Join the State Historical Society of Iowa for a 60-minute online learning series that focuses on the past lives of Iowans. 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
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|
|January 12||Hopping Freights and Harvesting Grain with Hobos in Iowa, 1870s–1910s||
|January 26||The Story Behind Frank Lloyd Wright’s First Usonian House Built in Iowa: The Walter House in Cedar Rock||Kathryn Hund & Rodney Dieser|
|February 9||Twilight Cluster: A Western Iowa Railroad Phenomenon||H. Roger Grant|
|February 23||"Protector of the Poor": Iowa's Poor Farms and Midwestern Social Welfare||Megan Birk|
|March 9||Uncommon Ground: Grant Wood and Russell Lee’s Divergent View of Iowa||James Swensen|
|March 23||Fort Madison in Pre-Statehood Iowa: The U.S. Army as a Predecessor to Anglo-American Settlement||Patrick J. Jung|