The following publications and materials are available for you to peruse during your visit to the Monona Historical Museum:
"Monona, Iowa 1897-1997"
1982 Clayton County History
1916 Clayton County History
1984 Clayton County History with index
"Garnavillo - Gem of the Prairie"
Clayton County 1866/1886/1902/1914
Andreas Historical Atlas of Iowa 1875
Various maps of Clayton County, Iowa
Newspapers to 1995
Monona Herald 1988-1991
North Iowa Times 1856-1888
Early Clayton County Records / Marriages to 1925
Early Clayton County Records / Deaths to 1921
Early Clayton County Records / Births to 1929
Census of Clayton County and Allamakee County: 1850/1860/1870/1880/1900/1910/1920
Iowa Census 1885/1895/1905/1915/1925
WPA Clayton County Cemeteries
Cemetery listings from cemeteries in Monona, Giard, Farmersburg, Wagner Townships
Monona Corporation Assessors Books
Monona Telephone Books
1928 to present
Monona High School Yearbooks
1937 to present
Record books, some country schools in Monona, Farmersburg, Giard Townships
Clayton County Genealogical Society books on Country and Town Schools:
Elkport/Garber, Elkader Town, Boardman Township/St. Joseph's Catholic/Elkader Jr College, Strawberry Point Town, Garnavillo Country/Town/St. Joseph's Catholic, Farmersburg Township, Monona Township, Luana High School, Millville, Volga City, Colesburg, Mendon, Marion, Highland, Wagner, Sperry.
Melvin and Marian Beimfohr books about Giard, Froelich, Mills, Streams, Women of Clayton County.
Family Histories, printed and published:
Olmsted, Mortz, Kiester, Oelke, Froelich, Lenth, Fascher, Pape, Peters, and others.
1500 Surname files of area families
Books by local authors
Iowa Official Registers, 1891-present
Yearbook of Agriculture, 1899-present
Publications of Iowa State Historical Society
Scrapbooks, approximately 150. Some are obituaries, by the year, or by subject.
Filing cabinets, approximately 12 drawers of items about the early history of Monona, the area, people, houses, buildings, organizations, activities, etc.
Ledger books from early Monona businesses
Local club materials for 4H clubs, Homemakers Clubs, Kiwanis, EAA, Garden Club, Women's Club.