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    • Woman's Dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Woman's Dress, showing a wide lace collar with brooch at center of neckline, a fitted bodice, puffed loose sleeves cuffed at the wrist, a patterned full skirt somewhat shorter, the bonnet had a wide brim framing the face and decorated with ribbon...
    • Tulle dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Tulle dress, decorated with flowers, showing shirred bodice, lowered neckline and puffed sleeves. The waist is emphasized by a belt and there is decoration at the lower hem with the skirt being somewhat shorter. The coiffures were designed by a Mr....
    • Writings in the College Quarterly (Iowa Agricultural College)

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm ; Iowa State College Department of Domestic Economy ; Home economics ; Women -- Education ; Technical education
    • Topics include subjects taught in domestic economy courses, measuring the work of women in the home, plea for the higher education of cooks, and the legitimacy of teaching domestic economy.
    • Memorial Union, 1955

    • Memorial Union; Iowa State University;
    • This 1955 photograph is of the outside entrance to Gold Star Hall in the front (north) of the Memorial Union. Decorative details of the entrance include the four attached columns with Doric-style capitals, decorative carvings incorporating...
    • Food production from 1916-1920

    • War Work; Extension; World War I, 1914-1918; Agriculture;
    • A quadrennial report explaining the increase in food production during wartime efforts, and the readjustment period afterward. Includes a statistical summary, agricultural campaign details, Farm Bureau review, demonstration farm work, and other...
    • War food production work in Iowa in World War I

    • Extension; World War I, 1914-1918; War Work; Agriculture; Farmers;
    • A statement from Ralph K. Bliss containing information from the War Emergency Food Committee and production goals. Details the campaigns, program of work intended to increase food production, and the results of increased production.
    • Last and Newest London & Paris Fashions

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • The Last and Newest London & Paris Fashions Morning Dresses, showing 3 full dresses and 3 alternative bodices. Dresses all have long sleeves, narrow waistlines, and long, full skirts. Left dress has lace collar and fitted sleeves; center dress has...
    • The first Extension work in Clinton County, Iowa

    • Extension; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • Contains a 50th Anniversary of Cooperative Extension Service program from the 1962 celebration and an address of Martin L. Mosher’s personal recollections about the extension work in Clinton County, Iowa. Part of the address contains thoughts about...
    • Band saw, 1934

    • Iowa State University; Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Dept.; Woodworking; Band saws
    • Several men are occupied in the construction of wooden structures. Their activities include: sawing, hammering and filing. A large band saw is at one side of the room. Its large wheels and most of the blade are enclosed in a wire safety...
    • Letter from Pammel to Carver, July 21, 1928

    • Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943; Trelease, William, 1857-1946
    • July 21, 1928 Professor George W. Carver, Tuskegee, Alabama. Dear Professor Carver: I am in receipt of your letter of July 15th which pleases me very much, and I am glad to know that you liked the little article. I have made it a point not to...
    • East Coast Trip

    • Elwood, P. H. (Philip Homer), b. 1884 ; Harvard University -- Student housing ; Constitution (Frigate) ; Cleveland Museum of Art ; Gardens -- Delaware -- Wilmington ; Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia ; Parkways -- Pennsylvania --...
    • Iowa State College landscape architecture professor Philip Elwood takes students on a tour of the southern and eastern United States in 1931. Places visited on the trip include - ""Longwood"", DuPont gardens near Wilmington, Del. ; R. T. Stotesbury...
    • Testing acidity of cheese, 1930

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • In this 1930 photograph Professor E.F. Goss, Raymond Morrison, and C.O. Grigsby are shown in a dairy laboratory making pH determinations on cheeses. This determination in cheese manufacture assists greatly in the control of uniformity and quality....

    • U.S. Boundary Commission;Botany;Geography;Description and travel;Scientific expeditions;Discoveries in geography;Yuma Indians;Indigenous crops;Indigenous peoples--California;Cultivated plants;Agriculture;Weather;Mexican-American Border...
    • Field notes and observations from visits to San Diego and the Mexico-United States boundary, June 1849-March 1850. The accounts include botanical and geographical descriptions, as well as ethnographic reports and weather observations.
    • Fashionable Dinner and Evening Dress for March 1827

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Fashionable Dinner and Evening Dress for March 1827, showing widening shoulders with loose leg-of-mutton sleeves and decorative ruffling at the wrist, a decorated bodice, the waist defined by a ribbon or belt, with plaid and other patterns...


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