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Ground-breaking Ceremony for the George Mason College Campus in Fairfax
Original Author: Don Hubbard
Created: August 1, 1963
Medium: Photograph

Ground-breaking Ceremony for the George Mason College Campus in Fairfax

Charles Fenwick tosses a shovelful of dirt as part of a ground-breaking ceremony on August 1, 1963, for the new George Mason College campus of the University of Virginia, in Fairfax County. In the foreground from left to right are Mayor John C. Wood, of the city of Fairfax; Clarence Steele; Fenwick; J. N. G. Finley; and C. Harrison Mann Jr., all of whom played key roles in the creation of the college.

Citation: Hubbard, Don, “Ground-breaking ceremony for the Fairfax campus, August 1, 1963,” A History of George Mason University, accessed March 5, 2014, http://ahistoryofmason.gmu.edu/items/show/84.

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