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    • J.B. Davidson photographs and other materials, trip to China, 1947-1949

    • Agricultural Engineering; Farm mechanization; Agricultural machinery; Iowa State University; Dept. of Agricultural Engineering; International Harvester Company; Irrigation; Travels; Davidson, J. Brownlee (Jay Brownlee), 1880-1957; VEISHEA;...
    • A collection of Jay Brownlee Davidson's photographs taken during an International Harvester sponsored trip to China from 1947-1949 to introduce agricultural engineering to the Chinese. A pamphlet, "Committee on Agricultural Engineering for China",...
    • Outing costumes

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two outing costumes that exhibit the typical S-shaped silhouette of the period. The left outfit consists of a shirtwaist with a high collar, small bow tie, buttons down center front, long sleeves with cuffs, a belt, and a skirt with gores that...
    • Day ensembles

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day ensembles, right has shirtwaists with full, elbow length sleeves, high collar, monobosom, full skirt with two ruffles at hem; left dress has high collar, bishop sleeves and pleated front, belted waist, full or bell shaped skirt, hair piled...
    • Children's dresses and coats

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two children's dresses and two children's coats, boy's dress to knee, belted, bishop sleeves, high collar with large bow, hat with wide brim; girl's dress pleated from drop waist to knee, bishop sleeves, high collar, contrast center panel on...
    • Food production from 1916-1920

    • War Work; Extension; World War I, 1914-1918; Agriculture;
    • A quadrennial report explaining the increase in food production during wartime efforts, and the readjustment period afterward. Includes a statistical summary, agricultural campaign details, Farm Bureau review, demonstration farm work, and other...
    • Seed corn demonstrations - Sioux County 1903, radio talk

    • Extension; Agriculture; Corn; Demonstration Farms; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • A transcription of a radio talk given by Ralph K. Bliss in 1953 about the 1903 seed corn demonstration farms in Sioux County. Topics covered include an overview of the beginning of county cooperative extension work, the early work of county...
    • Professor P.G. Holden - The Corn Foundation: radio talk

    • Extension; Corn Train; Corn; Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971;
    • A transcription of a radio talk given by Ralph K. Bliss in which he reflects on the work of Perry G. Holden and the beginning of extension work. The talk focuses on the birth and service provided by the corn trains.
    • Report on farm bureau women’s meeting

    • Extension; Agricultural education;
    • A copy of the minutes outlining procedure of the Women Representatives from each Congressional district. The minutes include decisions reached on issues like state-wide organization plans, project work, and future goals.
    • Some of the things a county expert would do

    • Extension; County Agent; Agriculture;
    • A detailed synopsis of what would have been expected of a county agent (county expert). This includes: grow improved seed on the county farm and distribute this seed to the farmers of the county, conduct demonstrations on the county farm, hold...
    • George M. Allee record book

    • Agriculture; Family farms; Rural farming; Extension
    • A journal with references to short courses and Perry G. Holden, notes keeping mind of information learned while attending short courses, newspaper clippings documenting personal successes from crop yields, and ribbons from corn shows. Evidence of...
    • The first Extension work in Clinton County, Iowa

    • Extension; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • Contains a 50th Anniversary of Cooperative Extension Service program from the 1962 celebration and an address of Martin L. Mosher’s personal recollections about the extension work in Clinton County, Iowa. Part of the address contains thoughts about...
    • Letter from Carver to Pammel, May 5, 1922

    • Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
    • May 5, 1922 My dear Dr. Pammel:-- You may be able to boil these down and get out of them something that you need. I am writing this on the train to Washington, D.C., April 23rd, 1922. I did not know that you had the slightest idea of filing the...
    • Letter from Carver to Pammel, March 13, 1914

    • Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
    • March 13, 1914 Dr. L. H. Pammel Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa. My dear Prof. Pammel: I wish to say that I have received copy of The Weed Flora of Iowa, No. 4. I am really amazed to note what a splendid work it is. I have been reading about it for...
    • Correspondence from Martin L. Mosher to his son, Arthur

    • Extension; Correspondence; Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943;
    • Collection of six handwritten letters addressed to Arthur Mosher from his father, Martin L. Mosher. The topics of the letters include the five steps in agricultural development, early extension work, Mosher’s general philosophy regarding extension...

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