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Theodore Cable slides, 1951

Identifier: 037.02.61

Fifteen 35 mm color slides of scenes around the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, circa 1951. Original cardboard mounts read: Ansco Color/Processed by ColorLure Inc., Date/Chicago 36, Ill. Images are as follows: five slides of fraternities in the historic mansions on Michigan Ave. during Technorama, two slides of Chicago fire department vehicles near Michigan and 33rd Sts., two slides of historic Armour Institute of Technology/IIT buildings: Main Building, Amour Mission/Student Union, Chapin Hall. Three slides of new (Mies-designed) campus building, three slides of Alumni Memorial Hall and NROTC unit, including a torpedo outside the building and one interior shot; Capt. Azer and Gary Erochn (sp?) identified.


  • Creation: 1951


Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

15 Photographs

Biographical / Historical

Theodore Cable is a 1952 graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology (B.S. Psychology). He lived on campus in Farr Hall, a student dorm, and took the photographs ca. 1951

Physical Location

S31/1/Slide Cabinet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Was formerly 2007.025.


Good addition to images of campus buildings in the early 1950s.

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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