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    • Some of the things a county expert would do

    • Extension; County Agent; Agriculture;
    • A detailed synopsis of what would have been expected of a county agent (county expert). This includes: grow improved seed on the county farm and distribute this seed to the farmers of the county, conduct demonstrations on the county farm, hold...
    • 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",...
    • Last and Newest Londong & Paris Fashions

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • The Last and Newest London & Paris Fashions Morning and Evening Dresses, showing 3 full dresses for evening and three alternative bodices for morning. Dresses all have wide, low necklines revealing the shoulders and chest, long sleeves, gloves,...
    • Extension reports and comments, 1909

    • Extension; Iowa State College; Iowa State University; Short course;
    • A report from 1909 regarding the budget, details extension activities, discusses costs and salaries. Also contains several recommendations for expansion of extension activities and promotion.
    • Seed corn demonstrations - Sioux County 1903, radio talk

    • Extension; Agriculture; Corn; Demonstration Farms; Iowa State College; Iowa State University;
    • A transcription of a radio talk given by Ralph K. Bliss in 1953 about the 1903 seed corn demonstration farms in Sioux County. Topics covered include an overview of the beginning of county cooperative extension work, the early work of county...
    • Research equipment, 1938

    • Iowa State University; Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    • One large and two smaller wrapped vertical pipes are shown in the foreground. A container, wider at the top than the bottom, sits below the larger pipe. A burlap bag is wrapped around another pipe on the right.
    • Agricultural work in Clinton County, Iowa

    • Extension; Agriculture;
    • A report of agricultural work done in Clinton County, Iowa. Details the work that has been done there and activities held, as well as what is planned for the future. This report gives fresh insight into how the extension was helping farmers (see...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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