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Title:
Ice Chapel
Date:
1932-12
Description:
An "Ice Cathedral," designed by a local architect and built by men hired by the local merchants association, 1932. It was made of 40 tons of ice manufactrued by the Lutz Ice Company and included a complex lighting and cooling system and "colored gelatin sheets" to make the cathedral more colorful. The cathedral was lit from 5pm-10pm through the holiday season and attracted hundreds of visitors. Similar chapels were constructed in 1933 and 1934.
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ARC2013-091
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Lawrence University Archives
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Lawrence University
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