1912 : MAC Professors Use Railroad To Share Agricultural Knowledge in UP

October 15, 2018 all-day

According to the Detroit Free Press, Michigan Agricultural College (M.A.C) professors used a train to take an agricultural road show to the Upper Peninsula, including exhibits on various agricultural products, techniques, etc. in various cars and providing 2 to 5 hour lectures at each stop.

Source: “TEACHING U. P. FARMERS: M. A. C. Professors Are Making Tour With Special Train”, Detroit Free Press, October 15, 1912, via ProQuest Historical Newspapers, Detroit Free Press (1831-1922), October 15, 1912. Access restricted to the MSU community and other subscribers.

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