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Graduating class at the Textile School of North Carolina State College in front of Tompkins Hall

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

Title:
Graduating class at the Textile School of North Carolina State College in front of Tompkins Hall
Topics:
Textiles
Subjects:
Textile research
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
8 x 10 in.
Item identifier:
0020049
Created Date:
Description:
Graduating class at the Textile School of North Carolina State College in front of Tompkins Hall. Dean Thomas Nelson in front row, seventh from left.; The above is a portion of the graduating class at the Textile School of North Carolina State College. Dr. Thomas Nelson, Dean of the Textile School, said that every member of the 1937 class, which is the largest in the schools history, will be placed in a textile position by Commencement.
Genre:
Group portraits
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State University. College of Textiles more info on North Carolina State University. College of Textiles 
Nelson, Thomas more info on Nelson, Thomas, 1872-1953 
North Carolina State University -- Faculty more info on North Carolina State University -- Faculty 
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:
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