The Memory Book of Jane Love Rankin Clark

Image of 1850's Iowa home and its owners

Thursday, May 12 through Friday, May 13, 2022. Read by Susan Sweeney.

Jane Love moved with her family in 1840 at the age of fifteen to what was then called the Iowa Territory. Her diary, which ends with her death in 1898, gives us a glimpse into homesteading life on the prairie as Americans pushed West.


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Theme: Antonin Dvorak, Lento, String Quartet, Op. 96 “American”, Artur Rubinstein/Guarneri Quartet, RCA Victor