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Students learning to build terraces, 1949

Students learning to build terraces, 1949

Title

Students learning to build terraces, 1949

Description

One man is driving a tractor while others look on in the distance. The Agricultural Engineering students are learning how to layout, build and check terraces on farm land for erosion control.
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

Raddatz; Iowa State University

Source

09-07-F.AgEngr.555-02-007

Publisher

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

Date

1949

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.555-02-007
http://cdm16001.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15031coll15/id/1434