Ames History Museum Lecture Series

Upcoming History Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:


Run into a brick wall? Not sure where to start researching your roots?

Stop by this monthly meetup of local genealogists to get help with research, software and writing your family story.

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Recorded 2024 Lectures

Pioneer Tilden to National Leader Forker

Earliest Churches in Ames

Roosevelt Schools to Roosevelt Condos

Recorded 2023 Lectures

Jack Trice: More Than a Football Player

The Trice Connection

Bread for My Enemies

Notable Women in Ames History




Author Talk: Wilhelm's Way

Public Schools

The 1920s Building Boom

Behind the Beat

A Ride on the Dinkey

Iowa Underground Railroad




Prohibition in Iowa

Secessionitus in West Ames

Streamliners Across Iowa

First Ladies

Ames History Museum Mural Project




Iowa Almanac

The Story County Courthouse Fight

Leading the Charge for the 19th Amendment

Foundations for One Community