Parody of League of Nations, Mecca Day parade, The University of Iowa, 1919

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Title

Parody of League of Nations, Mecca Day parade, The University of Iowa, 1919

Subject

Universities & colleges; Parades & processions; Celebrations; Police

World War, 1914-1918

University of Iowa; League of Nations

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

1919

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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