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Cartoon drawing of the controversy over the Rev. Michael Hummer and the Bell. The attached PDF contains the transcribed text of the cartoon's panels. The text document is likely from the 1940s, while the cartoon may have been contemporary to the bell…

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "A new public library for everybody."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "A new public library for everybody."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "A new public library for everybody."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "A new public library for everybody."

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"Celebrating Together for Tomorrow" booklet created to celebrate the installation of a new organ at the First United Methodist Church of Iowa City.

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "Come on in."

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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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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "Feed me."

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A car landed in Ralston Creek, near Governor Street. Someone jokingly put a "for sale" sign in the window.

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Herbert Hoover Historic Site mascot, West Branch

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Postcard sent to Mabel Walker, postmarked December 23, 1907. Ben Franklin 1-cent stamp.

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site. Sign- Linn Street & Library Entrance

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "Los Libros."

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American Bankers Travelers Cheques advertisement from First National Bank of Iowa City. Postcard sent from T. Frank Hersch to A.E. Irmscher, postmarked March 12, 19??. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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The destruction at the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority House produced some of the most iconic imagery demonstrating the destructiveness of the tornado. The images of the bunk beds shown clearly, after a wall had been torn clean off, inspired many to call it…

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Wall surrounding construction site, "There is no frigate like a book to take us..."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "To downtown, to fountain, to Library."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "To downtown, to fountain, to Library."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "We are open."

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Wall (with signs) surrounding ICPL construction site (library entrance).

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Sr. Murray, Sir in compliance with your request I enclose to your address in substance a copy of my brother’s letter __________ to the __ Bell. From the indifference manifested through Mr. Sharp, I concluded that I could be of no service to the…

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Property description for 530 Ferson Ave.

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Business pictured: Campus Stores, 17 West College Street.

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Businesses featured: Lorenz, Green Cross, Bremers,

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Businesses featured: Dotty Dunn Hats, Rosheks, Moose, Iowa State Bank & Trust Company. There appear to be Christmas decorations on a building and street lamp.

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Donnelly’s famous tavern, a hangout for the Writer’s Workshop crowd, is to the north.

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Businesses featured: The Ebony, Salvation Army, Betty's Flower Shop, Red Carpet Travel Service, Dunton Insurance, Donnelly's, Best Steakhouse, Baskin Robbins

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Large white house on Fairchild and Dubuque Streets
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