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Farm and Home Week event in gymnasium, 1952

Thompson Theatre, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Farm and Home Week event in gymnasium, 1952
Topics:
Community and Extension
Subjects:
Home economics extension workers
Gymnasiums
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
21 x 26 cm.
Item identifier:
0000530
Created Date:
Genre:
Interior views
Photographs
Names:
Farm and Home Week more info on Farm and Home Week (Raleigh, N.C.) 
Location:
Wake County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs
Green 'N' Growing

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Home Demonstration. Farm and Home Week (UA023.009.032) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright and permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: North Carolina State University, Frank Thompson Theatre -- Thompson Gymnasium (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Upjohn, Hobart Brown, 1876-1949 
Built:
Street:
Jenson Dr.
Community:
Raleigh
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27606
Historical note:
In 1963 after renovations, the Thompson Gymnasium emerged as the Thompson Theater. Originally, the gymnasium was intended to establish a routine physical fitness schedule for students, since military drills were no longer required after World War I. Thompson Gymnasium became the first indoor athletic facility complete with two gyms, an indoor swimming pool, and an elevated indoor track. It also became the center for intercollegiate games. However, when Reynolds Coliseum took over the role of basketball facility, it left the classic building, with its urns and other ornamental architecture, open for the dramatic arts.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Theaters
Universities and colleges
State universities and colleges -- North Carolina
College buildings -- North Carolina
School buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.7827, -78.666901