- Wagon and Oxen Illustration, 1848
- On the Move in a Wagon
- Immigrants Flock to Iowa
- Why Move to Iowa?
- Come to Iowa
- Immigrant Transportation
- Pioneers Travel in Groups
- Early Travelers Face Danger
- Pioneers Leave Civilization
- Sod Houses
- Log Cabins
- Interior of Settler Cabins
Come to Iowa
The word traveled fast back to the East. Their letters to friends and relatives were courageous and challenging and so were the publicity campaigns calling settlers to the frontier.
Come to Iowa, where the rich black soil awaits your plow.
There is no dust in the hay and the horses that eat it never have the heaves.
Useless drones, vagabonds and thieves will never be found in this area.
One of the finest watered states in the Union.
The ferry awaits you; the soil is untouched by the sites. Come to Iowa, where God’s sun shines down us all and you will be happier than you have ever been, ever in your…
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