Michigan Union and Men's Dormitory- aerial view / BL004717
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- Michigan Union and Men's Dormitory- aerial view
- 1950s (ca.)
- Collection Title
- University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
- Collection Creator
- Bentley Historical Library (collector)
- Folder / Container / Volume
- UBImusD13. Folder: Michigan Union (built 1919), exterior views. no. 246
- Allen B. and Irving K. Pond, of Chicago, architects. Construction for the Michigan Union began in 1916. Previously, the renovated residence of Judge Thomas M. Cooley was used as the Union clubhouse. Before the four-story building officially opened for student use in 1919, it was used in a partially finished state as a barracks for the Students' Army Training Corps. By 1925, the pool in the basement and the library on the second floor of the building were completed. Several additions were made to the Union in the 1930's and 1950's.
- Image shows view from the south.
- On image: "UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MEN'S DORMITORY UNION GROUP STEWART-KINGSCOTT CO. ARCHITECTS J.A.UTLEY- GENERAL CONTRACTORS P.A. PROJECTS 1559-F DATE."
- Michigan Union
- University of Michigan--Aerial views--1951-1960
- University of Michigan--Buildings--1951-1960
- Universities & colleges--Michigan--Ann Arbor
- Aerial photographs;
- Item Number
- Finding Aid
- Source of Title
- Scan Source
- 10 x 8 b/w photographic print
- Bentley Historical Library
- Date Added/Updated
- 2012-11-25 01:31:32
- Image Size
- 6060 x 5789
- File Size
- 5 MB
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"Michigan Union and Men's Dormitory- aerial view; BL004717". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/b/bhl/x-bl004717/bl004717. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2022.