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Textile Building after the fire in 1914

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

Title:
Textile Building after the fire in 1914
Topics:
Campus and Town
Subjects:
Universities and colleges
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 10 x 8 inches
Item identifier:
0003500
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Description:
Textile Building after the fire in 1914 showing section added to water tower for tank. Tank was not installed as the city of Raleigh increased the water pressure. Destroyed by fire in 1914, Tompkins Hall was rebuilt in 1924.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Names:

Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building:

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

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