Kamola Hall Girls Dormitory.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Unknown., “Kamola Hall Girls Dormitory.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed July 29, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8412.

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Title

Kamola Hall Girls Dormitory.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Ellensburg (Wash.) -- Buildings, Historic; Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Kamola Hall, Central Washington University (Ellensburg, Wash.); Central Washington University (Ellensburg, Wash.); State Normal School (Ellensburg, Wash.)

Description

Built in 1911 as the first girls dormitory on the campus of Washington State Normal School, Kamola Hall was constructed in a Spanish style of locally made bricks. The elegantly decorated hall was named Kamola, the daughter of the famous Kittitas Indian Chief Owhi. In 1915, an addition was built which could house 112 young women students. The hall is located on the north side of 8th Avenue between D and Walnut Streets. It was the third building constructed on the W.S.N.S. campus.Postcard titled: "No. 39 Girls Dormitory W.S.N.S. Ellensburg, Wash."

Creator

Unknown.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1920.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

4" x 6 ¾" b/w enlarged reprint of original photograph postcard.

Identifier

BLD-122