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Photo of organ

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Photo postcard of Methodist Episcopal Church in Iowa City

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Hotel reservations for workers to install the new organ at First United Methodist Church.

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First United Methodist Church 160th Anniversary Commissioned Anthem music booklet.

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Press Release from First United Methodist Church announcing the commission of an anthem to commemorate the church's 160th anniversary.

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"Celebrating Together for Tomorrow" booklet created to celebrate the installation of a new organ at the First United Methodist Church of Iowa City.

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For Sale notice for 1942 Kilgen Pipe Organ

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Letter from The Holtkamp Organ Company Marcia Welch confirming the contract was received.

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Letter from Marcia Welch to The Holtkamp Organ Company regarding upcoming congregational vote on purchasing a new organ.

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Specifications and prices for a new organ from The Holtkamp Organ Company

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Notes from the organ committee regarding dates and costs for the organ installationand repairs.

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Historical statement detailing the process of aquiring an organ at the First Methodist Church of Iowa City

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Letter from A.M. McLeod to H.A. Chakoski of The American Seating Company regarding the details of the order. Includes symbols for panels.

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Letter from H. A. Chakoski of the American Seating Company to the Kilgen Organ Company and First Methodist Church regarding matching the organ console to the finish of the pews and furniture.

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Letter from Max Hess, chief engineer of the Kilgen Organ Company to A.M. McLeod regarding changes to the design of the organ chamber.

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Telegram from The Kilgen Organ company to A.M. McLeod confirming modifications to the design.

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Letter from A.M. McLeod to Max Hess of the Kilgen Organ Company regarding modifications to the organ chamber deisgns.

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Letter from Eugene L. Kilgen, President of the Kilgen Organ Company, to Earl E. Harper regarding delayed delivery of the organ due to parts shortages.

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Telegram from Sam Whiteside Jr. of the American Seating Company to Mr. McLeod regarding a postponed meeting.

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Letter from A.M. McLeod to Max Hess of the Kilgen Organ Company regarding proposed modifications to the space.

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Plans for proposed chamber modifications at First Methodist Church

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Letter from Max Hess, chief engineer of the Kilgen Organ Company to Earl E. Harper detailing plans to install organ.

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Letter from Henry W. Matlack of Grinnell, IA to Mrs. Pearl H. Cross regarding costs for organ repairs.

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Letter from J.M. Peard of the Bennet Organ Company to Roy C. Aurner of Iowa City regarding continued delay in getting an organ for the church.

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Letter from R.J. Bennett of the Bennet Organ Company to Roy C. Aurner of Iowa City regarding progress on getting an organ for the church.

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Close up of the damaged roof of the Johnson County Courthouse after the2006 F2 tornado.

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A severely damaged building next to the Johnson County Courthouse after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Caution tape surrounds the Johnson County Courthouse after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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Johnson County Courthouse with roof damage after the 2006 F2 tornado.

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The tornado tore off the roof over my walk-in closet. Interestingly, all of my earrings are hanging perfectly. My clothes, which you don

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Post tornado humor. Here, a doormat referencing the "Ding dong, the witch is dead" song from The Wizard of Oz is placed near tornado damage.

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Another neighbor's garage collapsed, and some post tornado humor.

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Neighbors' concrete block garage collapsed into the yard and alley. The Russells think that this is the point that the tornado set down again after damaging Iowa Avenue.

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So sad! This cardinal is in shock

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Fence flattened by flying debris

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More debris. Neighbors' concrete block garage collapsed.

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The tornado went down the alley. Debris everywhere, neighbors out checking on each other.

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Three walls and roof of the garage gone. Garage door was sucked around our car.

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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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Easter decorations adorn a window. The F2 tornado struck on Holy Thursday.
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