A 1923 VEISHEA float from the Department of Chemical Engineering. One student is sitting on the float which is covers with branches and topeed with a large ""cow."" The sign reads: ""Chemical Engineers Improved Cow.""
VEISHEA was first celebrated in 1922 as an effort to combine the various spring celebrations put on by each college into one large all-university celebration. The name VEISHEA represents each college at Iowa State College (University) at the time--Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, Industrial Science, Home Economics, and Agriculture.
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16.5 x11.7 cm