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    • Memorial Union, 1957

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1957 aerial view of the Memorial Union from the front (north) and west shows the northwest addition and west terrace, the Gold Star Hall entrance, the multiple stories and roof levels, and the fountain in front of the building. Tables and...
    • Memorial Union, 1929

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This distance image shows the Memorial Union through trees and shrubbery in the foreground. The side (west) and Gold Star Hall entrances are visible through the trees, and the roofline and one chimney are prominent against the sky. A paved road and...
    • Memorial Union, 1929

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • The front entrance of the Memorial Union into Gold Star Hall and focuses on the entryway. There are four people standing on the front steps, in front of the large bronze doors. A boardwalk runs along the front of the building, and makes a wider...
    • Memorial Union, 1944

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1944 photograph of the Memorial Union's west side shows mainly the roof lines, chimneys, pediments, a balcony around a window above the entrance, and the windows on the upper floors. Lake LaVerne is in the foreground, and plantings and trees...
    • Memorial Union, 1950

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • West side of the Memorial Union from across Lake LaVerne. The revolving door is visible in the terrace entrance, as is the street-level entrance near which there are cars and pedestrians.
    • Memorial Union, 1950

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1950 photograph of the Memorial Union shows the excavated construction area for what will become the west terrace. A new foundation wall is near the center. A large stack of bricks is in the foreground and a crane, steel framework for the...
    • Memorial Union fountain, 1941

    • Memorial Union; Four Seasons Fountain; Campanile; Iowa State University;
    • The Memorial Union fountain (Christian Petersen's Fountain of the Four Seasons) in spring with the Campanile towering over the trees in the background, the clock shows 2:50. Two young women are seated on the fountain edge on the right of the image.
    • Memorial Union, 1954

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1954 aerial view of the Memorial Union from the back (south) clearly shows the multiple stories and roof levels, the terrace to the left (west) side, the parking lot on the right (east) side, and the fountain in the front (north). The formal...
    • Memorial Union, 1957

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1957 photograph is of the beginning excavations for what will be the bookstore and Sun Room in the Memorial Union. A workman in a skid shovel with the shovel full of dirt and raised high waits and looks towards a dump truck that is emptying...
    • Memorial Union, 1954

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1954 photograph of the southwest (back) corner of Memorial Union is taken from street level and shows part of the south wing. Prominent are a stone retaining wall, the walls of the lower terrace and the west corner of the south wing. The back...
    • Memorial Union, 1958

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1958 photograph is of the Sun Room addition to the Memorial Union from street level. The front of one car and the back of another parked on the street are in the foreground. A stone retaining wall, the terrace wall, the walls of the Sun Room...
    • Memorial Union, 1958

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1958 photograph is of the loading dock behind the bookstore in the Memorial Union. A man with a hand truck is loading two boxes from a stack of freight at the far end of the dock. An open door to the Union building is behind him. Exposed roof...
    • Memorial Union, 1935

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This image focuses on one corner, the southwest, of the Memorial Union with Lake LaVerne down an embankment and in the foreground. Trees and shrubbery partially hide the building, but the photograph is composed to emphasize the roof levels,...
    • Memorial Union, 1937

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1937 photograph shows the front (north) of the Memorial Union, viewed from across the fountain. The fountain has several water jets going upward. A group of several people is standing on the steps in front of the entrance to Gold Star Hall....
    • Memorial Union, 1941

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1941 photograph shows a close view of the Four Seasons Fountain in the front (north) of the Memorial Union. The Four Seasons Fountain, which includes four Native American female figures, each representing one of the four seasons, is by...
    • Memorial Union, 1941

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1941 photograph is of the west side of the Memorial Union, seen from across Lake LaVerne. Several cars are parked and people are walking along a road between the lake and the Union. Plantings partially obscure the lower story of the Union, but...
    • Memorial Union, 1938

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1938 image taken from north and only slightly west of the Gold Star Hall (front) entrance to the Memorial Union has foreground an unpaved road that crosses in front of the fountain and defines the Union's property. A lamppost and a No Parking...
    • Memorial Union, 1950

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1950 photograph shows the west side of the Memorial Union with excavation for what will become the west terrace. The foundation walls are exposed and steel framework for the northwest addition is seen. A crane and construction framing are on...

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