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brick (clay material)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Clay or clay products formed into a rectangular block and hardened by drying in the sun or firing in a kiln.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joslyn Hall Brick, Circa 1930s

 Item — Box 2020-007
Identifier: 2020-007
Scope and Contents

A brick from OU's first building painted and presented by the Alumni Association to various alumni and employees. The bricks were painted gold on all sides and the words "Joslyn Hall 1917" were written on the side in blue. An unattributed and undated newsletter clipping shows Alumni Association President Gordon Severa presenting three such bricks to Dean William H. Thompson, Harry Byrne, and Judge A.C. Thomsen.

Dates: Circa 1930s

The Diamond Bar Brick, circa 1986

Identifier: MSS0077_obj_021
Scope and Contents Photograph of a brick from Omaha's the Diamond Bar, which was known as the "Oldest Gay Bar in Nebraska." This brick is from the bar's first building and is mainly painted gold with a bit of pink, blue, and green. "The Diamond Bar" is written in sequins and the brick is covered with little gold stars. Above the words is a small, broach-like likeness of the Little Blue Boy.The brick was given to Pat Phalen, Emperor VI, at Coronation VII, his stepping down ceremony. The text of...
Dates: circa 1986