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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Short course material: care and management of sheep

    • Extension; Short course; Sheep; Animal Husbandry;
    • Handwritten notes and material for the short course on the care and management of sheep. Includes subject matter such as points of the body to inspect and select for, how to feed and shelter the sheep, the care and fattening of lambs, parasite...
    • Letter from Carver to Pammel, December 14, 1901

    • Iowa Academy of Science; Fungi; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
    • Dec. 14th, 1901 Dr. L. H. Pammel Ames Iowa. My dear Prof. Pammel, The Sixteenth Announcement of the Iowa Academy of Sciences has just reached me. I have looked it over carefully and regret that I cannot be present at the meeting, as the subjects...
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Live stock short course questions

    • Short course; Extension
    • A list of questions posed to the farmers after the short course session about livestock. Includes 11 questions, 6 being multi-part, that were intended to be used as a reference guide after completion.
    • Letter from Carver to Pammel, June 19, 1899

    • Specimens; Mentoring; Pammel, L. H. (Louis Hermann), 1862-1931
    • 6 / 19 / 99 My dear Prof. Pammel, I thank you very much for your concessions and additional suggestions. I will not be able to get my paper in until you return, I think. I am working on the specimens now I laid out 17 for you Sat. last. I hope you...
    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1892

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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    • Kitchen-Klatter v. 19, n. 02, 1955

    • Driftmier family; Home economics; Rural Iowa
    • Kitchen-Klatter began as a half-hour radio show with Leanna Driftmier sharing household tips, recipes, and childrearing advice among other topics. The radio show aired from 1926-1986 making it the longest running homemaker program in the history of...
    • Kitchen-Klatter v. 25, n. 04, 1961

    • Driftmier family; Home economics; Rural Iowa
    • Kitchen-Klatter began as a half-hour radio show with Leanna Driftmier sharing household tips, recipes, and childrearing advice among other topics. The radio show aired from 1926-1986 making it the longest running homemaker program in the history of...
    • Kitchen-Klatter v. 36, n. 09, 1972

    • Driftmier family; Home economics; Rural Iowa
    • Kitchen-Klatter began as a half-hour radio show with Leanna Driftmier sharing household tips, recipes, and childrearing advice among other topics. The radio show aired from 1926-1986 making it the longest running homemaker program in the history of...
    • Kitchen-Klatter v. 40, n. 07, 1976

    • Driftmier family; Home economics; Rural Iowa
    • Kitchen-Klatter began as a half-hour radio show with Leanna Driftmier sharing household tips, recipes, and childrearing advice among other topics. The radio show aired from 1926-1986 making it the longest running homemaker program in the history of...

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