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Western Michigan University
Building Timeline ~ 1924 - 1933

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1924
Library Building
Library Building; winter; mid-1920's
At left is the recently completed Library Building. Some landscaping is installed, but the walks and drives are not yet paved.
1925

Men's Gymnasium

The Oakland Gym would be razed, but the facade preserved, in 2001.

Band practice in the recently completed Men's Gymnasium
This would later be called the Oakland Gym. After construction of the Physical Education Building on the West Campus in 1956, it would still be used for various academic and institutional programs.
1926
1927
Renamed Western State Teachers College by State legislature.
1928
1929
1930
1931
Home Economics class in the "Barracks" classroom building, 1930
Home Economics class in the "Barracks" classroom building
1932
1933
1933 Aerial Photo
Click to view enlargement of 1933 aerial photograph.

 

 

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