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Title
State Normal School Main Entrance
Date Created and/or Issued
1909
Contributing Institution
San José Public Library. California Room
Collection
Historic Postcard Collection
Rights Information
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact the California Room: http://sjlibrary.org/research/special/ca/contacts_index.htm
Description
View looking across the quadrangle lawn toward the main entrance to San Jose State Normal School. The main entrance gate has three arches and faces Fourth Street. On the right is one of the classroom wings connected to a colonnaded arcade. The structure was built of reinforced concrete to replace one destroyed in the 1906 earthquake. It opened in September 1910.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg2000
Scanned with Epson Perfection V500 Photo Scanner as a 600 dpi TIFF image and 16-bit Grayscale. Compressed to JPEG format using Photoshop CS2.
Extent
3.5 x 5.5 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/sjplpc/id/177
Language
English
Subject
Universities & colleges
Lawns
Quadrangles (Courtyards)
Arcades (Architectural components)
Place
San Jose
California
Source
Historic Postcard Collection

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