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Quotation by for the State of Iowa
Although then a printer by trade, he listed himself in this early directory as an antiquarian. When he was asked the reason for this he replied that he always thought every town should have at least one antiquarian, and since none appeared for the post, he volunteered.
For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Iowa: A Guide to the Hawkeye State (The WPA Guide to Iowa), p. 278, Viking Press (1938).
On Mark Twain, who with his brother printed Keokuk's first City Directory in 1856.
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