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“If in all the broad domain of the United States there is any region pre-eminent for its combined advantages of admirable territorial position, salubrious climate, the number and size of its water-courses, fertility of soil, and sunny beauty of undulating scenery, surely it must be the noble State of Iowa.”

—Frederick B. Goddard, Where to Emigrate and Why (1869)

(Via UI Special Collections.)