Story County (Iowa); History; Biography; Iowa Agricultural College
Biographical and historical memoirs of Story County, Iowa. Comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a descriptive history of the county named herein, and numerous selected...
The History of Dubuque County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &
Biographical Sketches of Citizens, War Record of its Volunteers in the late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, Portraits of Early Settlers and...
Welch, Mary B. (Mary Beaumont), 1840-1923 ; Travel ; Rome (Italy)
Continues from "An Afternoon in Italy" describing the family's time in Rome in 1892 including visits to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Colosseum, soldiers marching by the Arch of Constantine, Porta del Popolo, various fountains and churches, and...
Exploration; Travel; Central America; Panama; Darien
Box 1: folder 10, Source Material Relating to Richard A. Tewkesbury’s trips to the Darien in 1939 and 1940. Contains excerpts from various periodicals and publications highlighting Tewkesbury and his expeditions.
Iowa State University; Homecoming; Homecoming queen; Pep barbeque
Cathy Olson is crowned 1957 Homecoming Queen by Chuck Schwab at the Pep Barbeque in the Armory. The attendants, Linda Sloan and Jo MacDonald look on. The Iowa State Singers pay tribute by singing ""Friendly Persuasion.""
Iowa State University; Homecoming; Homecoming queen
Betha Giffei, Pep Queen (center); Betty Lou Anderson (left) and Lucille Saunders (right) are sitting on a wooden fence. The women are wearing letter sweaters and Giffei has the words ""Pep Queen 1945"" sewn onto the ""I"" on her sweater.