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The Old Capitol, pre-1900
Old Capitol, pre-1900 Believed to be the ...
Iowa Airman, Vietnam
1st Lt. Lyle Bainbridge from the 174th Tactical ...
Barn Destroyed by Tornado, 1931
A tornado producing wind turns a large barn ...
Cooking in 1938
Wind generators in northwest Iowa generate ...
Iowa After the 2008 Parkersburg Tornado
The May 25th 2008 storm was the strongest ...
Germans Immigrate to Iowa
In the 1830s over a million Germans left ...
Sickness and Death on the Frontier
A re-enactment of a mother reporting the ...
Resources were scarce in one room schools. ...
Iowa Deaths in Civil War
Between 1861-1865 the Civil War left many ...
Illustrated Map of Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1875
Andreas, A. T. 1839-1900. (Alfred Theodore) CREATED/PUBLISHED ...
Bird's Eye View of Des Moines, 1868
Bird's eye view of Des Moines drawn by A. ...
Map of Western North America, ca. 1790
Western North America from the Mississippi ...
Bird's Eye View of Iowa City, 1868
Bird's eye view of Iowa City drawn by A. ...
Map of Dubuque, 1889
Great Oasis House (Illustration)
An artist’s reconstruction of a Great Oasis ...
Scapula Hoe (Illustration)
Bone hoes were made of the scapula (shoulder ...
Spring Hollow Incised Pottery (Illustration)
Spring Hollow Incised pottery, a regional ...
Iowa's Underground Railroad (Illustration)
Illustrated map displaying Iowa's Underground ...
The Marching Bear Effigy Mounds (Illustration)
These animal-shaped or “effigy” mounds are ...