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Post Cards from Early Iowa City and Johnson County

Bird's Eye View of Business District, Iowa City, Iowa


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. Second postcard sent to Miss Madden, c/o Joe Madden, postmarked October 3, 192?, George Washington 1-cent stamp. Third postcard sent from Mary Ritten To Bessie Heeh, postmarked July 14, 1924, Ben Franklin 1-cent stamp.


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