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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Alumni Memorial Chapel

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: East Lansing

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1959

Subject/Title of Window: Morrill Act 1862

Brief Description of Subject: Designed by Odell Prather, shows President Lincoln signing the Morrill Act of 1862, giving land to each state "for the support of colleges that would teach agriculture and the mechanic arts." Through the Morrill Act, Michigan Agricultural College (the original name of Michigan State University) became the nation's pioneer land-grant university. Third in a series of ten on the history of MSU.

Inscriptions: Morrill Act
Abraham Lincoln

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 58"

Width: 18"

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Enamel Paint, Lead Came

Morrill Act 1862
Morrill Act 1862
The White House
The White House
Lincoln Signs the Morrill Act
Lincoln Signs the Morrill Act
Capitol Building
Capitol Building

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