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Dea Thomas Nelson and students operating belt-driven dobby looms in weave room at Tompkins Hall

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

Title:
Dea Thomas Nelson and students operating belt-driven dobby looms in weave room at Tompkins Hall
Topics:
Textiles
Subjects:
Looms
Textile research
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 8 x 10 inches
Item identifier:
0008337
Created Date:
to
Description:
View of the weave room, Tompkins Hall, North Carolina State College School of Textiles, showing Dean Thomas Nelson and students operating belt-driven dobby looms.
Genre:
Interior views
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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