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Post WWII temporary housing. University Court is visible in the lower portion of the photo. Pneumonia Gulch is seen in the upper left of the photo (courtesy of the UMC Archives: C:1/40/1).
Fort M.U., Blue Campus, The Barracks
Miscellaneous Temporary Housing
University Court and Observatory Hill
To meet the large influx of students after WWII, the University of Missouri constructed surplus barracks and other buildings along with government-owned trailers for dormitories and other buildings, known as "G.I. City."
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