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Groundbreaking ceremony for the Main Administration building, circa 1940

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umd:706336
umd:706337

Summary:This is a photograph of Harry Clifton Byrd and Maryland Governor Herbert R. O'Conor at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Main Administration building. O'Conor is holding a shovel with dirt and grass scooped up. There are many men in the background observing and smiling. The photo was taken around 1940.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Byrd, Harry Clifton, 1889-1970
College administrators.
University of Maryland at College Park. Office of the President
Maryland--Politics and government.
Construction
ArchivesUM location:University of Maryland Photographs - Print File
  • series 4
  • box 3
  • folder Administration Building
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:University AlbUM
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