A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal of history published by the State Historical Society of Iowa.

Current Issue: Volume 76, Number 1 (2017)

Third Series

Front Matter




Prairie Visions: Writings by Hamlin Garland p. 129-131
Elizabeth Raymond


Des Moines Architecture and Design p. 149-150
Thomas Leslie

Back Matter

Cover Image

Iowa Governor Harold Hughes spurred the movement to legalize liquor by the drink in Iowa. Photo from State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City. For Hughes’s campaign, both before and after his election, to legalize liquor by the drink, see Jerry Harrington’s article in this issue.


Marvin Bergman

Editorial Consultants

Rebecca Conard, Middle Tennessee State University
Kathleen Neils Conzen, University of Chicago
William Cronon, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Robert R. Dykstra, State University of New York at Albany
R. David Edmunds, University of Texas at Dallas
H. Roger Grant, Clemson University
William C. Pratt, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Glenda Riley, Ball State University
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg, Iowa State University