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    • Old College Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Old College Hall was originally known as College Hall and was built in 1889 on the foundations of Merrill hall-- the first building on the DWU campus which was destroyed by a fire in 1888. College Hall was destroyed by a fire in 1955. The...
    • Dayton Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Dayton Hall, built in 1956, was named after Grace Bliss Dayton, a 1912 alumna of the DWU. The dormitory houses freshman students.
    • Merrill Memorial Hall 1884-1888

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Merrill Memorial Hall was the first building on the DWU campus. It was constructed out of Sioux quartzite in 1884 and held the school's classrooms, dormitory and commons rooms. This artist rendering of Merrill Hall appeared on the front page of...
    • Old College Hall fire rescue effort

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Fires -- South Dakota
    • Students rescuing documents from Old College Hall, which burned down in a few hours on the afternoon of February 12, 1955. The students and faculty saved the records of the registrar, academic dean and documents from the Friends of the Middle...
    • Graham Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings;
    • A postcard, post marked 1917, depicting Graham Hall, a DWU dormitory. Formerly named Century Memorial Hall and built in 1901, the building was renamed in 1910 after DWU president William I. Graham during DWU's 25th anniversary celebration. The...
    • Old College Hall ruins

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Fires -- South Dakota;
    • The ruins of Old College Hall. The second building built on the DWU campus, Old College Hall, burned down February 12, 1955.
    • Group portrait of Century Memorial Hall Corner Stone attendees

    • Dedication services--South Dakota--Mitchell; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae;
    • Half of a stereograph depicting a crowd posed in front of the newly dedicated Century Memorial Hall at the building's Cornerstone ceremony held in 1903. The groundbreaking took place in 1901, the ceremony was held later due to delays in...
    • Memory Lane leading to Old College Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; World War II
    • A postcard depicting Memory Lane. The memorial, lined by 40 cedar trees, was created by the DWU class of 1943 to honor the students, faculty and alumni who served during World War II. Faculty member Alice Brethorst organized the memorial.
    • Old College Hall fire

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Fires -- South Dakota
    • The second building built on the DWU campus, Old College Hall, burned down February 12, 1955.
    • Mitchell 1891

    • Mitchell (S.D.) ; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Street scene of Mitchell, South Dakota, 1891, looking south toward the "College on the Hill". The photo was taken approximately at Sanborn and First Ave. and Old College Hall is just visible in the background.
    • 1919 Commencement

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Panoramic photo of the 1919 DWU Commencement. Buildings in the background from left to right are Graham Hall, Morrow Gymnasium, Old College Hall and Science Hall.
    • Bishop Charles C. McCabe preaching at the Century Memorial Hall Cornerstone Ceremony

    • McCabe, C. C. (Charles Cardwell), 1836-1906; Dedication services--South Dakota--Mitchell; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and...
    • Half of a stereograph depicting Bishop Charles C. McCabe preaching to a crowd at the Century Memorial Hall Cornerstone ceremony. This image is part of a series photographed by C.W. Johnson of 305 Sanborn Street in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • Crowd in front of Century Memorial Hall, with College Hall in background

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings;
    • Half of a stereograph depicting a crowd posed in front of the newly dedicated Century Memorial Hall at the building's Cornerstone ceremony held in 1903. The second building in what was known as "College Row", Old College Hall, can be seen in the...
    • Aerial photo of the DWU campus 1959

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Aerial photography--South Dakota;
    • The DWU campus photographed from above in 1959. In the background is Morrow Gymnasium/Stout Hall.. Left to right in the middle of the photo are Graham Hall, Smith Hall and Science Hall. In the foreground is Music Hall, now Prather Hall.
    • Class of 1912 memorial rock

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae
    • The graduating class of 1912 was the largest class in DWU history. To commemorate their time at the university, the twelve students hauled a rock from the banks of the James River and engraved the boulder with their names. In the background are...
    • Christen Family Recreation/Wellness Center

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • The Wellness center was proposed in 1983 and the grand opening was January 6, 1986. The building was named in honor of Paul and Donna Starr Christen, both DWU alumni. The center houses the Fosness Arena, classrooms, an indoor track and is used by...
    • Aerial photo of the DWU campus 1927

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Aerial photography--South Dakota
    • The DWU campus photographed from above in 1927. In the background is Morrow Gymnasium/Stout Hall. Left to right in the middle of the photo are Graham Hall, Old College Hall and Science Hall. In the foreground is the president's residence, Prexy...

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