This news article described the towns in Hardin County on a drive from Iowa Falls to Eldora, Iowa. While this account was published in The Eldora Herald, the story was written for publication in the Omaha World-Herald.
- The title of this article is "Typical Eastern City." What characteristics of Eldora are included in this story to prove that it is a typical eastern city?
- In Harry Reese's interview, he described himself and his uncle as feeling out-of-place when they visited Chicago. According to this story, would a visitor from the eastern United States feel out-of-place in Eldora? Cite specific evidence from the text to support your answer.
"Typical Eastern City," The Eldora Herald, pp. 1, 1 September 1900. Courtesy of Newspaper Archive