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Iowa History 101 – This American House: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Meier House

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Join Jason Loper and Michael Schreiber as they share the remarkable story of the Delbert and Grace Meier House in Monona, the third building Frank Lloyd Wright designed in Iowa. Loper and Schreiber's book, “This American House: Frank Lloyd Wright's Meier House and the American System-Built Homes” (Pomegranate, 2021) received a certificate of merit from [...]

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Iowa History 101 – Emancipation Celebrations: The Historical Context for Juneteenth

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Join Leo Landis, State Curator for the State Historical Society of Iowa, as he discusses the history of Juneteenth, which has been a state holiday in Iowa since 2002 and became a federal holiday in 2021. Emancipation events in Iowa took place prior to the Civil War in Muscatine and over time communities of various [...]

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Iowa History Book Club: “American Dreamer: A Life of Henry A. Wallace”

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Henry Agard Wallace was a trailblazing politician, agriculturalist, economist, author and businessman — loved and reviled, and finally revealed in this first full biography. To tell the remarkable story of the Iowa-born vice president and authentic American dreamer, former U.S. Sen. John C. Culver and journalist John Hyde combed through thousands of document pages, letters, [...]

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