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History


Biographies
Biographies of Dubuque county residents in the 1800s. Includes several individual biographies, 1875 Biographies from the A. T. Andreas Atlas, and 1880 Dubuque County History.


The Black Hawk Wars
1832. Excerpt from To Go Free - A Treasury of Iowa's Legal Heritage

Civil War Days
Excerpt from Over 49 News & Views, June 1993 as contained in My Old Dubuque, Collected Writings on Dubuque Area History

Early History of Dubuque County, Iowa
Pre 1700 to Discovery (1740's); Comments on Joliet and Marquette and Julien Dubuque.

Iowa History Project
Bringing the history of Iowa alive through the transcription of various Iowa history books and documents.

1740-1830s Lead, Land, and Lumber!
Dubuque's early years beginning 1690. Nicholas Perrot and the mines and Julien Dubuque.

Opening up the West! Dubuque - The Key City 1865 - 1900
Dubuque's role after the Civil War. Comments on the railroads, the economy, and the agrarian movement.

Population Growth 1840s - 1850s
Excerpt from To Go Free - A Treasury of Iowa Legal Heritage

Postcard History
Many towns promote tourism and economic development through postcards. Scenes from Dubuque, Dyersville, and Cascade.

Pre-1900 Obits
Obituaries from the Dubuque Herald and the Dubuque Daily Times between 1860 and 1876.
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