The School Buildings ClipArt gallery offers 47 images of typical schoolhouses, as well as buildings from universities nationwide.

Barton Academy is a historic Greek Revival school building located in Mobile, Alabama. IT was under construction from 1835 to 1836. Barton Academy was the first public school in the state of Alabama.

Barton Academy

Barton Academy is a historic Greek Revival school building located in Mobile, Alabama. IT was under…

Now known as Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University or AAMU is an accredited public, coeducational land grant college located in Normal, Madison County, Alabama. It was established under the terms of the Morill Act of 1890 and is also a historically Black university.

Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama

Now known as Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University or AAMU is an accredited public, coeducational…

The basis for funding for the college was established by the Morrill Act, passed by the US Congress in 1862, which provides for donation of public land (land grants) to the states. The land could then be sold at public auction to establish a permanent fund to support a college where the "leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and mechanical arts...in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life."

Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas

The basis for funding for the college was established by the Morrill Act, passed by the US Congress…

Founded in 1821, Amherst College in Massachusetts originally was founded to educate young men for the ministry.

Amherst College Chapel and Dormitories

Founded in 1821, Amherst College in Massachusetts originally was founded to educate young men for the…

The Art Institute of Chicago is one of America's premier fine art museums. It was founded in 1879.

Chicago Art Institute

The Art Institute of Chicago is one of America's premier fine art museums. It was founded in 1879.

An illustration of a college set upon a hill in Knoxville, TN and a paddle boat.

College

An illustration of a college set upon a hill in Knoxville, TN and a paddle boat.

An illustration of The New York City Normal College which is now known as Hunter College of the City University of new York which is a senior college of the City University of New York. The college was founded in 1870 by Irish immigrant and social reformer Thomas Hunter as a teacher-training school for young woman. The school, which was housed in an armory and saddle store at Broadway and East Fourth Street in Manhattan, was open to all qualified women, irrespective of race, religion or ethnic background, which was incongruent to the prevailing admission practices of other schools during this era. Created by the New York State Legislature, Hunter was deemed the only approved institution for those seeking to teach in New York City during this time. The school incorporated an elementary and high school for gifted children, where students practiced teaching.

The New York City Normal College

An illustration of The New York City Normal College which is now known as Hunter College of the City…

Early pictures of the University of Florida in Gainesville

University of Florida

Early pictures of the University of Florida in Gainesville

Harvard College in 1720.

Harvard

Harvard College in 1720.

Harvard University

Harvard

Harvard University

A drawing of Harvard College in 1720.

Harvard College in 1720

A drawing of Harvard College in 1720.

St. Louis, Missouri's high school as pictured in 1874.

High School

St. Louis, Missouri's high school as pictured in 1874.

The Johns Hopkins University is a private university based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It was established in 1876.

Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University is a private university based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It…

King's College, Aberdeen, with its tower and crown.

King's College

King's College, Aberdeen, with its tower and crown.

The chapel of Lincoln College.

Lincoln College

The chapel of Lincoln College.

While the Federal "Land Grant Act of 1862" mandated a college structure at the University in Columbia, the southwest Missouri region demanded offerings at Missouri State University. Dramatic changes have occurred since 1906 in the food, fiber and renewable resource industry of agriculture.

Missouri State University

While the Federal "Land Grant Act of 1862" mandated a college structure at the University in Columbia,…

"Nassau Hall, Princeton College."—Lossing, 1851

Nassau Hall

"Nassau Hall, Princeton College."—Lossing, 1851

School house.

Pictorial banner

School house.

Nassau Hall, Princeton University

Nassau Hall

Nassau Hall, Princeton University

A school building.

School

A school building.

An illustration of a school and the school's guild chapel with tree in front of it.

School and Guild Chapel

An illustration of a school and the school's guild chapel with tree in front of it.

School building in Lake Alfred, with children playing in front.

School

School building in Lake Alfred, with children playing in front.

A school house without landscaping.

School house

A school house without landscaping.

A school house with landscaping.

School house

A school house with landscaping.

An old schoolhouse.

Schoolhouse

An old schoolhouse.

The schoolhouse which Abraham Lincoln attended

Schoolhouse

The schoolhouse which Abraham Lincoln attended

An illustration of a a one room log schoolhouse.

Schoolhouse

An illustration of a a one room log schoolhouse.

"School-house where Thomas Jefferson received his early education." -Gordy, 1916

Schoolhouse

"School-house where Thomas Jefferson received his early education." -Gordy, 1916

An illustration of a small toy schoolhouse sitting on top of a book.

Toy Schoolhouse & Book

An illustration of a small toy schoolhouse sitting on top of a book.

"An open-air schoolroom in Sacramento, California. The inclosed room is used only in bad weather." — Ritchie, 1918

Open-air schoolroom

"An open-air schoolroom in Sacramento, California. The inclosed room is used only in bad weather." —…

The South Carolina Institute in Charleston in 1860.

The South Carolina Institute

The South Carolina Institute in Charleston in 1860.

"A southern school-house during the American Revolution."—Lossing, 1851

Southern School-House

"A southern school-house during the American Revolution."—Lossing, 1851

St. Marys college, St. Andrews.

St Marys College

St. Marys college, St. Andrews.

Trinity School is a private, preparatory, co-educational day school for grades K-12 located in New York City, USA, and a member of both the New York Interschool and the Ivy Preparatory School League. Founded in 1709 in the Tower of the old Trinity Church at Broadway and Wall Street, the school is the fifth oldest in the United States and the oldest continually operational school in New York City.

Trinity School

Trinity School is a private, preparatory, co-educational day school for grades K-12 located in New York…

An illustration of the University of New York. New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, research university in New York City. NYU's main campus is situated in the Greenwich Village section of Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is the largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in the United States, with an enrollment of more than 50,000 students.

New York University

An illustration of the University of New York. New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian,…

Washington University in St. Louis is a nonsectarian private research university located in St. Louis, Missouri. Founded in 1853 and named for George Washington; to prevent confusion over its location the Board of Trustees added the phrase "in St. Louis" in 1976.

Washington University

Washington University in St. Louis is a nonsectarian private research university located in St. Louis,…

Founded as an all-female college by Matthew Vassar in 1861. It is located in Hudson Valley, New York.

Vassar College

Founded as an all-female college by Matthew Vassar in 1861. It is located in Hudson Valley, New York.

The first institution for imparting a full collegiate education to women established in the world; founded by Matthew Vassar in Poughkeepsie, NY in 1861.

Vassar College from the Lake

The first institution for imparting a full collegiate education to women established in the world; founded…

The observatory located at Vassar College, in New York.

Vassar Observatory

The observatory located at Vassar College, in New York.

An early view of the University of Virginia.

University of Virginia

An early view of the University of Virginia.

A private four-year women's college in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Wellesley College

A private four-year women's college in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

A drawing of the academic buildings of West Point, the United Stated Military Academy.

West Point Academic Buildings

A drawing of the academic buildings of West Point, the United Stated Military Academy.

The college of agriculture at West Virginia in Morgantown.

West Virginia Agricultural College

The college of agriculture at West Virginia in Morgantown.

The College of William and Mary is a public university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. It is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and is one of the original eight institutions known as Public Ivies. William & Mary educated U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and John Tyler as well as other key figures important to the development of the nation, including U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall, Speaker of the House Henry Clay and 16 signers of the Declaration of Independence. W&M educated future MIT founder William Barton Rogers. U.S. President George Washington received his surveyor's certificate there and noted legal scholar George Wythe was both an early student and, later, the first head of W&M's law school.

William and Mary College (1723)

The College of William and Mary is a public university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States.…

"Fig 13 - Wilson's School-House, near Gray's, Ferry, Philadelphia. From a drawing by M. S. Weaver, Oct. 22, 1841, received by Elliott Coues, February, 1879, from Malvina Lawson, daughter of Alexander Lawson, Wilson's engraver." Elliot Coues, 1884

School House in Gray's Ferry, Philadelphia

"Fig 13 - Wilson's School-House, near Gray's, Ferry, Philadelphia. From a drawing by M. S. Weaver, Oct.…

The Yale Fence, which ran along on College in front of Old Brick Row, was a favorite of many generations of students. Plans for new buildings led to its demise in 1888. The Yale Fence Club was named in its memory. The fence currently lining Old Campus also evokes the old fence.

The Old Fence at Yale

The Yale Fence, which ran along on College in front of Old Brick Row, was a favorite of many generations…

Many buildings stood on the Old Campus which were removed to make way for the current configuration of structures, including The Old Laboratory (1782–1888), The Cabinet (1819–1890), Trumbull Gallery (1832–1901), Alumni Hall (1853–1911, Alexander Jackson Davis; the towers from this building were rescued and rebuilt behind the tomb of Skull and Bones), Old Dwight Hall (1885–1926, J. Cleaveland Cady) and Osborn Hall (1888–1926, Bruce Price).

Osborn Hall, Yale University

Many buildings stood on the Old Campus which were removed to make way for the current configuration…