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Scottish Heritage Society of Iowa The current membership is comprised of Scottish-Americans and others interested in preserving and honoring Scottish culture.
In Living MemoryOur objective is to document the deaths of African-Americans who have ever lived in any community or county in Iowa.   We specialize in archiving funeral home records, cemetery records, funeral programs, and obituaries.
African American Interest GroupAll those interested in tracing their Aftrican-American roots are welcome
Mayflower Society The General Society of Mayflower Descendants, GSMD, tells the story of the Pilgrims journey on the Mayflower in 1620, bringing with them principles of civil and religious liberty to America as memorialized in The Mayflower Compact – why they were important, how they have shaped America, and what it means today – so that all generations will understand the Pilgrims place in history and be inspired by what they learn.
Sons of NorwayThe mission of Sons of Norway is to promote and to preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, to celebrate our relationship with other Nordic Countries, and provide quality insurance and financial products to our members.
Iowa History CenterThe Iowa History Center is committed to preserving and promoting the state’s history and encouraging a public conversation about the story of Iowa.
German Interest GroupOur oldest and largest interest group, open to anyone who is interested in researching their German ancestry
Irish Interest GroupThe primary purpose of the Irish Interest Group is to share their collectie knowledge and seek out new sources of information.
Norwegian Interest GroupMembers share knowledge of research and traditions and seek out new sources of information.
Colonial Dames 17 th CenturyObject of the Society: We preserve their values and ideals in the present through our goals and projects:
1. preservation of historic sites and records
2. promotion of heraldry and research
3. support of charitable projects and education
Iowa Conservation and Preservation ConsortiumThe Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium’s mission is to initiate, encourage, and enhance preservation and conservation activities in and among all Iowa repositories and institutions whose collections include a variety of materials such as audio-visuals, microforms, paper-based, and electronically-stored information for the benefit of present and future generations.
Des Moines Historical SocietyThe Des Moines Historical Society's mission to promote the preservation and study of the history and heritage of Des Moines, Iowa.
DAR Abigal AdamsOne of two Daughters of the American Revolution chapters in the Des Moines area. The organization was founded in 1890 with the mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism
DAR Jean Marie CardinellOne of two Daughters of the American Revolution chapters in the Des Moines area. The organization was founded in 1890 with the mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism
Children of the American RevolutionC.A.R., the nation's oldest, largest, patriotic youth organization, offers membership to anyone under the age of 21, lineally descended from someone who rendered material aid to the cause of American Independence as a soldier, sailor, civil officer, or recognized patriot in one of the several Colonies or States, or of the United States. C.A.R. activities focus on patriotism, service, and education about our American heritage.
American Historical Society of Germans from RussiaAn international organization dedicated to the discovery, collection, preservation, and dissemination of information related to the history, cultural heritage and and their descendants.  
Preservation IowaPreservation Iowa builds partnerships that enhance our economic and cultural future through the preservation of Iowa's historic resources.
Warren County Historical SocietyWCHS MISSION: To collect, preserve, and create interest in the cultural, political, and economic heritage of Warren County, Iowa
Warren County Genealogical SocietyThe Warren County Genealogical Society (WCGS) aids individuals as they begin, develop, and follow their genealogical interests and encourages and assists them in preparing their genealogy or family history.
Sons of the American RevolutionThe Sons of the American Revolution is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the war for independence. 
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil WarThe Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a fraternal organization dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of heroes who fought and worked to save the Union.