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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
June 13"Invading Vactionland for Christ": Postwar Era Summer Camps in IowaRebecca Koerselman
June 27From Relish Trays to Old Fashioneds: Sampling Iowa Supper ClubsMegan Bannister
July 11Every Farm an Airfield: The Promise of Agricultural Aviation in the Post-World War II MidwestPeter Simons
July 25The Tri-State's Ballrooms & BandsMike Day
August 8To be announcedBrennan Doyle
August 22A Grand Army of Scholars: GAR Educational Reform and Mason City's Memorial UniversityJonathon Neu
September 12Defending the Union Cause: Iowa Woman's Civil War & Post-War ContributionsLindsey Peterson
September 26The Deep History of Coal Mining in Madrid, IowaMary Swalla Holmes and Kristin Redenius
October 10Broadlawns: A Century of CaringJean Logan
October 24Red Earth Nation: A History of the Meskwaki SettlementEric Zimmer
November 14To be announced--
December 12To be announced--