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    • National Service School, Inc., 1917

    • World War I, 1914-1918; Military Training; Iowa State University;
    • ""American girls learning to use tractors in order to increase the Country's food supply at the National Service School, Inc., of the Women's Naval Service, Inc."" The tractor and the plow being pulled have all metal wheels without tires. An...
    • Women's chemistry class, 1915

    • Chemistry; Iowa State University;
    • A chemistry class for women. A notation on the reverse reads: ""2nd Floor-East--Room now a corridor leading into PSRR (Physical Science Reading Room) on second floor of O & L Bldg. (Office & Lab Building). Class taught by Nellie Naylor."" Naylor, a...
    • A Mountain Interlude

    • Kentucky--History; Essays
    • Essay""A Mountain Interlude,"" by Chirstian Petersen's wife Charlotte, describing funerals in Wilhurst, Kentucky after a flood.
    • Woman's Home Missionary Society

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923; Presidents' spouses; Speeches; Presidents' spouses; Women missionaries
    • A speech given by Mary Welch to the W. H. M. (Woman's Home Missionary) Society. Welch discusses the society's missionary work throughout the southern and southwestern United States.
    • Address on the Education of Women in England and Germany

    • Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Iowa State College Domestic Economy Department ; Home economics ; Women -- Education -- Europe
    • An unfinished letter or address on the education of women in England and German originally found inserted in Mary Welch's lectures on domestic economy. Author unknown.
    • International Congress of Women Ribbon

    • Chicago, Illinois; Women's rights
    • Blue rectangular ribbon with a 'V' cut out of the bottom of the ribbon, with "International Congress of Women" "Called by the National Council of Women of the United States" "July 16-22 1933 Chicago". The top of the ribbon has a gold name plate...
    • Daywear

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Daywear showing a variety of outerwear and day dresses all with wide, loose sleeves, and hoop skirts. The two women on the far left appear to be wearing decorated mantles or paletots over their dresses and heavily trimmed bonnets. The center woman...
    • Dinner gown

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Dinner gown, made of silk velvet, gold and silver wrought lace and hand embroidery showing scarf shoulder drapery. Designed by La Maison Beer, Paris, from a painting by Coles Phillips. (published in ""Women's Home Companion)""
    • Evening dress

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Evening dress, showing sheer sleeves and lace bodice over a skirt ending above the ankles. (published for the Women's Home Companion by the Crowell Publishing Company)
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses with bustles and small trains, multiple flounced and ruffled overskirts, sashes at waist with large ribbons at center back enhancing the bustles, extensive use of lace trim all over dresses and in hair; coat sleeves with lace,...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Five day dresses with elliptical hoop skirts with small trains and multiple ruffled and flounced overskirts, sashes just above waistline with small bows or ribbon rosettes, all have long sleeves, high necklines, and all dresses are heavily trimmed....
    • Mary Newbury Adams letters, 1870-1879

    • Mary Newbury Adams, 1837-1901; Women -- Iowa -- 19th century; Women -- Social life and customs -- 19th century; Women's rights -- United States; Women -- Suffrage -- United States; Feminists -- United States; Adams family;
    • Letters from Mary Newbury Adams (1837-1901) to her sister Frances and brother-in-law John. The letters contain a mixture of family and day-to-day news, with mentions of organizations in which Mary was active.
    • Old Main and the Hub, 1895

    • Military Training; Old Main; Iowa State University;
    • Old Main and the Hub building. A women's military corps (training occurred between 1878 and 1897) stands at attention in the foreground for the photograph. In the background, people are standing in front of the steps to Old Main and on the front...
    • Sketch v. 19, n. 2, March 1953

    • Fiction; Nonfiction; Poetry
    • Problem in Women 1; The Dividing Line ALICE IRVINE 1; Juniper Tree ERVINE KRAUSE 4; The Misfit GEORGE PETERSON 5; Coed 11; Too Young or Too Old . . . . JACK PAARLBERG 12; Man, It's Fast LORALYN BEELER 15; Journey Away ERVIN KRAUSE 15; Senior Year...
    • Jus Suffragii Ribbon

    • Suffrage; Women's rights
    • Ribbon consists of a small gold bar at top with "CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT" etched on the front and the back has the pin. Beneath the bar is a gold colored ribbon under a purple ribbon with "NATIONAL PRESIDENT" in gold lettering and a gold star...
    • New York Women's Suffrage Association Ribbon

    • New York; United States; Suffrage; Women's rights
    • Ribbon includes a small gold decorative rectangle that is at the top. Attached is a yellow ribbon with "N. Y. W. S. A. 35th Annual Convention Hornellsville Oct. 20-23, 1903" in black letter. Attached at the bottom of the ribbon is a round...

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