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Poweshiek History Preservation Project

PHPP is a digital archive of the Poweshiek County area that includes materials contributed by individuals and items from the Drake Community Library, Grinnell College and area historical museums. PHPP volunteers can help scan items contributed by individuals by appointment. Items can also be submitted in digital form by individuals. The project is also collecting oral histories which are conducted by volunteers.

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Photographs of Uncle Sam's Club which was located at Third Avenue and Pearl Street in Grinnell, Iowa, before it was razed in 1988. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Stoops, Rose Edie
Memoirs of Rose Edie Stoops.

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Anderson, Lois; Burnson, Ida; Bauman, Matilda; Brown, Darlene Stevens; Christinson, Marjorie; Crooks, Dorothy; Demeulenaere, Therese; Dieleman, Elsie Lucille Graham; Doty, Forrest E.; Gillespie, C. Ithel; Goodwin, Lyle J.; Graham, Vivian White; Grandstaff, Betty Marie Sille; Grattan, Lavinia Williams; Groves, Karen Petersen; Gugeler, Helen; Hall, Eva Goodwin; Heimann, Julia Kavsny; Holley, Anna Stoker; Hucke, Laura Kleise; Johnson, D. Sally; Knoblock, Elizabeth; McDowell, Anna; Main, Kathryn McKeag; Ruprecht, Nancy Meefer; Meyer, Marilyn; Meyer, John; Miller, Pauline; Osland, Rhea; Puls, Walter, Mrs.; Reams, A. A.; Rohr, Carl; Rupp, Leah Mae Shadley; Sargent, Louisa; Saunders, Dorothy; Sumner, Billie Jeanne Shope; Traxler, Ada; Olcott, Mable; McCarl, Persis; Souter, Don; Stewart, Lola E.; Sturtz, Katherine Peak; Tone, Avis; Van Dyke, Lucille; Davis, Bertine Van Syoc; Wells, Ruth Rickard; Williams, Roy; Bauman, Don
Reminiscences of teachers and students in the rural schools of Iowa, primarily Poweshiek County, during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Two views of 1018, 1020 and 1024 Fifth Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. 1018 is on the right, 1020 in the middle, and 1024 on the left. These houses which were on the south side of Fifth Avenue between Park and State Streets were razed for the construction of Drake Community Library in 2009. These photos were probably taken in the 1990s. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color view of Arbor Lake in Grinnell, Iowa, circa 1990. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color view of Brenton National Bank on the northwest corner of Broad Street and Fourth Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. The bank was formerly Merchants' National Bank designed by Louis Sullivan. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color view of the Central Park Gazebo in Grinnell, Iowa, circa 1990. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color view of the Cornerstone gift shop on the southwest corner of Broad Street and 5th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, circa 1990s. There were apartments above the shop. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color photograph of the DeKalb seed corn production facility at Grinnell, Iowa, in the 1990s. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Muntz, Donna
Pages from Donna Muntz' scrapbook with pictures and geneaological information about the following people: Abel Doty, Laura Sheets Doty, Glenn Doty, Willie Smith, John Sheets, Emma Sheets Slaymaker, Elizabeth Sheets Booth, Clement Slaymaker Joan and Catherine Sheets, Carl and Ada Carlsen.

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Penrod, John
Color postcard with four views of the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. Clockwise from upper left: southern facade of Burling Library; southern facade of Main Hall with Quad Dining Hall on the right; Grinnell College sign; eastern facade of Gates-Rawson Tower. Photos by John Penrod; postcard published by Dunlap Post Card Co., Omaha, Nebraska. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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View of the Gates-Rawson Tower and the north campus loggia from across Ward Field on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Color view of the Grinnell College campus looking southwest from the Harris Center towards Rawson-Gates tower. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Color view of the south facade of the Grinnell Community Center on the northwest corner of Park Street and Fourth Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color view of the golf course at the Grinnell Country Club located at 933 13th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-5, Views of Grinnell.

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Color view of Grinnell Family Care, a doctors' office located at 217 Fourth Avenue West in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color view of Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company located south of Grinnell, Iowa, at 4215 Highway 146 South. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Color view of the public swimming pool located at 120 8th Avenue West in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-5, Views of Grinnell.

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Color view of the Grinnell United Methodist Church on the southwest corner of 5th Avenue and Park Street, Grinnell, Iowa, in the 1990s. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Dunlap Post Card Co.
Color postcard view of the H.W. Spaulding home in Grinnell, Iowa, owned by Montie and Betty Hammond from 1983 to 2010 and operated as a bed and breakfast. Postcard published by Dunlap Post Card Co., Omaha, Nebraska. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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