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   Robert Day and his son, Sydney, were two architects who practiced their craft in Huntington during the early to mid-twentieth century. Their work can seen on many buildings throughout Cabell County, including the churches, schools, businesses and residences. Their papers were donated to Marshall University by Sidney Day’s, daughter, Mary Toneson, and his granddaughter, Barabara Toneson.
   This exhibit highlights just a small part of these two men's significant work.

BIOGRAPHIES

RESIDENCES

COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

CHURCHES

EDUCATIONAL BUILDINGS

PARTIAL LIST OF BUILDINGS, 1931 

 

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Robert and Sidney Day in their office

Robert and Sidney Day at work in their office in the Hotel Frederick.
Robert is in the foreground and Sidney is in the background.
The calendar on the wall is dated June 1909.
(Sidney L. Day Collection, Special Collections, Marshall University)

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Maintained by Lisle Brown, Curator, Special Collections
2009, Special Collections, Marshall University