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Campus fire - remains of the Normal School Building after the fire, December 1924

Campus fire - remains of the Normal School Building after the fire, December 1924

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Title:
Campus fire - remains of the Normal School Building after the fire, December 1924
Description:
Bricks and rubble in front of the entrance to the remains of the Normal School Building.
Date:
1924
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
Collection (local):
Bridgewater State University Historical Photographs
Subjects:
Teachers colleges
Educational facilities
Fires
State Normal School (Bridgewater, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Bridgewater
Extent:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 7 x 11 cm.
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Notes:
Telegrams and letters of sympathy poured in from across the state and the nation, as news of the fire spread. Principals of the other Massachusetts State Normal Schools, as well as the principal of the Rhode Island College of Education, wrote to offer assistance of any kind. The pastor of the First Congregational Society in Bridgewater wrote to offer "the use of our parish house and its equipment for as long a period as you will need it."
Digital item is part of “$1,000,000 Blaze at Bridgewater”: A Campus Transformed
Identifier:
VMC003-966