Local History

Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Railway

Photographed by Vitaly V. Uzoff

1968

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

Iowa Centennial Parade 1939

A color film from Iowa City's 1939 Centennial celebration.

Transferred June 2003

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

Irving B. Weber Statue: Tribute to a Local Hero

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Irving B. Weber statue located at the corner of Iowa Avenue and Linn Street in Iowa City. This documentary follows the process of planning,...

Local History

Iowa City Public Library 1981 Dedication

A look at the ribbon cutting and dedication of the new (1981) Iowa City Public Library.

June 1981

Local History