- A. T. Andreas' illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa--Council Bluffs 1875
- Bird's Eye View of Iowa City, 1868
- Bird's Eye View of Des Moines, 1868
- Map of Dubuque, 1889
- Map of Davenport, 1888
- Bird's eye view of the city of Lyons, Clinton Co., Iowa 1868
- Bird's eye view of the city of Marengo, Iowa Co., Iowa 1868
- Bird's eye view of the city of Marion, Linn Co., Iowa 1868
- Bird's eye view of the city of Marshalltown, Marshall Co., Iowa 1868
- Bird's eye view of Newton, Jasper Co., Iowa 1868
- 1889 perspective map of the city of Burlington, Ia
- Iowa's Population Shifts
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Iowa's Population Shifts
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After World War II mechanization began to take over on the farm. Although farms were bigger, the increased use of machinery made manpower less necessary and a shift of population began from rural areas to the cities. By 1960 Iowa’s city populations outnumbered the rural populations for the first time in history. Because industries no longer had to depend on the state’s natural resources and since raw materials could easily be shipped in, new and different industries rapidly developed. The Collins Radio Company, manufacturers of electronic parts, became a major employer of workers in the Cedar Rapids area.
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