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Cordova Library Donation

Identifier: 2015-30
Scope and Contents The collection consists of five spiral bound volumes of published item titled Jones County History and one bound item by John Clark Fetzer titled A Study in City Building.
Dates: 1945; 1996

Cram Field Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2015-02
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seventeen photographic prints of Cram Field Davenport, Iowa including airplanes, groups of men, exteriors of hangars and buildings, interiors; suspect 1940s based on calendars hanging on walls and one label; 15 8 x 10 prints and 2 snapshots all black and white.

The creators are the Times photographer, Joe Boll, M+M Ariels from Spirit Lake, Iowa, Lee Moyne Mark, and other photographs have no identification.
Dates: 1940s

Crescent Macaroni and Cracker Company picnic panoramic photo

Identifier: 2004-01
Scope and Contents This panoramic print measures about 10" x 51". It was taken along the Mississippi River on the Davenport levee next to the steamer St. Paul prior to the Crescent Macaroni and Cracker Company's annual family excursion. All office and factory employees and their families were invited.
Dates: 1929-09-14

Criner & O'Toole documents & personal items

Identifier: 2012-27
Scope and Contents This collection contais items related to patents held by H.J. Criner for bread slicers; Davenport school ephemera including 3 issues Blackhawk 1936, Girls Recreation League 1939 season's review booklet; miscellaneous newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1930s

Crook Brothers Laundry Co. Davenport, IA postcard

Identifier: 2018-59
Scope and Contents 1 color postcard "Office of Crook Bros. Laundry Co. Davenport Iowa"; unmailed; verso: "Wilton Fair 1912 Folks went in car."
Dates: 1912

Dahms photography studio collection

Identifier: 2013-30
Scope and Contents Unidentified portraits by Davenport photography studio found in a large collection that was made to the Moody County Museum by the daughter of a local resident who was cleaning out her father's home. Features are three individuals and two family groups.
Dates: 1888-1892

Dairy/Milk Industry Training Material

Identifier: 2004-22
Scope and Contents Eighteen records measuring 10", 12" and 16" and nine film strips all on the topic of salesmanship in the dairy/milk industry. The Milk Industry Foundation and International Association of Milk Dealers are listed as sponsors of the records.
Dates: 1925-1935

Dank Collection

Identifier: 2019-36
Scope and Contents Images likely taken by Leroy Dank of Maysville, IA area people, gas station, general store. Family Reunion of Dank, Reimers, Schwarz, Joens.
Dates: 1940s

Darlene Paxton genealogical materials

Identifier: 2004-28
Scope and Contents Two binders of materials organized by physical location such as Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, Denmark, etc.; One box labeled "church history" has files with subject headings for various denominations; includes images of churches
Dates: 1917-1980

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Identifier: 1994 -02
Dates: 1926 - 1964

Davenport 1952 Images

Identifier: 2018-16
Scope and Contents Series of black and white images taken from street corners looking all directions in most cases. Mainly focused along Fourth Street, Eleventh Street in East Village, near Marycrest, and a few others. Businesses and residences, many no longer extant, are visible.

The digital scans are dated 2005. It is unclear if the originals still exist. Efforts were made to obtain the originals from donor but were unsuccessful.
Dates: 1952

Davenport and Nebraska photo album

Identifier: 2003-11
Scope and Contents This collection contain 22 images removed from 1 photo album from a family living in Nebraska and Davenport.
Dates: 19th century

Davenport and the Flood of 1965

Identifier: 2015-07
Scope and Contents This collection consists of thirty color slides produced by Blackhawk Films depicting the April 1965 flood of the Mississippi River in Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1965

Davenport Area Retired School Personnel Association

Identifier: 2007-17
Scope and Contents This collection contains yearbook directories for the Davenport Area Retired School Personnel Association from 1977-2004 with several years missing. Includes membership lists, committees, and programs for year. Organization also known as Davenport Retired Teachers Association and Davenport Area Retired Teachers Association.
Dates: 1977-2004

Davenport Bridge Commission

Identifier: 2002-07-2005-12

Davenport Bridge Commission

Identifier: 2005-12
Scope and Contents Includes 11 bound volumes of meeting minutes, May 19, 1931-December 10, 1965; budget information, 1968-1969; and routine correspondence.
Dates: 1931-1969

Davenport city engineer records

Identifier: 1998-07
Scope and Contents This collection contains early plats and survey reports from Davenport City Engineer and Public Works departments dating from ca. 1854-1910.
Dates: 1854-1910

Davenport Civil Rights Commission

Identifier: 2005-13
Scope and Contents Includes 3 binders of of newspaper clippings, 1980s-1990s; 1 notebook of Iowa Press Clipping Bureau clippings, 1980s; 1 binder of Human Relations Commission papers, 1966-1968; and 2 plaques.
Dates: 1966-1999

Davenport Community Schools board meeting videos

Identifier: 2002-04
Scope and Contents This collection contains videotapes of Davenport School Board meetings, dating from December 1992 through August 1995.
Dates: 1992 December - 1995 August

Davenport estate attorneys' records

Identifier: 2005-26
Scope and Contents Two bound volumes of will transcripts and probate information, 1922-1950, likely from the Davenport firm Heinz and Fisher and its successors (see Acc#2005-24). Includes personal information such as lists of heirs, birth and death dates, etc.
Dates: 1922-1950

Davenport Fire Department Accidents, Claims, & Bills

Identifier: X-13
Scope and Contents Fire truck accidents; Fire Chief's accident April 1956; Claims; Bills
Dates: 1950s

Davenport Fire Department - Department ledgers

Identifier: 2010-02
Scope and Contents Company ledgers, budgets, sick rolls.
Dates: 1913-1996

Davenport Fire Department Images

Identifier: 2018-05
Scope and Contents Original prints hung in 4th Street Fire Station. During 2016 remodel of facility images were removed, duplicated, and framed copies were returned. SC kept originals and duplicates as well as digitized versions from Boyd Fitzgerald Imaging Solutions, as is and adjusted. Amy Driskill, City Archivist, spearheaded this project.
Dates: 1879-2000s

Davenport Fire Department reports and miscellaneous items

Identifier: 2002-22
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports of the Davenport Fire Department dated c. 1900-1910; also official report with photographs of Chief Shick's car accident from 23 Apr 1956. Includes a few more recent newspaper clippings regarding the Davenport Fire Department.
Dates: 1900-1910

Davenport High School Activities photographs

Identifier: 1997-19
Scope and Contents about 150 photographic prints of Davenport High School play Harvey [1955] and cheerleaders c1952-1961; some identification available
Dates: 1951-1961

Davenport High School Class of 1950 Collection

Identifier: 2016 -42
Content Description 9 5" binders and 1 clamshell box of biographical information 1950-2016 pertaining to the graduates and spouses of Davenport High School Class of 1950 prepared by donor Marvin Lee. Ephemeral items include Class Reunion Booklets from 1960-2010. Media includes CD prepared ca 2012 called "Davenport Central High School Alumni Directory 2012". Series 1-Classmate marriages and deaths organized chronologically by date of death Binder 1 1951-1987 Binder 2 1988-1997...
Dates: 1950-2016

Davenport High School Class of 1950 Collection

Identifier: 2019-18
Scope and Contents one 8x10" color print of class reunion group dated July 19, 2000

Directory booklets with classmate names and contact information:

1 from 1990

1 from 1995

2 from 2000

1 from 2005

2-page listing classmate, spouse/guest and residence *originally filed with ephemera
Dates: 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005

Davenport High School Classes of 1932 & 1939 Collection

Identifier: 2016-32
Content Description Five class reunion booklets from Davenport High School's classes of 1932 and 1939 documenting current names and addresses of classmates, reunion dinner menus, etc.
Dates: 1962-1994

Davenport High School graduates, programs, etc.

Identifier: 1999-06
Scope and Contents This collection contains Davenport High School graduate lists for 1864-1905; graduation programs for 1867-1919 (with gaps); public school directories, PTA council handbooks.
Dates: 1859-1919

Davenport High School graduating class June 1905

Identifier: 1991 -03
Scope and Contents composite print of graduates June 1905 by J.B. Hostetler; cloth embroidered with signatures of the graduates which is partially completed
Dates: 1905