This image shows five people signing a beam about to be used in the construction of Eggers Residence Hall at Appalachian State University (1967-current) in the late 1960s or early 1970s. Chancellor Herbert Walter Wey (1969-1979) can be seen standing in the center. Partially-constructed Eggers Hall can be seen in the background. The foreground shows an empty parking lot. Eggers was a men's dormitory completed in 1970 and occupied in 1971. It accommodated 300 students. It is part of the Stadium Heights Community of residence halls.
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