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Historical Tidbits from
"The Des Moines Register"

        In 1996, the state of Iowa celebrated its Sesquicentennial. The story links below are only a few of the stories that "The Des Moines Register" ran during 1996 in their "Iowa's 150 Years: A slice of Iowa's past" series. They are presented here to give you some idea of what life was like in Iowa during the pioneer times.

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