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Joslyn Hall Library 1920s

B/W. The University of Nebraska at Omaha: Students are hard at work in Joslyn Hall, which contained the university's library at that time. 1920s.

 

FACT:

The University housed the library in Joslyn Hall until 1928.

 

Joslyn Hall was built with funds contributed by a well-known Omahan, George A. Joslyn. Donating $25,000 toward the building, Joslyn stipulated the school identify another $25,000 in a year. The building was located just north of Redick Hall and was finished in January 1917. Joslyn Hall had three stories and a basement with a total of thirty classrooms that accommodated 750 students. The building included chemistry and physics laboratories, an auditorium and music department.

 

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Taken on January 1, 1920