H-Iowa's primary mission is to foster discussion and scholarly collaboration about the history and culture of the state of Iowa, and, relatedly, the history and culture of the Midwest, as well as provide a forum for information exchange.

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SHSI History for Lunch

Join us at noon on Thursday, May 7, when historian Andrea Rodriguez discusses a WPA mural as part of the History for Lunch series at the State Historical Society of Iowa, 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City. The title of her presentation is “Justice Evolves in Painted Form: Cedar Rapids Courtroom Murals.”

SHSI History for Lunch

Join us at noon on Thursday, April 23, when art historian Andrea Truitt examines women’s lives and the spaces they inhabited. The title of her presentation is “Visualizing Interiors and Entering into Illustrations: Images of Exoticized Domestic Space in Turn-of-the-Century American Magazines.” It is a part of the History for Lunch series at the State Historical Society of Iowa, 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City. 

SHSI History for Lunch

Join us at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, when Barbara Eckstein, Mark NeuCollins, Eric Tate, and Nate Otjen of the University of Iowa provide a historical overview of Iowa’s weather as part of the History for Lunch series at the State Historical Society of Iowa, 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City. The title of this presentation is “The Public and The Peoples’ Weather Map.”

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