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During Urban renewal. Slide printed March 1972.

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In October 1910, Captain Thomas Baldwin, with his aircraft Red Devil, conducted the first flight over Iowa City at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. This was additionally one of the very first flights over the state of Iowa. Soon afterwards, the land…

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In the fall of 1922, the Iowa City Municipal Airport was designated by the U.S. Postal Service as the eastern terminus for air mail service. Planes from Chicago would stop in Iowa City during their regular Chicago to San Francisco routes. Most of…

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Winds ripped out screen windows and tore down large tree trunks towards the end of the tornado's path.

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Traffic on Burlington Street with damaged buildings in the background after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Two-thirds of the roof's ridge beam snapped off. All of the front dormer roof blew away. View of damage to the roof from back of house. Half of back roof completely gone, the other half is askew. Rip Russell on phone with the insurance company,…

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According to the 1910 Census, Thomas A. Brown was born around 1875. He lived at 407 East Jefferson Street and was the merchant of a cigar store. His wife was named Martine and they had one child, Charles V. Clinton Street Smoke House was located at…

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Photo of Theo Lindley standing next to Wetherby's Park sign - a park which she named.

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The Whetstone Pharmacy was on the corner of Clinton and Washington Streets. John H. Whetstone and his grandson Robert Whetstone’s home address was in University Heights. They are both listed in the 1910 Census as merchants of drugs. John’s wife was…

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The Weaving Studio was located at 812 South Summit Street in Iowa City. Postcard sent to Eleanor Mash, postmarked September 9, 1977. Liberty Bell 13-cent stamp.

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John Williams's Family Photos

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From a postcard owned by Marjorie Reese.

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Debris and barricades along the corner northeast and southeast corners of Burlington and Clinton Streets after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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The Mill Restaurant Sign damaged after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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The sign at the Mill hangs askew after the 2006 F2 tornado struck.

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The Mill Resturant damaged after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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The Mill damaged after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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The Mill damaged after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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The Mill with wooden sign declaring "The Mill is Open!" after the 2006 F2 tornado struck.

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The Jefferson Building is located at 129 East Washington Street. It was built in 1913. Postcard sent to Mariam J. Royer, postmarked July 15, 1914. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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"A collection of well tested recipes contributed by the Ladies of Iowa City and Vicinity"

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The Intersection of Burlington and Linn Streets, barricaded after the 2006 F2 tornado with damaged buildings in the background.

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The Intersection of Burlington and Linn Streets, barricaded after the 2006 F2 tornado with damaged buildings in the background.

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People taking pictures of debris and damage at the intersection of Burlington and Gilbert Streets after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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The Dubuque Street entrance to the Pedestrian Mall, looking north, blocked off after the 2006 F2 tornado struck.

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The Dresden China Store was located at 13 and 15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City. Postcard sent to Mrs. Elmer Bright, postmarked February 19, 1910. Ben Franklin 1-cent stamp.

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The Dresden China Store was located at 13 and 15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

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Photograph features a recognition tree made of donor plaques. To be recognized on a leaf on the tree, individuals or service organizations contribute $1,000 and businesses $2,000 to the endowment fund. The boulders under the tree recognize gifts of…
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