Muscatine's Pearl Button Button Industry
The Mississippi River town of Muscatine produced billions of pearl buttons. By 1905, Muscatine made 37 percent of the world's buttons and earned the title of "Pearl Button Capital of the World."
Marc Sijan: Ultra-Realistic Sculptures
Marc Sijan's ultra-realistic sculptures are "homages to humanity's fascination with its own forms - a fascination which has compelled artists throughout the millennia to mirror life in virtually every medium. Sijan's figures are incredibly lifelike, sensuous, and graceful.
Faces of Hope: The Original Residents of the Clark House
Explore photography and stories gathered by Bob Campagna who served as the Director of the Low Rent Housing Commission when Muscatine established its first public housing project. Hired at the age of 23, Campagna screened and aided in selecting the first residents of the Clark House.