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    • Program - Sioux County Farmers' Institute

    • Extension; Farmers' Institute; Agriculture; Agricultural education;
    • A transcription of the program detailing the proceedings of the first farmer’s institute held in Hull, Iowa on February 16, 17, and 18, 1903. Includes the text of the original advertisement for the farmers, titles of lectures and discussions held,...
    • Professor P.G. Holden - The Corn Foundation: radio talk

    • Extension; Corn Train; Corn; Shambaugh, Jessie Field, 1881-1971;
    • A transcription of a radio talk given by Ralph K. Bliss in which he reflects on the work of Perry G. Holden and the beginning of extension work. The talk focuses on the birth and service provided by the corn trains.
    • 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...
    • Edgar W. Stanton

    • Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943; Stanton, Edgar W., 1850-1920.
    • Portrait of Edgar W. Stanton . George Washington Carver’s professor in plane geometry. Edgar W. Stanton served Iowa State continuously from his graduation in 1872 until his death in 1920. He was made Head of the Mathematics Department in 1874,...
    • Diary of the seed corn train

    • Extension; Corn Train; Corn; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • Martin L. Mosher’s diary, kept during the early corn train outings. Contains dates and locations of stops, as well as notes about participation and enthusiasm of participants. Item is a copy from the ISU Archives due to deterioration of the...
    • Correspondence from Martin L. Mosher to his son, Arthur

    • Extension; Correspondence; Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943;
    • Collection of six handwritten letters addressed to Arthur Mosher from his father, Martin L. Mosher. The topics of the letters include the five steps in agricultural development, early extension work, Mosher’s general philosophy regarding extension...
    • Letter from Charles Scribner's Sons, NY

    • Fox Indians; Indians of North America--Iowa; Indians of North America--Iowa; Artists--Iowa; Letters
    • February 5, 1936 Hiss Halla Rhode Miss Bessie Coon 1357 East 13th Street Des Moines, Iowa Dear Miss Rhode and Miss Coon: Again I am writing you about the pictures for CHA-KI-SHI. I had a talk with our printer...
    • Dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Dress, illustrating the a filled-in neckline (known as the canezou), shirred ribbons on the bodice, a narrow waist and including a hat made of silk and decorated with flowers and feathers and a lace shawl (published for Costume Parisien)
    • 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.
    • J.B. Davidson photographs and other materials, trip to China, 1947-1949

    • Agricultural Engineering; Farm mechanization; Agricultural machinery; Iowa State University; Dept. of Agricultural Engineering; International Harvester Company; Irrigation; Travels; Davidson, J. Brownlee (Jay Brownlee), 1880-1957; VEISHEA;...
    • A collection of Jay Brownlee Davidson's photographs taken during an International Harvester sponsored trip to China from 1947-1949 to introduce agricultural engineering to the Chinese. A pamphlet, "Committee on Agricultural Engineering for China",...
    • 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...
    • Autumnal Carriage Pelisse

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Autumnal Carriage Pelisse (also known as the redingote) and Bonnet, showing the influence of India in the shawl design and headwear (paisley), the Betsy collar (Elizabethan revival ruffle), and the high waist (published for La Belle Assemblee by...

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