Barge Hall Washington State Normal School II.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Otto W. Pautzke 1862-1918., “Barge Hall Washington State Normal School II.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 1, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8423.

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Title

Barge Hall Washington State Normal School II.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

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

Description

The large four-story brick Barge Hall built in 1893-1894 was the first and only building on the Washington State Normal School campus for the first eighteen years of the school's existence. Barge Hall classrooms and offices for the entire student and faculty population plus all the administrative operations. The building was never used for living quarters. Barge Hall is located on the north side of 8th Avenue facing south. The impressive structure can be seen at the north end of Anderson Street. Two female students on their way to class pose on each side of Anderson Street while a couple walk to the main entrance.Original postcard titled: "W.S.N.S Pautzke".

Creator

Otto W. Pautzke 1862-1918.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1899.

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

5" x 7" b/w enlarged reprint of original photograph postcard.

Identifier

BLD-104