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This collection consists of a postcard depiciting the interior of Mac's Tavern located in Davenport, Iowa and a small print and enlarged photocopy of print of Rock Island Railroad Freight House located in Davenport, Iowa, with LeClaire home visible on top of hill.
This collection contains 3 photographs: Frieda Plath's German Class and Room B of School #13 taken circa 1901; German Band from East Davenport, IA; Rudolph Beckmann and others are identified in the school images.
2 oversize photocopied reprints;
snapshots of hobos, bridge, roller dam, Lookout point; 8 x 10" Kemper Hall Cadets from Griswold College; office of Crane Co.; Charlies Western Wear display
This collection contains 4 images of Lincoln School in Davenport size 2.5 x 3.5"; 1 of building exterior, and 3 of class groups
This collection contains copies of 2 original photographs of the Streckfus steamers "Capitol" and "Majestic" held by Area Research Center, University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse.
This collection contains 8 x 10, cabinet cards, and snapshots totalling 15 images related to architect John Wesley Ross and his descendants. Includes photograph of the Davenport High School's Delta Upsilon Sorority from 1909 taken by Hostetler.
Ledger book labeled "Heinz and Fisher" with alphabetical entries dating from 1839 to 1891.
Seven published items pertaining to Indiana genealogy and history. Declined three.Cataloged the following: History of Indiana by Esarey; Annals of Pioneer Setters on the Whitewater and its tributaries by a Native; Indiana Source Book 1 by Heiss; A Documentary History of the Indiana Decade of the Harmony Society 1814-1824 Vol.1.
The highlights of this collection are papers related to Petersen’s military service; a large hand-drawn map of 718-722 Brown Street as it was in 1907; and a series of plays and musicals written by Ingward and Robert Petersen when they were youths.
43 interviews with military veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Iraq War, and the Bosnian War by students of Bettendorf High School teacher Cathy Ahrens in 2010 and 2011.
Love is all around Iowa by Silvano and Santa is coming to Iowa by Smallman are two fiction children's books focused on Iowa by area authors.
Aerial photographs of barge terminals along the Mississippi River in Iowa.
brief history - convention dates, city and president; badge and sticker
This collection contains approximately 10 programs of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union dating from 1948-1954 and 1956.
Correspondence course prepared and graded by Dr. William J. Petersen: Study of Iowa History
Includes the handbook and each lesson submitted by Mrs. Morgan, graded and returned by Dr. Petersen from September 1955 through May 1956. The course earned 2 credits.
CD-ROM containing 19 images of Iowa and other regional maps.
Items pertaining to 1996 Scott County's sesquicentennial celebration for the state of Iowa including planning documents, banner, parade, some photographic prints, and information on a Chautauqua held in 1997.
Photocopies of biennial reports from 1910-1934 covering years 1908-1934.
Collection consists of two typed letters from superintendent of the orphanage Harvey Daines dated September 1944 releasing former orphanage inmate Adelbert M. Long. Donor wrote biography of Adelbert M. Long in 2012 and it is included.
This collection includes graduation programs for the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home from 1934 and 1935; also an undated postcard-type photo of shorthand department of Brown's Business College.
Images of Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home building exteriors circa 1935.
This collection is made up of materials from three separate accessions. Included are Annual Reports, photographs and negatives, Historian books, and music materials including vinyl records and sheet music. See Series Scope and Content Notes for more information.
Original issues of Iowa frontier newspaper The Iowa Sun and Davenport and Rock Island News bound into one volume; publisher Andrew Logan.
microfilm in our collection previously.
Agendas, Minutes, Reports 1980's - 2012
This collection contains 2 photo albums and approximately 20 smaller, loose photos. One album is by the Hostetler Photography Studio and was likely produced 1910-1915. Images are bound but could easily be separated and are of outbuildings, Holstein cattle, swine, etc. The other album has no cover and the images include interiors of barns and milking facilities as well as animals. Photographer unknown. Prints appear to be newer. They are adhered to paper with glue.
- 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.