Local History

Civil War 150: A reading of the Civil War poetry of Walt Whitman

Celebrating National Poetry Month and honoring the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Reading Aloud Group from the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center presents readings of the Civil War...

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Civil War 150: Civil War Diaries & Letters Digitization Project

The Opening Reception of the traveling exhibit "Civil War 150" from the Gilder Leherman Institute of American History. Special guest Greg Prickman, head of Special Collections & University...

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100 Years of Homecoming

Enjoy learning a few highlights of the UI's century-old homecoming tradition. David McCartney, university archivist, recounts some stories, drawing from holdings in the Department of Special...

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Irving Weber Days: Exploring Local History through Digital Collections

Matt Butler, Jen Wolfe and Mark Anderson from the University of Iowa Libraries' Digital Research & Publishing Department will talk about digital resources for exploring local history,...

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Iowa City History Quiz Bowl: 2002

The 2002 Iowa City History Quiz Bowl is held.

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Iowa City History Quiz Bowl: 2001

The 2001 Iowa City History Quiz Bowl is held.

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Iowa City History Quiz Bowl: 2000

The 2000 Iowa City History Quiz Bowl is held.

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Irving Weber Days: 2003 Statue Dedication Ceremony

The Irving Weber statue, which is on Iowa Avenue in Iowa City, is dedicated.

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Irving Weber: The Man & The School

Irving Weber, who has a school named for him in Iowa City, is interviewed.

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Irving Weber Days: Iowa Pioneer Women

Bev Larson gives a presentation about Iowa's early pioneer women and their history.

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