LGBTQ Iowa Archives & Library

History-By-Letter

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    On Iowa’s Hottest Snail Mail

    Today, we get to celebrate that our snail mail in the form of history-by-letters travels to over 100 individual readers from around the country and more than 20 organizations within…

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    History-By-Letter #5 | Gay Rights Marches in Dubuque, IA

    This month’s history-by-letter pulls our attention to Dubuque, Iowa, and challenges us to think about our local history in a national context. Pride parades and gay rights marches have been…

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    History-By-Letter #4 | Linda Sue Evans

    This month we’d like to continue with our biographical approach by sharing the history of someone not famed for being an Iowan, but a radical, militant activist. Linda Sue Evans…

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    History-By-Letter #3 | Grant Wood

    Our first two letters examined the history of radical gay and lesbian printing and publication in Iowa City and Grinnell during the 1970s. Moving away from this historical time period,…

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    History-By-Letter #2 | RFD: A Country Journal for Gay Men Everywhere

    Last month’s letter on the history of the Iowa City Women’s Press has inspired the topic of this current letter – a publication with its roots in Iowa: RFD: A…

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    History-By-Letter #1 | Iowa City Women’s Press

    This month, we delve into the history of the Iowa City Women’s Press. Although the press was founded in 1972, we have to start a few years earlier with the…

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Iowa City, IA 52245

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