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    • Graduation Address to the First Class 1872

    • 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...
    • July 4th Address

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Patriotism; Freedom; Education; Presidents -- Assassinations
    • Box 1, Folder 19: Welch discusses citizenship, patriotism, natinalism, President James A. Garfield's assassination, freedom of religion, and universal education.
    • Sermon given at the Iowa State College chapel

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches
    • Box 1, Folder 21: Welch discusses the advances of science, its relation to religion, qualities required of citizens, and the transitions society was experiencing at that time.
    • The Effect of Horticulture on the Horticulturist

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Personality and occupation; Occupations
    • Box 1, Folder 22: Welch discusses how one's occupation shapes one's character, how this applies to horticulture, and how horticulture combines science, industry, the arts, and intellectual thought.
    • The Ideal Worker, Graduate Address

    • 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...
    • Untitled address on hard work and effort

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Personal morality; Personality development; Learning
    • Box 2, Folder 7: A speech given by Welch about how hard work and effort improves character. He discusses self-indulgence, benefits of dealing with difficulties, and how a gifted person appears to have a natural talent but has gained these...
    • Untitled address on agricultural education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; agricultrual education
    • Box 2, Folder 14: A speech given by Welch about the benefits of agricultural education on successful farming. He argues that the farmer needs educational training to successfully form and execute plans, fight insects, care for animals properly, and...
    • The Problem of a Reasonable Education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Curriculum development; Higher education; Technical education
    • Box 2, Folder 17: A speech given by Welch before the State Association of Principals of Graded Schools in Iowa City on July 27, 1878. He discusses differences between the old and new theories of education and curricula. He asserts that in order...
    • Untitled address on "home"

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Housing; Domestic life
    • Box 2, Folder 19: Welch discusses how to beautify the home.
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses with large bustles, no trains, overskirts gathered to enhance bustle size and shape, underskirts pleated on four, no lace, bodices have long vertical lines, large peplums, band collars, leg-of-mutton sleeves either full or 3/4...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses with large bustles, overskirts gathered horizontally to enhance bustle, no train, underskirts pleated or with ruffles at hem, bodices have vertical stitching, basque or cuirass bodices, long sleeves, band collars with lace or...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses, large bustles, overskirts gathered into bustle; two trimmed with lace, four have contrasting fabric, 3/4 length coat sleeves with wide cuffs and long gloves, fitted jacket style bodices with pleated fabric or lace insets, small...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses, bustles, flounced overskirts, gathered underskirts, visible buttons trim two bodices, and bows on one overskirt, long sleeves, jacket bodices with ""v"" or straight center fronts, high band collars, embroidery decorates one...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses, large bustles, overskirts gathered and ruffled into bustles, sashes at waist on four, variety of sleeve styles including short and leg-of-mutton, four have shallow ""v""-shaped necklines with wide flat ruffles extending over...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day dresses, fitted skirts with bell flare at hem, jackets with coat sleeves, wide lapels and button closure over blouses, right shirtwaist has high men's style collar with tie and left has high band collar, hats have slightly curved brims and...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day dresses, large bustles, wide pleated skirts, basque bodices with large peplum draped over bustle (right dress), buttons, band collars; overskirts flounced, decorative buttons at waist and along bodice lines (left dress); both have 3/4...
    • Day dressses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day dresses with large bustles, overskirts gathered to enhance bustle, underskirts have vertical lines of decorative embroidery or buttons, sleeves are 3/4 length with long gloves, bishop sleeves (left) or coat sleeves (right) of 3/4 length,...

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