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Documents pertaining to Albert and Gertrude (Howard) Meinert of Clinton, Iowa including obituaries, selective service card, driver's licenses, identification cards, and membership cards to various associations. Their daughter, Marjorie Meinert (Mrs. Charles) Flynn lived in Davenport, Iowa. A letter from Daniel David Palmer to Mrs. Marge Flynn dated 1954 regarding death of father and enclosing pamphlet from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale are part of the collection.
This is a reproduction of a 1960 film, digitized in mp4 format. It is taken in color and is approximately 6 minutes 40 seconds in length. The original footage was taken in 1960 by the donor's father who was a student at Palmer Chiropractic College at the time, and worked at WOC. The last section of the video documents demolition of the original WOC studio, the Ed Ryan residence at 805 Brady Street which the donor believes occured in 1963.
Personal items pertaining to Alfred C. Mueller, Davenport IA resident, business man and former mayor including 1938 election poster, biography of Alfred C. Mueller, correspondence, Contemporary Club paper 1918, Toole Co., Montana land documentation, tax assessment.
This collection contists of photographs and personal materials relating to Jane/Jennie M. Allen Crawford and Alice French (Octave Thanet), including inscribed copies of Thanet's books and an 11-volume set of the publication "Davenport Picturesque and Descriptive" (American Art Company, 1889).
This collection consists of Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) items, Esek Steere Ballord papers, Tyler genealogy, images, Rock Island Arsenal Golf Course circa 1906, Diamond Lady inaugural cruise, funeral items, Iowa adoption list, birth and death records for Scott County, probate index, divorce extractions, and Hostetler panoramics of the Mason property.
Historian books from teacher's sorority consists of four scrapbooks covering 1969-2007 and one secretary book 1989-2007 that includes meeting minutes, membership and attendance.
Scrapbook 1) 1969-1974 Scrapbook 2) 1974-1989 Scrapbook 3) 1989-1999 Scrapbook 4) 1999-2007
This collection contains Davenport-Bettendorf Branch of AAUW yearbook directories 1993-2000 which include membership lists, officers, meeting schedules, committees, and budget outline.
This collection contains 1 scrapbook created by Margaret Gertz, AIC class of 1938. She was a member of AAU Girls' Basketball Team "AIC Stenos." Includes a brief memoir, pictures, clippings, and mementos. She also donated 1936 and 1937 Davenport High School Blackhawk yearbooks.
This collection of artifacts includes organization histories, minutes of regular, executive board and past presidents meetings, membership applications that contain a lot of genealogical details, scrapbooks for the Unit, two scrapbooks about the 1927 Drill Team Paris tour by Zella Dee Cox and Edith Lucier, and photographs by Dissette, Free and other non-local studios.
Copies of unit newsletters: "Soldier & Citizen" 1954-2014 & "The Bugler" 2002-2011.
sumbitted by Margaret Fannin in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Social Work to University of Minnesota; carbon copy; hardbound
Photocopy of original ledger book; minutes of meetings, Davenport Division No. 1, 1897-1912. Includes roll calls, members and addresses, and handwritten minutes.
This collection contains 6 diaries, each covering 5 years (1943-72) written by Davenport resident Angeline Petskeyes. Addition: March 2008 received funeral book of Angeline (1898-1983) and her son Roderick C. Petskeyes' baby book. Contains many photos, family history information on Petskeyes, Walthers, Hirzel.
This collection contains the contact book and information kept at the Davenport Branch Library located at Annie Wittenmyer. Contains names and addresses of residents of the orphanage and some entries name people they are looking for.
This collection contains photographs taken at the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home/Annie Wittenmyer Home between 1931-1945 showing views of farm, grounds, and some staff members and a 1926 Blackhawk high school year book.
This collection contains 1 signature of Antoine LeClaire (signature only), and 1 signature of Adlai Stevenson on a typed letter to Henry B. Hook.
This collection consists of photocopies pertaining to LeClaire's land acquisitions from 1832 Sauk and Fox treaty including certified copies of patents and maps.
The land patents are regarding the 640 acres in Davenport and 640 acres in LeClaire. This was provided for in Section 6 of the 1832 Treaty with the Sauk and Fox where LeClaire acted as an interpreter. There is also a copy of the 1842 Treaty with the Sauk and Fox.
This collection contains blueprints for William G. Renwick buildings dated 1929-1930. Sears, Roebuck B type Retail Buildings, Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. Architects Burnham Brothers Incorporated and Nimmons, Carr and Wright. Tunnicliff, Davenport city engineer.
This collection contains copies of CDs documenting the Davenport Central Business District. Includes building files, scanned images of aerials, people, streetscapes, structures (indexed), Putnam Museum images, digital color images and black and white rolls of film. Info also online.
This collection contains blueprints of plans for 4 residences: 915 West Locust, 911 West Locust, 907 West Locust, and 1720 Marquette, ca. 1912-1916; architects Ebeling and Harfst.
Armil-Wass family history, digital copies of 2 Armil-Barrett family albums and the individual tintypes, cabinet photographs, and cartes de visites contained within, and poster of the Glen Armil housing addition in Davenport.
This collection contains 61 photographic prints size 8 x 10" of the Rock Island Arsenal and the Government Bridge, mostly copies taken from an 1899 report by the War Department. Includes photographs of the Colonel Davenport home in good shape and in disrepair, construction of Arsenal buildings, the National Cemetery (1902), and riverboats Delta Queen and Lone Star. Also a duplicate copy of "Rock Island Prison Barracks" book.
This collection consists of 1991 art reproduction of riverboat, "Quad City Queen: a Riverboat Tribute" by artist Jerry Wenstrom and a 2009 Topps trading cards of John Deere and Buffalo Bill
This pilot log is dated July 28, 1946 with the airport base noted as Cram Field. It notes the aircraft flown , local or cross country, includes remarks or inspector's signature and certification number, horsepower classification, and time spent flying. The last entry is dated October 21, 1950.
This collection consists of two 8 x 10" pen and ink sketches on notebook paper signed "Art Kroppach" that were located in a 1920 U of I Hawkeye yearbook. The sketches are both outdoor scenes.
Secondly is an oil on canvas framed painting created by Gay Tydeman in 1947 and entered into the Mississppi Valley Fair in Class 1602. The painting in the frame measures roughly 30 x 36" and is in relatively good condition. It is titled "His Honor the Mayor of Davenport Art Kroppach 1947".
Image showing woman standing beside road sign "City of Davenport Welcome Please slow down to 15 miles per hour" and automobile parked on dirt road.