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George W. Larson photographs, 1940-1941

Identifier: 006.06.21

Two black and white photos of faculty and student members of the Illinois Institute of Technology architecture program circa 1940-1941, taken by George W. Larson, a 1942 graduate. One photo shows a group walking on a downtown Chicago street, the other photograph shows a group sitting on the steps of the Art Institute of Chicago, where IIT architecture courses were taught at that time. Those identified in the photos include the following: Charles Woehrl, Elizabeth Wright (Ingraham), Ernest Lundgren, George A. Storz, George W. Larson, Leon Przybylski (Bylls), Ludwig Hilberseimer (faculty), Mary Elizabeth Spies Droste (1942 graduate), Walter Peterhans (faculty), [possibly] William Hasskarl, Michael Young, Warren Spitz, [possibly] James Michalson, Edward Center, and Edward Moore.


  • Creation: 1940-1941


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 Items

Biographical Note

George W. Larson is a 1942 graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology, where he received a B.S. in Architecture and studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2006.020


Mindy Pugh, Assistant University Archivist 10/16/2006

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