The mission of Iowa History Connections is to make digital collections related to the multicultural history of our state accessible to students and educators, and to provide tools for incorporating Iowa stories across curricula.

Teacher Resource Center

Lesson plans for elementary and secondary classrooms, developed by teachers for teachers.

Iowa Heritage Digital Collections

Iowa Heritage Digital Collections is a resource for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else interested in the people, places and institutions of Iowa. The site provides free access to digital collections from a variety of Iowa cultural institutions.

Additional Resources

Additionally, the University of Iowa’s Digital Studio for the Public Arts and Humanities has curated a collection of digital resources not currently available through IHDC.

Iowa History Connections

Iowa History Connections