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  • Babe : an Iowa legend

    Babe : an Iowa legend1989

    by Chuck Offenburger

    (3)

  • Smith Wildman Brookhart : Iowa's renegade Republican

    Smith Wildman Brookhart : Iowa's renegade Republican1995

    by George William McDaniel

    (2)

  • Looking forward

    Looking forward1987

    by George Bush

    (45)

    Summary: George Bush shares his life story as well as his personal philosophy, goals, and hopes for the future.
  • Ding : the life of Jay Norwood Darling

    Ding : the life of Jay Norwood Darling1989

    by David L Lendt

  • Roswell Garst, the innovator

    Roswell Garst, the innovator1979

    by Hiram M. Drache

    Summary: Roswell "Bob" Garst (June 13, 1898|November 4, 1977) was an American farmer and seed company executive. He developed hybrid corn seed in 1930 that allowed greater crop yields than open-pollinated...  more »
  • The life and times of Pa and Ma Kramer : from a canal boat in Holland to farming in Iowa

    The life and times of Pa and Ma Kramer : from a canal boat in Holland to farming in Iowa1983

    by George Kramer

    Summary: Jacobus Kramer was born in 1886 in Holland. His parents were Beirend Pieter Kramer (1857-1891) and Geertruida Mein (1858-1915). He married Geertje Klap (1888-1979), daughter of Gerrit Klap...  more »
  • Robert Christian Otto : a collection of obituary and newspaper articles, 2002.

    Robert Christian Otto : a collection of obituary and newspaper articles, 2002.2002

    Summary: Robert Christian Otto (1925-2002) was the principal of the Johnston High School from 1968 until his retirement in 1983.
  • Governor : an oral biography of Robert D. Ray

    Governor : an oral biography of Robert D. Ray1987

    (5)

  • Tributes to Henry Wallace : an incomplete collection of tributes to his life and work which appeared in the press and which came in personal letters, following his death, Feb. 22, 1916.

    Tributes to Henry Wallace : an incomplete collection of tributes to his life and work which appeared in the press and which came in personal letters, following his death, Feb. 22, 1916.1919

  • Henry Agard Wallace.

    Henry Agard Wallace.1990

    Summary: "In April 1947, Rutgers University Press published one of the most complete stories of hybrid corn -- how it came to be developed, the people who brought it from idea to reality and its future. The...  more »
  • The Wallaces of Iowa

    The Wallaces of Iowa1947

    by Russell Lord

  • Iowa honors Wallace, a native son

    Iowa honors Wallace, a native son1967

    Summary: Article from June 1, 1967 issue of the Des Moines Register in which Henry A. Wallace was honored as the fifth man to receive the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation's Iowa Award. Mr. Wallace's widow, Ilo Wallace, accepted the award.
  • Henry A. Wallace of Iowa : the agrarian years, 1910-1940

    Henry A. Wallace of Iowa : the agrarian years, 1910-19401968

    by Edward L. Schapsmeier

    (1)

  • Henry A. Wallace, 1888-1965 : the centennial of a man of vision.

    Henry A. Wallace, 1888-1965 : the centennial of a man of vision.1988

    Summary: A brief biography of Henry A. Wallace and information about a centennial project to honor his achievements.
  • Johnston Public Library [drawing]

    Johnston Public Library2003

    by Karen Duberstein

    Summary: Original drawing of the Johnston Public Library building in black and turquoise ink on white paper.
  • Sonny Brewer [DVD] : author lecture & book signing at the Johnston Public Library.

    Sonny Brewer : author lecture & book signing at the Johnston Public Library.2007

    Summary: Recording of Sonny Brewer's lecture and book signing on March 27, 2007 at the Johnston Public Library. Mr. Brewer speaks about his books and writing workshops in Fairhope, AL. Nestled along the...  more »
  • Sidewalk celebration

    Sidewalk celebration1989

    by Mrs. Hamilton

    Summary: Annie moves to a small town where there are no sidewalks. After the city puts in sidewalks, the citizens have a sidewalk celebration.
  • The adventures of Chato el Gato in Santa Fe

    The adventures of Chato el Gato in Santa Fe2017

    by Rita Whitmer

    Summary: This children's book is in poetry form, and is based on real events when a mountain lion walked down from the mountains near Santa Fe, New Mexico and strolled through the historic Santa Fe Plaza.
  • The memory box : gathering the keepsakes of the heart

    The memory box : gathering the keepsakes of the heart1996

    by Mary Kay Shanley

    (4)

    Summary: The box, fashioned from wood salvaged from the house where her father grew up, held treasures. A lion penny bank, an old wooden spoon, a dog collar. Memories that define who you are. The Memory Box...  more »
  • Maudie in the middle

    Maudie in the middle1988

    by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    (43)

    Summary: Maudie, one of a large family growing up in Iowa in the early 1900s, seems to attract nothing but trouble when all she wants is to be noticed for herself; and when a crisis hits the family she finally accomplishes this in the best way possible.
  • Barnyard stories

    Barnyard stories1982

    by Ruth E Wallace

    Summary: "The Barnyard Stories, written and illustrated by Ruth E. Wallace, delighted a generation of children when they first appeared as a regular feature in Wallace's Farmer magazines in the late 1920s....  more »
  • The story of Iowa : a children's history

    The story of Iowa : a children's history1928

    by Thomas Peter Christensen

  • The Knapps and notable others : from less than nothing to more than plenty

    The Knapps and notable others : from less than nothing to more than plenty2000

    by Walt Shotwell

  • Annals of Iowa.

    Annals of Iowa.1904

  • The annals of Iowa, Volume One, 1863 : with historical introduction

    The annals of Iowa, Volume One, 1863 : with historical introduction1964

  • The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch2016

  • Iowa history journal.

    Iowa history journal.2021

    Summary: Iowa History Journal's mission is to preserve the history of the state and present it in a fashion that is both educational and entertaining.
  • Iowa heritage illustrated.

    Iowa heritage illustrated.1996

  • The Iowan.

    The Iowan.2007

    Summary: The people. The places. The stories. The life. As Iowa's original state magazine, "The Iowan" is your gateway to travel destinations, history and adventure, food and events. It explores everything...  more »
  • The Palimpsest.

    The Palimpsest.1920

  • Impact 1971

    Impact 19711971

    by performer Johnston High School Concert Choir

    Summary: From the students in the vocal music program at Johnston High School, 40 were selected to make the up the Concert Choir for 1970-71. At the beginning of the school year, planning started for a...  more »
  • Bull's eye.

    Bull's eye.19uu

  • Greater metropolitan news Johnston news

    Greater metropolitan news Johnston news1996

  • Johnston register : Johnston, Urbandale, Grimes & Dallas Center.

    Johnston register : Johnston, Urbandale, Grimes & Dallas Center.2006

  • Johnston press citizen.

    Johnston press citizen.1998

  • Johnston northern Polk County news.

    Johnston northern Polk County news.1973

  • The Johnston advance.

    The Johnston advance.1986

  • Northern Polk County news : serving the city of Johnston

    Northern Polk County news : serving the city of Johnston1970

  • Polk County press citizen

    Polk County press citizen20uu

  • West Des Moines express : serving you in West Des Moines, Johnston, Clive & Windsor Heights.

    West Des Moines express : serving you in West Des Moines, Johnston, Clive & Windsor Heights.1983