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Video: The Iowa Heritage

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.

 

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  • From Here to There (#106)

    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... 29:49

  • Iowa and the Civil War (#105)

    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

  • The Prairie Pioneers (#104)

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

  • Hard Times (#113)

    Full Program: Through interviews, still photographs and newsreel footage, the effects of the Great Depression on Iowa are shown. 29:42

  • The Path to Statehood (#103)

    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

  • The Tall Grass Whispers (#102)

    Full Program: This program examines the ever-changing relationship between two distinct cultures--Native American and white. 29:15

  • First People of the Prairies (#101)

    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

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