Players from the 1922-23 Aggie football team show off their “rugged physiques ... toughened by their rural upbringing,” which fit the profile of farm school teams. Courtesy photo
According to “University of California, Davis,” a book with more than 230 historical photos, “This 1921 scene with a calf celebrates her mother, a cow that publicized a previous Picnic Day by walking between Davis and Berkeley over the course of four days.” Courtesy photo
A large and formally dressed crowd watches a boxing match on St. Patrick’s Day, 1921 at the still-under-construction Rec Hall. Courtesy photo
In this 1962 publicity photo, women riding bikes around UCD show that the school has evolved from just a farm campus. Courtesy photo
“This Ansel Adams photograph from the 1935 booklet The Farm that Became a College captures what was once a normal Davis scene,” according to “The University of California, Davis.” Courtesy photo
According to “University of California, Davis,” students in a viticulutre class in the “1930s examine the characteristics of grape varieties. They are in a 1909 building situated west of the main campus.” Courtesy photo

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