This a photo of the capitol building as it looked in 1943. This was the capitol building until the new capitol building, The Roundhouse, was built in 1966.
This photo was taken by John Collier, Jr. as part of the Federal Security Administration – Office of War Information Collection at the Library of Congress.
|Historical Event:||Statehood (1912)|
|Sub Event:||Political Structure|
|Origin:||Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress|
|Date:||February 1, 1943|
|Author:||John Collier Jr.|
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