The Iowa Angle Book Release and Signing Party


Join the Wright on the Park for a book release and signing party for Paul Juhl’s The Iowa Angle on, October 27th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the Wright on the Park office 17 S. Federal Ave., Mason City. The book signing is free and open to the public.

Paul C. Juhl, of Iowa City, has been writing about Iowa history for the past twenty years.  Originally from Webster City, Juhl holds degrees from the University of Iowa in history, and the University of Northern Iowa in College Student Personnel Services.  His reading audience has always been Iowans and likes to connect aspects of national and state history with his home state. He is also an expert on photography in the late nineteenth century and often includes many images from all times periods in his books.

Prior to retirement, Juhl served several Iowa high schools, and also a school in Switzerland, as the school counselor and teacher.

The topics for his spiral bound books are diverse and include artists; Grant Wood and Vinnie Ream; country schools; Pulitzer Prize recipient, MacKinlay Kantor; actress, Sarah Bernhardt; and Abraham Lincoln’s grandchildren.  North Iowa residents may remember his two books on Clear Lake: Clear Lake: The Earliest Images and also Grant Wood’s Clear Lake Summer.

Now, his latest connects Frank Lloyd Wright with Iowa and Iowans.

Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan



Join the River City Society for Historic Preservation for a lecture on Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan Tuesday, July 10th at 7:00 PM in the Robert E. McCoy Architectural Interpretive Center.


Professor Kevin Nute is an award-winning author of Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan: The Role of Traditional Japanese Art and Architecture in the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright, and will speak on this topic. He is a Professor of Architecture at University of Oregon, a Wright scholar, and has lived and worked in Japan for our years.


The lecture is free and open to the public. it is sponsored byc and a made possible by generous donation from Nancy and Chuck Sweetman.


The AIC is located behind the George Stockman House at 530 1st Street NE, Mason City, Iowa 50401.