Sunday, December 16, 2012

Ames Historical Society 2013 Lecture Series

The Ames Historical Society has announced their 2013 Lecture Series.  This series of four lectures is held at 7:00 pm at the Ames City Auditorium (520 6th Street, Ames, Iowa) on the last Tuesday of January through April.  A $3 donation is requested to cover the auditorium rental costs.  Speakers and topics are:

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Making Waves: The People and Places of Iowa Broadcasting
Jeff Stein, author, broadcast historian, and university educator
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Iowa Department of Transportation Centennial: 100 Years of Contributions to Ames, Our State, and the Nation
Leighton Christiansen, DOT Archivist
Andy Loonan, DOT Field Services Coordinator
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Mavericks, Minister, Movers & Shakers: The Mayors of Ames
Shannon Bardole, Ames Historical Society Researcher
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
By the Side of the Road: Along the Lincoln Highway in Ames
Jeff Benson, Lincoln Highway Historian