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The construction of the Memorial Tower, March 16, 1925 (courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/141/2)

1923 Original Construction

Architect: Jamieson and Spearl

The Memorial Union and Stadium Pamphlet
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File)
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Photograph of the Memorial Tower's Foundation
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File)
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Photograph of Workmen Hoisting Masonry for the Memorial Tower
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Photograph of the Construction of the Memorial Tower's Archway
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File)
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Photograph of Continued Construction on the Memorial Tower's Archway
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File)
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Photograph of Construction of the Memorial Tower, November 28, 1925
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C:1/141/2)
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Photograph of Late Construction on the Memorial Tower
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File)
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Photograph of the Cornerstone
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Rendering of the Completed Memorial Tower
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, Memorial Union Vertical File`)
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Photogaph of the Completed Memorial Tower from the West
(courtesy of the UMC Archives, C: 1/25/6)
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Photograph of the Memorial Tower Archway's South Wall
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Photograph of the Memorial Tower Archway's North Wall
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Detail of Archway Boss
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Detail of Archway Boss
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Elevation of Memorial Tower
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Elevation, Sections, Details
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East Elevation and Sections
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Proposed East, West and South Elevations (never built)
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Section Looking East
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Proposed Ground Floor Plan (Never Built)
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Proposed First Floor Plan (Never Built)
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Proposed Second Floor Plan (Never Built)
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Arcade Floor Plan and Details
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Second Floor Plan and Stair Details
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Third Floor Plan and Roof Plan
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Interior Details of Arcade
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Plan of Memorial Room Floor and Ceiling
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Elevation of East and North Wall
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Chimes and Clock Houses
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Details of Circular Stairs
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Details of Bosses in Archway under Torches
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Detail of Clock Face Stone
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Elevation of Carving under Clock
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Plan and Detail of Door
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Details of Clock Opening and Clock House
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Archway Lighting Fixtures
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