George H. Clark Building

Title
George H. Clark Building
Subject

Clark Building,
RIT downtown campus buildings,
Rochester Institute of Technology. Graphic Arts Research Center

Description

This post-war building built in 1946, was necessary for the rapid increase in demand after the war for technological training. Students flocked to RIT to receive specialized training.

The Clark Building housed the Department of Publishing and Printing, which was described as one of the world's outstanding schools of printing at the time.

Another program housed in the beautiful new building was the up and coming photography program. State of the art equipment was brought in, there were forty-eight darkrooms and five color labs built, as well as labs for sensitometry and photomicrography.

Later the Graphic Arts Research Center was established enabling the Institute to conduct research in the fields of printing and publishing.

Creator
Unknown Photographer
Source
RIT Archives Photo Collection
Date
ca. 1946-1955
Rights
RIT Archive Collections
Format
8 x 10 black and white photograph
Type
Image
Identifier
D04-01-01a
Coverage
RIT downtown campus
Citation

Unknown photographer, "George H. Clark Building," in RIT History Exhibits, Item #36, http://library.rit.edu/rithistoryexhibits/items/show/36 (accessed January 19, 2012).