When fifteen women are hired to shine shoes in Des Moines and Omaha in 1914, the face strong opposition. This is a story about changing roles and values in the early 20th Century.
Several towns around Iowa had their own canning factories. These factories supplemented the income of area farmers and also the towns. This article will explore one such factory in a small town.
Losing a parent at a young age changes your life forever.
Volunteer firefighters have been the life blood of small communities from the beginning. The people of Dysart have always had one of the best.
The death of a World War I Iowa farm boy and a case of mistaken identity less than two years later.