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Iowa History Book Club: Storm Lake: Change, Resilience and Hope in America’s Heartland

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In this candid and timely book, Art Cullen, the Storm Lake Times editor who won a 2017 Pulitzer Prize for calling attention to Iowa's polluted rivers, describes how the heartland has changed dramatically over his career. In a story where politics, farming, conservation and immigration converge, Cullen offers an unsentimental ode to rural America and [...]

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Iowa History 101 – Bread for my Enemies: The Friendship Train in Iowa

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Join David Mills, Associate Professor at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, as he recounts the story of the Friendship Train in which volunteers sent a train across the nation, collecting food donations to feed the hungry in Europe at the end of the Second World War. The people [...]

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Iowa History 101 – Bread for my Enemies: The Friendship Train in Iowa

VIRTUAL PROGRAM

Join David Mills, Associate Professor at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, as he recounts the story of the Friendship Train in which volunteers sent a train across the nation, collecting food donations to feed the hungry in Europe at the end of the Second World War. The people [...]

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Iowa History 101 – Redlining in Iowa

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Join Kendyl Larson, Polk County Housing Trust Fund, and Felicite Wolfe, Curator and Collections Manager at the African American Museum of Iowa as they discuss the history of redlining in Iowa and the impact.

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Iowa History Book Club: “Mormons at the Missouri”

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The historic trek that members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took from Illinois, through southern Iowa, and on to the Salt Lake Valley was an enduring accomplishment of American overland trail migration, but their wintering at the Missouri River near present-day Omaha was also a feat of faith and perseverance. In [...]

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Iowa History Book Club: “Mormons at the Missouri”

VIRTUAL PROGRAM

The historic trek that members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took from Illinois, through southern Iowa, and on to the Salt Lake Valley was an enduring accomplishment of American overland trail migration, but their wintering at the Missouri River near present-day Omaha was also a feat of faith and perseverance. In [...]

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