Healy Hall in Brick? … Nevermind

Healy Hall in 1940

Is this right? We need your help. We’re doing a little pre-posting for the next week and came across this fascinating photo. It appears to be Healy Hall at Georgetown, but it looks like it’s completely in brick. Is that right? This was taken on September 7th, 1940, exactly 3 months before the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.

Healy Hall in 1940

Healy Hall in 1940

Source: Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection

UPDATE: Nevermind … I’ve only been over behind Healy Hall a couple times, and it’s been a while. Luckily, folks on Twitter reminded me that the other side has brick. Crisis averted. Here’s the Flickr evidence that calmed me down. BTW, there are really not a lot of photos of Healy Hall from the back.

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