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1 The women who made UNI
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.02
3/7/2022 Four women are celebrated for their contributions to UNI in its early years as a kickoff for Women's History Month: Marion McFarland Walker, Annie Turner Wittenmyer, Bertha Martin, and Alison Aitchison; photos.
2 Fight for historical campus buildings continue
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.01
2/14/2022 The fight to keep the Honors Cottage and Alumni House from being demolished continues; photo.
3 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.
4 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.
5 The setting
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.1
7/1/1990 Political and economic background in Iowa; orphans home movement; photo.
6 Yesterdays
Northern Iowan 79:9, p.11
9/28/1982 A brief history of the Old Central Bell; photo.
7 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.
8 Establishment of the Iowa State Normal School at Cedar Falls, 1876
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.6
7/1/1951 History of the political process behind the founding of the Normal School.
9 1950 Leaves Mark on ISTC Campus
Public Relations News Release 1950:165, p.1
12/29/1950 A presidential inauguration, the fifth in 74 years, was one of several major changes during 1950. Starting last June a minor in journalism was offered. Plans were approved for granting a major in library science starting next June.
10 Iowa State Teachers College
Public Relations News Release 1950:51, p.1
10/4/1950 Oldest of the 26 main buildings is a three-story brick structure that originally housed orphans of Civil War soldiers. The building is 82 years old.
11 Edward L. Palmer
Alumnus 23:3, p.22
7/1/1939 Is engaged in farming. His sister, Anne Palmer Stoner, lives in Cedar Falls. As a child, Edward was housed and schooled for three years in the Orphan's home, now Central Hall, the music building.
12 Presenting "Hurricane Lovers" or "How Jennie Fell in Love"
College Eye 28:5, p.1
10/8/1936 Professor Divelbess finds fragment of writing from Orphans Home days.
13 Mary Riddle riddled out her own sketch of ancient romantic episode; script of story supposedly composed by orphan discovered
College Eye 27:34, p.2
3/13/1936 Professor Divelbess finds essay written by one of the children in the Orphans Home.
14 Orphans once romped on spot where Crossroads club meets; Central Hall then housed Civil War veterans' orphans
College Eye 26:33, p.1
3/1/1935 A look at Central Hall at the time that the orphans lived there.
15 "Old Ben" venerable skeleton, may haunt corner in campus building
College Eye 21:26, p.1
4/4/1930 Brief history of North Hall, and Old Ben, the skeleton.
16 The Soldier's Orphans Home
College Eye 20:38, p.1
6/20/1929 History of start of T. C.; photo of orphan home.
17 Creation of the Iowa State Normal School
Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)
Fifty Years at the Teachers College 0:0, p.26
7/1/1926 Professor Wright's detailed assessment of the efforts which resulted in the founding of the Normal School.
18 Library and Museum
Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)
Fifty Years at the Teachers College 0:0, p.150
7/1/1926 Brief history of early library facilities; description of new Library Building, now Seerley Hall, including portraits and the mural.
19 The home of the State Normal School
Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)
Fifty Years at the Teachers College 0:0, p.52
7/1/1926 The appearance of the campus and the building in 1876.
20 The Soldiers Orphans Home
Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)
Fifty Years at the Teachers College 0:0, p.24
7/1/1926 Professor Wright's assessment of the founding of the Orphans Home.
21 A chapter of important events in the annals of the I. S. N. S. and the I. S. T. C.
Old Gold 0:0, p.194
6/1/1926 History of school events; photo.
22 Portrait of Mrs. Wittenmyer to be presented Monday; was active worker in the Civil War
College Eye 17:34, p.1
2/24/1926 To be presented by Black Hawk Women's Christian Temperance Union; brief profile of Annie Wittenmyer.
23 Growth of I. S. T. C. represents many years of planning; started as an orphans home back in 1868
College Eye 17:16, p.1
9/30/1925 Brief institutional history.
24 A chronicle of I. S. T. C. in 1878
College Eye 16:2, p.1
9/10/1924 Description of the school from an 1878 issue of the Iowa Normal Monthly.
25 Our beginning
College Eye 15:15, p.1
12/12/1923 Brief history of the Orphans Home; photo.
26 Editorially speaking
College Eye 10:23, p.2
4/16/1919 Faculty present their issue of the College Eye and their views; oppose compulsory ROTC; urges students to be interested in the history of their own institution.
27 H. C. Hemenway's portrait placed in the college
College Eye 8:16, p.6
1/31/1917 Portrait of H. C. Hemenway hung in the college library in recognition of service to the institution.
28 Interesting relic uncovered
College Eye 3:9, p.153
10/30/1913 Orphans Home well discovered in excavation for new power plant building; well is 132 feet deep and contains 36 feet of water; sides lined with sandstone.
29 Historical
Old Gold 0:0, p.6
6/1/1909 History of public normal schools in Iowa; special emphasis on the early history of the Iowa State Normal School; photo.
30 Official: the visit of the veterans
Normal Eyte 19:4, p.49
9/30/1908 Members of 3rd Iowa Infantry visit campus; Margaret Baker lecturing in Chicago; new lockers will be added to Gymnasium; NCA has new room; Nan Baldwin is secretary of YWCA; masonry work under way at President's House; Trustees file biennial report.
31 Official: Beginnings of the Iowa State Normal School; getting ready
Normal Eyte 11:25, p.602
3/30/1901 Professor Wright writes about getting the campus ready for students in 1876.
32 Official; beginnings of the Iowa State Normal School; the establishment of the State Normal School
Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)
Normal Eyte 11:24, p.578
3/23/1901 Professor Wright writes about the passage of the bill to establish the Normal School.
33 Official; Beginnings of the Iowa State Normal School . . . North Hall
Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)
Normal Eyte 11:23, p.554
3/16/1901 Professor Wright's account of the construction and early history of the Orphans' Home building, later Central Hall.
34 Official; beginnings of the Iowa State Normal School
Normal Eyte 10:22, p.536
3/2/1901 Professor Wright writes about the foundation of the Orphans' Home.
35 The museum has received a large number of plants
Normal Eyte 8:16, p.221
1/14/1899 Has received plants from the American West from Kirk Whited, who was an orphan in the Orphans Home.
36 Old Central Hall
Shaffer--P. M. (Class of 1897)
Normal Eyte 7:35, p.10
6/11/1898 History of the building as an orphans home and as the earliest home of the Normal School.

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