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
You're all correct! Johnny Carson was born in Corning, IA and spent his early years there. To my knowledge, neither Steve Allen nor David Letterman have any important tie to Iowa.
Jacob, you're correct! The answer is "Doctors." The article, speaking of women as a whole, says that, "It is hard to mention any field into which she has not entered to compete successfully with the sterner sex, and in some professions she has completely dethroned man from his former unquestioned supremacy." Wow, that's quite the exaltation!
If you want to find the answer, look in the Daily Iowa State Press, printed October 12th, 1894. Remember, you can access archived newspapers via the Iowa City Public Library. Check their Online Resources page and search for NewspaperARCHIVE. Happy hunting!