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North Carolina State College football team posing behind Thompson Gymnasium.

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

Title:
North Carolina State College football team posing behind Thompson Gymnasium.
Subjects:
Football players
Football
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
19 x 24 cm.
Item identifier:
0013059
Created Date:
Genre:
Group portraits
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State University -- Football more info on North Carolina State University -- Football 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

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