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The Iowa Heritage

The Iowa Heritage covers Iowa's history from prehistory through the present. The series provides a vivid and personal look at Iowa's development, culture and achievements. The fifteen videos explore the State's Native American and immigrant past, and looks at affect of the Civil War, agriculture, the Depression and industrialization on the development of Iowa.

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From Here to There

posted on July 12, 2010

From Here to There
Full Program: From the "modern" times of the early 1900s, viewers travel back to the days when steamboats navigated the Mississippi, steam trains crisscrossed the state and stagecoaches bumped along Iowa's dusty roads. 29:49 Play Video

Iowa and the Civil War

posted on July 12, 2010

Iowa and the Civil War
Full Program: For years Iowans had provided an escape route for African Americans fleeing slavery. When war broke out, 10,000 Iowa sons volunteered to fight to preserve the Union. 28:38 Play Video

The Prairie Pioneers

posted on July 12, 2010

The Prairie Pioneers
Full Program: Pioneer life in Iowa was a lonely struggle between humans and the environment--a struggle humans sometimes lost. 28:51 Play Video

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