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All things Iowa

All things Iowa

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Print by HUNTER & smile on Etsy.

Ragbrai food tents in Iowa City

Ben - Pinterest Co-founder - Iowa native!

Good book!

Bald Eagles in Decorah, Iowa

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    Alvina Reitsma

    Watched this all spring! Awesome!

Tree at Nye Cemetery, Iowa

Loess Hills Lavender Farm Iowa loesshillslavende...

Iowa Rock

Queen Anne Victorian was built in 1897 in Osceola, Iowa,

the impish Iowa farmboy captured on film by John Vachon in May 1940

Grilled Iowa Sweet Corn with Garlic - Rosemary Beef Tenderloin Kabobs

Cornbread topped chili in a jar--from Iowa Girl Eats.

I am in LOVE with The American Gothic house....and The Pitchfork Pie Stand!!! if you have never been, make a point to get to Eldon Iowa to see it. :)

America's Best Antique Shows: Our coast-to-coast antique fair guide, so you can find innumerable vintage treasures this spring and summer! By Monica Willis and Mary Jane Weedman. Walnut Antique Show: Spend Father's Day weekend at this free show in Walnut, Iowa, which has dubbed itself the state's Antique City. The fair, which boasts some 300 dealers and nearly 50,000 visitors, offers a wide variety of items — from antique camping equipment to affordably priced furniture to late 19th-century glassware. (June 17-19; walnutantiqueshow...) Photo Credit: Grigorios Moraitis

quilt barns: Apparently this grass roots art movement began in 2001 and has spread to 16 states and 900 barns, adopted by rural communities as a way to honor the craft of quilt making and farming expressed through public art. Ohio, Iowa and Kentucky have over 250 in each state. Many barns are part of “quilt trails” that map dozens of barns per trail that sightseers can follow and enjoy.

The National Hobo Convention is held on the second weekend of every August[1] in the town of Britt, Iowa, organized by the local Chamber of Commerce, and known throughout the town as the annual "Hobo Days" celebration. The National Hobo Convention is the largest gathering of hobos, rail-riders, and tramps, who gather to celebrate the American traveling worker.[ (Someday I am going to attend),

December 1936. "Wife of owner-operator and wife of hired hand cleaning chickens in cellar preparatory to canning them. Chickens at this time of year are bringing six cents per pound. These are for roasting. Harry Madsen farm, near Dickens, Iowa. 360 acres, owner operated." Medium format nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.

The dog of slain Marine Jon Tumilson refused to leave his side during the Navy SEAL’s funeral earlier this week in Rockford, Iowa. The heartbreaking photo taken by his cousin, Lisa Pembleton, shows Tumilson’s dog Hawkeye lying by the casket.

barn quilt in Iowa.

Love Finds You in Homestead, Iowa.Times are hard in 1894. Desperate for work, former banker Jacob Hirsch rides the rails west from Chicago with his four-year-old daughter, Cassie. When a life-threatening illness strands the pair in Homestead, Iowa, the local Amana villagers welcome the father and daughter into their peaceful society.

Two Chicks from the Sticks, Back Home Baking by Jill Schwalbe Means and Jamie Greenland Gorey: 81 timeless recipes by two native Iowans. #Cook_Book #Iowa #Two_Chicks_from_the_Sticks

Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in their rest room, Chicago and Northwest Railway Company. Clinton, Iowa, April 1943. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Jack Delano. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress