Recent Changes for "University Farm" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/University_FarmRecent Changes of the page "University Farm" on Davis Wiki.en-us University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2012-04-26 14:08:51ScottMeehleibStarted out as a 3-year school <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The initial 109 students included over a dozen women -- who wouldn't be represented again on campus until 1914 when the women's ["South Hall"] dorm was completed. They studied farm skills through the October and November of ["1908"], paving the way for the first year of regular courses that began January ["1909"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The initial 109 students included over a dozen women -- who wouldn't be represented again on campus until 1914 when the women's ["South Hall"] dorm was completed. They studied farm skills through the October and November of ["1908"], paving the way for the first year of <span>a three-year system with </span>regular courses that began January ["1909"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2010-04-09 08:43:11ScottMeehleibfuture entry <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Benjamin Wheeler -- UC President </td> <td> <span>+</span> * <span>["</span>Benjamin Wheeler<span>"]</span> -- UC President </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2009-04-18 02:56:00JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(University Farm Event 1916.jpg, thumbnail, 600)]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + =Photos=<br> + <br> + [[Image(University Farm Event 1916.jpg, thumbnail, 300)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2009-04-17 15:20:18WilliamLewisehhh... it can be used. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Image(University Farm Event 1916.jpg, thumbnail, 600)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2009-04-17 15:19:17swansonRevert to version 5 (poor quality/size on photo I attempted to save sorry!). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - [[Image(University Farm Event 1916.jpg)]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2009-04-17 15:16:52swansonUpload of img from 1916 - Does anyone know if this bldg still stands? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Image(University Farm Event 1916.jpg)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2009-04-17 15:13:38swansonUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/University_Farm?action=Files&do=view&target=University%20Farm%20Event%201916.jpg">University Farm Event 1916.jpg</a>.University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2009-01-19 22:57:42JoePomidor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Horticulture and Vit<span>a</span>culture </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Horticulture and Vit<span>i</span>culture </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-09-03 19:38:40JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/University_Farm?action=Files&do=view&target=Coursebook.jpg">Coursebook.jpg</a>.University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-09-03 19:38:19JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(Coursebook.jpg, right, thumbnail, 250, "1917 Coursebook")]]<br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-07-03 23:40:54JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(Dairy.jpg,right, thumbnail, 400, "A view from 1909 of one of the initial buildings, ["the Dairy"]")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The first classes were short instructional courses held during the fall of ["1908"] and advertised with the open invitation: "everybody may come". All men and women over 17 years old were eligible, and the application consisted of a single page of questions about the student's farm or creamery experience. With only two <span>class </span>buildings completed, only five classes could be offered. The highest tuition was only $10 for eight weeks of instruction. Some less expensive classes ran as short as eight days, and the Southern Pacific Railroad helped those first students reach the newly built campus with discounted fares. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The first classes were short instructional courses held during the fall of ["1908"] and advertised with the open invitation: "everybody may come". All men and women over 17 years old were eligible, and the application consisted of a single page of questions about the student's farm or creamery experience. With only two buildings completed<span>&nbsp;(["the dairy"] and ["North Hall"])</span>, only five classes could be offered. The highest tuition was only $10 for eight weeks of instruction. Some less expensive classes ran as short as eight days, and the Southern Pacific Railroad helped those first students reach the newly built campus with discounted fares. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Image(NorthHall.jpg, right, thumbnail, 250, "["North Hall"] was another initial building")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Image(Plaque.jpg, right, thumbnail, 250, "The 75th anniversary plaque at the ["University Farm Gate"]")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-07-03 23:40:16JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/University_Farm?action=Files&do=view&target=Plaque.jpg">Plaque.jpg</a>.University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-07-03 23:40:00JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/University_Farm?action=Files&do=view&target=NorthHall.jpg">NorthHall.jpg</a>.University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-07-03 23:37:50JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/University_Farm?action=Files&do=view&target=Dairy.jpg">Dairy.jpg</a>.University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-07-03 23:07:38JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The land of Davis offered a natural bounty to those who settled here, and the ["<span>railroad"</span>] and ["Lincoln highway"] (and later ["I 80"]) would allow people to easily travel here. But one of the central and defining institutions that has drawn so many people to this tiny town -- some passing through, others settling down and raising families -- was established by those two buildings, a small group of researchers and instructors and 109 students in the fall of 1908. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The land of Davis offered a natural bounty to those who settled here, and the ["<span>train tracks" railroad</span>] and ["Lincoln highway"] (and later ["I 80"]) would allow people to easily travel here. But one of the central and defining institutions that has drawn so many people to this tiny town -- some passing through, others settling down and raising families -- was established by those two buildings, a small group of researchers and instructors and 109 students in the fall of 1908. </td> </tr> </table> </div> University Farmhttp://daviswiki.org/University_Farm2008-07-03 23:06:06JabberWokkyWelcome to Davis. A Bicycle Friendly Town. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for University Farm<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + The '''University Farm''' was the ["schools" educational institution] founded in ["Davis"] in the early 1900s that has since become what we now know as ["UC Davis"]. Designed to be a world class agricultural facility that stood as an equal with "eastern institutions of longer standing", agricultural research began before the first student stepped foot on the school grounds.<br> + <br> + The first classes were short instructional courses held during the fall of ["1908"] and advertised with the open invitation: "everybody may come". All men and women over 17 years old were eligible, and the application consisted of a single page of questions about the student's farm or creamery experience. With only two class buildings completed, only five classes could be offered. The highest tuition was only $10 for eight weeks of instruction. Some less expensive classes ran as short as eight days, and the Southern Pacific Railroad helped those first students reach the newly built campus with discounted fares.<br> + <br> + The initial 109 students included over a dozen women -- who wouldn't be represented again on campus until 1914 when the women's ["South Hall"] dorm was completed. They studied farm skills through the October and November of ["1908"], paving the way for the first year of regular courses that began January ["1909"].<br> + <br> + The criteria for the men comprising the first incoming regular student body that following Spring was only a successful completion of the eighth grade; tuition was free. The focus of a hands on, practical education was a founding principle of the school. That vision had been stated explicitly by UC President Benjamin Wheeler in his ["1907"] dedication speech: he spoke of educating students in "real things" and to "reverse the direction of the prevailing book- and blackboard-education and move from the outside in, instead of from the inside out".<br> + <br> + The land of Davis offered a natural bounty to those who settled here, and the ["railroad"] and ["Lincoln highway"] (and later ["I 80"]) would allow people to easily travel here. But one of the central and defining institutions that has drawn so many people to this tiny town -- some passing through, others settling down and raising families -- was established by those two buildings, a small group of researchers and instructors and 109 students in the fall of 1908.<br> + <br> + <br> + = Farmer's Short Courses Offered (1908) =<br> + <br> + * Dairy Manufacture<br> + * Irrigation, Soils, Forage Crops and Cereals<br> + * Poultry Husbandry<br> + * Animal Industry and Veterinary Science<br> + * Horticulture and Vitaculture<br> + <br> + = Initial Faculty and Administration =<br> + <br> + * Benjamin Wheeler -- UC President<br> + * Emil Hagemann -- Dairy</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>