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Black and white photograph of WWII surplus building used as temporary library during construction of Booth Library, 1948-1950 and Training School ca. 1950s, located south of the power plant.

From Norma Winkleblack’s Buildings and Grounds of EIU: “A 51' x 218' structure constructed in 1947 on the west side of Seventh Street opposite Grant Street, it served as the library facility until the completion of what is now Booth Library. … Before being demolished, it served as the Laboratory School while Buzzard Building was under construction in the late 1950's.”


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