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Check out this awesome archival footage of U of I from the 1930’s

In celebration of U of I’s 150th year, the University has started up the Mapping History of Illinois project to show the founding and builiding of the Unviersity. Courtesy of the project, U of I archives has released an amazing video showing aerial shots of campus circa 1934:


The footage shows campus from rooftops and showcases buldings such as Foellinger Auditorium, the now demolished University Hall, and more. 

Some screenshots from the footage:

For more information on the video and to read more about the project as a whole, check out the project site. 

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