Help us celebrate our 50th Anniversary by becoming a member today!
The Johnson County Historical Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary! We are looking toward a very bright future of continuing our mission and we need your support. Become a member today and help us preserve our history!
A private, non-profit group committed to serving the public by furthering an appreciation of the historical and cultural heritage of the Johnson County community through education, preservation and interpretation.
JCHS greatly appreciates the donations and support of our community and members. While we always need donations for operational support, we also have a few specific items that staff need for our day to day work and special events. If you are interested in making an in-kind contribution of any of the items listed below, please use our Contact form or call us at (319) 351-5738.
1870 Period Clothing
Pruning Shears and other landscaping tools
Snacks for upcoming exhibit openings and special events
Did you know? Several Johnson County nonprofits have endowment funds at the CFJC! These funds provide a way for donors to amplify their impact and make a lasting gift to a nonprofit organization. This Halloween, treat a nonprofit through a gift of support to their endowment fund!
Iowa Archaeology Month starts on Monday! We're working with partners across the state and creating some of our own unique digital programming to share from next week through October 17. This year's effort will be largely digital. There will be frequent additions to the calendar, but check out what's listed so far! tockify.com/iowaarchaeology/agenda (note, some of the Zoom links are not "live" yet!) ... See MoreSee Less
I am assuming you are looking for school children as you mention parents. Here is a school I think is Shueyville, IA. may be 1896. I am looking for more information. I am told that on the right (vague I know) is Theresa, Christine, Mildred & Josephine Novotny.
Share your stories for history. Coralville Digital History Library wants to know what your life has been like. Have you had to change your plans? Celebrate rituals in a new way? Find new ways to connect with your friends and family?