Students in costume standing on Washington Street south of Old Capitol and Schaeffer Hall, Mecca Day, The University of Iowa, 1918

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Title

Students in costume standing on Washington Street south of Old Capitol and Schaeffer Hall, Mecca Day, The University of Iowa, 1918

Subject

Universities & colleges; Parades & processions; Celebrations; Costumes

University of Iowa; Old Capitol (Iowa City, Iowa); Schaeffer Hall (Iowa City, Iowa)

United States -- Iowa -- Iowa City

1910-1920

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.

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