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Central Hall

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1 Central Halls
NI Archives
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.04
11/8/2021 Reprinted from the March 2, 1895 edition of the Normal Eyte, the article discusses the construction of a new building on campus.
2 Old Administration Building
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.05
11/8/2021 Central Hall, renamed the Administration Building, had a long history at UNI before being torn down in 1984; photo.
3 Archaeologists dig for Central Hall
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.01
10/4/2018 Students in an archaeological field work class led by Donald Gaff, associate professor of anthropology, will be excavating the former location of Central Hall. Central Hall was the first building on campus, and it burned down in 1965; photo.
4 A Pioneer forgotten
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:22, p.01
11/9/2017 The article talks about Annie Turner Wittenmyer and her accomplishments during the Civil War era. It also talks about the statue dedicated to Annie located outside Lang Hall; photo.
5 UNI beginning portrayed in Lang Hall; but restoration is needed to preserve artwork of school's birth
Northern Iowan 93:46, p.10
4/1/1997 Bas-reliefs in Lang Hall date back to the beginning of UNI; photo.
6 Capital and other physical improvements
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.453
7/1/1995 Brief review of construction during the early 1970s including the Education Center, UNI-CUE, and the ITC; photo.
7 Capital improvements, 1950-1970
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.333
7/1/1995 A survey of new and renovated classroom, administrative, dormitory, and service buildings; new art on campus; the Lechay painting; the NAR; photo.
8 Enlarging and beautifying the campus and physical plant
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.44
7/1/1995 President Latham's construction and landscaping programs prosper despite the Depression; photo.
9 President Price's goal for the Iowa State Teachers College
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.160
7/1/1995 President Price believes that teacher education is still the appropriate role for the college.
10 Actions of the General Assembly--1890-1902; finally significant commitment
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.115
7/1/1990 Analysis of the struggles to obtain adequate funding for the Normal School; the millage tax; the Auditorium Building dedication; photo.
11 Getting started
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.27
7/1/1990 A look at the earliest days of the Normal School; description of living conditions; photo.
12 Student life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.52
7/1/1990 Account of student life, organizations, recreation, discipline, and curriculum in the first ten years of the Normal School; photo.
13 Yesterdays
Holley--Charles E. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 79:10, p.8
10/1/1982 The Old Central Bell has been found, and it still sits under the stairs in the Campanile; photo.
14 Yesterdays
Northern Iowan 79:9, p.11
9/28/1982 A brief history of the Old Central Bell; photo.
15 Yesterdays
Northern Iowan 79:8, p.9
9/24/1982 A short history of the first building on campus, and the beginning of the hunt for the bell; photo.
16 UNI long ago
Northern Iowan 70:55, p.1
5/14/1974 A photograph of UNI in 1891, then known as the Iowa State Normal School; photo.
17 Dr. Marshall Beard remembered
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 57:3, p.6
9/1/1972 Dr. Beard died April 11, 1971; tributes; photo.
18 1970 Homecoming Schedule at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1970:89, p.1
10/13/1970 Homecoming list of events planned.
19 The Burning
Skow--Marilyn R. (Class of 1967)
Alumnus 55:3, p.21
9/1/1970 Poem on the burning of Central Hall; photo.
20 Untitled
College Eye 63:54, p.5
5/12/1967 Aerial views of the campus; photo.
21 Skeleton keys to Old Central to be turned in
College Eye 63:48, p.8
22 Board approves $631,000 administration addition
College Eye 63:1, p.14
9/16/1966 Describes the building addition to the east side of the New Administration Building; some funds will come from "fire loss money" after the Central Hall fire..
23 Old Central fire a year ago today
College Eye 60:63, p.3
7/22/1966 Quick look at the fire and its aftermath; Crossroads connection repaired; photo.
24 Addition plans modified for Administration Bldg.
College Eye 60:60, p.3
7/1/1966 Original plans called for two story addition; new plans call for a larger one story addition on the east; freshman English classrooms to be housed there.
25 Music Department expands rapidly
Alumnus 51:1, p.10
2/1/1966 Curriculum, personnel, programs, facilities, and opportunities; photo.
26 Board of Regents approves policy for leaves of absence
College Eye 60:26, p.1
12/15/1965 Professional development leaves will foster advanced study; will begin in fall 1966; approve summer session and institutes; approve $631,000 for 23,800 square foot addition to Administration Building to make up for Central Hall loss.
27 Central Hall--silence
College Eye 60:12, p.4
10/22/1965 The oldest building on campus, Central Hall, fell victim to flames on the morning of July 22, 1965; photo.
28 Central-Crossroads hall to be repaired for usage
College Eye 60:12, p.1
10/22/1965 Demolition and removal of Central Hall ruins will continue; Crossroads will be repaired.
29 Board of Regents considers sale of beer in Unions
College Eye 60:11, p.1
10/19/1965 Will consider measure at next meeting; also approve budget for Commons remodeling and increase in physical plant building budget; will remodel old library reading room into classrooms.
30 Untitled
College Eye 60:11, p.1
10/19/1965 Chalkboard that survived the fire in Central Hall reads, "Class dismissed"; photo.
31 State Fire Marshall gives recommendation to Maucker
College Eye 60:10, p.1
10/15/1965 Report cites hazards in campus buildings; Sunset Village hazards noted; college will take corrective actions.
32 Regents appropriates funds for replacement of Central
College Eye 60:2, p.1
9/17/1965 Will add office space to Administration Building and convert reading room in old Library into classrooms.
33 Central Hall burns
Alumnus 50:3, p.1
9/1/1965 Fire destroys Central Hall on July 22, 1965; faulty wiring blamed; $500,000 loss plus personal papers of faculty members; fourth floor had been closed two years ago; other floors held mimeograph department, classrooms, offices, and remedial reading clinic
34 Death of a landmark . . . .
Alumnus 50:3, p.Front Cover
9/1/1965 Old Central ablaze; photo.
35 Untitled
Alumnus 50:3, p.Inside Front Cover
9/1/1965 Aftermath of Central Hall fire; photo.
36 Replacements for rooms, offices found
College Eye 59:52, p.2
8/13/1965 Marshall Beard talks about the locations shifts caused by the Central Hall fire.
37 Untitled
College Eye 59:52, p.1
8/13/1965 Face in a smoke cloud from Central Hall's fire.
38 Bad wiring causes fire, CF chief praises students
College Eye 59:51, p.1
7/30/1965 Fire department officials talk about the fire; offices and classes moved to other locations; loss placed at $515,000; photo.
39 Complains about student greed
Moser--Teresa (Student--1965)
College Eye 59:51, p.2
7/30/1965 Request for more issues from July 23, 1965, to be reprinted.
40 Faculty recovers following blaze--lost books, notes, class materials
Behrens--Roy Richard (Class of 1968; Art Faculty)
College Eye 59:51, p.1
7/30/1965 Professors talk about what they lost in the Central Hall fire.
41 On the Record
Nolan--Vicki (Student--1965)
College Eye 59:51, p.2
7/30/1965 A history of Central Hall; photo.
42 Student: where is Central's bell?
College Eye 59:51, p.2
7/30/1965 Inquires location of Central's bell, in hopes that the bell can be turned into a memorial to Central Hall.
43 Central gutted in Thursday blaze; Managing editor finds blaze, estimate $527,000 damage
College Eye 59:50, p.1
7/23/1965 Spectacular fire destroys Central Hall; $527,000 damage; photo.
44 Central Hall now only a memory
College Eye 59:50, p.4
7/23/1965 Tribute to Central Hall, SCI's first building.
45 Love, marriage, suicide part of Central Hall's history
College Eye 56:29, p.12
5/4/1962 A look at the history of Central Hall.
46 SCI sets music workshop
Public Relations News Release 1960:511, p.1
7/13/1961 Professor Donald J. Shetler conducts a two-day workshop for elementary classroom teachers in Central Hall. The workshop will include the use of song materials and audio-visual aids.
47 ISTC schedules music workshop
Public Relations News Release 1960:466, p.1
6/21/1961 The department of music sponsors a two-day workshop on music education in the elementary school setting. The workshop is to be held in Central Hall, with Cecelia R. Nelson of Oregon acting as featured speaker.
48 Construction begins on new music building
College Eye 51:33, p.1
6/24/1960 Department of Music work, now spread over three buildings, will be consolidated; description of new facilities.
49 Regents give go-ahead on Music Building
College Eye 50:34, p.1
6/26/1959 Approve planning for $1.155 million building; also approve budget and consider admission standards.
50 Legislature appropriates $2,572,250; substantial start on building program
Alumnus 44:2, p.2
5/1/1959 New buildings will include a health services facility and a music building; an addition to Arts and Industries; improvements to infrastructure; new dorm also approved; photo.


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