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University of Denver Johnson-McFarlane Hall - Groundbreaking, 1957 June 4

Identifier: U201.01.0019.0013.00002


Chancellor Chester Alter speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for Johnson-McFarlane Residence Hall (J-Mac) on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, as a group of officials, including Robert Selig, Chair of the Board of Trustees, looks on.


  • 1957 June 4


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Fair 8 x 10 inches black and white


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Inscription and Marks

Stamped on back of print in black ink: ''Public Information Office, Public Information Office, University of Denver.'' Handwritten on back of print in pencil: ''Bldg - Residence - Johnson-McFarlane Hall, Ground breaking - Johnson-McFarlane Dormitory, E Iliff + S. High, Architect: Edwin Francis, Denver, Contractor: Thomas Bate and Sons, June 4, 1957, L to R 1. Alter, 2. Bradford, 3. Selig, 4. Francis, 5. Engle, 6. J. Dale, 7. Sparks, 8. Dierdorff.'' Handwritten on back of print in red marker: "Chancellor Alter at Ground breaking ceremony for Johnson- McFarlane Hall, one of the first coed dorms in the country - June 4, 1957."


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