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    • Woman in the Home

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Women -- Education ; Women -- Social aspects ; Home economics ; Housekeeping ; Housewives ; Women -- Suffrage
    • Lecture read before women's clubs in Los Angeles, California. Discusses the importance of a woman's role in the home, how a woman's education prepares her for life, how education has helped the women's suffrage movement, and the importance of...
    • The Thinker

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; Responsibility; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Moral values; Personal morality
    • Box 2, Folder 6: A speech given by Welch about the power of thought and the importance of truth and honesty on moral character.
    • Untitled address on education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; technical education; liberal arts
    • Box 2, Folder 16: Welch discusses education and the type of education needed for the future. He speaks about the inability of students to be prepared for future careers without a well rounded education and the importance of studying Greek classics...
    • Untitled address on practical education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; speeches; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; liberal arts; technical education; curriculum development; educational reform; higher education; technical eduation; liberal arts
    • Box 2, Folder 9: A speech given by Welch about the benefits of a practical education. He discusses how education that has no outlet in useful activities is not as valuable as a practical education. He gives examples to prove that without the...
    • Untitled address to farmers of Delaware County

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Fairs; Agricultural education
    • Box 3, Folder 1: A speech given by Welch to the "Farmers of Delaware County" who helped organize their county fair. Welch speaks of the importance of agricultural education and practical farming. He discusses the value of fairs, compares fairs to...
    • The Psychology of Natural Sciences Studies vs. the Languages as Means of Culture

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Speeches; Liberal arts; State universities and colleges; Undergraduate education; Educational philosophy; Presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; Educational reform
    • Box 2, Folder 4: A speech given by Welch about the importance of different kinds of education, and the benefits and disadvantages of each. He discusses the comprehensive study of one subject versus a broader education in a variety of subjects such...
    • Untitled address on the importance of education

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; presidents' papers; Iowa State University presidents; College majors; Curriculum development; Greek (classical); Latin; Mathematics; Technical education; University of Michigan
    • Box 2, Folder 13: A speech given by Welch when he received a L. L. D. (Doctor of Law) Degree from the University of Michigan. He talks about his time at the University and the importance of a good education. He praises the University for...
    • The English Language as a Means of Culture

    • 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.
    • Inaugural Address

    • Welch, Adonijah Strong, 1821-1889; Iowa State University presidents; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm; Presidents' papers; Speeches; Presidential inauguration, 1869; State universities and colleges; Technical education; Professional...
    • Box 1, Folder 18: Speech given by Welch at the State Agricultural College (now Iowa State) inauguration. Welch discusses the opening of the new institution, the importance of the college's focus on industrial and practical education, and the...
    • Morning Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Morning Dress, illustrating the Betsy collar (Elizabethan revival ruffle), multipuff sleeves, and the importance of the back of the dress design
    • French Carriage Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • French Carriage Dress, showing the importance of the pelisse (or redingote) and the Betsy collar (Elizabethan revival ruffle) (published for La Belle Assemblee)
    • Riding dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Riding Dress, showing the importance of the pelisse (or redingote), the Betsy collar (Elizabethan revival ruffle), and the high waist (published by R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts)
    • Afternoon Home Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Afternoon Home Dress, demonstrating the increasing importance of receiving visitors in the home. The dress has widening and ruffled shoulders with decoration at the end of the sleeve, the bodice is trimmed with decoration, and there is an emphasis...
    • Refrigerated super centrifuge, 1951

    • Chemistry; Laboratory; Iowa State University;
    • G. F. Hanna, a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and a research fellow of the Agricultural Experiment Station, showing the refrigerated super centrifuge along with the refrigerated bath. The room was maintained at a temperature just...
    • Refrigerated bath in laboratory, 1951

    • Chemistry; Laboratory; Iowa State University;
    • G. F. Hanna, a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and a research fellow of the Agricultural Experiment Station, demonstrating the refrigerated bath in the refrigerated laboratory. The room was maintained at a temperature just above...
    • Sketch v. 33, n. 3, Spring 1967

    • Fiction; Nonfiction; Poetry; Drawing; Painting
    • Young Love A POEM BY ANN-MARIE BJORNSTAD 2; To the Lions, Funnyman JOHN LEWIS 3; The Princess and the Toad BOB JOHNS 7; Round and 'Round A POEM BY ELEANOR FERNELIUS 10; Goin' Home SANDRA VISSER 12; Momma A POEM BY JEANNE ABRAHAMSON 15; See...

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