Title: Broward Hall
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00080334/00001
 Material Information
Title: Broward Hall
Physical Description: Image/Photograph
Creator: Kesse, Erich J., 1959-
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Historic buildings
College buildings
Ephemera -- Florida   ( ltgm )
Artifacts -- Florida   ( aat )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville
Florida
Coordinates: 29.6465734009006 x -82.3420647671004
 Notes
General Note: Broward Hall is named in memory of Annie Douglass Broward (1867-1953), Governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward's wife. She was a strong supporter of charitable, educational, and public welfare programs in Florida and campaigned vigorously for women's equal rights and child welfare laws. She helped organize the Florida Parent-Teachers Association and was the first president of the Jacksonville Women's Club. The hall was dedicated in 1954. Originally built to house women, Broward Hall went co-ed in 1972¿the last women's residence to do so. Guy Fulton designed Broward Hall and construction was completed at a cost of $1.66 million. Broward Hall is part of the the Broward/ Rawlings/ Yulee Residence Area. It's near an outdoor swimming pool, a series of tennis courts, and a large grassy area dubbed "Broward Beach" where students and residents meet to enjoy the sun. In close proximity is the recently-constructed Broward Dining Facility.
Funding: Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Ephemeral Cities Project.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00080334
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: University of Florida building number 11

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