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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)
Extent:
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:
Nelson, Thomas more info on Nelson, Thomas, 1872-1953 
North Carolina State University. College of Textiles more info on North Carolina State University. College of Textiles 
North Carolina State University -- Equipment and supplies more info on North Carolina State University -- Equipment and supplies 
North Carolina State University -- Students more info on North Carolina State University -- Students 
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:
Building, Brick
Buildings -- Additions
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
College campuses
Fire damage
Lecture halls
Lost architecture
Textile machinery
Textile mills
Textile research
Towers (Building divisions)
Universities and colleges
Latitude, Longitude:
35.786701, -78.665199