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This collection appears to be items used to celebrate Davenport's Sesquicentennial.
Included are two envelopes postmarked July 25, 1986 with drawing of Le Claire House by artist Ward Olson. Both are signed by him.
One copy-slide of the Le Claire house at 630 East 7th Street ca 1900
One small reprint of a lithographic drawing "Return of Iowa First Volunteers" depicting Civil War era
35 stereographs c1890-1900 downtown Davenport, Central Park, 1889 courthouse, soldiers monument, First Presbyterian church construction, Rock Island Rocket.
Also included 1896 City Hall dedication program; reprint of 1884 phone book; album of tri-cities w/green cover
Image of the exterior of the original Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building in Davenport, Iowa located on the northwest corner of Harrison and West 4th Streets.
Variety of photographic prints used in book authored by David Collins, Rich Johnson, Mary Louise Speer and John Willard many of which are from DPL's phhotograph collections.
This collection of donated materials from the Davenport Kiwanis Club identifies various activities, events and programs as well as membership and financial records. Images and scrapbooks include speakers, members and guests at formal and informal gatherings. The collection dates from 1925-2012 with the bulk of items from the 1950s - 1980s.
This collection includes maps, publications, publicity, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, planning documents, relating to city parks, stadium, and organizations responsible for parks: Park Board of Commissioners, Parks and Recreation Department.
This collection includes records for the Davenport Levee Improvement Commission. Meeting minutes, leases, financial records, 1913-1970. Bound meeting minutes (vols 1-29), 1911-2005. 23 photographic prints of seawall and LeClaire Park from display board, 1911-1913. 11 original photographic prints. 75 negatives, 8 x 10" photographic prints, and digital copies (on 5 discs.)
add'l items brought in Dec 2010; booklets from Central LL 1974; SE 1975, 76, 78, 80, 82, 83, 84, 95, 98, 2006; E & SE 1986; E&W Pony League 1980, 1982; 50th anniversary of Little League patch 1939-1989
copy of customer list, builder's number and ship dates of locomotives
Six 6.5" x 9.5" blueprints of original locomotive side profile design diagrams.
This collection contains aerial photographs taken in 1987 of Mississippi River barge fleeting sites and the Davenport Municipal Airport at Mount Joy, and clipping files dating from ca. 1950-60.
Scrapbooks beginning 1925, financial records, minutes; directors files pertaining to support organizations, Haitian art manuscript, catalog of QuadCity sculpture, newsletters, annual reports, exhibitions 1925-2000.
includes minutes, scrapbooks, club yearbooks
Manuscript history of the Davenport neighborhood bounded by Marquette, Division, 2nd and 10th Streets written by Ruth Peters, c. 1970s.
Three scrapbooks dating from 1957-1990 documenting activities of the Iowa Society of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons-Unit 1 otherwise known as I.S.O.P.S. Auxiliary women; DoEtte teen volunteers, activities, photos, newspaper clippings, annual reports, publications.
Playground and Recreation Commission minutes, book 2, Park Commission minute books for 1890-1906 and 1906-1913 (March), City of Davenport annual reports, approximately 200 photographs, and 3 16mm films of Parks and Recreation Department activities. See also 2003-09 Parks.
This collection contains 19 photographic postcards dating from 1900-1930s.
This collection contains 9 oversize images, 15 cabinet photographs and ephemeral items pertaining to Davenport Police Department that were framed and hanging in the Police Administration area prior to moving to new building at Fourth and Harrison Streets. Container list available in finding aids folder
part of Davenport City Archives **may consider shifting to Acc#1990-04 Davenport Police Records in Rg. 59
Loose documents: Police Radio Operators Daily Report March 1972 Monthly Duty Roster 1974-1976
This collection consists of information on individuals serving Davenport Police Department 1844-2012; researched and compiled by donor.
This collection includes photographs of bookmobiles, opening of Annie Wittenmyer Branch, and new Main library building
Color slides, black and white prints, color prints, Polaroid photographs of people working at DPL and the Bookmobile from 1950s-1980s. Images of Hill's Department store set up to function as the library during the demolition and building of the E.D. Stone building, programs, individuals, various interiors and several exterior shots are included. New children's wing, interiors and exteriors of the Bookmobile. Very few loose items identified.
This collection contains Davenport Public School Directories from 1931-1989. It also contains a publication "W.D. Petersen: Father of the Davenport Levee" and a bound volume called Cram's Standard American Railway System.
artifact--silver medal 1.25" diameter engraved Amanda Moldenscheidt 7th grade 1890; likely a Kuhnen Medal given for deportment, attendance and progress in Davenport public schools from ___ - 1913.
Image by Frank O. Free, Davenport photographer. Sepia print measures 8x10" and is in a paper frame measuring about 11x13". Names of teachers and students are handwritten on the back.
Blackhawk Newspaper 1982-1983, 1984-1985; The Crest 1969-1971; Rockety-I 1956; various publications
- 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 911
- 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.