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Tompkins Hall, rear view

Tompkins Hall, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Tompkins Hall, rear view
Topics:
Campus and Town
Subjects:
Universities and colleges
Fires
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
0003499
Created Date:
circa
Description:
On the back of the photograph: "Textile Building after the fire in 1914 - showing back of building and section of tower added to tower for water tank. Tank was not uninstalled as the city of Raleigh increased the water pressure." Tompkins Hall is named for Daniel Augustus Tompkins who pushed for the College of Textiles and designed the building that now holds his name. The original hall was built in 1901, but destroyed by fire in 1914. It was rebuilt the same year.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State University. College of Textiles more info on North Carolina State University. College of Textiles 
North Carolina State University -- Buildings more info on North Carolina State University -- Buildings 
North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts more info on North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: North Carolina State University, Daniel Augustus Tompkins Hall -- Textile Building (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

General note:
Tompkins Hall is named for Daniel Augustus Tompkins, who pushed for the College of Textiles and designed the building that now holds his name. The original hall was built in 1901, but destroyed by fire in 1914. It was rebuilt the same year.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Subjects:
Lecture halls
Universities and colleges
Textile research
Textile machinery
College campuses
Building, Brick
Textile mills
Towers (Building divisions)
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Buildings -- Additions
Lost architecture
Fire damage
Latitude, Longitude:
35.786701, -78.665199