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Yetter's was a local department store located at 115 & 117 East Washington Street, downtown Iowa City. It closed in the 1950s. First postcard sent to Eva Weimer, postmarked September 26, 1921, George Washington 1-cent stamp. Second postcard sent…

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Issac A. Wetherby's Gallery, east side of Clinton Street, 1870. Wetherby was Iowa City's first photographer.

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Hotel Jefferson building on the left. The first postcard sent to Earnest [Sorichovich], postmarked November 29, 1923, George Washington 1-cent stamp. Second postcard sent to Anna Anthony, postmarked August 3, 1927, George Washington 2-cent stamp.

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Photo looking west up Washington Street towards Clinton Street. Photo was taken between Dubuque and Linn streets. Hotel Jefferson on the left.

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Wallick's was located at 118 Washington Street, Iowa City, Iowa. It first opened in 1910. A descriptive advertisement for the business is printed on the back of the postcard.

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W.P. Hohenschuh's Mortuary was located at 13 South Linn Street, currently occupied by the Iowa City Yacht Club. Postcard sent from Carl Zetterwall to Alta B. Vaughn, postmarked November 15, 1937. Ben Franklin 1-cent stamp.

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W.P. Hohenschuh's Mortuary was located at 13 South Linn Street, currently occupied by the Iowa City Yacht Club. Details on the building are on the back of postcard.

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At the time of this postcard, W.P. Hohenschuh owned a furniture store located at 20 South Dubuque Street. Sent to W.S. Pratt, postmarked December 30, 1906. Ben Franklin 1-Cent stamp.

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Buildings and businesses featured: Old Capitol Building, Iowa State Bank & Trust Company and Auto Bank

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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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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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These temporary buildings housed businesses during the process on Clinton Street.

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These temporary buildings housed businesses during the process on Clinton Street.

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These temporary buildings housed businesses during the urban renewal process on Clinton Street.

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Sulfur Steam Baths was a Turkish Bath located at the corner of College and Capitol Streets. Postcard sent to Joe Anclaux, postmarked October 31, 1917. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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Stewart's Shoe Store was located in the Hotel Jefferson building at 125 East Washington Street.

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The location of the Johnson County Savings Bank at the time of this postcard was at 102 South Clinton Street, on the southeast corner of Clinton and Washington Streets. Postcard sent to Katie Reiss, postmarked October 23, 1907. Ben Franklin 1-cent…

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Looking north on Dubuque St. from College to Washington Streets, west side of street. Hotel Jefferson in the background. Slide printed 1973. Note on slide, "PRESENT SIDE OF CITY PLAZA".

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South on Dubuque and Washington Streets. Hotel Jefferson at the right. Slide printed March 1972.

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South Dubuque Street and Alley. Future site of Plaza Centre One. Slide printed April 1965.

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West side of Clinton St. from College to Washington Streets. These buildings were soon torn down during urban renewal. Future site of the Old Capitol Mall. Businesses pictured: Little Caesar, the Vine, All Sports Inc. Slide printed August 1973.

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South Clinton Street before urban renewal. The fire on January 20, 1970, destroyed the Paper Place (130 South Clinton Street) and Things & Things & Things (132 South Clinton Street); addresses for these locations came from the 1966 City Directory.…

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Looking north on Clinton St. from College to Washington Streets. West side of Clinton. Slide printed April 1965.

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Intersection of South Clinton and East Washington Streets.

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Building construction. Seiferts, the Airliner, Allen's. Slide printed April 1972.

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The location of Prairie Lights at the time of this postcard (ca. 1980) was at 100 South Linn Street, Iowa City.

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The location of Prairie Lights at the time of this postcard was 100 South Linn Street, Iowa City. Postcard sent to Gerry Mansheim, postmarked February 17, 1983. Dog and cat 13-cent stamp.

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Iowa City Post Office building

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College Street, 100-Block in the pedestrian mall, downtown Iowa City.

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The old City Hall building on Washington Street, demolished in 1962.
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