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George and Marguerite Penick (left) and friends arrive at the 1987 Silver Century "speakeasy" gala.
Wally (Plahutnik) the Wine Guy and Jay Stein smuggle wine into the 1987 Silver Century "speakeasy" gala.
John Hasse plays "Ragtime and all that Jazz" and the 1987 Silver Century gala.
Dwight and Melinda Seegmiller (right) and friends arrive at the 1987 Silver Century "speakeasy" gala.

Receipt for payment on contract to build spire at First Presbyterian Church.

List of building fund bond coupons. April 1, 1931 – April 1, 1932

Receipt for funds received for building First Presbyterian Church spire on contract.

A history of the First Presbyterian Church, from 1840-1965, written by Clarence A. Andrews. The booklet covers 125 years of Church history, and includes photos of some of the founding members and pastors of the Church.

Street view and aerial view of Martini's and the Union Bar (121 East College)

Mercy Hospital_McCarthy.pdf
On April 13, 2006, the Continuing After Breast Cancer Support Group held a meeting at Mercy Hospital, 500 East Market Street. Nurse Mary McCarthy shares their story.
The Mill had to replace its signs and doors after being hit by the 2006 F2 tornado.
Nikki Becklinger, Thalia Sutton, and John Paul Hornbeck pose near College Green Park.
Savation Army truck, downed power lines, uprooted trees
The F2 tornado crashed through College Green Park, stripping limbs, splitting trunks, and uprooting decades-old trees from the ground.
The storm's 155 mph winds drove wood beams through the wall of this building. Present-day Capitol House Apartments.
The tornado tore down a cement block wall of a building, crushing an unfortunate nearby vehicle.
The uprooted tree grazes the bricks of the Christian Science Church on East College Street.
Low-profile government buildings were not immune to the effects of the high winds. Downtown parking ramps and the Iowa City Public Library are among the government buildings that sustained damage.
Traffic circle at Washington and Summit streets. Downed power lines explain the blackout.
A National Guardsman directs traffic as people try to resume their normal routines.
The F2 tornado caused the Gilbert Street Happy Joe's to shut down permanently. A Quad City Times article from 2007 reported the owner, John Danneman, ran his business at 102 2nd Street Coralville, the pizza parlour's current home. That article also…
Power lines, trees, and other debris create a barricade on South Governor Street.
A detached garage suffers complete wreckage near Hotz Avenue.
Hotz Street was hit particularly hard by the storm. Many houses, cars, and trees were damaged or destroyed.
Many people took photos of these apartments, battered by the storm.
Piles of downed trees and other debris line Iowa Avenue.
The Red Cross offered disaster relief services after the storm.
Houses and buildings were severely damaged along Iowa Avenue. Large trees, downed power lines, and other debris littered the ground.
This Iowa City home has been standing for more than 100 years. The F2 storm did not succeed in demolishing it.
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