Buesing Digital Image collection
Scope and Contents
The donor's father apparently created original movies of the Scott County courthouse demolition and the State Furniture store fire in 1955 which he then digitized.
Photographs have very little information. Below are the file names and a brief description.
723 West 17th Street - of exterior of house, yard, man and woman and three children
Elizabeth A. and Jabez - of a young couple, possibly from a tintype originally
EPSON - houses and Centennial Bridge from Lookout Park or Clay Street with cars on street
Summit Cottage - 723 West 17th Street in Davenport - exterior of home, man, woman, teen male and girl
Photo off Lookout Park - houses from Lookout Park or Clay Street with horse and buggy on street
105 - exterior of three-story house with two women and a child standing in front
548 - exterior of three-story house with tall bare trees
549 - exterior of house that appears to be at the top of a hill with three people standing by fence
Mary Etta Boyd Meadley (2) - young woman in hat and plaid dress; possibly from tintype?
Mary Etta Boyd Meadley (3) - older woman portrait
- 1955 [originals]
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.
Pertaining to MEADLEY:
Information from Davenport Daily Leader, Thursday, July 2, 1896
Mary E. Meadley died at her home 1435 Marshall street after a lingering illness. Mrs. Meadley was born at Clarion, Clarion county, PA June 8, 1836, from which place she with her parents moved west to St. Louis in 1844. The family settled in Edwardsville, Ill., where she on Dec. 19th 1855 was united in marriage to J. B. Meadley. Four years later they came to Davenport and continued to reside here.
Of seven children only two survive, E. E. Meadley, and Mrs. H. A. Havens both of this city, and one brother Capt. W. L. Boyd of McKinney, Texas.
Her husband was Jabez Bunton Meadley (1822-1902). Both are buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport, IA.
12 items (in 1 digital file) : two movie clips and ten JPG files of still images ; 353 MB (370,293,219 bytes)
Language of Materials
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Davenport IA 52801-1490 United States