For Educators

For History or Social Study Teachers

Classroom Packet with:

  • census data on German immigration to Iowa;
  • articles from the German-Iowan press on
    • slavery & the Civil War;
    • the state’s 1884 prohibition act;
    • the 1916 referendum on woman suffrage.

For German Teachers (or others able to read German)

An Immigrant’s Journey to Iowa

Historical FAQs

Do your students have questions about our exhibit, German Iowans, or immigration?  Here are some common questions and answers:  FAQs.