Iowa: New Online Resource Brings Iowa History to Teachers/Students

Iowa: New Online Resource Brings Iowa History to Teachers/Students. “A video of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s 1959 visit to Coon Rapids at the height of the Cold War. The neatly typed script President Herbert Hoover used during his 1929 inaugural address, slightly wrinkled by the rain that doused the ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Sheet music and an audio recording of a 1915 song called ‘Don’t Bite the Hand That’s Feeding You,’ which urged immigrants to stay loyal to the United States during World War I. These eye-opening documents – and dozens more – from the State Historical Society of Iowa and the Library of Congress are now available to teachers, students and lifelong learners thanks to a new free online resource that was unveiled today…”