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Receipt for carpet, $480.75

The Jefferson Building is located at 129 East Washington Street. It was built in 1913. In 1928, after this image was made, an additional two stories were built onto this building. Postcard sent from Mary Stemm to Emma Marolf, postmarked 1918. …

Sr. Murray, Sir in compliance with your request I enclose to your address in substance a copy of my brother’s letter __________ to the __ Bell. From the indifference manifested through Mr. Sharp, I concluded that I could be of no service to the…


Property description for 530 Ferson Ave.
Susan Craig speaking at ICPL groundbreaking ceremony
Lisa Parker speaking at ICPL groundbreaking ceremony
Audience at ICPL groundbreaking ceremony
Mayor Ernie Lehman speaking at ICPL groundbreaking
Shovels and hard hats at ICPL groundbreaking
Craig family with shovels doing groundbreaking
Craig family with shovels doing groundbreaking

Receipt for hardware from J.P. Sanxay


A receipt for bricks for building the First Presbyterian Church

Letter from University of Iowa President Willard (Sandy) Boyd to members of First Presbyterian Church regarding the University potentially purchasing the church building

Letter from church leadership to University of Iowa President Willard (Sandy) Boyd regarding the sale of the church building

Letter from University of Iowa President Willard (Sandy) Boyd to church leadership, offering to purchase church building

Proposal for creating The World Friendship Center

Sheriff’s Certificate, describing Sheriff Edmund Harrison’s posting of a specific lot of land for sale (block 86, lot 8, the northwest corner of Market St. and Clinton St.) in November, 1859. An added portion, written by N. Oakes and dated August 9,…

“Received in good order from E Cooke four (4) boxes stained glass” Receipt for stained glass sent from Chicago.

Bill deliverance for windows for $746.50 (could be $146.50). U.S. Express collect bill and return Chicago in greenbacks or national currency. Express charge $2.00 = $748.50. Received payment, R.A. McCheesney.” Receipt for payment of stained glass…

“Received Iowa City, February 13, 1865 of H. Murray, one hundred dollars being balance of payment for building church cornice [Finkbine Lovelace?]"

Sermon from dedication of First Presbyterian Church

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Letter from A.B. Walker to Rev. Robert Reed regarding property that was deeded to the church

Part One: Love Potion. The year is 1895, and love comes to the carnival. Sideshow barker William Deerfoot married his snake charmer sweet-heart Frances Jackett. For eighteen years, they hitched their wagons together

A list of people who pledged to pay money for a bell for the North Presbyterian Church. The North Presbyterian Church was the First Presbyterian Church, and was located where Old Brick is. The church building that stood in 1855 was destroyed by fire…
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