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Date is exactly "1957"
Penrose Library Moving Day
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!
Penrose Library's original main entrance
A view from the Ankeny Field of the original main entrance to the library, with the Memorial Building visible behind.
Students moving books into Penrose Library
Another view of the great book relay of 1957,
Students moving books to Penrose Library
Students wait to deliver their books during the 1957 move into Penrose Library.