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G.I. City

Trailer Parks

Note: Fairway Village was located near the southwest corner of Maryland Ave and Kentucky Boulevard, near where Laws Hall stands today (Crowder Hall is visible in the upper section of the photo). The Dairy Lawn was located at the corner of College and Rollins, in front of Eckles Hall.

Aerial photograph of Fairway Village
(courtesy of UMC Archives: C: 1/81/1)
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Aerial photograph of Dairy Lawn
(courtesy of UMC Archives: C: 1/81/1)
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Photograph of Dairy Lawn
(photo: Olson, James C. The University of Missouri: an Illustrated History. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1988)
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Article from University of Missouri News, 9/1952: "Family Living on Campus Diminishes with Passing of G.I. Trailer Villages"
(courtesy of the UMC Archives: Student Housing vertical file)
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