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Historical Snapshot

World War I Recruitment poster on College Street in front of the Mining Building<br />

WWI recruitment poster outside the Mining Building, ca. 1914

University of Toronto Archives, B1984-0010/001P (01)

During WWI, space in the Mining Building was provided to the Canadian Officers Training Corps (COTC), which offered military training to students while they pursued their studies. The Faculty encouraged students to join the COTC by offering a 10 percent bonus on their grades if they performed well in their training. [2]

1904: Lassonde Mining Building
Historical Snapshot