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A.E. Kemmer plowing during ground-breaking
Purdue ID NumberPSD00000794
TitleA.E. Kemmer plowing during ground-breaking
DescriptionAgricultural activities. Typed on label on back of photograph: Ground-breaking. On June 13 1922 A.E. Kemmer (/02) turned the first official furrow. A team of horses pulled the plow and Kemmer wearing a Mexican Sombrero guided the plow. Constructiion was actually begun on July 5. Gravel coming from the excavation was found to be clean enough to later be used in the concrete foundation of the building, thus saving money. Building is Purdue Memorial Union. Sign says if they wear the pin they are members. Written on back of photograph: 6/6/1922.
Date of Original1922
SubjectsPurdue University
Universities & colleges--Indiana--West Lafayette
Ground breaking ceremonies
Purdue University--Alumni & alumnae
Genre (TGM)Photographic prints
Extent of Original1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm.
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
CollectionPurdue Colleges and Departments
CollegeCollege of Agriculture
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
Capture DeviceEpson Expression 10000XL Photo Scanner
Capture DetailsSilverFast Ai v.6.4.1r8c by LaserSoft
Date Digitized2008-09-25
Resolution600 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementMonaco Ezcolor using an IT8 target
Binder Number2
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