Local History

Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Railway

Photographed by Vitaly V. Uzoff


Local History

Dust Bowl Balladeer

Midwest farming during the Great Depression. A program of historic dust bowl ballads presented by Chey M. Ness

September 2002

Arts, Music, and Hobbies, Local History

People and Places: Iowa City Salvage Barn

People and Places. A look inside the Iowa City Salvage Barn.

September 2004

Current Issues and Politics, Local History

Irving Weber Days: Iowa City's Stone Houses and Mr. Moffitt

Find out what makes a Moffitt House unique. Jeff Schabilion, a well-know local preservationist, will discuss the unique characteristics and history of Iowa City's Moffitts as a prelude to the...

Local History

Irving Weber's Iowa City: The Rock Island Depot

Iowa City historian Irving Weber traces the history of the Rock Island depot and how the Rock Island chose Iowa City.

Local History

Irving Weber's Iowa City: Bridges and Ferries

Irving Weber takes us on an historical tour of Iowa City's bridges along the Iowa River, including the Burlington Street, Rock Island, Iowa Avenue, and Inter-Urban bridges.

Local History