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Student with measuring rod, 1942

Student with measuring rod, 1942

Title

Student with measuring rod, 1942

Description

A man is standing in a plowed field measuring the depth of a furrow with a measuring rod. The furrow is considerably lower than the surrounding area.
The teaching of agricultural engineering at Iowa State University began in 1903 and was overseen by the Department of Agronomy from 1905 to 1907. The Department of Agricultural Engineering was formally established in 1907. It was renamed the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering in 1990. In 2004, the Department merged with the Department of Industrial Education and Technology. It is jointly administered by the College of Engineering and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Creator

Iowa State University

Source

09-07-F.AgEngr.555-01-005B

Publisher

Iowa State University Library Special Collections; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/index.html

Date

1942-08-12

Rights

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Relation

University Photographs; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/collections/images.html

Format

Photograph

Type

Image (grayscale)
Image

Identifier

09-07-F.AgEngr.555-01-005B
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