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Please mark your calendar for next Wednesday, March 26, when the State Historical Society of Iowa in Iowa City will host author Ina Loewenberg and her friends as they discuss “The View from 70 Revisited: Women Who Found Each Other in a Book.” This History for Lunch lecture, part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, begins at noon.
Please join us at the State Historical Society of Iowa's Centennial Building in Iowa City (402 Iowa Avenue) at noon on Wednesday, March 12, when we celebrate Women’s History Month by hosting Prof. Abby M. Dubisar of Iowa State University, who will give a talk entitled, “Peace as a Farm Women’s Issue: The Rhetoric of Ruth Buxton Sayre.”
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Please join us at the State Historical Society of Iowa at noon on Wednesday, February 26, when Eric Zimmer of the University of Iowa will speak about "Great Depression Work Relief and the Landscape of Meskwaki History."
Please join us at the State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, at noon on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, when Roland Wehner will make a presentation, "Designing a House the Wright Way: An Iowa City Architectural Treasure on the National Register of Historic Places."