Thursday, November 10, 2011

Walker Museum and Julius Rosenwald Hall

UC - Walker Museum

Dated 15 November 1923

Postcard Caption:
WALKER MUSEUM AND JULIUS ROSENWALD HALL, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO The University of Chicago is located on the south side, 7 miles from the business center, facing the Midway Plaisance, the campus now covering an area of 95 acres. Rosenwald Hall (right) and Walker Museum (left) are connected by a tower. Rosenwald Hall is devoted to the Departments of Geology and Geography and Walker Museum contains the scientific collections. The tower with a weather vane is the Observation Station of the United States Weather Bureau.
FRONT: Our Chicago property is near this college. BACK: Dear Sister Mary. I had just posted a letter to you when I received yours. It was sent here from Chicago as we left our forwarding address. We have though and talked of you so much and will answer your letter later. Will enclose largest one of announcements let me know if you want the others later. Love from ----
This building no longer operates as a museum; its collection was transferred to the Field Museum of Natural History in the 1950s.

Photographs from the Walker Museum

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