Today’s National Library Week contest features UW Law School trivia. Answers will be posted tomorrow.
1. In its history, where has the Law School NOT been located?
A. In the Capitol
B. Over a tavern
C. In a log cabin
D. In Ingraham Hall
2. What name did law students give to the gargoyle, saved as a memento of the original building, when the new law school quadrangle was completed in the 1960s?
D. “Old Abe”
3. In what year did the first Law School class graduate?
4. What was the cost of tuition per term that year?
5. Which Law School dean was the great grandson of a famous abolitionist?
A. John Ritchie
B. Lloyd Garrison
C. J. H. Carpenter
D. Henry Sanger Richards
6. What year witnessed the first Cane Parade and Cane Toss by law seniors at the homecoming football game?
7. When did the first woman graduate from the UW Law School? Who was she?
8. Which Law School faculty member began his career at Wisconsin because of an accident: After narrowing down his college choices to Michigan and Wisconsin, he spilled ink on the Michigan application. The Wisconsin one was clean so it was sent.
A. Herbert Page
B. Willard Hurst
C. Stephen Herzberg
D. Frank Remington
9. The wall on which “The Freeing of the Slaves” mural in the Quarles and Brady Reading Room is painted was constructed to tilt forward so that the top projects about five inches further than the bottom. Why?
10. Somewhere in the Law Library, there are busts of two prominent Law School alums: Burr Jones and Evan A. Evans. Where are they?