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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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The Coming Heritage

posted on July 12, 2010

The Coming Heritage
Full Program: The way Iowans related to their environment in the past and how they will relate to it in the future creates the Iowa heritage. This program explores change through Iowa's history. 27:04 Play Video

Iowa Impressions

posted on July 12, 2010

Iowa Impressions
Full Program: This program examines the art and lives of five people who expressed their Iowa heritage in their own unique style. 29:32 Play Video

Roots in the Soil

posted on July 12, 2010

Roots in the Soil
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 Play Video

Iowa's Industrial Roots

posted on July 12, 2010

Iowa's Industrial Roots
Full Program: Iowa did have other industries besides farming--among them coal mining, lumbering and milling. 28:51 Play Video

Main Street

posted on July 12, 2010

Main Street
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 Play Video

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