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Hannah at the groundbreaking of Oakland University, 1958

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Hannah at the groundbreaking of Oakland University, 1958
Hannah at the groundbreaking of Oakland University, 1958
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Creator: MSU Photo Lab
Subjects: People, Presidents
Description: This photograph shows Hannah at the groundbreaking of Oakland University. The attached caption reads: "MSU President John A. Hannah and the late Mrs. Alfred Wilson shovel the first spade of dirt during the 1958 groundbreaking ceremonies of the establishment of Oakland University, MSU's affiliate university. The site for the University was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Wilson who gave their 1,400 acre Meadow Brook Farms estate valued at $8 million and donated $2 million for the first two academic buildings."
Date: 1958
Format: Image/jpg
Original Format: Black and white photograph
Resource Identifier: A001416.jpg
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Relation: MSU Photograph Collection
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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