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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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Heise, David W.
Aerial photograph of downtown Grinnell, Iowa, looking north along Main Street from approximately 3rd Avenue in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
Color aerial photograph of the Grinnell College campus looking east along 8th Avenue in 1967. The science building is at the bottom center of the photo. To the right of that is the Men's Gymnasium (called Women's Gymnasium after 1942). The east campus dormitories and Saint John's Lutheran Church are visible near the center of the photo.

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Heise, David W.
Aerial photo of downtown Grinnell taken by Dave Heise from a helicopter in July 1967 during Ridiculous Days. This view looks north on Main Street from Commercial Street to 6th Avenue.

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Heise, David W.
Aerial photograph looking west along the railroad tracks from approximately High Street in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1967. The railroad depot is visible in the center of the picture and just to the right of the depot the Monroe Hotel is visible. The Spaulding smokestack is visible in the background to the left.

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Heise, David W.
Aerial photograph of northwest Grinnell looking north along Prairie and Reed Streets. Bailey Park Elementary School is visible at the bottom center of the photo. The newly completed General Telephone company building is slightly above the center of the photo. Sunset Avenue is to the far left and 11th Avenue is the northmost east-west street visible.

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Heise, David W.
Aerial photograph of northwest Grinnell, Iowa, looking north along Reed Street from approximately 6th Avenue in 1967. Bailey Park Elementary School is visible at the left center of the photo. The newly completed General Telephone company building is visible in the upper left.

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Heise, David W.
Aerial photograph of southwest Grinnell, Iowa, looking southwest in 1967. Davis School on Hamilton Avenue between Broad and Main Streets (with curved driveway) is on the left edge of the lower half of the photo. The trailer park along Washington Avenue is visible in the center of the photo.

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Counter checks from a variety of Poweshiek County (Iowa) banks. Counter checks were kept at the cash register of a business. Customers could write in their bank account number and use the checks as they would a personal check. These checks have MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) codes on them which the Federal Reserve began requiring in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
Concrete window forms being placed during the construction of the General Telephone building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1967.

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Construction continues on the General Telephone company building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
View of the steel framework for the General Telephone company building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in the early stages of construction in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
View of General Telephone building construction at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, with the walls in place in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
Helicopter from which Dave Heise took aerial photos of Grinnell in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
Three views of the completed General Telephone company building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1967: daytime, dusk and nighttime.

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Drummond Club meeting in October 1968. Front row, left to right (on floor): unidentified, Ethel Howig, Sally Kearney, Lucille Benda, Mary Kay Eisenman, Frances Peak, (on sofa): Rocky Standerwick, Edna Bacon Morrison, Laura Hoefert. Second row (on floor): Olivia Mendoza, Joan Mitchell, Helen George. Back row: Phyllis Armstrong, Norma Lang, unidentified, Edna Tinnes, Carmen Preston, Clara Wilson, Carol Molison. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 182, Drummond Club.

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Photo of professor McKibben and Gary Johnson

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Photo of Richard Hartz and Judith Mendelsohn dancing that was in a magazine in Spring '68

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View of snow piled high in the middle of Fourth Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in February 1969. The view is looking west from Broad Street to Main Street.

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Photograph of 911-913 Main Street in Grinnell including Spurgeon's storefront. Structures were built about 1905. Photo was taken circa 1970.

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View of the north facade of Burling Library on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. A portion of the Forum is visible to the right and a portion of the Fine Arts Building is visible in the center of the photograph. These three buildings were designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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