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"Dorothy," the tornado sculpture at the Dubuque Street entrance of the pedestrian mall, was not damaged by the storm. The sculpture was created by Justine Zimmer.
A car landed in Ralston Creek, near Governor Street. Someone jokingly put a "for sale" sign in the window.
Herbert Hoover Historic Site mascot, West Branch
Postcard sent to Mabel Walker, postmarked December 23, 1907. Ben Franklin 1-cent stamp.

American Bankers Travelers Cheques advertisement from First National Bank of Iowa City. Postcard sent from T. Frank Hersch to A.E. Irmscher, postmarked March 12, 19??. George Washington 1-cent stamp.
The destruction at the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority House produced some of the most iconic imagery demonstrating the destructiveness of the tornado. The images of the bunk beds shown clearly, after a wall had been torn clean off, inspired many to call it…

Business pictured: Campus Stores, 17 West College Street.
Businesses featured: Lorenz, Green Cross, Bremers,
Businesses featured: Dotty Dunn Hats, Rosheks, Moose, Iowa State Bank & Trust Company. There appear to be Christmas decorations on a building and street lamp.
Donnelly’s famous tavern, a hangout for the Writer’s Workshop crowd, is to the north.
Businesses featured: The Ebony, Salvation Army, Betty's Flower Shop, Red Carpet Travel Service, Dunton Insurance, Donnelly's, Best Steakhouse, Baskin Robbins
Large white house on Fairchild and Dubuque Streets
Unknown address in Iowa City. Has a turret.

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530 Ronalds Street, Iowa City. Tan, two-story home.

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East Court Street, 300-Block, near Linn Street intersection.
Businesses featured: Astro, Stillwell's, Continental Mortgage Investment Company, Iowa City Typewriter, Fuiks Jewelers, Barbara's Bake Shop
Businesses featured: Old Capitol Apartments, Swails Frigidaire. "Bull" Durham ad.
John Williams's Family Photos
Rena Sporleder (in plaid dress--3rd row up, second from right), daughter of Henry Sporleder, 1/3 owner of the steamship the "Iowa City" and later a grocer.
Parked cars, building materials. Old Capitol in the background.
Side view of large white two-story house
Front view of large white two-story house
Front view of the Koza-Saint Wenceslaus House on 618 E Davenport Street, with an addition to the side.
The Dresden China Store was located at 13 and 15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City. A descriptive advertisement for the business is printed on the back of the postcard.
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