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.