These family snapshots from Washington County, Iowa are part of the larger Fortepan Iowa archive that aims
to preserve images of everyday Iowa life for the public good. 

If you are interested in scanning your own family photographs and incorporating them into this public, historical photo timeline,
contact us at the library and we’ll help you get started. To access the main archive and explore thousands
of family photos from all across Iowa, follow this link to Fortepan Iowa. To find more information about the Fortepan Iowa project,
click Fortepan.us/About.  
Your local history is extremely important for all of us to understand, preserve, and celebrate.