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Iowa History 101 - Rural Free Delivery, Parcel Post and Responses to Mail Order Commerce in Iowa, 1897-1915
Join Public Historian Sarah Johnson for a spirited debate on how the U.S. Post Office Department's extension of Rural Free Delivery in 1897 and Parcel Post in 1913 changed retail commerce in Iowa. We will examine advocates for "progress" and resistance from local merchants and Commercial Clubs across Iowa.

Oct 13, 2022 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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