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  • Date is exactly "1957"

Students moving books to Penrose Library

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Students wait to deliver their books during the 1957 move into Penrose Library.

Students moving books into Penrose Library

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Another view of the great book relay of 1957,

Penrose Library's original main entrance

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A view from the Ankeny Field of the original main entrance to the library, with the Memorial Building visible behind.

Penrose Library Moving Day

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When Penrose Library opened its doors in the Spring of 1957, classes were cancelled for a day so students could provide the manual labor to transport books to the new building. These students seem to be enjoying it!
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