Selected Library of Congress Resources for Iowa
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The extensive collections at the Library of Congress contain historic artifacts and cultural materials from across the U.S. The list below is just a sample of the many Iowa resources available for free on the Library's Web site.
Teachers can find even more primary sources, along with the tools to help use them in the classroom, at www.loc.gov/teachers. They can also search the Library's American Memory or Prints and Photographs collections.
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Davenport, Ia. 1888. H. Wellge, des
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Galbraith's railway mail service maps, Iowa, c1897
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School is out for lunch. Grundy County, Iowa, 1939
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Davenport Locomotive Machine Company...
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[George Wallace Jones, half-length portrait, three-quarters to left, eyes front, with beard]...
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Iowa as it is in 1855
Bruce Fenchel Collection (AFC/2001/001/2978), Veterans History Project
Way down in Iowa I'm going to hide away...
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Opening October 24th Leeds recreation centers
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Iowa's choice (?) : Boise and beer forever, between 1880 and 1900
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Santee Sioux women, Sioux City, Iowa, [between 1868 and 1880]
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Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Viaduct, Spanning Des Moines River at Chicago & Northwester...
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