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Businesses featured: Lorenz, Green Cross, Bremers,

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Businesses featured: Dotty Dunn Hats, Rosheks, Moose, Iowa State Bank & Trust Company. There appear to be Christmas decorations on a building and street lamp.

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Donnelly’s famous tavern, a hangout for the Writer’s Workshop crowd, is to the north.

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Businesses featured: The Ebony, Salvation Army, Betty's Flower Shop, Red Carpet Travel Service, Dunton Insurance, Donnelly's, Best Steakhouse, Baskin Robbins

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Businesses featured: Astro, Stillwell's, Continental Mortgage Investment Company, Iowa City Typewriter, Fuiks Jewelers, Barbara's Bake Shop

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Businesses featured: Old Capitol Apartments, Swails Frigidaire. "Bull" Durham ad.

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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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The Dresden China Store was located at 13 and 15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

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Future site of parking ramp downtown. Businesses pictured on South Dubuque Street 100-Block: J.C. Penney's, Iowa movie theatre, Piper's Candies, Blackstone Beauty Salon. Slide printed March 1972.

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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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Alley Downtown, slide printed March 1972

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Alley behind Plaza Centre One, downtown Iowa City.

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The First National Bank in Iowa City was located at 202 East Washington Street.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Aerial view of downtown Iowa City. Identified buildings include old City Hall building, demolished in 1962. First postcard sent from Lida and Mrs. McWilliams to Mrs. A.B. Thompson, postmarked November 1, 1915, George Washington 1-cent stamp. …

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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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Temporary building constructed on South Clinton Street during Urban Renewal. Slide printed July 1973.

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Corner of Dubuque and Washington Streets. This mural was painted by Donna Friedman’s University of Iowa art class. They painted a number of murals around Iowa City. This is now the site of Black Hawk minipark. Watch a video about the making of the…

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This mural was painted by Donna Friedman’s University of Iowa art class. They painted a number of murals around Iowa City. This is now the site of Black Hawk minipark. Watch a video about the making of the mural.

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Black Hawk Pedestrian Park was located at College and Washington Streets, downtown Iowa City. Eric Christenson designed the "Spirit of Black Hawk" mural.
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