Local History

Invisible Hawkeyes: African Americans at the UI During the Long Civil Rights Era

Dr. Lena M. Hill, Senior Associate to the UI President and Dr. Michael D. Hill, UI Associate Professor of English and African American Studies, discuss the creation of the 2016 book "Invisible...

Books and Writing, Local History

The Secret Lives of Houses: How to Research your House's History

Recorded May 18, 2016

Learn from Alicia Trimble, Executive Director of Friends of Historic Preservation how to research the history of your home or a building.

This program is part...

Local History

The Importation of Leprosy into Iowa

Richard Caplan, M.D., UI Professor of Dermatology, discusses the history of leprosy in Iowa.

Local History

The History of Downtown Iowa City

Author Marybeth Slonneger presents on the history of downtown Iowa City.

Cosponsored by ICPL & Friends of Historic Preservation. WOW: Weber on Wednesday is a month long celebration of...

Books and Writing, Local History

The anti-Vietnam War protests in Iowa City, 1968-73

Time Slice IV: The Heartland in Flux: Losing the Past, 1949-1990

with panelists:

Mori Constantino

David Sundance Grant

James McCue

Rev. Ron Osborne


Local History

Staying Tuned: The Dottie Ray Story

A film by Hawk City Productions

Dottie Ray spent a lifetime telling other people's stories, now you have a chance to hear hers.

Iowa's local broadcast legend, Dottie Ray, retired...

Local History

Remembering the Scottish Highlanders' 75-year History

What are the Scottish Highlanders? How and when were they founded? What was their purpose? What were their accomplishments? Join Heather Stockman, daughter of the original director of the...

Local History