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Linda McCann, Iowa Author & Speaker

The Keosauqua Public Library and the Van Buren County Genealogical Society are hosting Iowa Author and speaker Linda McCann to the Keosauqua Public Library Wednesday March 27th at 7:30pm. Linda will focus this presentation around POWs in Iowa. “Iowa had about 25,000 German, Italian, and Japanese prisoners of war in the state from 1943 to 1946. There were two main camp; Algona and Clarinda, and about 17 branch camps in the state. The branch camps were short-term work projects usually during the summer and fall, on a specific project. Waverly and Charles City had branch camps in the northeast. Muscatine, West Liberty, Clinton were among the camps in the southeast. “ Linda will have books for sale after the presentation. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 319-293-3766, email us at or visit our website, This event is free and open to the public.
When Mar 27, 2019
from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
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Contact Phone 319-293-3766
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