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Recently at the Cedar Rapids branch of the Kirkwood Community College library we’ve had several books come in that had something to do with Iowa and especially Iowa history. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Call Number: 305.894 G984t Title: A Transplanted Chicago: Race, Place and the Press in Iowa City Author: Robert E. Gutsche, Jr.

Call Number: 326.809 S683n Title: Necessary Courage: Iowa’s Underground Railroad in the Struggle Against Slavery Author: Lowell J. Soike

Call Number: 378.12 H876m Title: My Iowa Journey: The Life Story of the University of Iowa’s First African American Professor Author: Philip G. Hubbard

Call Number: 378.777 W374t Title: Transcendental Meditation in America: How a New Age Movement Remade a Small Town in Iowa Author: Joseph Webber

Call Number: 508.777 K969y Title: A Year of Iowa Nature Author: Carl Kurtz

Call Number: 577.44 T148 Title: The Tallgrass Prairie Reader Editor: John T. Price

Call Number: 598.909 L2554r Title: The Raptors of Iowa Authors: Dean M. Roosa, Jon W. Stravers, Bruce Ehresman, and Rich Patterson

Call Number: 973.711 S683b Title: Busy in the Cause: Iowa, the Free-State Struggle in the West, and the Prelude to the Civil War Author: Lowell J. Soike

Call Number: 977.762 M122L Title: Lost Linn County: Vanished Towns of the Cedar Valley Author: Linda Betsinger McCann

UPDATE: It’s just a new copy of an old title, but we just added:

Call Number: 977.737 M982c Title: The Story of Cedar Rapids Authors: Janette Stevenson Murray and Frederick Gray Murray

Thank you to the Robert Sedlacek Family for this donation.

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