Contributor: Amana Heritage Society
The Amana Heritage Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of the Amana Colonies. This collection is a sample of the many historic and current photographs of people, places, and events relating to the history of the Amana Colonies.
Contributor: Dr. Robert R. Denny, Des Moines Public Schools
This Des Moines Public School history was written on the 200th anniversary of the birth of the United States. It is illustrated with pictures of all the schools and presents in great detail the history of public education in Des Moines including each elementary, junior high and high school that was ever built.
At the beginning of the twentieth century many Iowa communities sought and received funding from the Carnegie Corporation, resulting in the building of 101 public libraries. The Carnegie Libraries in Iowa Project (CLIP), a partnership between the University of Iowa's School of Library and Information Science and Iowa's librarians, is charting changes in Iowa's Carnegie libraries through digital images, documents and statistical data.
Contributor: Iowa Library Services
This is a pictorial history of Des Moines written in 1895. It contains photographs and descriptions of commercial buildings, public buildings and grounds, important businesses and residences of prominent figures in Des Moines.