World War I, 1914-1918; Military Training; Iowa State University;
""Sergeant Purdy's section of the 39th military training detachment"" posed for a formal portrait in front of a military transport truck. Twenty- two men in two rows, the front row kneeling, are posed for this photograph.
Iowa State University; Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station
An ill kept fence row provides an example of how not to be a good steward of the land. A road runs along the side of the field and its shoulder is overgrown with vegetation. A wooden telephone poll and lines are also located beside the field.
Farm Equipment; Agriculture; Iowa State University;
A driver on a steel-wheeled tractor pulling a plow toward the horizon through an unplowed field. Two automobiles are in the field in the far left distance. Another tractor is in the far right distance. A tree line on the horizon defines the edge of...
World War I, 1914-1918; Military Vehicle; Military Training; Iowa State University;
A large U.S. Army detachment in uniform marching on a city street in formation with rifles on shoulders. Following the soldiers is a convoy of military transport trucks. Residential housing is in the background.
World War I, 1914-1918; War Work; Iowa State University;
General Lincoln and the staff of the Student Army Training Corp. Taken on January 1, 1919, the photograph shows twenty uniformed men in three rows with the front row sitting in chairs, at the middle of which sits General Lincoln.
A young man in a suit with drafting equipment. He is posed looking at a gear as if he is about to begin an engineering drawing of the object. Drawing tables fill the room; on the back wall hang a large number of t-squares.