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Then & Now

The progression of time changes the look and feel of our campus and our town. The Carolina Alumni Review has matched archival photographs to current images taken at the same place and from the same perspective.

Move the slider left and right to compare the two views.

Greenlaw | 1970s and Aug. 21, 2019

Along with hair and bell bottoms, the late 1960s and early ’70s brought us tiny windows.  Notwithstanding the teaching and learning that went on inside,  Greenlaw – and with it, Hamilton, the House Undergraduate library, Student Stores and the Graham Student Union – shared a forbidding fortress-like look.


Kenan Stadium Nov. 2, 1963 and Dec. 5, 2017

High school bands from across the state descended on Kenan Stadium for a halftime extravaganza.

“FOLDER 1064: KENAN STADIUM: BAND DAY, 2 NOVEMBER 1963: SCAN 1,” IN THE UNC IMAGE COLLECTION #P0004, N.C. COLLECTION PHOTO ARCHIVES, UNC.


Woolen Gym Feb. 4, 2018 and circa 1955

Woolen Gym has seen its share of basketball games.


West Franklin Street | 1963 and 2017

Archive photo: A civil rights street demonstration on May 25, 1963, from the Roland Giduz Photographic Collection

 


Cameron Avenue | Undated and 2017

Archive photo: Cameron Avenue, 1890-1959: Scan 3, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives

 


Vance Hall and University United Methodist Church | Undated and 2016

Archive photo: Battle-Vance-Pettigrew Building, 1920-1949: Scan 6, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives