Mystery Photo

In our Fall 2014 Newsletter, Access, we asked the question... "Here's something you can no longer see on campus. Can you tell where these impressive stairs once stood? "

Here's the photo as it appeared in the newsletter.

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This November 1916 image shows the building during construction.
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Any idea? You might tell from the columns from this 1962 image.
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Here's the full image showing the building's original name.
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Okay, it's Slocum Hall, but not like it is today. Here's a postcard showing the staircase leading down to College Place.
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This 1918 photo also shows tracks for the streetcars which stopped running in Syracuse in 1941.
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And finally - an image as the building appears today - without the stairs which were removed in 1967 for the widening of College Place.
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Slocum Hall entrance
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So how did you do? We'll keep adding these little memory tests and mystery photos with each new issue of our newsletter.
If you want to test yourself on some of our previous photos, view our past Mystery Photos page.


For more information:
Slocum Hall buildings page
College of Agriculture finding aid
Postcard Collection finding aid
Photograph Collection finding aid