State Historical Society of Iowa
2018/2019 Research Grants
Please join us in the Senate Chamber at Old Capitol at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018, to hear a lecture on the History of Photography in Iowa, showcasing many images from the collections of the State Historical Society of Iowa.
Old Capitol Museum, in conjunction with the Department of History and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will host a lecture by CLAS Alumni Fellow Mary Bennett (BA '76, MA ’85, History), Special Collections Coordinator at the State Historical Society of Iowa—Iowa City.
TOC, Ohio History, Spring, 2018
"By Compass, Chain, and Level: Early Efforts at Surveying and Mapping the Mounds," by Terry A. Barnhart
"From Social Grace to Social Power: Gender Norms in Leadership and Rhetorical Performance at Western College for Women," by Renea Frey and Jacqueline Johnson
"City, Legacy, and Reform: The Beginnings of the Toledo Humane Society," by Arjun Sabharwal
"Migrant Culture Maintenance: The Welsh Experience in Martin's Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio, 1900-1940." by Robert Llewellyn Tyler
The Winter 2018 issue of The Annals of Iowa is now available.
In one feature article, PAUL EMORY PUTZ, a doctoral candidate in history at Baylor University, shows how, from 1908 to 1916, evangelical Protestant religious leaders in Des Moines organized and engaged in local elections under the Des Moines Plan’s commission form of government because they believed that they were uniquely equipped to provide the moral impulse for an otherwise materialistic city-boosting movement.
On Saturday, January 6, the Meskwaki Art Symposium will be held at the Meskwaki Settlement in Iowa.
The Meskwaki Historic Preservation Department is sponsoring a symposium featuring Meskwaki art and artists from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 6. “We we ni to tti ki” or “Those who make beautiful things” offers a rare opportunity for tribal members and the general public to learn about traditional and contemporary Native artists. The event will be held at the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center and the Red Earth Gardens. The program is free and open to the public.
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