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1838 Wisconsin Territorial Map
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1897 VBCo Map - (2.2mb PDF File)
1897 VBCo Plat Book Patron List
1918 Gazetteer Business Directory
1918 Standard Atlas Patrons List
Original Land Patents - VBCo 
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Original Land Grants Jackson Twp.
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"Boss" Entler Scrapbooks
Libraries in Van Buren Co. 
The Political Graveyard VB Co.
Johnson - Meek Scrapbook  
Country Facts & Folklore - Andy Reddick

1977 Inventory of Historical Places

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Military VB Co Past & Present Photo Collection

1883 Pensioner Roll
Ex-Soldiers, Sailors & Marines 1886
Civil War Volunteer Roster
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Civil War Survivors 1910 Reunion
Company C, 8th Iowa Calvary
Slutts Civil War Letter
Sutton Civil War Letter
Spanish-American War
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Place-Names of Van Buren Co.
Abandoned Towns of VBCo.
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1865 Iowa State Gazetteer
History of Coal Mining in VBCo 1909
Van Buren County Newspapers

Van Buren's 70 Villages
Sallie Fox - Pioneer Girl
"Our Town" 1856 Speech
Patents & Patent Holders 1843 to Present
The Story of the Bonaparte Dam
Bentonsport Memories  
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History of Douds-Selma
History of Milton
History of Stockport
The Town of Lawrence
1941 Bonaparte Directory
1941 Cantril Directory
1941 Birmingham Directory
1941 Douds Directory
1941 Farmington Directory
1941 Keosauqua Directory
1941 Milton Directory
1941 Mt. Sterling Directory
1941 Selma Directory
1941 Stockport Directory
1941 Directory List of Advertisers
1941 Directory of Rural Residents
1954 Birmingham Phone Directory
1954 Bonaparte Phone Directory
1954 Cantril Phone Directory
1954 Keosauqua Phone Directory
1954 Mt. Sterling Phone Directory
1954 Stockport Phone Directory
1961 Bonaparte Phone Directory

Old Photos from Birmingham
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Old Photos from Keosauqua
Old Photos from Kilbourne
Old Photos from Milton
Old Photos from Mt. Sterling
Old Photos from Selma
Old Photos from Stockport
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VBCo Archives Project
VBCo History 1940 WPA Writers Program  
1878 Biographical Sketches
1890 Biographical Sketches
1890 Biographical Index
1940 Who's Who Bio. Sketches  
J.A. Keck Journal & Papers
Story of the Emigrant Train
Dickson Pottery of Vernon  
VBCo Newspaper Abstracts
VBCo Newspaper History 1878 
Van Buren Democrat - 19 Jan 1870
1850 Mechanicsburg Diary
1871 Pioneer Ass'n Old Settlers Meeting

1872 Pioneer Ass'n Address
1878 Pioneer Ass'n Deaths
1879 Pioneer Ass'n Deaths
1887 Pioneer Assn' Deaths
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