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#WeirdWednesdays 

From the Historical Photographs of Teachers College pocket on PocketKnowledge, I give you "Children in Gym." The photo dates back to somewhere in the first 50 years of the 20th century and showcases students "exercising" in what used to be the Teachers College gymnasium. Pantaloons and dresses mandatory. View a larger version here!

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Dodge Hall Dressmaking Class (date unknown) 

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Then and Now: Basketball Team On The Stairs Of Teachers College Main Building 

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Stitch in Time 

Today's hidden treasures: pages from a sewing manual unearthed in the archives, and related photographs from the historical collection. (more…)

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Then & Now: Ladies on Staircase 

Teachers College main building. Stairs inside main entrance, showing students studying. Summer session, 1920 Teachers College main building. Stairs inside main entrance, showing students studying. Summer session, 2014

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Then and Now: 120th & Amsterdam 

In 1895, Amsterdam Avenue was the main thoroughfare through Morningside Heights. You can see the roof of Teachers College Main Hall (now known as Zankel) in the background behind the house on the corner. Now, Whittier Hall occupies that corner of 120th St. and Amsterdam Ave.

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Then and Now: In the Stacks 

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Scenes of Teachers College Winters Past 

Here we have our familiar main entrance and piles of snow with which we are now very intimately acquainted this winter. Below the entrance are two images of neighborhood buildings no longer standing, but with some recognizable sooty street snow. Let's hope the familiar scenes of a New York spring will return to us soon! …

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Costumes of Activities 

Students Of The School Of Practical Arts, Teachers College, Showing The Costumes Of The Many Activities. (n/a, 1900-1950)

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Teachers College in 1910 

Teachers College main building. Entrance. (ca. 1910)

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Portrait of George S. Counts 

Portrait of George S. Counts, Teachers College faculty (n/a, 1900 - 1950)

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The Stronger Substance 

The Stronger Substance (circa 1970), by Gladys Mock

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Portrait of Mr. Edward L. Thorndike 

Portrait Of Mr. Edward L. Thorndike, Teachers College.

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House on 120th and Amsterdam Ave 

120th Street And Amsterdam Avenue, Northwest Corner, Winter. Teachers College. (1895-96)

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Portrait of Miss Reeves 

Portrait of Miss Reeves. Teachers College. (1890), by Photographer: A. Bogardus & Co.

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Library Material In Basement, Summer Session, View 2. Teacher College. (1920) with early ALA poster 

The American Library Association (ALA) has digitized its early posters. And the poster hanging amongst the questionable shelving jobs is indeed one of them, the record for which can be viewed here. Were these books waiting to be sent to military personnel? Or were the librarians just trying to spruce up the storage space?

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69 Years Ago 

Teachers College Faculty (Professorial Staff) In Milbank Memorial Chapel, 50th Anniversary Celebration. (November 15, 1944) (1944)

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Pupil at Desk in 1893 

Pupil At Desk With Manual Training Desk Cover, 9 University Place. Teachers College. (1893)

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Happy Halloween! 

Horace Mann School. Children Dressed As Foresters, Playing On The Columbia Campus. Teachers College. (Date Not Known) (n/a, 1900-1950)

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A Classroom in 1936 

Lincoln School Of Teachers College. Summer Demonstration. (1936)

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