- Frank Thompson football portrait
- Original Format:
- Black-and-white print (photograph); 6 x 11 inches
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- Created Date:
- Derived from Photograph: The Thompson Gymnasium, later Theatre, was a memorial to him. He was killed in World War One.
North Carolina State University
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- Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
- Oversize photographs. Athletics (UA023.030.010) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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- Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
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Building: North Carolina State University, Frank Thompson Theatre -- Thompson Gymnasium (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)
- Jenson Dr.
- North Carolina
- 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.
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- 35.7827, -78.666901