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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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"The Spirit of Black Hawk" mural was located at Black Hawk Pedestrian Park, College and Washington Streets, downtown Iowa City. Mural design by Eric Christenson, detail of Black Hawk painted by William Heyer. Black Hawk Mini-Park, Iowa City,…

Hotel_Jefferson_complete.pdf
Pamphlet. "Compliments of Hotel Jefferson." Scan of a photocopy of an original. Undated.

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "Feed me."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "Los Libros."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "www.icpl.org."

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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, "A new public library for everybody."

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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, "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, "We are open."

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

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

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

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Building located in the Washington and College Street blocks. Shows a large field around and then a parking lot across from Old Capitol and Pentacrest buildings.

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Building located in the Washington and College Street blocks. Shows a large field around and then a parking lot across from Old Capitol and Pentacrest buildings.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-200420255.jpg
Building located in the Washington and College Street blocks. Shows a large field around and then a parking lot across from Old Capitol and Pentacrest buildings.

http://history.icpl.org/archive/import/JCHS-200420254.jpg
Building located in the Washington and College Street blocks. Shows a large field around and then a parking lot across from Old Capitol and Pentacrest buildings.

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This mural was painted by Donna Friedman’s University of Iowa art class. They painted a number of murals around Iowa City. This is now the site of Black Hawk minipark. Watch a video about the making of the mural.

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Corner of Dubuque and Washington Streets. This mural was painted by Donna Friedman’s University of Iowa art class. They painted a number of murals around Iowa City. This is now the site of Black Hawk minipark. Watch a video about the making of the…

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This sculpture by New York sculptor Kenneth Snelson was initially set behind the Physics building (Van Allen Hall), but was moved before this photo was taken.
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