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Emil and Minnie Dohrmann family/genealogy papers

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Identifier: 1998-26
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs and greeting cards of the Emil and Minnie Dohrmann family of Big Rock, Iowa. Also includes some family papers.
Dates: 1880-1970

Engravings of local views 1860

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Identifier: 2013-11
Scope and Contents Engravings of Davenport, Rock Island, Moline ca 1860 published by Hermann Meyer, New York from Meyer's Universum; black and white and hand colored; supposed to be originals; Fort Armstrong added August 2013; original???
Dates: 1860

Ernest Oberholtzer collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-07
Scope and Contents Copies of photos taken by Oberholtzer of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area as well as his home on Mallard Island. Oberholtzer was a Davenport native.
Dates: 1900-1985

Esek S. Ballord residence

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Identifier: 1992-02
Scope and Contents This home was located at 226 East Locust Street. (photo is a copy of original); see also X-05 & 2011-20
Dates: 1888

Esther Mae Plumb photograph collection

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Identifier: 2009-08
Scope and Contents This collections consists of an album with a red velvet cover which is quite worn. The spine is not stable. Each page is decorated with the identical design, being a comination of spider webs, plants, flowers, mushrooms, snails, fairies, etc. The patent application date listed is 1887. The images within the album are in fine condition overall. The types of photographic images include cartes de visites, cabinet cards, and portraits revolving around singer Esther Mae Plumb and her...
Dates: 1860-1920

Everett Geurink Civil War manuscript

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Identifier: 2002-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains a manuscript of book on the history of Iowa's Civil War Camps and supporting research material compiled by Everett Geurink. Also includes microfilm purchased from the National Archives - compiled service records and camp reports.
Dates: various

Everett Geurink genealogical research materials

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Identifier: 2002-14
Scope and Contents This collection contains genealogy research materials on the Roes, Goering, Witt, Geurink, McGee, Carstensen, Soenke, Cinadr, Schelber, Wilkins, Hirt, Blunk, Rabeling, Shinkle, VerHoef, Muhs, and Voss families
Dates: various

F. J. Stahmer Shoe Company Collection

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Identifier: 2015-34
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one postcard, three photographic prints, and newspaper clippings.The 5 x 7" photographic prints capture one exterior, two interiors of the shoe company. The postcard depects Vanderslice Stahmer Shoe Company, a Davenport and Des Moines business. The newspaper clipping are an obituary of F.J. Stahmer from 1927, an article regarding daughter Ella taking over company after his death in 1928, and an article about factory circa 1952. The newspaper clippings...
Dates: 1927-1930

Fairmount Cemetery Association records

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Identifier: 2012-32
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the West Davenport/Fairmount Cemetery Association 1881 - ca. 1980; duplicate death certificates 1918 - April 1921.
Dates: 1881-1980

Fairmount Preschool for the Multi-Handicapped

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Identifier: 2005-11
Scope and Contents Photographs, slides, newsclippings, volunteer file, history of program development, and ephemera from a preschool which began as a school for children with cerebral palsy. One file contains personal information; consult with archivist.
Dates: 1960-1995

Family History of David Richard Pohlmann

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Identifier: 2019-53
Scope and Contents Donor and author is current wife of George Pohlmann, native of Davenport, step-mother to George's son David. Volume prepared and published for David and his family in 2009. Corrections and amendments since print handwritten by author/donor onto book's pages.
Dates: 2009

Farmstead Project Scott County (Iowa) Historical Society

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Identifier: 2012-16
Scope and Contents This collection contains slides, prints, negatives, inventories of Scott County farm buildings, barns, etcetera; RDA grant funded project 1994-1995; 2013 added 3 VHS tapes and magazines pertaining to historic barns.
Dates: 1994-2013

FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) at train stop in Davenport (Iowa)

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Identifier: 1998-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains 7 black and white 3 x 4" negatives of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and others pictured on the back of a NY Central Train; WHBF radio microphone; 1 photograph of Alfred Landon. Believed to have been taken in October of 1936 but have not verified location nor exact date.
Dates: 1936

Federal System Bakeries/Pueblo Bakeries

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Identifier: 2007-08
Scope and Contents This collection contains 8 black and white 5" x 7" photographic reprints of bakeries in Pueblo, Colorado in 1920-1940 era with identification by donor.
Dates: 1920-1940

Fejervary Family History

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Identifier: 2003-41
Scope and Contents This collection contains material received from Horgos, Yugoslavia in 2003. Items include 4 postcards of Horgos, 1 historical brochure about Horgos for tourists, and a book "Historically Seakking about Horgos." Also a family tree of the Korasz family and 2 articles written by Ference Beiwel about Celestine Fejervary and Alice French.
Dates: 2003

Fejervary Park & Zoo

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Identifier: 2012-15
Scope and Contents This collection includes 1 3-ring binder of color slides, 1 CD of color postcard images, newspaper clippings dated 1990-2000's, and ephemeral items relating to Fejervary Park.
Dates: 1959-2000s

Fillmore School

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Identifier: 2012-24
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 1 image of the Fillmore School Class of 1918.
Dates: 1918

Fillmore School aka School Number 12 graduation photograph

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Identifier: 2018-30
Scope and Contents This group portrait of the 1908 School #12 or Fillmore School graduating class of 13 boys and 9 girls with some identification written on the front and back in ink. 10x13" print is sepia and is rather dirty with several spots in upper right corner. Mounted on 11x18" board which is in very poor condition.
Dates: 1908

Film Preservation Project

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Identifier: 2009-09
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 15 films reviewed and chosen 1998-1999 for grant funded project. In 2011, the films were digitized from Beta tapes by AVS, a local digitization company. The were saved in the digital repository. DVDs available for viewing. Research in FPP folder on the I: drive.
Dates: 1938-1970

Finkenhoefer donation

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Identifier: 2018-47
Scope and Contents 1964 Davenport City Directory; 1894 Huebinger Atlas of Scott County
Dates: 1894, 1964

Fire Prevention and Engineering Standards report on the city of Davenport, Iowa

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Identifier: 2004-64
Scope and Contents Report No. 110, February 1949 on City of Davenport by National Board of Fire Underwriters Committee; survey on conditions made in October 194;8 contains map, describes water supply, alarm system, fire department, auxilliaries, facilities, building department, fire prevention, etc. Thesurvey was made by Engineers Harvey T. Munn and Robert A. Young and by Assistant Engineers A.S. Dimoff and D.g. Mees. The map is folded and is adhered to the last page of the booklet.
Dates: 1949 February

First Presbyterian Church Davenport records

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Identifier: 2012-11
Scope and Contents This collection contains historic church records for First Presbyterian Church in Davenport, Iowa; 1 box with glass lantern slides; oral history Don Southwood; Women's Association books 1962-1980.
Dates: 1859-1980

Flood Downtown Davenport from Skybridge 2008

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Identifier: 2008-35
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 1 rewritable compact disc containing 12 color JPEG images taken mostly from Davenport skybridge of downtown Davenport riverfront during flood of June 2008 with Canon EOS Digital Rebel Xti. Largest image 4.46 MB.
Dates: 2008 June

Flood in Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1935, photographs

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Identifier: 1998-03
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 small photographs of the 1935 flood in Cedar Rapids.
Dates: 1935

Flood of 1965 photos and scrapbook

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Identifier: 1992 -10
Scope and Contents two boxes of slides and one scrapbook about the flood
Dates: 1965

Flood photographs (Davenport, Iowa)

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Identifier: 1997-08
Scope and Contents twelve black and white snapshots of Davenport floods dating from 1922, 1938 and 1951; one image of Clinton bridge 1916. .001) Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad depot at Front Street and Perry in 1922.002) from Brady Street looking west; man rowing over railroad tracks in 1922.003) Brady Street - Lagomarcino Grupe Co. building in 1922.004) Le Claire Park on September 24, 1938.005) Davenport, IA levee and Lend-a-Hand building on...
Dates: 1916-1951

Flora (Mrs. Frederick) Wilson papers

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Identifier: 1996-08
Scope and Contents Box 1: Legal tablet of names/events abstracted from Davenport Gazette from Jan1841-24Mar1842 handwritten by Flora Wilson in October 1973. Legal tablet of names abstracted from Scott County Land Mortgage Record Book With dates including 1839-1848 handwritten by Flora Wilson in April 1975.“Concordia Singing Society” Constitution – Davenport Iowa 25May1893 poor condition-very fragile“Butcher and Drovers Union” - 2 ledgers written in German...
Dates: 1855-1899

Forgotten Few Veterans Remembrance

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Identifier: 2017-15
Scope and Contents Ephemeral items from Veterans Remembrance Ceremony at City Cemetery including a program and historic ribbon from dedication of tombstones for Civil War, Spanish-American War and veterans who had no markers..
Dates: 2017 May

Fran Riley Local News event tapes

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Identifier: 2006-10
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 VHS and 6 3/4" video tapes on local stories, (labels on tapes do not reflect contents) dates unknown. Fran Riley works for KWQC-TV Channel 6 in Davenport, Iowa as a reporter.
Dates: 1990-2006

Frank H. Miller family history materials

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Identifier: 2008-30
Scope and Contents This collection contains 1 3-ring binder and 1 CD of research, ahnentafel report, descendant tree and family group sheets with index. Surnames: Miller, Busch, Lischer, Weiss, Warnebold, French. Includes color snapshot prints of Miller residence at 1527 Brady St.
Dates: various