Monthly History at High Noon presentations feature historic photographs on a variety of topics of local interest. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunches to
the lunch hour presentations.

Upcoming topics:

June - August History at High Noon

 

 

Past topics: 

 

As we enter our 7th year of offering History at High Noon programs, we now are making the presentations available online. Past presentations are now available on our YouTube Channel

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May 2019 - D-Day Remembered
Presenter Russ Gifford, a local writer and instructor, provides views from the battlefield to the home front to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion during WWII.

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April 2019 - The Great Depression in Sioux City
Presenter Matt Anderson, Curator of History, reflects on the economic turmoil of the 1930s. Like all American cities, Sioux City was profoundly affected by the economic catastrophe of the era. Featured images illustrate the challenges local citizens faced during the Great Depression and how they managed to deal with them in a mostly positive way.

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March 2019 - Sioux City's First Banker
Presenter Haley Aguirre, Archival Records Clerk, explores the story of George Weare and his bank, and how the Weare family impacted Sioux City high society from the Victorian era and beyond.

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February 2019 - Sioux City Grocery Store
Tom Munson, Archives Manager, will trace the history of local shops starting with Sioux City’s first general store in 1856.

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January 2019 - Sioux City Founders 
Grace Linden, former Sioux City Public Museum curator of history, traces the history of the men and women who founded Sioux City 165 years ago.


 

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Sioux City Public Museum

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone

712-279-6174

Location

607 4th Street

Sioux City, IA 51101

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