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Iowans Respond to 1892 Russian Famine

“Burlington must not be less charitable and humane than other cities of the state…” Burlington Hawkeye “The people of Iowa have been blessed with abundant harvest, and the appeal should be generously responded to.” Iowa City Citizen “Davenport has raised enough Russian relief money to buy two cars of corn. Let us make a better […]