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S.D. Whiting, Superintendant.

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Front row left to right: Edna Heitzman (?), Urban Mellecker, Evelyn Dietsch, Ambrose Wolters, Elmo Heitzman, Louis Heitzman, Francis Mellecker, Eva Heitzman, Mary Wolters, Pauline Ynebel, Edna Heitzman (?), Bertha Heitzman. Back row left…

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The Iowa City Roller Rink was located at 309 South Dubuque Street. Postcard sent to Lucinda Maier, postmarked March 1, 1906. Ben Franklin 1-cent stamp.

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

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At the time of this postcard, W.P. Hohenschuh owned a furniture store located at 20 South Dubuque Street. Sent to W.S. Pratt, postmarked December 30, 1906. Ben Franklin 1-Cent stamp.

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Groundbreaking at the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Early progress in the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Early progress in the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Groundbreaking at the construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Carnegie library building under construction in 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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Construction of the Carnegie library building in 1903- 4 wheel horse-drawn buggy in foreground. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904.

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The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this building were provided by a $35,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie.

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Workers building Iowa City's Carnegie Library, which began construction in the summer of 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this building were provided by…

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Workers undergoing excavation work on Iowa City's Carnegie Library, which began construction in the summer of 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this…

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The second location for the ICPL was at 212 East College Street in the Cannon & Pratt building opening in June of 1901. Today most of this site is occupied by the present public library building. While rent at this new location was an additional…

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Nonpareil Card Company, Beacon, Iowa

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J.K. (Joseph Kimbal) Hemphill, age 79, picture taken in 1902 for golden wedding anniversary by Townsend, 22 S. Clinton St. Iowa City, Iowa

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Clinton Street Looking South from Iowa Ave

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Mary E. Hemphill, age 65; picture taken in 1902 for golden wedding anniversary by Townsend, 22 S. Clinton St, Iowa City, Iowa
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