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title:

Centennial of the first classroom building on the Seminary Square campus

image number:

P0049679

description:

This image scanned from page 7 of the August 5, 1922 edition of The Indiana Alumnus. The caption reads, in part: "...special exercises last spring to help celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the construction work on Indiana University's first building, which was begun April 17, 1822. Dr. Bryan is shown...turning the first spade of earth for the placing of a tablet upon the plot which the old building formerly occupied...The tablet was placed at the spot which marked the entrance to the chapel on the south side of the building.

date taken:

1922 April

personal name:

Bryan, William Lowe

personal name:

Cravens, John William

location of individuals:

William Lowe Bryan with shovel and John William Cravens is looking toward the camera and is standing behind the model of the Seminary Building.

building name:

Seminary Building (1824 or 1825)

event name:

Centennial

topic:

Memorial rites & ceremonies

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Seminary Square

series:

Buildings & Grounds