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Businesses featured: Lorenz, Green Cross, Bremers,

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

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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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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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Ledger detailing amounts paid for specific pews in the First Presbyterian Church during 1868-1869.

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Handwritten note detailing the amount of money to be paid for a section of a particular pew in the North (First) Presbyterian Church during the year 1869. Signed by Alfred Stevens.

Internal Revenue 5 cent certificate stamp, hand canceled with Aug…

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Booklet recording the cost of and rentals paid by Church members for specific pews.

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of U.S. Air Mail service, this reconstructed DH-4 air mail plane made a tour from San Francisco to Washington D.C., stopping in Iowa City along the way. This particular plane, nicknamed

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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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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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This fire occurred on March 22, 1963.

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After more than two years of construction the doors opened to the new building June 12, 2004. The current ICPL location is an expansion and renovation of the 1981 building, its current space nearly double that of the original. A successful November…

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Workers undergoing excavation work on Iowa City's Carnegie Library, which began construction in the summer of 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this…

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Workers building Iowa City's Carnegie Library, which began construction in the summer of 1903. The Carnegie Library at 212 South Linn Street opened its doors on Thursday, October 27, 1904. Funds for the construction of this building were provided by…

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The first ICPL was on the second floor of the C.O.D. Steam Laundry building at 211 Iowa Ave. opening its doors on Thursday January 21, 1897. The library initially employed one librarian and held a total of 1,300 books. Public outcry for more…

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Circulation Desk and card catalog after the 1963 addition

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Southeast corner of Clinton and Washington before urban renewal.

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Clinton Street Looking South from Iowa Ave

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Construction of the pedestrian mall in downtown Iowa City. Focus of slides is on the corner of Dubuque and College St.
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