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Davenport, Iowa photograph collection

Identifier: 1997-12

Scope and Contents

Twelve images which are largely unidentified. Based on visible content and information gleaned from notations: -WW2 war bond rally; -aerial dated Dec. 14, 1964; -brick building on Central Park west of Hickory Grove Road; -Englehart Manufacturing Company Jan. 30, 1956; -a groundbreaking; -Pillsbury's Best Flour sign on top of a building; -Diamond Jubilee; -Davenport Parks river scene; -motel or apartment building site by Phil Hutchison without date

-"Optical Industries Corp."**This image shows three African American males and one white male moving large crates


  • 1940-1964

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.

Request permission before copying materials.

Personal digital cameras and scanners are allowed in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center on a case-by-case basis. The items that a researcher may want to scan or photograph must be examined and evaluated for physical condition, copyright issues, and donor restrictions by staff.

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

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Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Biographical / Historical

For more information about this collection, please consult with a Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center staff member.


12 images (one folder in box with 1997-11, 13, 15) : black and white prints ; 8 x 10"

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Range 38 Section 9

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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Repository Details

Part of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center Repository

321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490 United States

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.

Books and other printed materials in the collection can be found using a Library Search. For additional digital resources, browse the Upper Mississippi Valley Digital Image Archive. For more information about specific subjects relating to Scott County History, please browse the Research Guides.
Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center
Davenport Public Library
321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490
(563) 326-7902