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Buchanan School 8th Grade Graduates 1916 Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-04

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one sepia toned 9 x 13" landscape photographic print; group of graduates and female teacher dated January 1916; handwriting on back provides names, School No. 14 Buchanan, 6th and Oak Street Davenport Iowa.

Dates

  • 1916

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials are available for use in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center only.

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Biographical / Historical

Buchanan School was built and opened in 1904. The architect was G.A. Hanssen. It had twelve rooms, was two stories tall, had an attic and a basement. The last time the school appears in Davenport city directories is 1939.

Photo belonged to Romola Cheney Tulloch, daughter of Burton Henry Cheney and Anna Susan Moore. Burton Cheney was a Congregational minister who served the church in Davenport for a time. Romola was married to David Valentine Tulloch and she died October 10, 1988 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Romola's younger sister, Edith Cheney Sears, died 2006 in North Dakota.

Extent

1 Photographic Prints (in 1 folder. )

Language of Materials

English



About the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center:

The Special Collections Department of the Davenport Public Library was established in 1982. In November of 1999, the newly renovated department opened to better serve its community and was renamed the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. The Center acquires, arranges, describes, preserves, and makes available local history and genealogical materials concentrating on those pertaining to Davenport, Scott County, and Eastern Iowa.

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