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Iowa History 101 Series

Iowa History 101 Series

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.

Upcoming Programs

All Iowa History 101 programs are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on the date of the presentation. 

DateProgram Title (Click the link to register)Presenter
December 14German Freemasons on the Frontier: Fraternal Lodge No. 221 in Davenport, IowaJesse David Chariton
January 11The Precinct Caucuses: Iowa's Role in the Presidential Nomination ProcessLeo Landis
January 25National History Day in IowaHanna Howard and students from Nashua-Plainfield
February 8To be announced--
February 22A Portrait of Glenn MillerDennis Spragg
March 7Respect for the fallen, duty for the survivors: Robert T. Smith’s search for World War II servicemen lost in the South PacificJerome Thompson
March 21To be announced--
Future 2024 program dates will be released in late December 2023. Please continue to check back for future updates.