She lived there until she got married in 1892, then she lived the rest of her life in Anthon, Iowa. Her name was Anna Knudsen Mickelsen 1865-1917. then click the photo again to enlarge it.) Below: The first person my great grandmother met in Odebolt was Anna Teaquist 1864-1947. Anna Teaquist married John Huldeen Unfortunately after upgrading his blog several times earlier posts were unintentionally deleted from the current blog he has. Those posts used to be linked here on this page years ago. Jeff came up with Trans Iowa as a name for the event himself, by the way. The earliest mention of Trans Iowa was late November 2004, if anyone cares Instructional Materials Center Blog. Check out the Library's IMC blog for updates on events, information on ordering instructional materials, and more! News and topics from the Library. The Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped blog serves as a lively a way to share information, talk about books, and library events
Iowa's 2021 recruiting class was excellent, but several factors are causing its 2022 class to lag behind. By MattReisener Jul 12, 2021, 6:31am CDT 149 comments / ne Three Iowa-class battleships in reserve—Wisconsin (BB-64), New Jersey (BB-62), and Iowa (BB-61). (Naval Institute Photo Archive) (Naval Institute Photo Archive) By 1978, the SCS program was dead and the Soviet navy was resurgent with their successful deployment of Kiev -class flight-deck cruisers; within a year the Iranian revolution would. Lost Cinemas of Greater Des Moines Blog relives memories of the old theatres. St. Louis Radio St. Louis radio history site Early Television Museum Has info on early experimental TV at University of Iowa in 30's. Rick Burnett's TwinCitiesRadioAirchecks.com radiotapes.com - Minneapolis/St. Paul historic aircheck The History and Hope of My Iowa Tribe. I have been attempting to reconcile my place in the world. As it applies to my heritage, racial equality or lack thereof, and social justice. Of course, also realizing how food fits into the equation. This was a personal post for me to write and may not be for the faint-hearted
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Juneteenth Is A National Holiday. Posted on June 19, 2021 by Paul Deaton. On Thursday, June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a law which created Juneteenth (June 19) as a federal holiday. Following are the president's remarks at the signing ceremony. East Room - 3:51 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, thank I asked him if he'd answer a few questions for me for my blog, so here goes: In addition to this book, Russ Fry has produced a documentary about Black Hawk's final resting place. One of the more well-known figures in the history of Burlington, Iowa, is the Sauk war chief, Black Hawk Every four years, Iowa becomes the subject of national media attention by holding the first caucus/primary of the voting season. Iowa became the first state to hold their caucus/primary due to happenstance. After the 1968 Democratic primary campaign was rife with controversy, party leaders formed a commission to come up with solutions The Boys in the Bunkhouse. The idea seemed innocent enough. The Abilene State School in Texas struck a deal in 1966 to send six developmentally disabled men to a turkey-and-sheep ranch in central Texas, where they could live and learn basic agricultural skills. Touted as the magic of simplicity, the program aimed to deinstitutionalize. Iowa Radical History blog update + idea for project on Dubuque Packing Company. A repost from another blog I run, with a personal update and an idea for a project about the Dubuque Packing Company, a large meat processing plant that once employed 3,500 people, until its decline and eventual closure, in 2001
Posts tagged History Farm Life Journal - July 2019 Tom Oswald shares how modern technology has changed the scope of manual fieldwork — walking beans and clearing corn cribs — for farmers in Iowa James R., who was born September 15, 1869, and is a resident of Belfast, Iowa; Mary A., born June 13, 1872, who is the widow of Elmer Spiker, and resides at Waterloo, Iowa; and Charles C., who was born March 14, 1876, and is a barber residing at Terre Haute, Illinois. (the 1894 version of the book also says they had one son who died in infancy. University of Iowa Asian American Oral History Archive The following is written by Asian Alumni and Student Oral History Project Intern Jin Chang Since the start of the pandemic, prominent leaders have stood in front of crowds of American people calling COVID-19 the China Virus and [ Living History Farms, 11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA 50322, (515)278-5286. THANK YOU TO OUR 2021 PREMIER PARTNERS: Bravo Greater Des Moines | Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, through grants administered by the Iowa Arts Council and the State Historical Society of Iowa | John Deer
Find Black History Resources + Events in Iowa. February 3, 2021. Sanjita Pradhan. Black History Month has been celebrated since 1926, highlighting the impact of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass — whose birthdays are February 12 and February 14, respectively — and also promoting the study of Black history thanks to Dr. Carter Woodson. HISTORY OF IOWA. By Dorothy Schwieder, professor of history, Iowa State University. Marquette and Joliet Find Iowa Lush and Green. In the summer of 1673, French explorers Louis Joliet and Father Jacques Marquette traveled down the Mississippi River past the land that was to become the state of Iowa A small brown grosgrain purse, an aqua formal gown with ruffles from 1943, Dad's USAAF officer's hat, pilots logbooks. Combat records, casualty reports, and terrible telegrams. Purple Hearts. Born two days before D-Day to an Iowa farmer who became an Army Air Corps pilot, then an instructor-with orders for combat when the war ended-and. A wealthy rancher named Converse met a horrible death at Sioux City, Woodbury co. Iowa on Wednesday [pub Sat 25 Apr 1895, Illustrated Police News]. There is a maniac confined in the Sioux City Lunatic Asylum who imagines himself a vampire, and is considered excessively dangerous. A close watch was kept over him, but he managed to elude the. Correctionville School. Built in 1872, it is the oldest brick schoolhouse in the county, third oldest in the state. By 1884 the population outgrew the building and it became used primarily by the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) and now used by veterans' groups. This school looks similar to others we've photographed where the school was 1.
Pope John Paul II Visits Iowa. On October, 1979, nearly 350,000 people gathered at Living History Farms in Urbandale to be a part of history and participate in a Mass officiated by Pope John Paul II. This was the first Papal visit west of the Mississippi River and the largest gathering in the state until that time The State Of Iowa Had The WORST Weather Cut-In In TV History Yesterday. Got this sent to me from a buddy who lives out in Des Moines, IA and I gasped. He said that people in his area were losing their goddamn minds because of this, and I sat rightfully so. To set the scene for those who didn't watch: This was Louis Oosthuisen on 17 attempting a. Blog-Network Military let's take a quick history tangent. Think of the Iowa-class battleship and its peers as the best technological expression of hundreds of years of naval warfare. The history of Bonnie & Clyde inspires impassioned comment & investigation worldwide-- as evidenced by those who've now visited this blog, from 188 countries and growing. As such, Kiribati, Gambia, Swaziland and Liberia are the latest to join the The Bonnie & Clyde History League of Nations. Welcome to all. Here you can explore a myriad of historical posts, research, photos, comments and.
Our History and Heritage - The Battleship of Presidents the USS Iowa. In the fall of 2011, Jonathan Williams and Mike Getscher found themselves alone on an 887-foot steel behemoth they had just helped rescue from exile in the Suisun Bay Naval Reserve Fleet - the so-called ghost fleet.. That vessel was the grande dame of United States. As the lottery's vice president of external relations, I'm a member of the senior management team at the Iowa Lottery, where I've worked since 1999. I've spent my years at the lottery learning as much as I can about all the ins and outs of the lottery industry Iowa Football Recruiting: Hawkeyes Land Commitment from Kicker Drew Stevens. Black Heart Gold Pants. via Black Heart Gold Pants. Tom Kakert @HawkeyeReport. Marc Morehouse @marcmorehouse. Hawkeyes. City of Odebolt 205 W. 2nd Street Odebolt, Iowa 51458 712-668-223 Starting next month, we will swallow whole-hog the fascinating history of Storm Lake and Buena Vista County. The class, Researching Midwestern History, will focus on the past and present of the City Beautiful. Now is a critical time to document its history as thoroughly as possible. We invite you to join us
Ekhard Ziegler, MD Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Pediatrics. The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to a lecture on Pediatric Nutrition at The University of Iowa. Nutrition research was an important part of the Department of Pediatrics' activities, beginning with the departments' founding in 1914 The first 'official' finding of Palmer amaranth in Iowa was August 2013 in Harrison County. Shortly thereafter the weed was identified in Muscatine, Fremont and Page County. These infestations were likely due to Palmer amaranth seed being transported on equipment/trucks involved in crop production, although the Muscatine infestation may have been associated with a swine facility Posts about Milo Iowa written by Loren Golden. Peter Griswold Monfore was born October 11, 1871, in Milo, Iowa, the youngest child and son of Peter and Diana A. (Howland) Monfore.In the spring following his birth, while he was not yet one year old, his family moved to a farm north of Springfield, Bon Homme County, in the southeastern Dakota Territory The largest city in the state of Iowa, Des Moines is a growing metropolitan area of over 500,000 residents and a glowing example of midwestern urbanity. Historically, its even keel and middle-American value have been an overall attractive package for developers. It is for this reason that Chicago retail magnates Joseph Abbell and Bernard Greenbaum chose the city to develop an early [ Read Dave Bradley's wonderful post today on BFIA about the history of county fairs and don't forget to take the Sunday civics quiz while you're there! One of the unique aspects of midwestern life..
Iowa City West adds three-time state wrestling champ from Lisbon Spencer Lee makes NIL debut with The Players Trunk, Cameo deals Which Iowa high school wrestlers stood out at the Junior National Duals? Your home made simple Iowa wins Junior Freestyle National Duals for the first time since 2005 Ryan Morningstar and Iowa win the Junior Freestyle. Below are 6 years of the most extreme weather across Iowa that has occurred on May 6. 1885: A late spring cold spell produced frost and flurries across Iowa from May 6-9, 1885. On the morning of the 6th it was reported that ice half an inch thick formed on standing water in Muscatine County The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center proudly houses the 1700+ title collection of the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society as well as the Richardson-Sloane Genealogical Library.. If you have research questions or have local history items you are interested in donating to the Library, please use the contact form or call us at 563-326-7902
Builders leave a gap to feed water into a future experimental channel. 1920. IIHR is born. The first Hydraulics Lab opens — a 22-by-22-foot structure with a floor that can be lifted away to access the flume for experiments. Floyd Nagler is named the lab's first director Denise Pate Spruill, who earned her Ph.D. in History from University of Iowa in 2018, conducted extensive research in these records for her dissertation, 'From the Tub to the Club:' Black Women and Activism in the Midwest, 1890-1920.. Spruill argues that, In the upper Midwest, clubs and early community activism served as a conduit. at the Science Center of Iowa. Engaging and inspiring a love of science on-site and across the state. Plan Your Visit. Become a Member! Because there's always more to explore. Traveling Exhibition July 10 - August 8, 2021. August 27, 2021 Get tickets today! COVID-19 Safety Precautions Our plan is rooted in science. Star Parties Iowa also made history by becoming the first team in Division I history to block field goal attempts on consecutive plays. Four other teams have blocked two field goal attempts in the same quarter. Making history on Marietta. When settlers came to Iowa, much of the natural wonder of the land was lost to homes and crops. Today, there are few remaining untouched plots left in the state. That was in the 1800s. The Marietta Sand Prairie State Preserve was one of those plowed landscapes, but some portions survived in their natural state
One of the entrances to Marble Estates in Torrance at 232nd St. and Crenshaw Blvd. (Nov. 2020 photo by Sam Gnerre) It's hard to overestimate how much the city of Torrance relied on the oil industry in its early days. Southern California as a whole experienced a frenzy of oil exploration and production during the 1920s, and the South Bay was. Welcome to the IGHSAU blog site. We will periodically publish news items and stories that relate to the Iowa Girl and our activities. Our first blog post features one of the most legendary teams in Iowa Girls' High School Basketball history: the 1968 Union-Whitten girls basketball team Cyclone Club Home Donate Online FAQ Member Benefits Parking/Ticket Benefits Special Events Priority Parking Priority Seating 2019 Membership Guide Football Gymnastics Men's Basketball Volleyball Women's Basketball Wrestling Contact Us Cyclone Club Staff 515-294-5022 (local) 888-478-2925 (toll free) Fax: 515-294-2988 Email: email@example.com. Iowa 4-H celebrated 110 years of existence in 2011 with the launch of a new blog of Iowa's 4-H history. A decade ago, Iowa State University Extension staff and 4-H volunteers began discussion about writing Iowa's illustrative 4-H history in conjunction with the centennial of 4-H
On This Date in Iowa Weather History: Dunkerton, Iowa F3 Tornado - May 11, 2000 May 11, 2017 by NWS Des Moines On May 11, 2000, s evere thunderstorms produced large hail and at least seven tornadoes across northeastern Iowa including one that killed one person and injured 25 others as it produced F3 damage near Dunkerton, Iowa The Iowa History 101 Mobile Museum stopped by Lichtsinn RV!. The Iowa History 101″ is a multimedia exhibit encompassed in a custom-built Winnebago. The exhibit is now traveling the highways and backroads of Iowa to share the stories of Iowa's past and showcase some of the artifacts from the State Historical Museum's collection in Des March 06, 2007 | Iowa | Posted by Prange Way Dubuque is a small city of almost 60,000 people located in eastern Iowa, along the mighty Mississippi River. The first city in Iowa, Dubuque is known for its bluffside architecture and scenic riverfront vistas. Locally, Dubuque is the economic hub of the entire Tri-State Region, which radiates from Dubuque and extends into nearby regions of Iowa.
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History Nebraska Blog. Iowa. He won many awards in his early years in business, raising his status in the marketplace. In 1915, he purchased land in Des Moines to build a new plant. The F.W. Fitch Company dominated much of the shampoo industry in the United States from the 1920s to 1940s. The plant included the F.W. Fitch Building (the main. It starts with a wood, metal, wire and steel mesh frame and about 600 lbs. of low moisture, pure cream Iowa butter. Once inside the 40-degree cooler, layers of butter are applied until a life-size butter cow emerges - measuring about 5-1/2-ft high and 8-ft long. Each year, much of the butter is recycled and can be reused for up to 10 years
In a short book on the history of Cedar Falls, published in 1893, Peter Melendy writes: Iowa, in the expressive language of the aborigines is said to signify, The beautiful land, and seems to. Sir Nicholas Winton ('nee Wertheim) (May 19, 1909-July 1, 2015) lived his life in England, and for most of that time he worked in the financial world. But for a brief period in 1938-1939 he also became a savior—a man who rescued 669 children from Nazi extermination. For over 50 years his story was untold Parts of Northern Iowa received 10-15 inches of rain throughout the month of September, which is 300-400% above normal or about a third of the region's annual rainfall (in a month!). A major cause for concern came with a flood forecast that the Cedar River at Cedar Rapids would crest at its second highest level ever just a few days later
Stumme Family History is a compilation of information on German ancestors and their descendants. It also provides information on several Stumme family groups focused on Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and New York The state of Iowa had various owners over the last 300+ years. It became a French possession in 1682, in 1762 was ceded to Spain, in 1800 it was returned to France, who in 1803 passed ownership to the United States under the terms of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1804-5 as part of the District [ NOTICE: The University of Iowa Center for Advancement is an operational name for the State University of Iowa Foundation, an independent, Iowa nonprofit corporation organized as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, publicly supported charitable entity working to advance the University of Iowa. Please review its full disclosure statement Blog. At Arcadia, we believe you can never get enough history. That's why we have this online blog, where we share unique American history stories, author features, and even some previews of our newest books. Join the community of history buffs here at Arcadia Publishing, and explore even more of American history today
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Posts about Weather History written by Schnack. The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald and the loss of her 29-member crew during a violent fall storm on November 10, 1975, just northwest of Whitefish Point in southeast Lake Superior was at the time the worst maritime disaster on the Great Lakes in nine years. Of the more than 1000 ships that have found their graves under the icy waters of the. Iowa is the 26th most extensive in total area and the 31st most populous of the 50 U.S. states with a population of 3,190,369 according to the 2020 census. The state's capital, most populous city, and largest metropolitan area fully located within the state is Des Moines For 40 years, the Iowa Marrow Donor Program has led the way helping those in need get the lifesaving transplants they require. And it wouldn't be possible without the kindness and selflessness of Iowans, especially the young adults on campuses across the state If the Iowa Wild created a high school yearbook-styled magazine, LIGHTS, CAMERA, ADDY On Feb. 16, 2021, Iowa Wild defenseman Calen Addison made his NHL debu
He was the first Hawkeye junior in school history with over 1,250 points, over 550 rebounds, over 175 3 pointers, over 100 assists, and over 75 steals. He ranked ninth in Iowa career 3-pointers made (181) and 24th in scoring (1,283). He is one of 15 players in program history with over 1,250 points and 550 rebounds 1. Iowa, also known as the Hawkeye State, became the nation's 29th state in 1846. 2. Iowa has the most pigs of any state and is the nation's top pork producer. As of Sept. 1, 2018, Iowa's. . The state of Iowa has just passed legislation that will make it the 19th state to enact Constitutional Carry, also known as Permitless Carry. Governor Kim Reynolds signed House File 756 on April 2, but the law won't go into effect until July 1, 2021 Useless History Facts. Pluto never made a full orbit around the sun from the time it was discovered to when it was declassified as a planet. Martin Luther King Jr. and Anne Frank were born in the same year: 1929. The shallow champagne glass originated with Marie Antoinette
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