Jerry Lenz Research Center Volunteer

The Research Center maintains special projects in which the community can be involved.

The Oral History Project volunteers interview local people to obtain information about Sioux City’s history.

The George Newman Negative Identification project depends on volunteers to help to identify over 11,000 photographic images taken by the Sioux City Journal photographer, George Newman in the 1940s and 1950s.

Research Center staff and volunteers give a number of workshops and presentations and Sioux City history. Visit the Calendar section for details.

Presentations are available for community groups about Sioux City history. A list of topics is available under the Community Presentations section.

Volunteers are always needed for these and other projects at the Research Center. See our Volunteer section for details.



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Sioux City Public Museum Research Center

Wednesday - Friday

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Appointments appreciated


 (712) 224-5001


Sioux City Public Museum
(Use the Jackson Street entrance between 4th and 5th Streets during Research Center hours)