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14 prints ca 1930-1950's of building exteriors; caricatures of city leaders from newspaper; came from C & ED department per note on envelope
The collection is organized into series by project names, then broken down into individual names or participants.
This collection contains over 1000 color photographic slides, research, records, observations, statistics and correspondence regarding the local bird population in the Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois greater Tri/Quad City area. Copies of published items, articles used in research and information on individual birds is also included.
Reproduction of "No. 2 Map of the Rock Island Rapids of the Mississippi River" and 2 special sections of the Quad-City Times newspaper. Published books and serials pertaining to French-Canadian explorers.
Original blueprints from architect Ebeling dated 1928.
These serials and miscellaneous items pertaining to Missouri, Kentucky and Iowa were kept by genealogist Lorrain Duncan. They were foldered and placed in an archival box. Published materials that were donated were cataloged if met collection development policy.
Eagle Signal publications, photographs, timers, history, manuals; Eagle and BLISS and Gamewell annual reports
28 black and white copies of images dating from 1870-1890. Originally fourteen items, a second duplicate set was brought in by Alice Richardson Sloane in October 2010. See external document for details.
This collections consists of "Our Little Book for Little Folks" created by American Book Company copyright 1896. The title page states the book was "Arranged by W.E. Crosby Late Supt. Schools Davenport IA". It was property of a room in 1 South School 1899. This was hand written inside front cover.
two DVDs of film
Images and materials from SC were used in production of the film. In return, we received two copies.
This is a collection of documents generated between 1870-1974 by schools that merged into the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency in 1974. Documentation includes attendance, student scores/grades, monthly summaries, graduates, visitors, term reports, annual reports to County Superintendents, directories of teachers, country school records, and some parochial school documentation. Counties included are Jackson, Clinton, Muscatine and one volume for Scott County.
January, February, April and June 1953 issues of Eckermann Monthly Store News from the Eckermann Implement Company, Eldridge, Iowa; 1954 calendar Illinois-Iowa Dairy at 1205 Harrison Street, Davenport, Iowa; 1966 calendar DeWitt Hardware (fishing theme).
Aerial photograph of Eldridge Corners, c. 1940s?
This collection contains materials and photographs relating to Elizabeth "Bubbles" Haines, mostly from festivities in her honor at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in October 1998.
This collection consists of published books and journals of genealogical nature pertaining to Indiana.
The titles are: Yearbooks of the Society of Indiana Pioneers, The Berkeley Journal: Published by the Berkeley County Historical Society, Images of Berkeley County: A Collection of Photographs from Berkeley County.
This collection contains 1 3-ring binder and 1 cd-rom of biographical documentation pertaining to Officer Speth (1874-1917); court documents, newspaper clippings, vital records, and images. CD-rom contains JPEG and BITMAP images, pdf doc, and Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 docs.
This collection contains photographs and greeting cards of the Emil and Minnie Dohrmann family of Big Rock, Iowa. Also includes some family papers.
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???
This contains single items or collections of ephemera. It is not meant for collections that contain multiple item types, some of which has been separated to ephemera.
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.
This is a memoir written by Ernest Rodriguez documenting moments from his life growing up with three cultures - as Mexican-American, African-American, and Caucasian. He shares remembrances from living in Holy City in Bettendorf and Cook's Point in Davenport, as well as many people and events with his family of origin and his own family.
This home was located at 226 East Locust Street. (photo is a copy of original); see also X-05 & 2011-20
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.
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
This collection contains records of the West Davenport/Fairmount Cemetery Association 1881 - ca. 1980; duplicate death certificates 1918 - April 1921.
- Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Societies and clubs -- History -- Sources 5
- Women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Social life and customs 4
- Women -- Services for -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 3
- Young women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Social life and customs 3
- Charities -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 2
- Clubs -- Iowa -- Davenport 2
- Images, Photographic 2
- Young women -- Iowa -- Davenport -- Charities, protection, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
- clippings (information artifacts) 2
- Adoption 1
- Art fairs--Social aspects. 1
- Art fairs--United States. 1
- Art fairs. 1
- Art festivals. 1
- Booklet 1
- Books 1
- Buildings -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 1
- Cabinet photographs -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 1
- Cemeteries -- Iowa -- Davenport -- History -- Sources 1
- Civil War -- United States 1 + ∧ less
- English 913
- German 3
- City of Davenport (Iowa) 6
- Cook, Clarissa C 2
- Glaspell, Susan, 1876-1948 2
- Huebinger, M. (Melchior) 2
- Lend a Hand Society 2
- Lend-A-Hand Club 2
- Moline (Ill.) 2
- Quad-City Times 2
- Adams, Helen 1
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
- Adler, Betty 1
- Adler, Henrietta 1
- Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
- Amarillo (Tex.) 1
- Ambrose, Allison S 1
- America 1
- American Commercial and Savings Bank 1
- American Telephone and Telegraph Company 1
- American Trust Company 1
- Andrews, Clarence A. 1 + ∧ less
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.