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Table of Contents, Third Series, Vol. 67, No. 4, Fall 2008

To Shed Our Blood for Our Beloved Territory: The Iowa-Missouri Borderland

by Derek R. Everett

“Since it is my right, I would like to have it”: Edna Griffin and the Katz Drug Store Desegregation Movement

by Noah Lawrence

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Index to Volume 67

Table of Contents, Third Series, Vol. 67, Nos. 2 & 3, Spring-Summer 2008

In this issue, five historians—H. Roger Grant, John D. Buenker, Rebecca Conard, George McJimsey, and Franklin D. Mitchell, all native Iowans except for one “Naturalized Iowan” describe teirh experiences as Iowans and analyze how those experiences shaped their perspectives as historians.

An Albia Childhood

by H. Roger Grant

Growing Up Iowan—Sort of!

by John D. Buenker

Public History and the Odyssey of a Born-Again Native

by Rebecca Conard

Naturalized Iowan

by George McJimsey

An Outmigrant’s Tale

by Franklin D. Mitchell

Public History and the Odyssey of a Born-Again Native

by Rebecca Conard

The Iowa Polio Stories Oral History Project

by Kathleen M. Scott

Family Farming in the Midwest in the Early Twentieth Century: A Review Essay

PAMELA RINEY-KEHRBERG reviews three new books with complementary portraits of family farming in Iowa and the Midwest in the early twentieth century.

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Table of Contents, Third Series, Vol. 67, No. 1, Winter 2008

The Butter-Margarine Controversy and “Two Cultures” at Iowa State College

by David L. Seim

David L. Seim tells the complicated story of a controversy during World War II involving agricultural organizations, watchdog groups, and economists and college administrators at Iowa State College. The contro­versy focused specifically on a pamphlet recommending that citizens con­sider substi­tuting margarine for butter as part of the war effort. But it in­volved much larger issues, most notably, perhaps, the role and legit­imacy of policy-oriented social science research at a land-grant institution.

Frank Spedding and the Ames Laboratory: The Development of a Science Manager

by Joanne Abel Goldman

Joanne Abel Goldman describes the emergence of Frank Spedding as a new breed of scientist - a science manager - as he shaped the develop­ment of the Ames Laboratory at Iowa State College during and after World War II.

Mastering the Vocabulary of Meat:A Review Essay

by Mark Finlay

Mark Finlay reviews two new books about meat production.

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