Built in 1904, this was the first building on campus. It was known as the Administration Building or the Academic Building; named Picken Hall on May 28, 1909 in honor of the first administrator of the campus, Principal William S. Picken. This picture was taken most likely in 1904 or 1905.
Glass negative, black and white, 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches
Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections
Copyright University Archives, Forsyth Library, Fort Hays State University
Wooster, Lyman Dwight, "Administration Building" (1904). Lyman Dwight Wooster Photograph Collection. 705.