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Varna Glendine Hass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-32
Scope and Contents This collection contains local photographs and ephemera of St. Luke's Nursing school, Arsenal certificates, Davenport High School diplomas, much more.
Dates: 1866-1994

Varna Hass genealogy files

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-25
Scope and Contents This collection contains family group sheets and copies of records for the Stibolt, Haas, Hass, Kruse, Hanssen, Hardt, Cruys, and Beiderbecke families.
Dates: various

Veteran's Day Parade photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-20
Scope and Contents Two color photographic prints of horse unit that led the Veteran's Day parade on 11 Nov 2000 in Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 2000

Veteran's Day Parade Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-19
Scope and Contents Color snapshot prints of parade on 11 Nov 2000 in Davenport, Iowa. A woman in red wanted photographs sent to the library.
Dates: 2000-11-11

V.F.W. Military Band Image

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-35
Scope and Contents This collection contains one 8 x 10", black and white, photographic print of a band marching on the street with the label, "Initial Public Appearance of V.F.W. Military Band F.W. Galbraith Post 828 Davenport Iowa. Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge Dedication. November 18, 1935."
Dates: 1935 November 18

Victor Animatograph Featherweight Slides

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-04
Scope and Contents This collection consists of sixty-nine glass lantern slides created by Victor Animatograph Corporation. They are dated October 5, 1915. The slides depict fairy tales and scenes from children's stories.
Dates: 1915 October 5

Victorian photo album of Martha Blackburn

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-19
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a victorian photograph album received as a gift by Marth Blackburn in 1888. It includes cabinet cards, carte de visites, tintypes of DeWitt, Iowa families of Blackburn, Carson, Clark, Dunnen, Graves, and Williams and Clinton, Iowa families of White and Peoples. Smith Studio of DeWitt is attributed to taking these images.
Dates: 1888 March 1

Vietnam War: Names from The Wall

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-03
Scope and Contents Rubbings of names of Davenport and Bettendorf veterans taken from Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC; also rubbings from the memorial.
Dates: 1994

Vincent Laake Davenport Fire Department photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-07
Scope and Contents Photographic prints of Vincent Laake and other firefighters in action at the 1951 fire in the 1900 block of Harrison Street and the 1956 State Furniture and Nuway Rug fires; undated news clippings.
Dates: 1951-1956

Viola Lucas autograph book

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-08
Scope and Contents This volume contains verses and autographs from the peers and relatives of Viola Lucas and one entry in German from F. Plath. All are dated 1906 when Viola was ten years old.
Dates: 1906

Virginia Lohmiller

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-42
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of 4 scrapbooks relating to the family history, career and life of Virginia Lohmiller, a pioneer in women's sports. These are archival quality scrapbooks.
Dates: 1850-2002

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

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Identifier: 2018-46
Scope and Contents volumes 123 no. 4, 124 no. 104, 125 no. 104, 126 no. 1-2 of quarterly serial
Dates: 2015-2018

Vision for the Future

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-34
Scope and Contents papers pertaining to City of Davenport's project
Dates: 1987-1999

Volquardsen Family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-09
Scope and Contents This collection 1 narrow archive box containing four folders of photographic prints and one folder of research on the Volquardsen/Sass family. The bulk of the images were taken between 1882-1920, most by local photography studios.Folder 1: 5 photographic prints in the original paper enclosures/mattes Ralph and Florence as identified by donorsFolder 2: 10 snapshots of Ralph, some in military uniform (WWI) Herman and Agnes VOLQUARDSEN family of four Ralph about age...
Dates: 1882-1920

Volunteer Guild of Davenport Museum of Art

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-69
Scope and Contents By-laws, board minutes 1980's-2000's, handbooks, brochures, invitations, trips, artist consignments sold in gift shop; scrapbook.
Dates: 1980-2000

Voss Washing Machine restoration photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-09
Scope and Contents This collection contains 5 color photographs of a restored Voss Washing Machine made ca. 1877-1910. The machine was restored in 2002.
Dates: 2002

Walcott, IA photographs

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Identifier: 2002-20
Scope and Contents This collection contains 1 black and white photograph of the construction of abuilding near the Walcott Depot, taken ca. 1920. One of the worker is identified as John Baasch.
Dates: ca. 1920

Walgreens Store interior photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-05
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of the interior of the Walgreen's drug store in downtown Davenport taken 1942-1946.
Dates: 1942-1946

Walnut Hill School - Rockingham Township-Scott Co.

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-23
Scope and Contents This collection contains 15 photographs of construction of Walnut Hill School in 1948; Constitution of School Facilities Committee, Rockingham Township, Scott County, Iowa.
Dates: 1948

Walter E. Bort architectural plans

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-03
Scope and Contents This collection contains architectural design drawings by Walter E. Bort, Clinton Iowa architect. Design drawings for Bort's own residence, Schick residence, and others in Davenport and Scott County [ca 1918/1950.]
Dates: 1918-1972

Warner-Medlin Photography Studio photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-06
Scope and Contents Approximately 1000 images, mostly graduation portraits taken during 1995.
Dates: 1995

Wasson, Jennings, Mandel and Bockenfeld family history collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-24
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of genealogy family group sheets, obituaries, photos, marriage and death certificates for the Wasson, Jennings, Mandel, and Backenfeld families.
Dates: various

Weingartner Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-21
Scope and Contents Family photographs of Elegius aka Eleck Weingartner family and sites in Davenport area c1890-1900. Burial of son Emil, veteran of Spanish American war are included. Weingartner residence was 1103 West 8th Street. Davenport scenes as well as some in Nebraska. Miscellaneous pages from Civil War book are also included.
Dates: 1890-1900

Wells Fargo Bank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-24
Scope and Contents This collection consists of bound volumes, photographs, maps and atlases. Images pertain to Einfeldt family circa 1890-1920. Some maps are miscellaneous Scott County, Iowa atlases and maps. Brief Inventory: 1 oversize flat box containing 22 Einfeldt family photographs 5 oversize volumes including Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Vol. 1 and 2 Scott County, Iowa atlases and miscellaneous maps 22 images of various dimensions taken by several Davenport photography studios as well as some...
Dates: 1890-1990

West Davenport Improvement Co. documents

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Identifier: 2014-10
Scope and Contents This collection contains carbon copies, photocopies, and transcriptions of documents dated 1930 from stockholder Ernest Oberholtzer regarding debt issue.
Dates: 1930

West Intermediate School photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-74
Scope and Contents photocopies of 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924 classes;
Dates: 1920-1924

West Liberty, Iowa Train Station

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-46
Scope and Contents Framed color photographic print by Bob Baker R&B Enterprises Davenport, IA
Dates: 2004 May

West View Grange-Scott County, Iowa Records

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Identifier: 2004-48
Scope and Contents This collection contains minutes from West View Grange meetings beginning 27Jan1908-1980. There are four minute books the earliest being handwritte and 1950's typed.

Booklet by author R. W. Smith Newton No. 1: The Second Working Grange in the United States and the First in Iowa and The Early Grange Movement in Some Iowa Counties contains information about the Grange in Muscatine County, Iowa and good historical background information.
Dates: 1908-1980

Whiteside County IL History & Familes book

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Identifier: 2018-39
Scope and Contents images and history
Dates: 2014

Wilcox image collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-28
Scope and Contents This is a collection of images and ephemeral items featuring William and Ellen Wilcox.1960-1972 Grant School Davenport 6th grade class photos by Carstensen photography many of which have identification. Geology field trip taken in September 1969 by Mr. Wilcox and 6th graders; all photographs by John Evans for Davenport newspaper. 1957 Iowa Jaycees snapshots with handwritten identification on verso; 1960's General Federation of Women's Clubs...
Dates: 1957-1972


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.

Books and other printed materials in the collection can be found using a Library Search. For additional digital resources, browse the Upper Mississippi Valley Digital Image Archive. For more information about specific subjects relating to Scott County History, please browse the Research Guides.
Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center
Davenport Public Library
321 Main Street
Davenport IA 52801-1490
(563) 326-7902
specialcollections@davenportlibrary.com