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Harriss gymnasium undergoing demolition

Description: Photograph of the Harriss Gymnasium being demolished at the North Texas State College in 1956. Built in 1923 as a temporary Administration Building, it was later converted to a gym and unofficially named for Miss Beulah Harriss, the institution's first female coach. The building was demolished between 1954 and 1956 to make room for the new Administration Building, now known as the Hurley Administration Building. The McConnell Memorial Tower is visible in the background.
Date: 1956
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North Texas State Normal College athletic facilities circa 1920

Description: Photograph of the North Texas State Normal College track and surrounding athletic facilities taken in the early 1920's. The photograph shows the Men's Gymnasium at the north end of the athletic field, the caretaker's cottage, and the Harriss Gymnasium in the left frame. This area is now occupied by Willis Library, the library mall, and the Hurley Administration Building.
Date: 192u
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