Iowa City Public Library DHP

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. 

Recently Added Items

Iowa Pride

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The June 2009 issue of Iowa City's arts and culture magazine, Little Village, celebrated Pride month by covering LGBTQ+ lives affected by the…

Iowa Federation House Tornado Damage


Tornado damage to the Iowa Federation House, the historic building housing segregated African American University of Iowa students.

A Day in the Life at the Iowa City Public Library

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What happens at the Iowa City Public Library in just one day? Here are some numbers: 3406 items were checked out, 437 people came through the gates…