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View of Grinnell College in the 1870s. On the left is West College, built in 1867, and on the right, Central College, built in 1872. Both buildings, which constituted the entire college at the time, were destroyed in the great cyclone of 1882. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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View of two early Grinnell College buildings. West College is to the left; Central College is to the right. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Photograph of West College building on the Grinnell College campus with students posing in front. Central College building is visible to the right. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Dated February 5, 1877, this letter to J.B. Grinnell from his "Seminary Friend" also originally included a bill of sale for a slave which was taken from the archives of Charleston South Carolina. His friend praises J.B. for his many actions in combatting slavery.

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Photograph of the curve of Broad Street to 3rd Avenue, looking east, taken in 1878. Chapin House is visible in the background. The troops are Company K. The depot is the low building visible in the center.

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Broad, John Astor
Red Riding Hood's Rescue, or the Dangers of Disobedience by John Astor Broad. Miss M. Verbeck, directress; Stella Westbrook, pianist. Preston's Opera House, Tuesday eve., July 9th, 1878 at 8 o'clock. Cast: Carrie Botelle, Clara Hill, Ervin Ladd, Willie Newman, Lulu Carson, Mabel Worthington, Cora Conner, Susie Bayer, Cora Graham, Jessie Rouse. Drake Community Library Archives. Early Theater Productions. Collection #100.

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Published in 1879, this booklet contains transcribed courtroom excerpts of important points in the case of J.W. Tripp vs. J.B. Grinnell.

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Photograph of Child's Livery & Feed Stable, located at 716 4th Avenue. The brick building was constructed in 1880.

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Dr. E.W. Clark of Grinnell, Iowa, plays the drums. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.

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L.H. Freeborn & Son (Des Moines, Iowa)
Portrait of Garrett C. Grinnell and Flavillia (Rilla) Anderson Grinnell taken by L. H. Freeborn & Son in Des Moines, Iowa, probably sometime in the late 1800s. They lived in Webster Township, Polk County, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #67, Grinnell/ Williams Family.

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Stamped one cent advertising postcard from the Grinnell Wire Company offering contracts for Grinnell Barb Wire. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. McNally photographs. Collection #1, Series #1-1.

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Portrait from left to right of Harry, John, and Garrett Grinnell probably in the late 1800s. John was the father of Harry and Garrett. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #67 Grinnell/ Williams Family.

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