Iowa City Public Library

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Original Iowa City Post Office building. Current site of the Senior Center building. Slide printed April 1965.

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South Clinton Street before urban renewal. The fire on January 20, 1970, destroyed the Paper Place (130 South Clinton Street) and Things & Things & Things (132 South Clinton Street); addresses for these locations came from the 1966 City Directory.…

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Corner of East College and South Dubuque Streets before urban renewal. Strand Theater, Barbara's Bake Shoppe, and Sweeting Flowers. Future site of pedestrian mall. Slide printed April 1965.

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South Dubuque Street and Alley. Future site of Plaza Centre One. Slide printed April 1965.

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Corner of College and Dubuque, slide printed April 1965. Note on slide, "FUTURE SITE OF PLAZA CENTER I"

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Businesses pictured: Astro Theatre, Stillwell's Paint Store, Continental Mortgage Investment, H.D. Beeler Agency.

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Looking north on Clinton St. from College to Washington Streets. West side of Clinton. Slide printed April 1965.

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Circulation Desk and card catalog after the 1963 addition

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East side of Carnegie Library expansion (and parking)

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Construction of north side addition to the Carnegie Library

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Exterior of Carnegie Library, before north side addition

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New children's room in Carnegie addition

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Post 1963 addition- new checkout desk

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Laminated article clipped from Press Citizen showing librarian Joyce Nienstadt watching the initiation of construction on the $300,000 library addition.

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of U.S. Air Mail service, this reconstructed DH-4 air mail plane made a tour from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopping in Iowa City along the way. This particular plane, nicknamed

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of U.S. Air Mail service, this reconstructed DH-4 air mail plane made a tour from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopping in Iowa City along the way. This particular plane, nicknamed

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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An addition of 14,000 square-feet was built onto the Carnegie building and dedicated on Sunday, November 10, 1963. The need for more library space was primarily attributed to an increased population and a record-breaking amount of library…

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An addition of 14,000 square-feet was built onto the Carnegie building and dedicated on Sunday, November 10, 1963. The need for more library space was primarily attributed to an increased population and a record-breaking amount of library…
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