[Harriss Gym]

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Photograph of the Harriss Gym exterior. Trees stand in front of the building, and power lines can be seen above it. Harriss Gymnasium, 1923-1956. This structure was used as a temporary administration building in 1923. It then became the women’s gymnasium. It was also used for dances, pep rallies, as well as men’s basketball games. It was unofficially named after the first woman to join the athletic faculty, Buelah Harriss.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1942.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 18 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the Harriss Gym exterior. Trees stand in front of the building, and power lines can be seen above it. Harriss Gymnasium, 1923-1956. This structure was used as a temporary administration building in 1923. It then became the women’s gymnasium. It was also used for dances, pep rallies, as well as men’s basketball games. It was unofficially named after the first woman to join the athletic faculty, Buelah Harriss.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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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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  • 1942

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  • Nov. 18, 2013, 8:43 p.m.

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[Harriss Gym], photograph, 1942; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc232996/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.