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Date of Work

1958

Description

A photograph of the entrance to the Armory with the words 'ROTC,' 'Army,' 'Air Force' over the door. The Military Department of the United States allocated funds for UND to build the Armory building. UND broke ground in September 1918. In 1919, the men's gymnasium and the work of the ROTC moved to the Armory. In 1920, UND used the Armory to host graduations. This continued until the Chester Fritz Auditorium and the Alerus Center took over the graduation duties. In 2008, the Armory still houses the ROTC program. (Information from: UND Land Marks, Chandler's History of Buildings, pg 5, and O' Dwyer's Military Science Departmental Histories, pg 2).

Subject

Buildings -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

United States. Air Force ROTC.; United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Armory, ROTC Army, ROTC Air Force, Armories, Trees, College buildings, Building, Brick, Windows, Doorways, Stairs

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