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Sioux City Corn Palace, 1890
Exterior view of the Sioux City Corn Palace, ...
The Brick Capitol in Des Moines, 1858-84
This structure served as the state capitol ...
Train on Trestle, Preston
Elevators at Quaker Oats Plant
Elevators at Quaker Oats plant. In 1873 ...
Downtown Buffalo Center
Early dirt roads in downtown Buffalo Center, ...
FDR Promises a New Deal
When he ran for president, Franklin Roosevelt ...
CY Stephens - Iowa Building of the 20th Century
C.Y. Stephens Auditorium in Ames has a unique ...
The Great Depression: Stock Market Crash
All parts of the nation were faced with ...
Food of Ancient Iowans
Approximately 12,000 years ago, ancient ...
Early Corn Picking
Corn was picked by hand during the early ...
Sectional and Geological Map of Iowa, 1856
Parker's sectional and geological map of ...
Map of Council Bluffs, 1875
Illustrated map of Council Bluffs, Iowa, ...
Railroad Map of Iowa, 1881
Township and county map showing drainage, ...
Railroad Land Ownership Map, 1871
Map and advertisement showing location of ...
Map of Red Oak, 1875
Illustrated map of Red Oak, Iowa, in "Andreas ...
A Bison Jump (Illustration)
Archaic people killed large numbers of bison ...
Glenwood Culture House (Illustration)
Artist’s reconstruction of a Glenwood Culture ...
Shell Crosses (Illustration)
Shell crosses found at the West Des Moines ...
Archaic Mano and Matate (Illustration)
Nuts and seeds were ground by Archaic peoples ...
The Viceboy at Anchor in the Roads in Galway Bay (Illustration)
The "VICEBOY" a ship taking European immigrants ...