Month: January 2022

Hatching one of Webster City’s Most Famous Businesses

Baby chicks, boy scout contests, summers on Clear Lake, travel to numerous national parks across the country: the McMurray family collection (1888-1954) – donated by Doug McMurray – captures the prosperity and influence of a prominent Webster City family.   Iowans may have heard about the Murray McMurray Hatchery, which was established in 1917 in a