ca. 1968. On image verso: Martin Photo. Two high-rise residence halls; Nash Hall, left, and Mathes Hall, its neighbor, dedicated by Governor Dan Evans in a ceremony on campus October 11, form a gateway to Western Washington State College in Bellingham. The two buildings were named for the first two presidents of the college.
On verso of Image: Curved to take maximum advantage of a view of Bellingham Bay are Nash and Mathes Halls, forming the southern gateway to the Western Washington State College campus. The two buildings received awards for design excellence from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. TO SUNSET. 6/75.
Negatives Available (# 700902). On verso of image: FALL 1971 Target--Brickwork is progressing over the steel frame of Western Washington State College's new eight-story student apartment building under construction on the southern perimeter of the campus. The $3,850,000 structure will house 400 male and female single students at the college next fall. In a departure from more traditional dormitory housing, the '71 Housing will have individual living and cooking quarters with two to four students sharing apartment units. Public Information Office.