These 12 Photos Of Iowa From The Early 1900s Are Beyond Fascinating

In the early 1930s, Iowa was growing rapidly as a farming state and as a destination for those who wanted to settle in the up and coming cities. Here are a few vintage Iowa photographs of typical life in the Hawkeye State from the turn of the century, into the 1930s. Did your grandparents ever tell you about their lives when they first got to Iowa?

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I’m always fascinated by Iowa history – especially our farming industry! Take a look at these 27 Rare Photos That Show Iowa’s Farming History Like Never Before for a great look at one of the most important states in the country.