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Threshers at Lunch, 1950
Threshers enjoy a lunch break in Jackson ...
Confiscating a Still During Prohibition, ca. 1925
Prohibition outlawed the manufacture of ...
City Buses, 1950s
Commercial Horse Stable, ca. 1913
Man with buggy in front of his commercial ...
Famous Iowa artist, Grant Wood, puts finishing ...
Frontier education included simple reading, ...
Civil War Battle in Iowa
Missouri rebels fought with Iowa Union troops ...
Life on the frontier in the 1800s was lonely ...
Immigrants Adjust to New Lives
Immigrants came to America for many reasons. ...
Overproduction Leads to Low Prices
Farmers grew more crops than the country ...
Bird's Eye View of Iowa City, 1868
Bird's eye view of Iowa City drawn by A. ...
Map of the Mississippi River Valley, 1682
A sketch of the Mississippi River Valley ...
Map of Davenport, 1888
Map of Davenport. Bird's eye view. Not to ...
Railroad Map of Iowa, 1881
Township and county map showing drainage, ...
Railroad Land Ownership Map, 1871
Map and advertisement showing location of ...
Glenwood Culture House Floor Plan (Illustration)
The excavation of these structures indi- ...
Farmer Cutting Wheat (Illustration)
Illustration of farmer cutting wheat. Farmers ...
Bear Claw Necklace (Illustration)
This bear claw necklace is believed to have ...
Great Oasis Floor Plan (Illustration)
Houses, like the four uncovered at the Broken ...
Side-notched Points (Illustration)
The most characteristic artifacts of the ...