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Grenville M. Dodge
Grenville Dodge was one Iowan who was well ...
Protesting for Civil Rights, 1955
A student at Iowa Wesleyan College protesting ...
Transportation by Trolley
By the beginning of the 1920s, a combination ...
Majestic Riverboat Reigned on the Mississippi
Steamboats reigned on the Mississippi and ...
Ice Harvesting Crews, ca. 1945
Ice harvesting operations conducted by commercial ...
Outhouses and Plumbing in Farms During the 1920s and 19...
Indoor plumbing was a new and exciting experience ...
The Amish came to America in the 1700s. ...
Frontier Social Gatherings
In the 1800s neighbors from miles around ...
Stock Market Crash Impacts Farmers
The crash of the U.S. stock market in 1929, ...
Governor Gathers an Army
Iowa's governor gathered men for the Union ...
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa 1870
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa 1870. Merchants ...
Map of Atlantic, 1875
Illustrated map of Atlantic, Iowa, in the ...
Map of Muscatine City, 1875
Illustrated map of Muscatine City (later ...
Railway Mail Service Map, 1898
Railway mail service map of Iowa. One of ...
Map of Fort Madison, 1889
Perspective map of Fort Madison. Not drawn ...
Sod Roofed One Room Log School House (Illustration)
Photo of sketch of first schoolhouse in ...
Drawing of Fort Madison, ca 1808 (Illustration)
Marshelder Plant (Illustration)
Marshelder,or sumpweed, was one of the first ...
Great Oasis Sites (Illustration)
This map shows the distribution of the Great ...
Julien Dubuque (Illustration)