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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.
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.
This collection consists of 1 image of the Fillmore School Class of 1918.
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.
This collection consists of 15 films reviewed and chosen 1998-1999 for a grant funded project to preserve to a tape format. In 2011, the films were digitized from Beta tapes by AVS, a local digitization company.
1964 Davenport City Directory; 1894 Huebinger Atlas of Scott County
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.
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.
This consists of one 8 x 10" image of classmates posed outdoors on the steps of Davenport High School. The image is sepia tones and has names written on the verso, some of which are incomplete. The matte is in poor condition with torn corners and chipped areas. The date 1934 is written in ink in the lower left corner of the image. No photographer is identified.
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.
This collection contains 6 small photographs of the 1935 flood in Cedar Rapids.
two boxes of slides and one scrapbook about the flood
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..
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.
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.
This collection consists of one black and white 8 x 19.5" panoramic group portrait taken June 1938 of Frank L. Smart Intermediate School 9A Class with autographs on the back. Appears to have been taken in gym on a stage. Autographs randomly signed on verso.
This collection consists of a mimeographed copy of Frank Schaefer's adoption certificate. It is signed by the birth mother, Helena Bertram Schaefer Adams, and the adoptive parents, Claus and Anna Bertram (Helena's parents, Frank's maternal grandparents).
Names on document include: Adams, Helena (Bertram, Schafer); Schafer, Edward; Bertram, Claus J.; Bertram, Anna; Schafer, Frank
Books, research papers, History Club round table papers and miscellaneous Davenport items belonging to Congressman Fred Schwengel; includes copy of Blackhawk Treaty. Some items are breakable.
Approximately 18,000 images taken by the Hostetler Studio dating 1895-1925 and the Free Studio dating 1940's-1970's. Also 125 panoramic negatives taken by Hostetler Studio.
Genealogy research materials for French, Decker, Munday, Long, Boyer, Miller, Lischer, Morton and Tucker families. Includes correspondence, photographic images, newspaper clippings, calling cards as well as documentation for family history. See container list in external document.
Very large group of people posed outdoors. Variety of ages, both male and female. Labeled "Made by J. Maly P.S.C. Student"
Articles of Incorporation; Constitution and By-laws; minutes of meetings; financial records; Board Of Directors and committee lists; photographs of past board presidents; miscellaneous. Brief inventory available.
This collection contains Friends of Vander Veer Park meeting minutes.
This is a collection of genealogical and local history resources compiled by Gail Ann Hodges Levis.
Formats include hardback and paperback publications, a video cassette tape, a compact disc and a wooden collectible Cook Library.
Series include items relating to Modern Woodman of America camps and the organization and a genealogical series.
Items can be accessed through the library's catalog.
- 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 899
- 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.