The College Hall Fire

Wellesley College Library

Wellesley College's original building--College Hall--comprised the entire community, including classrooms, dining rooms, gymnasium, libraries, chapel, as well as dormitory rooms for students and faculty. On March 17, 1914, College Hall was destroyed by fire. These photographs depict College Hall before and after the fire.

College Hall

The Center

The Faculty Parlor

The Library

The Library

The Browning Room

The Physics Laboratory

The Dining Hall

A Dorm Room

College Hall

Sophomore class forms the senior class numerals with College Hall ruins in the background

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