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Date of Work


Identification #

UAP 4818

Additional Information

View of the demolition of Old Main with a crane working on its second floor. Twamley Hall is to the left and Merrifield Hall is to the right. Running along the front of the building is a wooden demolition fence with a "No Trespassing" sign. A bicycle leans up against a light pole and another bicycle stands by Merrifield Hall. Two women, in spring coats, stand off to the right watching the demolition. Following the construction of Twamley Hall, Old Main was demolished and in its place a half-ton metal grill memorial created by Stanley O. Johnson, then Assistant Professor of Art, sphere with an eternal flame was erected Fall of 1963.


Old Main; Main; Bicycles; Fashion-Clothing; Twamley Hall; Merrifield Hall; Crane; Construction Equipment; Electricity; Sidewalks; Students-Female; Sidewalk Light Pole; Sidewalks; Lampposts; Women college students; Building - Equipment and supplies; Construction equipment; Bicycles; Electricity

Organizations Depicted

Main (Grand Forks, N.D. : Building); Merrifield Hall (Grand Forks, N.D.)