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Irving Weber's Iowa City

Contributor: Iowa City Host Noon Lions Club

Irving Weber began writing articles on the history of the city in 1973 for the Iowa City Press Citizen. These articles collectively became the 8 volumes known as "Irving Weber's Iowa City." Part recollection, part research each article conveys a part of the city's story from its founding until the mid 1990s. There are 482 articles in the 8 volumes, many with photographs. Weber brought the history of Iowa City to life with insight, friendly wit and a sharp detailed memory.


Contributor: Iowa State University, Special Collections

Kitchen-Klatter began as a half-hour radio show with Leanna Driftmier sharing household tips, recipes, and childrearing advice among other topics. The radio show aired from 1926-1986 in Shenandoah, Iowa making it the longest running homemaker program in the history of radio. Kitchen Klatter magazine was issued monthly from 1936-1986 and at one point had a circulation of 150,000.

Ottumwa High School Yearbooks

Contributor: Ottumwa High School Library

A collection of Ottumwa High School Yearbooks going back to the early 1900s.

Seed Catalogs - Iowa Seed Companies

Contributor: Iowa State University, Special Collections

This digital collection contains trade catalogs from Iowa seed companies, such as the Iowa Seed Company and Dorr's Iowa Seeds. Catalogs include seeds and bulbs for flowers, trees, herbs, ornamental shrubs, vegetables, grains, grasses, and fruit. In addition, the catalogs often also include gardening tools and implements.

Only a portion of the Seed Catalogs are represented in the digital collection. For more collections, search the library catalog or Special Collections at Iowa State University Special Collections Department.

Sketch - ISU Literary Magazine

Contributor: Iowa State University, Special Collections

Sketch is a literary journal edited and published by Iowa State University students, that encourages all Iowa State students, regardless of year or major to submit works of artistic expression, written or visual. The journal began in 1934, featuring juried works by student writers and artists, and continues to the present, with one to three issues produced each academic year.