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Growing Up in Iowa: Reminiscences of 14 Iowa Authors

In this book, 14 Iowa writers discuss memories of their childhoods and what it was like to grow up in Iowa. Stories follow the authors' adventures of becoming involved in the family printing business, of meeting the new Baptists in town, going to school, living and working on the farm, holidays in Iowa, life during the Great Depression and the response to the outbreak of WWI. The contents of this book connect to the following Chronological Eras: The Development of the Industrial United States (1870-1900) The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930) The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945) Postwar United States (1945-1970s) Resource can be used with the following standards to further develop lessons: 3rd grade SS 3.28 Cultural Contributions and 4th grade SS 4.26 Changes to Agriculture.
Iowa State University Press
Publishing Place
Ames, Iowa
U.S. Chronology
Iowa History Eras
Early & Late Date
1975 to 1980