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    • Old Main and the Hub, 1895

    • Military Training; Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main and the Hub building. A women's military corps (training occurred between 1878 and 1897) stands at attention in the foreground for the photograph. In the background, people are standing in front of the steps to Old Main and on the front...
    • Old Main fire 1901

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main from the front showing the damage to the north side of the building after the first fire of December 1900. The Hub building located north of Old Main is also in the view. People are gathered in three different groups close to the building....
    • Old Main, 1880

    • Military Training; Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • the front side of Old Main, with the college military cadet corps arranged in a review formation on the lawn in front of the building. An officer on a horse is at the foot of the Old Main steps. Military training was compulsory for male Iowa State...
    • Old Main, 1890

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The south side of Old Main after a winter snow. A large number of trees and shrubs stand between the photographer and Old Main, partially blocking the view of the building.
    • Old Main, 1900

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The front side of Old Main with a great expanse of central campus in front of the building. The Hub building located north of Old Main is also in the view.
    • Old Main and military corps review, 1895

    • Military Training; Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main as the setting for a military corps review. Men's and women's corps are at attention. Military service for male students was mandatory between 1868 through 1962. For women, training was offered from 1878 through 1897. Three cannon are in...
    • Old Main, 1890

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • An aerial view of the rear side of Old Main. A flag flies from the north tower of the building. The Hub and railroad tracks are depicted to the left of Old Main. Further to the left of the image can be seen the rear of Morrill Hall.
    • Old Main, 1900

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main from the south after the second fire in August 1902. The gutted building stands behind a large heap of rubble, on which a man is standing. Seven men and two boys are in the foreground, all looking at the building remains.
    • Old Main, 1900

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main from the southeast after the second fire in August 1902. The gutted building stands behind a large heap of rubble. Only the front porch is still intact. The water tower is seen to the left of the building in the middle distance.
    • Old Main fire 1900

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main on fire at 6:30 am on the December day in 1900 that the first fire occurred. The building appears to be completely engulfed in flames, although it is only the North Wing that was damaged.
    • Old Main, 1901

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main during deep winter following the December 1900 fire. The North wing has largely disappeared. The South Wing of the building is still in use. The ground is covered in snow.
    • Old Main, 1900

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main just after the first fire in December 1900. There is a little smoldering from the building center. The North wing has been greatly damaged. The roof appears to be gone entirely. People in coats are looking at the damage from the front lawn.
    • Old Main, 1890

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The front side of Old Main, with the college military cadet corps arranged in a review formation on the lawn in front of the building. The women's military corps is in front of the corps, in addition to a band and a drum major. Military training...
    • Old Main, 1890

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The north side of Old Main after a fire in 1900. A large number of chairs are strewn around the grounds. This view shows clearly that the north roof and north wall of the building are gone. Window openings on the west and south side of the north...
    • Old Main, 1900

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The burned remains of Old Main from the southeast after the second fire in August 1902. The gutted building stands behind a large grove of trees. Three men, one with a bicycle, stand talking in the middle of a drive that leads to the building.
    • Old Main fire 1902

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The remains of Old Main following the second fire in August 1902. An intact front porch looks out over a well groomed campus lawn. The Hub can be seen through a tree on the right of the image.
    • Old Main fire 1900

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • A rear view of the remains of Old Main following the first fire in December 1900. Room contents are scattered about the ground close to the building. A photographer is on the right of the scene with his back to the camera.
    • Old Main, 1880

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The front side of Iowa State's Old Main, with a large juniper tree blocking part of the view of the building. The Hub building can be seen to the extreme right of the image.
    • Old Main, 1890

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • A collapsed wall after the first building fire at Old Main in December 1900. A large amount of rubble is at the base of the large open space in the wall. Smoke is still present inside the burned out building wing.
    • Old Main, 1890

    • Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • The south wall of the south wing of Old Main after the fire in December 1900. Large amounts of building contents are on the grounds. People near the building are looking through the remains.

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