Breaking Ground for Hoben Hall
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This image shows the ground breaking ceremony for Hoben Hall on April 21, 1936. Shown from left to right are: Glenn S. Allen, President of the student body and member of the Class of 1936; H. Clair Jackson, member of the Board of Trustees and graduate of the Class of 1896; acting President Charles T. Goodsell; John Hunerjager, President of Williams Hall and member of the Class of 1936; Harold B. Allen, one-time President of the Alumni Association and graduate of the Class of 1924; and Edwin G. Gemrich, graduate of the Class of 1926. The photograph has a signature in the lower right corner from H. Severn. Williams Hall is visible in the background. The photographer is unknown. See the April 17, 1936 issue of The Index for more information about the ceremony.
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