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No Finer Site
I. The University of Washington's Early Years
II. The Decision to Move to a New Campus
III. The New Campus Site
IV. The Buildings
V. Student Life
VI. The Presidents, 1895 - 1913
VII. Campus Plans, 1891 - 1915
VIII. The University District
IX. The Metropolitan Tract (the original campus)
Territorial University Building
Students Faculty of TUW
Old University Steps
Constructing ld University Building
Denny Hill 1889
Thomas Milton Gatch
Edmond S. Meany
South Lake Union
Denny Hall Construction
YMCA Thanksgiving 1907
Picnic on Lower Campus
Hiram B. Conibear
Girl's Basketball Team
Campus Day 1906
Campus Day 1909
More Campus Day 1909
Campus Day 1910
Mark Walrod Harrington
Professor William Franklin Edwards
Charles Francis Reeves
Frank Pierrepont Graves
UW Faculty 1901
Thomas Franklin Kane
President Kane's Dismissal
Boone and "Oval" Plan
Fuller "Oval" Plan
Bird's Eye View
1914 Olmsted Plan
10th Ave NE
Opening Lake Union
Henery Bulding Construction
Old University Building
No Finer Site