Published: Nov. 7, 2022

vintage photo of military marching band practicing outside of Baker Hall in 1943

A military band drills in front of what is now known as Baker Hall. The residence hall, built in 1937, was referred to then as simply the “men’s dorm,” before it was renamed for former CU president James Baker after the war. We’d love to know more about this photo! If you have any context or history behind this image, write us by clicking the button below.

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Photo courtesy CU Boulder photograph collection, Box 42, Item Univ 5191, Rare and Distinctive Collections, CU Boulder Libraries