Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Commencements; Commencement, 1872; Graduating classes; Personality development
Box 1, Folder 16: The speech was given during the first commencement ceremony for Iowa Agricultural College (now Iowa State University). Welch discusses character, morality, integrety, and that fortune will not necessarily come to the graduates...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Language and culture; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Language and culture.
Box 2, Folder 1: Welch discusses the importance of studying the English language as a means of learning about English culture and history and explains the relationship of language to intellectual culture.
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Commencements; Commencement, 1878; speeches; Graduation ceremonies; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Adulthood; higher education
Box 2, Folder 2: A commencement speech given by Welch to the Class of 1878. Welch speaks about when students graduate from college, they officially enter adultuhood and take on its responsibilities. He also discusses how education can be used to...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; fairs; agricultural exhibitions; breeding value; contest judging
Box 2, Folder 11: A speech given by Welch at an agricultural fair. He discusses his opinion that animal competitions should be judged by the value of the animal to the world and not the price of the animal to the farmer. He argues that fairs...
Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Travel ; Rome (Italy)
Continues from "An Afternoon in Italy" describing the family's time in Rome in 1892 including visits to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Colosseum, soldiers marching by the Arch of Constantine, Porta del Popolo, various fountains and churches, and...
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Iowa State University
A 1920s central lawn event that may or may not be associated with VEISHEA. A number of people are present in the midst of eight simulated columns on the lawn. People are in costume, some holding exhibit like materials, and others holding banners.
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Chemistry; Iowa State University;
A 1923 VEISHEA Chemistry float. The horse-drawn float is mounted on a flat bed wagon. Viewed from behind, Margaret Hall can be seen in the background. See photographs 1722-3-3 and 1722-3-4 for other views of the same float.
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Agriculture; Iowa State University;
A 1923 VEISHEA horse-drawn float from the Department of Agriculture. ""The Magic of Milk"" is printed on the side of the float. Men in their dairying uniforms stand beside the float upon which seven women are seated. One woman has a child in her...
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Chemical Engineering; Iowa State University;
A 1923 VEISHEA float from the Department of Chemical Engineering. One student is sitting on the float which is covers with branches and topeed with a large ""cow."" The sign reads: ""Chemical Engineers Improved Cow.""
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Education; Iowa State University;
A 1923 horse-drawn float from the Education Department. Two horses are pulling a flatbed wagon with a tiered platform with the words ""health,"" ""citizenship,"" ""life work,"" ""use of leisure,"" and ""citizens in making."" Girls sit in chair on...
VEISHEA; Student Activities; Electrical Engineering; Iowa State University;
A banner with ""King Tut Modernized AIEE"" (American Institute of Electrical Engineers) is hung on the side of this float. There are three male students aboard, with various items including a fan and speaker.