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Civil Servants from Brazil were the first group of the Graduate School's Hall of Nations Program. Here they are pictured outside the Brazil Embassy circa 1940.

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Professors and their families watching the first undergraduate class at The American University planting a tree beside Hurst Hall.

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The American University purchased 1901,1903, 1905, and 1907 F Street in early 1920 to facilitate enrollment by federal employees.

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The first three graduating students from American University. All received degrees in Agricultural Science with Lathrop and Cates receiving PhDs and Cooper receiving a MA.

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Announcement from The American University Courier of the first group of American University Fellows including photographs of the recipients.

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Bishop John W. Hamilton who gave the first dollar to found American University speaking at the Opening Ceremony.

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Letter published by Bishop Hurst to raise funds for the construction of a national university in Washington D.C.

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President Dwight Eisenhower breaking ground with a shovel as part of the Commencement Ceremonies at American University.

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President Obama speaking in the new School of International Service building at American University July 1, 2010