Iowa City Public Library

The Digital History Project is an initiative of the Iowa City Public Library. We collect digital items that reflect the history of Iowa City and rural Johnson County, Iowa. For more information about the project's partners, see the About page. 

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Stage Ready

a Pelzer, Mildred Stage Ready Longfellow School 10-27-08 full image1.jpg

One of eight murals created in 1934 by Mildred Pelzer that depict historic scenes of Iowa City. The paintings were commissioned by the Jefferson Hotel…

Railroad Arrives

a Pelzer, Mildred Railroad Arrives Longfellow School 10-27-08 full image c.jpg

One of eight murals created in 1934 by Mildred Pelzer that depict historic scenes of Iowa City. The paintings were commissioned by the Jefferson Hotel…