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World War I battleground on floats in Mecca Day parade, The University of Iowa, 1918

World War I battleground on floats in Mecca Day parade, The University of Iowa, 1918

Title

World War I battleground on floats in Mecca Day parade, The University of Iowa, 1918

Description

Mecca Day was put on by the College of Engineers. The name Mecca derives from the first letters of the names of the engineerng departments: mechanical, electrical, civil, chemical, and architectural. Mecca Day events included a parade highlighting progress in engineering plus more humorous floats; in the evening was a play put on by engineering students.

Creator

Kent, Frederick W. (Frederick Wallace), 1894-1984

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. University Archives

Date

1918
2008-05

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this digital object. Commercial use or distribution of the object is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder.

Relation

Iowa City Town and Campus Scenes
Frederick W. Kent Collection of Photographs, 1866-2000
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/collguides/?RG30.0001.01
Prints
Events and activities
Parades, Mecca Day
Parades, Mecca Day
Scanned with Ricoh Aficio 3228C @ 600 ppi, full color. Master image saved in TIFF format.

Format

9
14

Type

Still image
Photographs; Postcards
jpeg

Identifier

RG30.0001.01
http://128.255.22.135/cdm/ref/collection/ictcs/id/4504