Historical image of the week Posted on January 18, 2018 by Kevin Noonan Dedication Of Holcomb Hall, Connecticut Agricultural College. William H. Hall (State Senator, Willington) speaking on porch (Valentine House) to large crowd of men and women standing and sitting under trees. Construction of dormitory in background. Image by Jerauld A. Manter, 1922. From the University of Connecticut Photograph Collection.