World War I, 1914-1918; War Work; Iowa State University;
The Iowa State College Service Flag used in World War I. The numbers 2, 1, 8, 0 are arranged vertically on a white vertical field with a dark perimeter field. The numbers are formed by a double row of stars. At either side of the numerical...
World War I, 1914-1918; Military Training; Iowa State University;
""American girls learning to use tractors in order to increase the Country's food supply at the National Service School, Inc., of the Women's Naval Service, Inc."" The tractor and the plow being pulled have all metal wheels without tires. An...
World War I, 1914-1918; Memorial Service; Iowa State University;
A military honorary event in the ISC campus cemetery. A file of approximately thirty women dressed in white and carrying flowers is passing a structure on which is lettered ""To our 117 dead."" An older officer with a cane, back to the camera,...
Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Speeches; Curriculum development; Educational reform; Agricultural education; State universities and colleges; Western United States; Undergraduate education;...
Box 2, Folder 3: A speech given by Welch at Nebraska University about the change in education needed in the new Western territories. He talks about the growing needs of the West, including school houses, governments, and homes and how they will...
Snedecor, George W. (George Waddel), 1881-1974 ; Coover, Mervin S., 1890-1976; statisticians; engineers
Announces the designation of Coover Hall (formerly Electrical Engineering Building ) and Snedecor Hall (formerly Service Building) after professors Mervin Coover and George Snedecor. Includes brief biographies of both.
June 16, 1922
Dr. L. H. Pammel,
Iowa State A. and M. College
My dear Dr. Pammel:
We have just recently passed through our Commencement, plus the opening of our Summer School which brings together some more than six hundred...
Paints; Stains; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
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My beloved teacher Dr. Pammel:--
Thank you for your good letter of recent date. I am glad the specimens will be of service to you.
I am especially anxious to hear more in detail of your 35th Anniversary. Had I known it in time I would...
Military Training; Old Main; Iowa State University;
Old Main as the setting for a military corps review. Men's and women's corps are at attention. Military service for male students was mandatory between 1868 through 1962. For women, training was offered from 1878 through 1897. Three cannon are in...
Mentoring; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
February 22, 1924
Dr. Louis H. Pammel
Iowa State College
My dear Dr. Pammel:
It is my understanding that you contemplate retiring from active service as Professor of Botany at Iowa State College. In this action, there comes to me a...
Nov. 17 31
Prof. W. H. Meeker,
I.S.C. Ames, Iowa
My dear Prof. Meeker:--
How happy I am to note through The Alumnus that such a signal honor has come to you.
I most heartily congratulate the Engineering faculty in honoring themselves in this...