Join the State Historical Society of Iowa for a 60-minute online learning series that focuses on the past lives of Iowans to help commemorate the 175th anniversary of Iowa. The Iowa History 101 webinars share Iowa stories and the history of the state through a cultural history lens on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Register for an upcoming program or watch a recorded presentation. Registration is required for each event. View past programs here.
Iowa History 101 Series
Watch the latest Iowa History 101 program:
Iowa’s Borders: Evolution and Controversy
All Iowa History 101 programs are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on the date of the presentation.
|Date||Program Title (Click the link to register)||Presenter|
|June 24||Iowa's County Fairs||Leo Landis|
|July 8||Iowans & Bicycling||Leo Landis|
|July 22||Forever Free: Rediscovering Heroes, Heroines & Helpers on Central Iowa's Underground Railroad||Gale Brubaker, Ricki King|
|August 12||The Annals of Iowa: 158 Years of History by, for, and about Iowans||Andrew Klumpp|
|August 26||Soldier Mob in Keokuk: Violence Against the Press During the American Civil War||Stefan Lund|
|September 9||"We Learned to do the Things That Rural Women Did:" Extension Homemakers Clubs in Iowa, 1920 - 1960||Jenny Barker-Devine|
|September 23||When a Dream Dies: Agriculture, Iowa and the Farm Crisis of the 1980s||Pamela Riney-Kehrberg|