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a Pelzer, Mildred Stage Ready Longfellow School 10-27-08 full image1.jpg
One of eight murals created in 1934 by Mildred Pelzer that depict historic scenes of Iowa City. The paintings were commissioned by the Jefferson Hotel and graced the lobby of the hotel located on the corner of Washington and Dubuque streets for many…

a Pelzer, Mildred Railroad Arrives Longfellow School 10-27-08 full image c.jpg
One of eight murals created in 1934 by Mildred Pelzer that depict historic scenes of Iowa City. The paintings were commissioned by the Jefferson Hotel and graced the lobby of the hotel located on the corner of Washington and Dubuque streets for many…

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Back row: Bob Towner (twin)-1st on left, Robert Merriam-5th from left, Dale Hughes-on right end. Front row: Helen Hein-3rd from left, Bette Towner (twin)-6th from left, Theo Hazard-7th from left, Louis Eichler-8th from left, Paul Ware-9th from left,…

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Front row left to right: Lois Breese, Betty Potter, Alida Potter. Second row: Sylvester Merzil, Alton Ashlot, Mildred Neuzil, Ida Breese. Third row: Marie Neuzil, Ida Breese. Back row: Mary Breese, Marjorie Breese, Lyle Ashlot, Merle Breese.

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Front row left to right: Billie Blaka, Gwen Potter, Bonnie Blaka. Second row: Helen Blaka, Betty Conklin. Third row: Betty Potter, Glen Cakes, Aleda Potter. Fourth row: Maxine Conklin, Ray Cakes, Joe Blaka, Ray Smith.

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Students in photo: Billie Blaka, Betty Conklin, Betty Mae Potter, Maxine Conklin, Charlie Smith, Bonnie Blaka, Gwen Potter, Joe Blaka, Helen Blaka.

http://history.icpl.org/import/jchs-95.39.8.jpg
Photo developed 8/9/1938

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Dorothy Worrell was the teacher at this school.

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jchs-91.19.4.jpg
Front row left to right: Theresa McNamara, Doris Jirotuek, Retha Varner. Back row left to right: Loretta Lingel, Vernon Erenberger, [unknown] Jiroutek, [unknown] McNamara, [unknown] McNamara, Donald Dvorsky, Donald Erenberger, Ruth Varner, Hubert…

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Monument documenting the early history of Iowa City. Placed by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Iowa City, May 4, 1935. A transcription of monument is on the back of postcard.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air037.jpg
Paul Shaw was an important figure in the early days of aviation in Iowa City. Shaw founded the Shaw Aircraft Company and ran the airport

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air034.jpg
Map of the Transcontinental U.S. Airmail routes. At this time, service from Chicago to San Francisco made a stop in Iowa City along the way.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air033.jpg
After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air032.jpg
After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air031.jpg
After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air030.jpg
After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air029.jpg
After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air028.jpg
After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/air027.jpg
After Boeing initially ran the airport starting in 1927, responsibility for this was transferred to United Air Transport in 1930. United provided commercial airline service at the Iowa City airport until 1959. A Boeing Model 247 is pictured in…

parade_centennial39.mp4
A color film from Iowa City’s 1939 Centennial celebration.

http://heritage.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-9810313.jpg
Corner of Clinton Street and Iowa Avenue, downtown.

http://heritage.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-9810311.jpg
The building behind the horses says “First National Bank,” so this would be either Dubuque Street or Washington Street.
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