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Thursday, June 6
Sioux City’s Sex-Crime Panic Revisited
12:05 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum
A lecture and discussion from historian Neil Miller, a nationally-recognized speaker and author of Sex-Crime Panic. The book is an investigative account of the round-up and incarceration of 20 gay men in Sioux City, Iowa, during the McCarthy period. Presented in partnership with the Sioux City Public Library and Pride Week. This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Thursday, June 6
From Sioux City to Stonewall – A Conversation with Neil Miller
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum
A reception with historian Neil Miller, a nationally-recognized speaker and author of Sex-Crime Panic. Miller has written several books and articles detailing LGBT history in the United States. His most acclaimed book, In Search of Gay America, published in 1989, was the first book to examine gay and lesbian life outside the large metropolitan areas. The book won a Lambda Literary Award in 1991 and was honored by the American Library Association. This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

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Thursday, June 20
History at High Noon: Charles N. Taylor Photographs
12:05 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum
Presented by Tom Munson, Sioux City Public Museum Archives Manager.

 

Tuesday, June 18
Peirce Mansion Open House and Jackson St. Walking Tour
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Open House followed by a 75-minute walking tour led by Tom Munson, Archives Manager at 7 p.m. Built by John Peirce, the Peirce Mansion was part of his extensive real estate development on Sioux City’s northside.Walking tours will proceed at a leisurely pace along the half-mile area as Tom Munson, Archives Manager, discusses the streets’ history, people, and architecture. The public is invited to attend both, or either, of the events.

 

Tuesday, July 9
Summit Street Walking Tour
7:00 p.m. starting at Call’s Triangle, the small traffic island at 21st and Summit Sts.

 

A 75-minute walking tour led by Tom Munson, Archives Manager, of the northern stretch of Summit Street (between 18th and 24th Streets). The neighborhood is an interesting collection of single family homes, some built by prominent businessmen like Dr. A. A. Ashby and August Williges, and large apartment buildings. There is also architectural diversity, from Prairie to Queen Anne Victorian, and from Beaux Arts to Craftsman.

 

Sunday, July 14
Bill Diamond Antique & Classic Car Show
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center
A variety of antique and classic vehicles will be on display at the Sioux City Museum and Historical Association’s annual car show. The event is free and open to the public. This is a Show and Shine event; pre-registration is not required.

 

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

Directions

 

 

Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily

Closed New Year’s, Easter,

Thanksgiving and Christmas

Phone

(712) 279-0198

Location

1000 Larsen Park Road

Sioux City, IA 51103

Directions