See a newspaper article about Private Merle D. Hay, native of Iowa, 21 years old, killed in first American battle of World War I.
Source: Library of Congress, American Memory
Read letters home from WWI soldiers from Iowa.
Source: Letters Home From WWI soldiers, Palo Alto Co, Iowa USGenWeb Project
During World War II the State Historical Society of Iowa staff collected, sorted, and filed about 800,000 Iowa newspaper clippings documenting Iowa's war efforts both at home and on foreign soil.
Source: Iowa Heritage Digital Collections Project, contributed by Iowa City Genealogical Society & The State Historical Society of Iowa
Wyatt Earp, the famous gun-slinging western marshal, grew up as an ordinary boy in Pella, Iowa.
Source: Pella Historical Society
Read about the CB&Q Mark Twain Zephyr, a history of the legendary streamliner.
Source: National Model Railroad Association (NMRA)
Zulfeta Rizvic and her family were among the first Bosnians to settle in Waterloo 1996.
Source: Iowa Arts Council, Iowa Roots