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

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The tall building on the right, facing Clinton street is the old Universalist church. It was dedicated on January 12, 1873. It was sold to the Iowa Unitarian Association in 1899. It was sold to the University of Iowa between 1900 and 1906 and was…

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The Johnson County Savings Bank Building was located at the corner of Washington and Clinton Streets in downtown Iowa City. Postcard sent to Madeline Johnson, postmarked September 9, 1915. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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Images of Washington Street and the then-new Hotel Jefferson building, Iowa River, Iowa Avenue, and the University of Iowa's Hall of Natural Science. Envelope sent from W.P. Hohenschuh to Horne's Zoological Arena, postmarked September 5, 1916.…

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Washington Street looking west from near Gilbert Street, downtown Iowa City. Original City Hall building on the far right of photograph. Postcard sent to Ruth Corneliusson, postmarked September 5, 1914. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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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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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. The first postcard was sent from Katherine Jane to Louie J. Herman,…

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The Jefferson Building is located at 129 East Washington Street. It was built in 1913. Postcard sent to Bud Louis, postmarked August 20, 1937. Ben Franklin 1-cent stamp.

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The Johnson County Savings Bank Building was located at the corner of Washington and Clinton Streets in downtown Iowa City. Postcard sent to Jacob Reiss, postmarked July 25, 1914. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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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 Carrie McCrory, postmarked July 15, 1914. George Washington…

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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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The location of the Press-Citizen Building at the time of this postcard was at 319 East Washington Street and opened on 1937. Postcard sent to Betty Marble, postmarked July 13, 1941. George Washington 1-Cent stamp.

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The First National Bank in Iowa City was located at 202 East Washington Street. Postcard sent from Harriet Martin Dey to George Van Steinberg, postmarked July 11, 1914. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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Irish's University Business College was located at 205 1/2 Washington Street in downtown Iowa City. Postcard sent to Fern Athey, postmarked June 24, 1912. George Washington 1-cent stamp.

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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 to Charlotte Johnson, postmarked June 22, 1916. …

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The Masonic Temple is located at 312 College Street, Iowa City. First postcard sent to L.V. Bartlett, postmarked June 13, 1923, George Washington 1-cent stamp. Second postcard sent to Mary Larson, postmarked March 18, 1917, George Washington 1-cent…

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The Van Meter Hotel was located at 311 East Iowa Avenue. It was the predecessor to the Harmon Building, which was demolished in 1999 to make way for the Tower Place and parking ramp. Postcard sent from M.G. Rodgers to Maude Coffee, postmarked May…

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Aerial view of downtown Iowa City, including the Pentacrest, University of Iowa campus, and the Iowa River. First postcard sent from Mrs. Werner to Gladys Ruth Ownby, postmarked April 3, 1951, George Washington 1-cent stamp. Second postcarrd sent…

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Aerial view of downtown Iowa City,including parts of University of Iowa campus. Buildings include East Hall Annex on the left and Close Hall on the right. First postcard sent from E.E. [Coah] to Bert [Coah], postmarked April 10, 1916, Ben Franklin…

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The Iowa City Roller Rink was located at 309 South Dubuque Street. Postcard sent to Lucinda Maier, postmarked March 1, 1906. Ben Franklin 1-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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Paris Cleaners, Easyplace, Joe's Place. Dated July 1995.

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Project Number Iowa R-14. Plan dated June 1987.

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Plaza Fountain, slide printed June 1986. This photo features the fountain informally called "Three Women Peeing," an unnamed sculpture created by Bob Satter and Brian Gutheinz. It was a tubular fountain on stepped brick platform, made with steel…

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East Washington Street. Slide printed June 1986. Note on slide,"PRIV. REDEV."

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At the Holiday Inn enrance. Slide printed October 1984. This photo features the fountain informally called "Three Women Peeing," an unnamed sculpture created by Bob Satter and Brian Gutheinz. It was a tubular fountain on stepped brick platform,…
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