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Photocopy of original Civil War era photograph showing group of eight men in uniform including Lytle Stephens seated on the right; believe to have been taken St. Louis c1863.
Minnie Schick was a Davenport native. These three books appear to have been from her 8th grade school year and contain verses from songs, compositions, and lessons. Each composition book contains cursive handwriting.
See also 2006-04 regarding Schick/Fregin families.
1859 diary of Scott county resident, believe may have belonged to Conrad Tinkey Myers. Photograph album taken apart and images placed in archival envelopes. Variety of school books and novels. Bank book and checkbook from Citizens National Bank [ca. 1902]. Flood of 1965 special edition of The Clinton Herald. Miscellaneous lose documents and objects. Other materials date up to 1965. Inventory available.
Images show construction sites; two are labeled as Jefferson School (town unknown) in April and May 1927. One postcard is addressed to Mr. J.H. Hunzinger Davenport, Iowa from C.M. Young. The postmark is British Columbia and the date is July 7, 1923; rest of the images have no identification.
This collection consists of individually published papers of the Contemporary Club, a local club. See inventory in external documents.
Volume XCVIII 2013-2014; two duplicate copies
1 oversized box of memorabilia used at reunions for Mexican-American local neighborhood called "Cook's Point".
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 color postcard "Office of Crook Bros. Laundry Co. Davenport Iowa"; unmailed; verso: "Wilton Fair 1912 Folks went in car."
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.
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.
Images likely taken by Leroy Dank of Maysville, IA area people, gas station, general store. Family Reunion of Dank, Reimers, Schwarz, Joens.
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
The collection contains materials recording the membership and activities of the local group "Catherine Duffin Tent Number 7" of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865. The materials of the collection contain names of its members, their ancestor who served in the Civil War, and lineage information.
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.
This collection contain 22 images removed from 1 photo album from a family living in Nebraska and Davenport.
This collection consists of thirty color slides produced by Blackhawk Films depicting the April 1965 flood of the Mississippi River in Davenport, Iowa.
This collection contains yearbook directories for the Davenport Area Retired School Personnel Association from 1977-2004 with 1980-1981 and 2000-2002 missing. There are multiple copies of some directories. Information includes membership lists, committees, and programs for the year.
Includes 11 bound volumes of meeting minutes, May 19, 1931-December 10, 1965; budget information, 1968-1969; and routine correspondence.
These nine 35mm color slides were taken by Dr. Elmer L. Crowder. His office was in the Whitaker Building and he shot the images from his office window.
The slides document two different downtown Davenport, Iowa circus parades.
This collection contains early plats and survey reports from Davenport City Engineer and Public Works departments dating from ca. 1854-1910.
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.
This collection contains videotapes of Davenport School Board meetings, dating from December 1992 through August 1995.
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.
- 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 913
- 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.