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Howard County Iowa History & Records

Alumni Directory

List of Alumni of ex-students of various of schools in Iowa.

Student Directory of the Iowa State Teachers College (Cedar Falls) for Summer 1931.

To view a listing of Alumni and Ex-Students of Iowa State College, 1872 - 1914, click here for the Index.

Howard County Rural Eighth Grade Graduation in June 1, 1937. Contributed by Hank Zaletel, Librarian, Iowa DOT Library , August 2010.

Archives

Howard County Iowa Archives is a digital library of the USGenWeb Archives Projects. The documents listed below are available. The highlighted documents are available on this website.

  1. Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lime Springs A-Z
  2. WPA Cemetery records for Albion, Calvary, Cedar, Cresco, Foreston, Holy Trinity, Howard Center Twp., and New Oregon Cemeteries.
  3. 1856 State Census of Jamestown and Howard Twp.
  4. Howard County History - 1903
  5. History of Davis Corners
  6. History of Howard County from the 1875 Andreas Atlas
  7. Patron's Directory from the 1875 Andreas Atlas
  8. Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Offices
  9. American Legion Posts 1919-1929
  10. Church History from "The Pilgrims of Iowa", 1911
  11. Inventions & Patents from 1862 to 1930
  12. Pilgrim Pastors from "The Pilgrims of Iowa", 1911
  13. Mills of Howard County
  14. Blizzard of 1873
  15. World War II Honor List
  16. 1886 listing of Civil War Veterans
  17. World War I Physicians

Businesses

Howard County was listed in the Iowa Century Business has more than 180 Iowa businesses were honored by the Iowa Department of Economic Development in December 9, 2002. The companies were founded in or before 1902 and have continued in operation since that time.

History

History of Howard County from the History of Chickasaw & Howard Counties, Iowa, by W. E. Alexander. Western Publishing Company, Decorah, Iowa, 1883.

History of Iowa from the History of Chickasaw & Howard Counties, Iowa, by W. E. Alexander. Western Publishing Company, Decorah, Iowa, 1883.

History of Chickasaw County from the History of Chickasaw & Howard Counties, Iowa, by W. E. Alexander. Western Publishing Company, Decorah, Iowa, 1883.

History of Chickasaw and Howard Counties, Iowa 1919, Volume One, by Robert Herd Fairbairn. Illustrated -- The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago -- 1919.

National Register of Historical Places is an official listing of the cultural resources in Howard County that worthy of preservation, authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Elma Centennial 1886-1986 , this page contains selected sections of the Elma History Book published in 1986 by the History Book Committee.

Chester Centennial 1858 - 1958 , this page contains selected pages of a Supplement to the Lime Springs Herald, published on June 12, 1958.

Maps & Townships

Check out the Maps Section for historical images of Howard County and Northeast Iowa.

See the list of Howard County past, present and abandoned towns, villages, and post offices.

Military

This is a link to a site about a book written by David Wildman, Iowa's Martyr Regiment. This book describes the story of the Iowa 38th Volunteer regiment during the Civil War.

A list of National Guards of Howard County during a 1904 publication of Iowa Official Register, transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall.

This is a link to a website that lists the Howard County casualities in World War II .

U.S. Military Personnel of Howard County who died from hostile action (including missing and captured) in the Korean War, 1950-1957.

Vietnam Honor List of Dead and Missing Personal from Howard County, Iowa.

Photos

This is a list of photos of Howard County and those who lived in this county.

Other Organizations

The Royal Arch Masons of Howard County is listed in this section.

Professionals

Medical and Surgical directory of Iowa 1883-84. Here is a listing of those in Howard County, Iowa.

This is a page of those who were a part of the Presidential Elector.

Here you can view any of the Howard County Officials from 1894 - 1922. This was provided by Roseanna Zehner