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  • Main Street (#110)

    Full Program: For years the main street of Iowa's small towns was the center of trade and entertainment for town residents and surrounding farmers. But after the turn of the century, things began to change. 28:44

  • Roots in the Soil (#112)

    Full Program: Each advancement in farming technology brought increased yields to Iowa farmers, but it has always been farmers' love and respect for the land that make them Iowa's unsung heroes. 28:12

  • Three Communities of Belief (#108)

    Full Program: The Icarians, the Community of True Inspiration and the Old Order Amish came to Iowa in the 1800s because it offered them isolation. But as the state developed, all but one of the communities were... 29:45

  • Iowa's Industrial Roots (#111)

    Full Program: Iowa did have other industries besides farming--among them coal mining, lumbering and milling. 28:51

  • Come to Iowa (#107)

    Full Program: In the 1800s many Europeans came to Iowa in search of a new and better life, bringing with them their own unique heritage which, in some communities, still survives. 29:38

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