Indiana University of Pennsylvania, one of two the largest university of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, first opened in 1875 as the Indiana Normal School. Upon opening, John Sutton Hall was the school's only building, housing dormitories for all 225 students. Sutton Hall additionally held classroom and office space, an infirmary, dining hall, gymnasium; the earliest building owned by the university is Breezedale, which served as a private residence from its construction in 1868 until it was purchased by the university in 1947. The following is a timeline of the university's buildings; those in italics no longer exist. Breezedale, 1868 John Sutton Hall, 1875 Wilson Hall, 1894 Clark Hall, 1894 Expansion of John Sutton Hall, 1903 Leonard Hall, 1903 Thomas Sutton Hall, 1903 Clark Hall, 1906 Uhler Hall, c. 1920 Waller Hall, 1927 McElhaney Hall, 1931 Fisher Auditorium, 1939 Keith Hall, 1939 Military Hall, 1947 Whitmyre Hall, 1951 Leonard Hall, 1953 Cogswell Hall, 1960 Langham Hall, 1960 Wahr Hall, 1960 Walsh Hall, 1960 Hadley Union Building, 1961 Stabley Library, 1961 Mack Hall, 1963 Stewart Hall, 1963 Turnbull Hall, 1963 Ackerman Hall, 1964 Gordon Hall, 1964 Elkin Hall, 1965 Foster Hall, 1965 Weyandt Hall, 1966 Memorial Field House, 1966 Wallace Hall Esch Hall Eicher Hall, 1970 Pierce Hall, 1970 Lawrence Hall, 1971 Scranton Hall, 1971 Shafer Hall, 1971 Folger Hall, 1972 Sprowls Hall, 1972 Zink Hall, 1976 Stapleton Library, 1981 S.
W. Jack Cogeneration Plant, 1988 Delaney Hall, 2007 Putt Hall, 2007 Northern Suites, 2008 Ruddock Hall, 2008 Suites on Maple East, 2008 Suites on Pratt, 2009 Wallwork Hall, 2009 Stephenson Suites, 2010 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, 2015 North Dining Hall, 2017 John Sutton Hall was constructed between 1873 and 1875 to house the Indiana Normal School, a school to train women to become teachers; the building was designed by James W. Drum, who designed the 1869 Indiana County Courthouse, the Jefferson County Courthouse, the St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church in Indiana. Sutton Hall was the school's only building and contained classrooms and dormitories In the 1974 university officials decided to demolish the building because upkeep costs were too high. However, an effort to save the building led it to be added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, the demolish decision was overturned. Today Sutton Hall serves as the administrative center of the university, housing the Office of the President, various administrative and academic department offices.
Breezedale was constructed in 1868 and served as a private residence for James Sutton, brother of university founder John Sutton, his wife Sara. The house sat on a 7-acre property near where John constructed a building to house the normal school when it opened in 1875, it was designed in the popular Italianate style. Mrs. Sutton took an interest in decorating the interior, purchasing foreign goods including French Louis Quinze chairs, a white Italian marble statue, a portrait of herself done in Germany. James Sutton died in 1870, after Mrs. Sutton passed, the house was purchased by John Elkin in 1899. Elkin earned a law degree for the University of Michigan, served as a Pennsylvania state legislator, was appointed as the state's attorney general in 1899; the residence was vacant following the death of Elkin's wife in 1934 until it was purchased by the adjacent university in 1947. Upon purchase by the university, Breezedale served as a men's dormitory, was additionally used by the foreign language and art departments.
Beginning in 1985, the university carried out renovations to Breezedale and in 1989 it reopened as the Alumni Center. Breezedale was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 29, 1979. An original Clark Hall was built in 1894 to serve as a men's dormitory for both faculty and students; the building was designed by the same architect as Wilson Hall, both projects were funded by the same state appropriation. The original structure was destroyed by fire in 1905 and replaced by the current building in 1906. Significant renovations were performed including the addition of a new wing. Today Clark Hall houses student administrative functions such as the registrar and financial aid offices. Eicher Hall was completed in 1969 and served as the maintenance buildings, housing various shops and garages. Eicher houses the American Language Institute, which provides intensive English as a Second Language courses, the University Writing Center, the Criminal Justice Training academy. Pratt Hall opened in September 1969 and is named for Willis E. Pratt, who served as the university's president from 1948 to 1968.
The building contains various offices, meeting rooms, an auditorium. Today it houses various student affairs departments. From opening until 1941, the university operated a small library in Sutton Hall. In 1941 the library was relocated to Wilson Hall, where it was housed until 1961. After the construction of the Rhodes R. Stabley Library in 1961, the university's collection was moved again; the Patrick J. Stapleton Library opened adjacent and connected to Stabley Library, both buildings are utilized today to house over 800,000 volumes. Upon opening in 1875 the university maintained a small library. While contained in Sutton Hall until 1941
Jay Love Japan is a studio album and second posthumous project by American hip hop recording artist, J Dilla. The album was released on June 26, 2007; the album was re-issued in 2016 after being out of print for many years. Promo and semi-official retail versions of the album have circulated for several years, the album was given a 2006 release in Japan, although that version is now considered a promo item, it was announced in an issue of the magazine Wax Poetics in 2005 and given various missed release dates in 2006, 2007, 2008, with a track list containing two songs with other artists' vocals added after Dilla's death. Bill Sharp, an upper level employee of major hip-hop retailer Fat Beats and the webmaster of fatbeats.com, had this to say on the matter: "We had many thousands of units of Jay Loves Japan sitting in our warehouse while legalities were worked out with Dilla's estate for nearly one year. There are boots out there, there are imports; the one Fat Beats sells is not a bootleg." The album, was released onto the iTunes Store on June 26, 2007 under PayJay Productions, Inc.
The album was distributed to retail by the California-based Operation Unknown label in 2008. It is now out of print. J Dilla began and completed this album before his death in February 2006; the album was intended as an instrumental EP featuring two guest vocal tracks, whereas the label itself first described it as featuring Raekwon, Blu, Ta'Raach, Truth Hurts, more, tentatively including Slum Village. The album was distributed by Fat Beats Distribution based in New York; the album has an accompanying video series for the track "Can't You See." An EPK was released as far back as 2005. Most recent photographs used of J Dilla, such as the inside cover of J Dilla's BBE album The Shining, as well as recent MTV pictures, were Operation Unknown photo sessions for Jay Love Japan. In 2016, the project was properly made available on CD and 12" LP through the work of the Dilla Estate. Released via Vintage Vibez Music Group, a label created for the release of the limited edition J Dilla collection Dillatronic, the album was remastered and sequenced with songs missing from the earlier 2007 version.
Stretched out to 11 tracks the project clocks in at 25 minutes with early pressings of the vinyl version featuring a bonus 7" single containing two additional tracks. "JLJ Intro" "Yesterday" "Say It" "Oh Oh" "First Time" "In the Streets" "Feel The Beat" "Believe In God" "Can't You See" "Say It" "Can't You See" "Sun in My Face" "In the Streets" "Oh Oh" "Say It" "Lucy" "First Time" "Red Light" "Outro" "Yesterday" "Believe in God"A track called "Feel the Beat" appears in the track listing on the back cover of the 2007 version, in between "Believe in God" and "Can't You See", but is not on the CD. This instrumental track has however appeared on several J Dilla beat tapes shared over the internet. "Jay Love Japan Intro" "The Fairy Garden" by Isao Tomita "Yesterday" "Yesterday" by Gladys knight & The Pips "Say It" "Nothing Seems Impossible" by The Emotions "First Time" "Moments In Love" by Art of Noise "Believe in God" "You Are Just A Living Doll" by JJ Barnes "Can't You See" "Can't You See It's Me" by Diana Ross & The Supremes "Sun In My Face feat.