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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",...
    • Two horses in a collection stall

    • Iowa State University; Dept. of Animal Science; Horses; Draft horses; Horses -- Nutrition -- Research; Horses -- Feed utilization efficiency;
    • Two elevated sample collection stalls made from wood planks are shown in this photograph. Pictured in the stall are two male Percheron draft horses side by side, a gray and a black in color, each wearing a waste collection harness. Metal milk and...
    • Making filtration tests, 1953

    • Iowa State University; Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering.
    • Three men are observing a plate-and-frame-filter press. A fourth individual is recording information on a clipboard. The press, which is used to make filtration tests was introduced to Iowa State University in 1953.
    • 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...
    • Stationary cooker, 1937

    • Iowa State University; Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Agricultural wastes
    • This stationary cooker installed in the Chemical Engineering Building was used to digest cornstalks for board production. The inscription on the cooker reads ""Max pressure 50 lb. per sq. in, 1-2-37."" Machine is part of project 158.
    • Office of Dr. Pammel, 1921

    • Iowa State University; Dept. of Botany
    • This private office of the Botany Dept. Head is being shared with an instructor, fellowship student, and graduate student. The photo illustrates the overcrowded work conditions and was used to request legislative appropriations. Dr. Pammel is...
    • Making cottage cheese, 1930

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken July 16, 1930, shows E.F. Goss, Associate Professor of Dairy Industries at Iowa State College (University) next to a cheese vat assessing the temperature of the milk as it is being soured and thickened into cottage cheese....
    • Processing butter, 1915

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken in1915 in the creamery, depicts a group of students processing butter. They are shown working with the motorized butter churns and wooden butter tubs. The churn agitates cream, bringing together its fat globules into lumps of...
    • Making ice cream in the creamery, 1913

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken in1913 in the creamery, shows a group of students enrolled in the Iowa State College ice cream short course. Some students are working at a table with bottles of chemical reagents and pans. One of the students is whisking...
    • Cheese laboratory, 1919

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken in 1919, shows a group of students working in the cheese laboratory. Several cheese vats appear in the foreground. To the left in the photograph a student is standing by a cheese press, while several others are working at a...
    • Pasturizing milk, 1912

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken in 1912, shows a group of students in the creamery with milk pasteurization equipment. The students are dressed in the traditional white jacket and trouser uniform used in the dairy industry.
    • Processing butter, 1912

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken in 1912, depicts a group of students in the creamery processing butter. They are shown working with motorized churns and wooden butter tubs. The churn agitates cream, bringing together its fat globules into lumps of butter,...
    • Processing butter, 1906

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken in 1906 or 1907 in the Agricultural Annex, illustrates a group of students processing butter. They are shown removing butter from motorized butter churns and packing it into wooden tubs with liners. One student is leveling...
    • Making ice cream, 1912

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This photograph, taken about 1912, shows a group of students in the dairy laboratory using a power brine freezer for making ice cream. They are shown feeding cream into the machine at its right end, and waiting for it to be discharged into a large...
    • Plaiting a horse's mane

    • Animal husbandry; Iowa State University; Dept. of Animal Science; Horses; Percheron horse; Grooming; Draft horses;
    • This photograph illustrates the technique of mane braiding, also called plaiting. Shown is the head and neck of a white Percheron draft horse with ribbon and five alternating dark and light colored flowers braided into the mane along the horse's...
    • Testing milk, 1905

    • Dairying; Iowa State University;
    • This January 10, 1905 photograph of dairy students shows the students in a laboratory setting. The students are examining bottled milk and milk from a milk can. Some are holding milk testing equipment, while a burette and glass funnel can be seen...

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