Ames History Museum Lecture Series

Upcoming History Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Plus

10:00am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Program Details:
  Topic — We Pronounce it ne-VAY-duh: Tales and History of Eastern Story County Speaker — Linda Wright Learn more about the persons, events, and stories that are woven into the history of Nevada, Iowa, the Story County ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Your ISU Historians

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Topic — Violence and Justice in the American Southwest Speaker — Brian Behnken Brian Behnken explores how police agencies and extra-legal actors perceived and controlled Mexicans and Mexican Americans in the American South...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Topic — Notable Women in Ames History Speaker — Kathy Svec, Museum volunteer This presentation will introduce you to a group of remarkable women from different time periods of Ames history. Capable, brave, and visionary, ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Plus

10:00am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Program Details:
  Topic — Gems & Junk: A Beginner’s Guide to Online Research Speaker — Alice Hoyt Veen, CG Today’s family historians have an amazing selection of online sources and resources for genealogical research. What are the best ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Your ISU Historians

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Topic — Isolating the Enemy: Diplomatic Strategy in China and the United States, 1953-1956 Speaker — Tao Wang Description: In the mid-1950s China and the United States tried to isolate each other internationally. As this t...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

 

 

RECORDED 2022 LECTURES

Author Talk: Wilhelm's Way

Public Schools

The 1920s Building Boom

Behind the Beat

A Ride on the Dinkey

Iowa Underground Railroad

 

 

RECORDED 2021 LECTURES

Prohibition in Iowa

Secessionitus in West Ames

Streamliners Across Iowa

First Ladies

Ames History Museum Mural Project

 

 

RECORDED 2020 LECTURES

Iowa Almanac

The Story County Courthouse Fight

Leading the Charge for the 19th Amendment

Foundations for One Community