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I Remember, I Remember: a Book of Recollections

From the Editor: I Remember, I Remember is history drawn from the personal experiences of the author- first as an Iowa farm boy, then as an Iowa newspaper reporter, later as an Iowa newspaper editor and publisher, and finally as a United States Congressman from Iowa. While autobiographical in its general treatment, this book differs from the usual autobiography in that the major emphasis is everywhere placed upon men and women whom the author has known rather than upon the author himself. As might be expected from the pen of a newspaper editor who was much interested in public affairs, the overtones of the book are political. Iowa history? Yes: but the ninety-one chapters into which the text is arranged are not designed as a historical review of the period covered by the life of the author: they present rather a series of personal experiences and pen pictures of men and events sketched on the background of the history of a Commonwealth. Obviously the text is not documented, since the recollections of the author himself constitute the chief source of the materials used. Resource can be used with the following standards to further develop lessons: 3rd grade SS 3.28 Cultural Contributions and 8th grade SS 8.25 Iowa Government.
State Historical Society of Iowa
Publishing Place
Iowa City, Iowa
U.S. Chronology
Iowa History Eras
Relational Notes
Resource is related to the following objects, which can be found by searching the catalog number in the advanced search section: Catalog #: 2018.054.001- Corn Dryer 2018.054.002- Threshing Machine Steam Engine 2018.054.003- Husking Hook 2018.054.004- Husking Hook and Finger Protector 2018.017.003- Husking Hook 2018.017.004- Corn Knife 2018.017.011- Corn Cutter 2018.017.012- John Deere Corn Picker 2018.017.013- Cutting Corn for Silage 2018.017.010- Corn Crib 2018.017.014- Harvested Corn Field 2018.017.001- Hand Planter 2018.034.002- Sod Breaking Plow
Early & Late Date
1935 to 1940