Pocket of Civility: A History of Sioux Center

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Pocket of Civility: A History of Sioux Center

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A history of Sioux Center, Iowa from 1891 to 1976.

Publication Date

1976

Department

English

Publisher

Modern Press

City

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Keywords

Sioux Center (Iowa), Iowa history

Disciplines

United States History

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Table of Contents:
Repeating the Oriole's song: an introduction -- The pioneers: why they came and where they came from -- The grasshopper years ; German heritage -- Other facets of life in the seventies -- "Political" and other problems of early farmers -- From trading post to town -- Daily life on the farm -- 1900-1920: growing pains -- Economics of farming -- 1920-1940: feeling our way -- The worst of the weather -- Sioux Center during foreign wars -- Coming of age -- History of the healing arts -- Community sports yesterday and today -- Steps forward since 1950 -- A council for leisure: The Recreation and Arts Council -- Churches: First Reformed ; Middleburg Reformed and Christian Reformed ; Central Reformed ; First Christian Reformed ; Peace Lutheran ; Carmel Reformed ; Lebanon Christian Reformed ; Netherlands Reformed ; Bethel Christian Reformed ; First Baptist Church ; Covenant Christian Reformed -- Schools: Public schools ; Christian School ; Dordt College ; Area IV Education and Recovery Agency -- Other clubs and organizations -- Recreational facilities -- Other items.

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