creation Date

  • [1953-08, 1953-12]

Covered Time Period

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  • August 1953 - December 1953

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Aug. 25, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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[Student social event in Memorial Union Building at North Texas State College], photograph, [1953-08, 1953-12]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177485/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.