Iowa City Public Library

Browse Items (23 total)

  • Tags: Iowa Avenue

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0070a.jpg
The Centennial Building of the State Historical Society of Iowa is located at 402 Iowa Avenue. It was dedicated on August 31, 1960.

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0069a.jpg
The Centennial Building of the State Historical Society of Iowa is located at 402 Iowa Avenue. It was dedicated on August 31, 1960. Postcard sent to Mr. and Mrs. John Horton, postmarked April 11, 1976. Postcard was mailed with a 9-cent stamp…

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0022a.jpg
Images of Washington Street and the then-new Hotel Jefferson building, Iowa River, Iowa Avenue, and the University of Iowa's Hall of Natural Science. Envelope sent from W.P. Hohenschuh to Horne's Zoological Arena, postmarked September 5, 1916.…

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0018a_ex.jpg
The St. James Hotel was located at the southeast corner of Clinton Street and Iowa Avenue. This building burned down in 1916. Further historical information is on the back of postcard.

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0017a_ex.jpg
The St. James Hotel was located at the southeast corner of Clinton Street and Iowa Avenue. This building burned down in 1916. Postcard written to Johnny Schminkey, dated November 30, 1913.

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0016a_ex.jpg
Fink's Bazaar was located in the St. James Hotel building at Clinton Street and Iowa Avenue. This photo was taken ca. 1890. Further historical information is on the back of the postcard.

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0010a.jpg
The Van Meter Hotel was located at 311 East Iowa Avenue. It was the predecessor to the Harmon Building, which was demolished in 1999 to make way for the Tower Place and parking ramp. Postcard sent from Alice Warren to Charles Leedham, postmarked…

http://history.icpl.org/import/hibbs_dtown_0009a.jpg
The Van Meter Hotel was located at 311 East Iowa Avenue. It was the predecessor to the Harmon Building, which was demolished in 1999 to make way for the Tower Place and parking ramp. Postcard sent from M.G. Rodgers to Maude Coffee, postmarked May…

http://history.icpl.org/import/cic_034.jpg
Paris Cleaners, Easyplace, Joe's Place. Dated July 1995.

http://history.icpl.org/import/cic_028.jpg
Iowa Avenue, east from the Old Capitol steps. Slide printed March 1972.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-200420162.jpg
This photos shows the old COD Steam Laundry building, which was the site of the first Iowa City Public Library-- housed on the second floor.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-200420120.jpg
View of houses being moved through downtown Iowa City by Max Yocum.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-20042098.jpg
University of Iowa campus, corner of Iowa and Dubuque Streets.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/icpl-0000_1897.jpg
The first ICPL was on the second floor of the C.O.D. Steam Laundry building at 211 Iowa Ave. opening its doors on Thursday January 21, 1897. The library initially employed one librarian and held a total of 1,300 books. Public outcry for more…

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

http://heritage.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-821029.jpg
The tall building on the right, facing Clinton street is the old Universalist church. It was dedicated on January 12, 1873. It was sold to the Iowa Unitarian Association in 1899. It was sold to the University of Iowa between 1900 and 1906 and was…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2