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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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The view looking towards the Pester Derby service station located at the intersection of Highway 146 and Interstate 80 during the aftermath of the September 16th, 1978 tornado in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Two images of the destruction caused by the September 16th, 1978 tornado in Grinnell, Iowa at Motel Grinnell Best Western, located at the intersection of Highway 146 and Interstate 80. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Image of the destruction caused by the September 16th, 1978 tornado in Grinnell, Iowa, to Rick's 66 Service Station located at the intersection of Highway 146 and Interstate 80. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Four images of the destruction caused by the tornado of September 16th, 1978 in Grinnell, Iowa at Hanner's Skelly Service Station and Diner which was located at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Highway 146. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Four images of the damage to Wes Finch Chevrolet, located on Highway 146, after the September 16th, 1978 tornado in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Two images of the destruction at The Silhouette Coffee Shop after the September 16th, 1978 tornado in Grinnell, Iowa. Silhouette Coffee Shop was located at the intersection of Highway 146 and Interstate 80. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Views of the children's room in Stewart Library, Grinnell, Iowa, before the renovations in 1980. The child pictured is Lisa York. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Stewart Library.

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Views of the circulation desk at Stewart Library before the renovations in 1980. Library stacks in the background. Lorna Caulkins at the desk to the left. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Stewart Library.

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View of the circulation desk and first floor of Stewart Library in Grinnell, Iowa, looking down from the mezzanine towards the front of the building. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-1, Stewart Library.

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Postcard view of Darby Gymnasium on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. Postcard is addressed to Lynn Grattan, Rt.3, Grinnell, Iowa, and signed Grandma Grattan. Postmarked July 13, 1978, in Des Moines, Iowa. Postcard published by Es-N-Len Photos, Aurora, Illinois. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Exterior view of the front of Stewart Library in Grinnell, Iowa, before the renovations in 1980. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Stewart Library.

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Exterior view of Stewart Library in Grinnell, Iowa, before the renovations in 1980. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Stewart Library.

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Color postcard view looking southwest from the parking lot of Burling Library (to the left) and the Forum (to the right) on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. Postcard dated November 29, 1978, and addressed to Charles Grattan, Rt. 3, Grinnell, Iowa. Postcard is from the Grinnell College Office of Admissions announcing an information session at a local high school and is signed, John R. Hopkins. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Photo of Makino Ruth in hockey outfit

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An Iowa State Patrol truck at the site of the September 16th, 1978 tornado in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Library book stacks in Stewart Library, Grinnell, Iowa, before the renovation in 1980. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Stewart Library.

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Ross Mitchell looking at an overturned combine from the September 16th, 1978 tornado in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 32. Tornado, September 16, 1978.

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Photograph of a snow plow on the road following a snowstorm. Identified as "winter 1978". Photograph was taken on Jerry Jantzen's road in Sheridan Township, Iowa.

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Children (Sean, on left, and Peter Cavanagh) playing in Central Park, Grinnell, Iowa, in 1978. Monroe Apartments are visible in the background.

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View of the south side of Stewart Library in Grinnell, Iowa, before the renovations in 1980. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Stewart Library.

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