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  • Kate Shelley railroad heroine.

    Kate Shelley railroad heroine.1996

    Summary: Fifteen-year-old Kate risks her life in a storm to prevent a train disaster.
  • Floods of '93 [CA book]

    Floods of '931993

    Summary: This cassette tape gives the major broadcasts of WHO radio during the floods of 1993, including the complete interview with President Bill Clinton.
  • Iowa inside out

    Iowa inside out1987

    by Herbert Hake V

    (2)

  • Iowa place names of Indian origin

    Iowa place names of Indian origin1983

    by Virgil J Vogel

    (2)

    Summary: Is Wapsipinicon just a melodic but meangingless label for a picturesque Iowa river? Or is it a living name rich in historical and cultural associations? It is one of some 200 place names traced to...  more »
  • Johnston local history

    Johnston local history2012

    Summary: Compilation of articles and essays about the history of Johnston, Iowa.
  • Iowa pride

    Iowa pride1996

    by Duane A Schmidt

    Summary: You've heard of Norman Borlaug, Simon Estes, Ann Landers, Dan Gable, and Fred Maytag -- exceptional Iowans who have done exceptional things. But what about Mildred Wirt Benson, Sam Blanc, Beulah...  more »
  • 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 »
  • Pioneer farming in Iowa

    Pioneer farming in Iowa1972

    by Edward J Lettermann

  • Flood of '93

    Flood of '931993

    Summary: Members of the KCCI-TV Staff give their thoughts and feelings during the flood of 1993 in Central Iowa -- Includes national and local television footage.
  • A history of Iowa

    A history of Iowa1987

    by Leland L. Sage

    (3)

  • From Ackley to Zwingle : a collection of the origins of Iowa place names

    From Ackley to Zwingle : a collection of the origins of Iowa place names1975

    by Harold E. Dilts

    Summary: Includes the origins of the names of the counties, cities, town, villages, and the state itself.
  • Corn and its early fathers

    Corn and its early fathers1988

    by Henry Agard Wallace

    (7)

  • Polk County press citizen

    Polk County press citizen20uu

  • I is for Iowa

    I is for Iowa1995

    by Mary Ann Gensicke

    (10)

    Summary: Illustrations and text representing each letter of the alphabet present information about geographical locations, important industries, significant historical events, and extraordinary people in the state of Iowa.
  • Johnston northern Polk County news.

    Johnston northern Polk County news.1973

  • Remarkable Iowa women

    Remarkable Iowa women1983

    by Ethel W Hanft

  • A treasury of Iowa tales

    A treasury of Iowa tales2000

    by Webb B Garrison

    (11)

  • Heroes among us : memories of twelve Iowa WWII veterans

    Heroes among us : memories of twelve Iowa WWII veterans2002

    (1)

    Summary: Comprised of 12 stories by World War II veterans. These detailed and compelling stories bring a critical time in our history back to life. Editor Jane Cox helps these veterans tell their stories in...  more »
  • 9-11 : a tribute.

    9-11 : a tribute.2002

    (22)

  • Floods of '93 [VHS]

    Floods of '931993

    Summary: The true test of a community is how well it responds during a time of crisis. In the summer of 1993, the people of central Iowa worked together to fight back against the worst flood ever recorded....  more »
  • The Johnston advance.

    The Johnston advance.1986

  • Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie

    Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie2003

    by Barbara Beving Long

    (2)

  • Iowa : a celebration of land, people & purpose

    Iowa : a celebration of land, people & purpose1995

    (4)

  • The history of Hy-Vee : 75 years of a helpful smile

    The history of Hy-Vee : 75 years of a helpful smile2004

    by Kathleen Gilbert

    (1)

    Summary: This is the story of Hy-Vee -- from its humble beginning as a small-town general store to its emergence as one of the country's most innovative and successful retail corporations. It's the story of...  more »
  • Twin Towers commemorative model

    Twin Towers commemorative model2001

  • Centennial history of Polk County, Iowa

    Centennial history of Polk County, Iowa1997

  • Portrait and biographical album of Polk County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county together with portraits and biographies of all the presidents of the United States and governors of the state.

    Portrait and biographical album of Polk County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county together with portraits and biographies of all the presidents of the United States and governors of the state.1890

  • Wildflowers of Iowa woodlands

    Wildflowers of Iowa woodlands1987

    by Sylvan T Runkel

    (12)

  • Illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875.

    Illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875.1970

    by A. T. Andreas

  • Babe : an Iowa legend

    Babe : an Iowa legend1989

    by Chuck Offenburger

    (3)

  • Saga of the Des Moines River greenbelt

    Saga of the Des Moines River greenbelt1989

    by Harriet Heusinkveld

  • Raymond F. Baker [DVD]  / pioneer

    Raymond F. Baker / pioneer2000

    Summary: In 1928 Henry A. Wallace persuaded Raymond Baker to leave his agronomy studies at Iowa State College and join Wallace's new venture, the Hi-Bred Corn Company. Five years later as Wallace left to...  more »
  • The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch2016

  • DuPont : from the banks of the Brandywine to miracles of science

    DuPont : from the banks of the Brandywine to miracles of science2002

    by Adrian Kinnane

    (6)

  • Johnston press citizen.

    Johnston press citizen.1998

  • The biographical dictionary of Iowa

    The biographical dictionary of Iowa2009

    (7)

    Summary: The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa includes each subject's name, birth and death dates, place of birth, education, and career and contributions. Many of the names will be instantly recognizable to...  more »
  • Iowa's numbers : 150 years of decennial census data with a glance to the future

    Iowa's numbers : 150 years of decennial census data with a glance to the future2008

    by Willis J Goudy

    Summary: Goudy compiles and comments on the state's numbers that have been tabulated from each federal census since 1850. Aiming at continuity with current data, he includes only those variables that appeared...  more »
  • 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.
  • Northern Polk County news : serving the city of Johnston

    Northern Polk County news : serving the city of Johnston1970

  • Camp Dodge

    Camp Dodge2009

    by Mary L Jones

    (9)

    Summary: Using images from Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, depicts history and content encompassing a century at Camp Dodge and its immediate vicinity.