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Traffic on Burlington Street with damaged buildings in the background after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Firetrucks parked on Burlington Street after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Downed trees on Court Street after 2006 F2 tornado.

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House on Court Street with caution tape after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Court Street looking west with downed trees after 2006 F2 tornado.

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The intersection of Court and Clinton Streets with damaged building the background after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Caution tape surrounds the Johnson County Courthouse after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Letter from H. A. Chakoski of the American Seating Company to the Kilgen Organ Company and First Methodist Church regarding matching the organ console to the finish of the pews and furniture.

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Mailboxes of Iowa City and other businesses damaged from the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center damaged after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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A fallen wall between two buildings on Burlington Street after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Businesses along the 300 Block of Burlington Street, damaged from the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Burlington Street looking East after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Burlington Street Bridge looking East after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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House at 706 E. College Street damaged by the 2006 F2 tornado.

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North Dodge Street littered with debris and fallen powerline after 2006 F2 tornado.

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Savation Army truck, downed power lines, uprooted trees

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Traffic circle at Washington and Summit streets. Downed power lines explain the blackout.

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The F2 tornado caused the Gilbert Street Happy Joe's to shut down permanently. A Quad City Times article from 2007 reported the owner, John Danneman, ran his business at 102 2nd Street Coralville, the pizza parlour's current home. That article also…

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Power lines, trees, and other debris create a barricade on South Governor Street.

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Houses and buildings were severely damaged along Iowa Avenue. Large trees, downed power lines, and other debris littered the ground.

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The 155-mph winds bent this rain gutter around the trunk of this small tree.

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"Dorothy," the tornado sculpture at the Dubuque Street entrance of the pedestrian mall, was not damaged by the storm. The sculpture was created by Justine Zimmer.

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Dairy Queen at 526 South Riverside Drive experienced heavy damage from 2006 the tornado.

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Henry Hartwig founded this automobile dealer in 1910 in Clutier, Iowa. He relocated the business to Iowa City's Riverside Drive in 1961. The family sold the business to Deery Brothers in 2007. The location of Hartwig Motors falls within the 500-year…

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A severely damaged building next to the Johnson County Courthouse after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Photo from Iowa City Halloween celebration

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A request by the Board of Trustees of the First Presbyterian Church of Iowa City, to the Treasurer of the Church, stating that Rev. Michael Hummer should be paid $490.00 out of any available Church funds. This request comes after many months of…

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Handwritten contract between Sheets and Adams carpenters and the Board of Trustees of the First Presbyterian Church for a new spire. The contract details the amount to be paid and the conditions under which the spire will be built. Signed: Rush…

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A warranty obligation created by Sheets & Adams, binding them to the Board of Trustees for $1500 (or the cost of damages) if they do not fulfill their contract for the spire. Signed Sheets & Adams; Jos. [illegible]; Mortimer Ryan; R M…

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Document recording a meeting where the First Presbyterian Church has been asked to consider a purchase of the Stone Church on Burlington St. by Rev. S. S. Howe. The document details the state of the building as well as its liabilities and any value…

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The is the logo for the 25th anniversary of the Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation.

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Thanks a Million! The Iowa City Public Library Friends Foundation has contributed more than $1,000,000 to enhance library services since 2010.

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Held on June 27, 2014, Library Links raised more than $10,000 to support the work of the Iowa City Public Library.
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