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Black Hawk County and Cedar Valley Monument / Memorial Resources

This guide is created for TAG students at Holmes Jr. High School completing the Waterloo Monument / Memorial assignment.

Subject Heading Tips

OneSearch - search our library's collections

There are dozens of books in Special Collections about Waterloo, Cedar Valley, and Iowa history. You can narrow your search in the library catalog by using subject headings, which are generally topics, places, events, people, organizations, etc that a book or article is about. To search using subject headings, use the "subject" option from the dropdown in the advanced search.

For assistance using OneSearch, check out this step-by-step guide.

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You can also find relevant subjects from an individual record, such as from a book, and identify other relevant materials by clicking on the subject.

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Some subjects that may help you in your research include:

Selected Iowa Histories

County and City Histories

Rare Books about Waterloo, Cedar Falls, the Cedar Valley, and Black Hawk County