Knowles House

Maple Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 500-505,528-532
Rooms 506-511,523-527
Rooms 512-516,517-522

House Details

Floor #: 5
Gender: Male
Capacity: 62
Room #s: 500-532
A/C: Yes
Bed Type: Lofted
Floor Type: Carpet
Room Types: Doubles, 3-person Suites
Room Size: Doubles - 15' x 11' 10" Suites - 15' x 11' 10" & second room 8' x 11' 5"
Window Size:
Ceiling Height: 8'0"

House History

KNOWLES, Neale S. (1863-1950) received a diploma from River Falls Normal School, Wisconsin, and Milwaukee-Downer College (1904). She was an assistant in domestic economy extension before becoming head of Home Economics Extension in 1909, a position which she held until 1933. Her leadership was instrumental in gaining the fine reputation that is enjoyed by the Iowa State Extension Service.