Archives Crawl


Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:30pm
Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)
Digital Media Lab

Learn more about local resources and archival items available at the Iowa City Public Library in the newly expanded Computer Lab. Library staff and speakers from local historical groups will share insights into collecting and preserving history.

11:00-11:15 am – How to Find My Ancestors, a genealogy workshop
11:30 am-11:45 am– Giving Your Personal History a Digital Makeover
12:00-12:15 pm – Historic Preservation: The Original Whole-House Makeover, Friends of Historic Preservation
12:30-12:45 pm – Local History resources at ICPL, or “What Really Happened Back in the Day?”
1:00-1:15 pm – Iowa City’s Most Famous Athlete You Never Heard Of
1:30-1:45 pm – Curating the 2006 Tornado Tour: Building a Strong Collection with the Community
2:00-2:15 pm – Johnson County Historical Society: Who We are and What We Do
2:30-2:45 pm – CSI: Investigating a Murder with Local History Resources

Friends of Historic Preservation, the Johnson County Historical Society and Historic Foodies will also be represented at the library. For more information on the other Archives Crawl participants, please visit:

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library Contact below.
Open To The Public
Visible to Public

Contact Information

Library Contact: 
Maeve Clark
Obermann Center for Advanced Studies
Contact Name: 
Jennifer New


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