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  • John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection

San Diego State Normal School, San Diego

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Picture postcard of building constructed for San Diego State Normal School
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This hand-tinted picture postcard shows the original building and expansion constructed for the San Diego Normal School from 1898-1910 (original portion centered here dedicated 1899). This building, designed by Irving Gill (1870-1936), continued to be used as the school changed its name to the State Teachers' College, until the Montezuma Mesa location was occupied in 1931. The publisher's number on the back of this postcard is 3464-15152.
San Diego Normal School; State Normal School; Normal schools; San Diego; Irving Gill; Beaux Arts style; Passmore
4100 Normal Street
California - San Diego - University Heights
  • John and Jane Adams Postcard Collection
  • Lee Passmore Photographs
Eno & Matteson, San Diego, California, US
3.5 inches x 5.5 inches
PC-000-982B; see also Raymond Starr's San Diego State University: a History in Word and Image, San Diego State University Press, 1995, pp. 21 and 31
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State Normal School, San Diego, Cal.

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Copyright 1910, Passmore
  • San Diego State University Library and Information Access, Special Collections and University Archives
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