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Receipt for carpet, $480.75

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The Jefferson Building is located at 129 East Washington Street. It was built in 1913. In 1928, after this image was made, an additional two stories were built onto this building. Postcard sent from Mary Stemm to Emma Marolf, postmarked 1918. …

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Receipt for hardware from J.P. Sanxay

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A receipt for bricks for building the First Presbyterian Church

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“Received in good order from E Cooke four (4) boxes stained glass” Receipt for stained glass sent from Chicago.

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“Received Iowa City, February 13, 1865 of H. Murray, one hundred dollars being balance of payment for building church cornice [Finkbine Lovelace?]"

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A list of people who pledged to pay money for a bell for the North Presbyterian Church. The North Presbyterian Church was the First Presbyterian Church, and was located where Old Brick is. The church building that stood in 1855 was destroyed by fire…

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A list of people who pledged to pay money for a bell for the North Presbyterian Church. The North Presbyterian Church was the First Presbyterian Church, and was located where Old Brick is. The church building that stood in 1855 was destroyed by fire…

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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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Receipt to apply to contract to build spire for First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt for payment on contract to build spire at First Presbyterian Church.

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Receipt for funds received for building First Presbyterian Church spire on contract.

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Street view and aerial view of Martini's and the Union Bar (121 East College)

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The Mill had to replace its signs and doors after being hit by the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Nikki Becklinger, Thalia Sutton, and John Paul Hornbeck pose near College Green Park.

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Savation Army truck, downed power lines, uprooted trees

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The F2 tornado crashed through College Green Park, stripping limbs, splitting trunks, and uprooting decades-old trees from the ground.

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The storm's 155 mph winds drove wood beams through the wall of this building. Present-day Capitol House Apartments.

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The tornado tore down a cement block wall of a building, crushing an unfortunate nearby vehicle.

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The uprooted tree grazes the bricks of the Christian Science Church on East College Street.

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Low-profile government buildings were not immune to the effects of the high winds. Downtown parking ramps and the Iowa City Public Library are among the government buildings that sustained damage.

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

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A National Guardsman directs traffic as people try to resume their normal routines.

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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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A detached garage suffers complete wreckage near Hotz Avenue.

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Hotz Street was hit particularly hard by the storm. Many houses, cars, and trees were damaged or destroyed.

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Many people took photos of these apartments, battered by the storm.

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Piles of downed trees and other debris line Iowa Avenue.
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