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Name Cabell Hall (WKU)
Details Other Names - Home Economics Hall, Music Hall
Date Built - 1889
Date Razed - 1926

Originally built as a home for the president of Potter College, Benjamin Cabell.

The building was used as the Music Hall from approximately 1911 to 1926. The School of Music was located on the first floor of the hall. The School of Domestic Science and Arts was located on the second floor.

The stones of the building were reused to construct the Home Economics Building in 1926, making room for Gordon Wilson Hall on the original site. The Home Economics Building was located next to Helm Library and was rnamed the Industrial Education Annex.
Archives Entries 5
Library Entries 0
Object Entries 0
Photograph Entries 25

Associated Records

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 24. Beulah Huggason Collection - Huggason, Beulah

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 24. Beulah Huggason Collection - Huggason, Beulah

Photographs belonging to WKU alumni Beulah Henderson Huggason of Green County, Kentucky.

Image of UA1B2/1/8 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part I - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/8 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part I - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Paul Trafton with Owen Lawson former WKU Physical Plant director.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

Photographs, negatives, postcards, drawings, slides and digital images of Western Kentucky University buildings. Includes buildings of founding institutions. Subseries 1. Academic Athletic Performance Center / Diddle Arena Subseries 2. Academic Complex Subseries 3. Agricultural Exposition Center Subseries 4. Proposed Buildings Subseries 5. Barnes-Campbell Subseries 6. Barracks Subseries 7. Bates-Runner Subseries 8. Bemis Lawrence Subseries 9. Cabell Hall Subseries 10. Cedar House aka Faculty House Subseries 11. West Hall Subseries 12. Unidentified Subseries 13. Cherry Hall, 1937+ Subseries 14. Glasgow Normal School Subseries

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. XV, No. 8 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3808">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3808</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Alumni News Athletics Club Notes Decade Ago on College Heights Musical Morsels Payoff with Pay Personals Society This issue contains articles: Seventeen Seniors Complete Requirements for Degrees at Close of Fall Semester Art Exhibit Shown in Cherry Hall Ferrel Hooks Killed in Plane Crash in Texas Guy Foreman Elected to Post at Physics Meeting Normal Boulevard to Be Improved

Image of Students on Their Way to Chapel - E.C. Kropp Co.

Students on Their Way to Chapel - E.C. Kropp Co.

Panoramic postcard showing Recitation Hall, Cabell Hall and Van Meter along with students lined up to attend chapel.

Image of Cabell House - Unknown

Cabell House - Unknown

Interior of Cabell House.

Image of Cabell House - Unknown

Cabell House - Unknown

Cabell House.

Image of Cabell House - Unknown

Cabell House - Unknown

Cabell House.

Image of Harry & Howard Burge -

Harry & Howard Burge -

Harry and Howard Burge in a ox drawn cart in front of Cabell Hall, formerly the home of President Cabell. The building in the background is Potter College's Recitation Hall. This photograph has also been identified as Lester Bryant, Champion Corn Grower of Warren County, KY.

Image of Unidentified Students - Unknown

Unidentified Students - Unknown

Unidentified group of students outside Cabell Hall. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Unidentified Students & Soldiers - Unknown

Unidentified Students & Soldiers - Unknown

Unidentified students and soldiers at WKU. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Cabell Hall - Unknown

Cabell Hall - Unknown

Postcard of Music Hall, WKSN School, Bowling Green, KY, UA94/6/1 B3F4 To Mrs. John Watson, Lilac, KY Dear Mamma: I got to Union Station at 7:30. S.C. came in at 9:35. He had a card from Dr. S- Saturday saying there were five new cases and that Louise was very bad. Had had a Dr. from Cincinnati. We fear she is bad indeed. Will write as soon as we get in. Verda

Image of Cabell Hall - Franklin Studio

Cabell Hall - Franklin Studio

Cabell Hall through the trees.

Image of WKU Campus - Franklin Studio

WKU Campus - Franklin Studio

Van Meter Hall and Cabell Hall.

Image of Campus View - Unknown

Campus View - Unknown

Cabell Hall, Van Meter and Potter Hall from bottom of the hill.

Image of WKU Student Body - Unknown

WKU Student Body - Unknown

WKU faculty, staff and students in front of Van Meter. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above. Larger version available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/1762">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/1762</a>.

Image of Student Body - Ericson, O.T.

Student Body - Ericson, O.T.

Oversize print of the student body, faculty and staff in front of Van Meter. Cabell Hall at left and Potter Hall at right. Larger image available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2198">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2198</a>. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Student Body - Unknown

Student Body - Unknown

Oversize print of "some of the men who are attending the Western Kentucky State Normal School." Unidentified building at left and Recitation Hall at right. Larger image available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2197">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2197</a>. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Campus View - Unknown

Campus View - Unknown

Campus view of Recitation Hall, Cabell Hall and Van Meter Hall. Larger version of image is available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2200">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2200</a>