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Moving In – April 7, 1951

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Moving Books

A “human chain” was formed to move books from the Reserve Library in the Old Armory to the new building. (Iowa Digital Library:

Greeks Help Move In

The Greek houses helped move books. (Iowa Digital Library:

Uncrating Books

Uncrating some of the books in the new facility. (Iowa Digital Library: