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Stories by Program: The Iowa Heritage

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The Coming Heritage (#115)

The Coming Heritage (#115)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 3:09 PM

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 Read More »
Iowa Impressions (#114)

Iowa Impressions (#114)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 3:06 PM

Full Program: This program examines the art and lives of five people who expressed their Iowa heritage in their own unique style. 29:32 Read More »
Roots in the Soil (#112)

Roots in the Soil (#112)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 3:00 PM

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 Read More »
Iowa's Industrial Roots (#111)

Iowa's Industrial Roots (#111)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:58 PM

Full Program: Iowa did have other industries besides farming--among them coal mining, lumbering and milling. 28:51 Read More »
Main Street (#110)

Main Street (#110)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:55 PM

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 Read More »
The Iowa Country School (#109)

The Iowa Country School (#109)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:53 PM

Full Program: The program presents the development of Iowa's early educational system. 26:55 Read More »
Three Communities of Belief (#108)

Three Communities of Belief (#108)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:51 PM

Full Program: The Icarians, the Community of True Inspiration and the Old Order Amish came to Iowa in the 1800s because it offered them isolation. But as the state developed, all but one of the communities were either forced to change or simply ceased to exist. 29:45 Read More »
Come to Iowa (#107)

Come to Iowa (#107)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:48 PM

Full Program: In the 1800s many Europeans came to Iowa in search of a new and better life, bringing with them their own unique heritage which, in some communities, still survives. 29:38 Read More »
From Here to There (#106)

From Here to There (#106)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:46 PM

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 Read More »
Iowa and the Civil War (#105)

Iowa and the Civil War (#105)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:43 PM

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 Read More »
The Prairie Pioneers (#104)

The Prairie Pioneers (#104)

posted on July 12, 2010 at 2:38 PM

Full Program: Pioneer life in Iowa was a lonely struggle between humans and the environment--a struggle humans sometimes lost. 28:51 Read More »
Hard Times (#113)

Hard Times (#113)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:44 PM

Full Program: Through interviews, still photographs and newsreel footage, the effects of the Great Depression on Iowa are shown. 29:42 Read More »
The Path to Statehood (#103)

The Path to Statehood (#103)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:39 PM

Full Program: Marquette and Joliet first set foot on Iowa soil in 1643 beginning a 200-year process that would transform the land of Iowa into the state of Iowa. 29:48 Read More »
The Tall Grass Whispers (#102)

The Tall Grass Whispers (#102)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:30 PM

Full Program: This program examines the ever-changing relationship between two distinct cultures--Native American and white. 29:15 Read More »
First People of the Prairies (#101)

First People of the Prairies (#101)

posted on February 8, 2010 at 2:20 PM

Full Program: Through reenactment and comments by contemporary archaeologists, this program presents the origins and way of life of the prehistoric Indians of Iowa. 27:13 Read More »

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