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Heimat-1873.Chapter15.jpg

image of the first page of Chapter Fifteen from the revised 1873 immigration handbook published by the Iowa Board of Immigration
DM-Iowa-Post.1860-06-30.Lincoln-für Präsident.Half-Crop.jpg

In 1860, the Iowa Wöchentliche Post, a Republican newspaper based in Des Moines, announced the nomination of Abraham Lincoln as Republican candidate for President to its readers.
Davenport-Demokrat.1874-02-12.Besteuerung-von-Kircheneigentum.jpg

The text of the petition, translated from an English petition in circulation at the time, requests that the Iowa General Assembly revoke the tax-exempt status of church property. In support, it claims that the value of church property (in Iowa?)…
Carroll-Demokrat.1884-07-11.Prohibition-Informants.Crop.jpg

Anecdotal reports on the increase in the demand for whiskey, activities of possible informants at pharmacies, and a beer-free circus.
Carroll-Demokrat.1884-07-04.Prohiblican-Papers.Crop.jpg

Continuation of correspondence regarding the settlement of Marienfeld (Iowa?) and an editorial on the destruction of a saloon by temperance advocates
Waverly-Phoenix.1916-05-17.Aufruf-Männer.jpg

"The Women Who Do Not Want Suffrage" make their case why they should not be given the right to vote in the upcoming constitutional referendum on 5 June 1916.
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