Ferry Hall 1897

Files

http://content.wsulibs.wsu.edu/buildings/image/24.jpg

Title

Ferry Hall 1897

Subject

Campus buildings--Washington (State)--Pullman<br>Fires--Washington (State)--Pullman<br>Ferry Hall (Old)--Washington (State)--Pullman<br>

Description

A nighttime view of the fire that destroyed original Ferry Hall, WSU Building #8. In 1897 a fire starting in the kitchen -- located on the ground floor to the right-- burned out of control. A wooden pole is clearly visible to the left. Built in 1892, Ferry Hall was the first large building to be constructed on campus. Designed by H. Preusse to be a dormitory, it housed men and women on separate floors

Source

78-393
PC-3
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries: <br> http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/holland/masc/masc.htm

Date

1897

Rights

For permission to publish please contact Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (509) 335-6691.

Format

Original photographic prints were scanned as 300 dpi TIFF files on a Microtek 9600XL or Agfa Arcus II scanner. 72 dpi JPEG files were then added to the CONTENTdm database at the WSU Libraries.

Type

Photographic prints

Identifier

24.jpg

Coverage

Pullman, WA

Collection

Citation

“Ferry Hall 1897,” Digital Exhibits, accessed August 13, 2022, http://digitalexhibits.libraries.wsu.edu/items/show/1219.