At a convention in Chicago of 12 state colleges called the Friends of Agricultural Education, W.C. Flagg proposed the founding of agricultural experiment stations as adjuncts to the state land-grant universities. Mr. Flagg was a prominent agricultural and political leader and a trustee of the Illinois Industrial University from its founding until his death in 1878.
Submitted by troy on Mon, 2016-11-07 18:47
Jul 01, 1871
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