History of Worth County Iowa
This 348-page, hard-bound cover is a reprint of Worth County section of the 1884
History of Mitchell and Worth Counties, originanally published by the Union
Publishing Company of Springfield, Ill., in 1884. The book includes histories
of early settlement, pioneer life, county government and official matters,
reminiscences of an old settler, and information on the courts, bar, medical
profession, politicians, press, education, societies and all townships. Hundreds
of biographical sketches are included and referenced by page number. Reprinted
by Higginson Book Company, Salem, MA.
Worth County Welcomes You
This soft-cover booklet details 59 Worth County Historical Sites. Prepared by the
Society and the Sesquicentennial Committee in 1996, the guide is interesting
reading in itself or as an information roadmap on a vehicle tour of the county.
Included are maps, photographs and park and recreational area information. B&W, 20 pages.
1915 Manly Chief
This guide was originally published by the Rock Island Railroad to promote the
town of Manly, where one of its new terminals resided. This reprint is a valuable
repository of advertising history, although it incudes business and building
facts about the town. Almost all business enterprises are represented with
at least one ad. B&B, dozens of photos, 76 pgs.
Tested Recipes of Farm Women
by The Farm Bureau Women of Kensett Township, Worth County,
Iowa, November 1924. This reprint contains hundreds of farm
kitchen recipes, of course, but also of interest is the
advertising by Northwood and Kensett businesses, and handy
tips for the housewife. For example, that tough old rooster
can still make a delightful meal with a good vinegar boil
and frying. Soft-cover, B&W, with calling-card-style
advertising. 81 pgs.