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October 22, 2004

Brick building with vent and 1904

Where's Bob

Do you know where university photographer Bob Elbert spotted this roof line?


The photo shows the east side of Alumni Hall. The building was begun in 1904, but not completed until 1907. Alumni pledges for the building were slow to come in, leaving an empty shell with roof for two winters. LaVerne Noyes (for whom Lake LaVerne is named) agreed to fund the remainder of the construction so the building could be completed.