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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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Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce (Grinnell, Iowa)
A view of Darby Gymnasium from afar. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Chamber of Commerce Slides, p.8, slide 10.

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Photograph of Father Mike Tan Creti, Vicar of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Grinnell, Iowa.

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Unknown
Color view of the Fine Arts Building on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. The view is from central campus looking to the southwest. Barber Skating Plaza is visible to the left. The building was designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and was built in 1961. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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View from the west of Gates-Rawson tower 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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Three men examine the gravestone of Catharine Hastings Grinnell and George Chapin Grinnell, children of Josiah B. Grinnell and his wife Julia Chapin Grinnell. From left to right: Father Harry Linnenbrink, Keith Briggs, and William Deminoff. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.

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View of the Grinnell-Herald Register building on 5th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Unknown
Grinnell High School Class of 1920 reunion photo. Possibly 50 year reunion in 1970. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.

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Grinnell High School class reunion, Class of 1933. Front to back, Row 1: George Norris, LeRoy Brubaker, Homer McDonough, Donovan Evans, Stanley Wilson, Robert Neeley. Row 2: Doris Lincoln Petaja, Alice Mayo Eames, Edward Bohstedt, Mildred Olson Sampson, Mary G. Jones, Anna Mae Schooley White, Darlene Poots Dunn, Mary Jane Douglas Eastridge, Helen Stuart Brubaker, Ruth Wilson Clark. Row 3: Aline Lidka Peterson, Francis Connelly Barns, Faith Knowles Barnes, Alice Figland Barkema, Lois Brown Whitcomb, Thelma Clark Newman, Madeline Lacina Harris, Ruth Clindinn Gould, Thelma McMeekin Gooch, Ila Adkins Mintle, Katherine King Burke, Louise Jackson. Row 4: Orville Hafkey, Loren Vieth, Ralph Spooner, Walter Puls, Raymond Breiting, Glenn Harris, Edward Hannon, Raymond Eastridge, Richard Sanders.

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Photograph of Grinnell Junior High School, which was demolished in 1980, on 4th Avenue.

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Breemer, John
Monroe Hotel.

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Unknown
Four views of the Monroe Hotel in Grinnell, Iowa, taken in 1970. The hotel was located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Park Street and Third Avenue.

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Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce (Grinnell, Iowa)
A northerly view of Norris dormitory at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Chamber of Commerce Slides, p.8, slide 9.

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The Omega Sigma Club in Grinnell, Iowa, gathered around a piano and holding candles as part of a Christmas celebration. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #88, Omega Sigma Club.

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The Omega Sigma Club in Grinnell, Iowa, gathered in a living room and seated with individual trays of food. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #88, Omega Sigma Club.

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The Omega Sigma Club in Grinnell,Iowa, sitting down to a meal. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #88, Omega Sigma Club.

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Roberts, Mike
Postcard of Rock Creek Lake, Rock Creek State Park, between Kellogg and Grinnell, Iowa. Color by Mike Roberts, Berkeley, Calif. Published by Es-N-Len Photos, Aurora, Ill. C14924.

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Postcard of Rock Creek Lake, Grinnell, Iowa, with scene of fisherman in motor boat. Verso of card contains verse: "I never lost a little fish, yes. It always was the biggest fish I caught -- that got away." Color photo by A. Devaney, Inc. Published by Natural Color Card Scenic Art, Berkeley, California. C9775G.

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Postcard of Rock Creek Lake located in Jasper County near Grinnell, Iowa. Title on verso of postcard: "Tranquil Lakeside." Published by Johnson Printing, Inc., Eau Claire, Wisconsin. s10006.

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Photograph of Sammy (Eldon) Petersen driving a tractor. The tractor has a cabin strapped on to help keep the driver warm. Dated September 1970

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Ramsey, Norman A., 1923-2012
Line drawing of the Poweshiek County Courthouse in Montezuma, Iowa, on "CustomArt" postcard published by Norman Ramsey, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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