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The Hall of Nations Brazil Group
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.
First Undergraduate Class Plants Tree Upon Graduation
Professors and their families watching the first undergraduate class at The American University planting a tree beside Hurst Hall.
Downtown 19th & F Street Buildings
The American University purchased 1901,1903, 1905, and 1907 F Street in early 1920 to facilitate enrollment by federal employees.
First Degree Graduates from American University
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.
First Class of American University Fellows
Announcement from The American University Courier of the first group of American University Fellows including photographs of the recipients.
Bishop John W. Hamilton on Opening Day
Bishop John W. Hamilton who gave the first dollar to found American University speaking at the Opening Ceremony.
National University of the City of Washington D.C.
Letter published by Bishop Hurst to raise funds for the construction of a national university in Washington D.C.
President Dwight Eisenhower at groundbreaking ceremony for American University's School of International Service June 9, 1957
President Dwight Eisenhower breaking ground with a shovel as part of the Commencement Ceremonies at American University.
President Woodrow Wilson speaking at American University's opening ceremony May 27, 1914
President Barack Obama speaking on immigration reform at American University July 1, 2010
President Obama speaking in the new School of International Service building at American University July 1, 2010