[Administration Building damage from bombing, April 18, 1970]

Description

Photograph of damage done to the first floor Men's Lounge of the Administration Building (later the Hurley Administration Building) by a firebomb on April 18, 1970. The fire was discovered by Campus Patrolman Mike Amador moments after it was started by a "Molotov cocktail" thrown through the window. Patrolman Amador quickly put out the blaze, and called the Fire Department, preventing any further damage to the structure.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. April 18, 1970.

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Description

Photograph of damage done to the first floor Men's Lounge of the Administration Building (later the Hurley Administration Building) by a firebomb on April 18, 1970. The fire was discovered by Campus Patrolman Mike Amador moments after it was started by a "Molotov cocktail" thrown through the window. Patrolman Amador quickly put out the blaze, and called the Fire Department, preventing any further damage to the structure.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

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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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  • April 18, 1970

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  • June 9, 2014, 12:55 p.m.

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  • Dec. 1, 2016, 11:34 a.m.

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  • 33.211229, -97.148088

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[Administration Building damage from bombing, April 18, 1970], photograph, April 18, 1970; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc288694/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.