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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 Grinnell Historical Museum exterior in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.37, slide 11.

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Construction sign at the Grinnell airport in 1988. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.11, slide 5.

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The Grinnell Regional Airport, also known as the Billy Robinson Field, is a city owned public use airport located one mile south of the central business district of Grinnell, Iowa, taken at the airport dedication on June 18, 1988. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.11, slide 1.

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A group of children seated on carpet listening to Anne Cameron talk. She is standing at the front of the room and holding two white tubes.Curtis Dean and Evie Davidson are part of the group listening. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.29, slide 17.

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A group of five people in business clothes standing together for a photo, probably at the Iowa Peace Institute. Wayne Moyer is on the left. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.32, slide 3.

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A large group of people around a helicopter during an event at the Grinnell Regional Airport in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.23, slide 13.

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A group of people with balloons sitting under a plane during an event at the Grinnell Regional Airport, also known as the Billy Robinson Field, in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.24, slide 12.

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A group of people in a meeting with blueprints. Tom Lacina and Chris Nolte are the third and second persons from the right, respectively. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.15, slide 7.

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A group of teenagers including Peggy Parker, having fun at a dance at The Limit, the local center for teenagers in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.20, slide 16.

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A part of the idea board from a Grinnell 2000 Foundation meeting in Grinnell, Iowa. Some of the goals were "very good education facilities from grade through death," to " preserve historical buildings," to designate a "part of park for Chinese garden," to "sister city with a Soviet city," and have "more interaction between the college and the community." Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.35, slide 11.

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Machines inside the ASI Sign Systems building in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.35, slide 6.

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A view of the inside of ASI Sign Systems and one of the machines. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.36, slide 9.

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A group photo of the Iowa Peace Institute in 1988 taken in front of Terrace Hill in Des Moines, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.15, slide 13.

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The Jensen Optomestrists office building at 935 Broad Street in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.37, slide 1.

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A large group of people including Ben Webb and Netia Worley around a table with possible new logos for Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.33, slide 8.

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A large group of people meeting around a table at the Iowa Peace Institute. George Drake is in the lower right corner with his back to the camera. The meeting may have been about the Iowa Peace Institute which later became the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Grinnell College. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.32, slide 9.

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A little girl playing computer games while a teacher looks on. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.30, slide 14.

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A machine inside the ASI Sign Systems building in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.35, slide 10.

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A man in a white shirt beveling glass. Small white chips or flakes are covering his hands and the workbench from the beveling process. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.35, slide 2.

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A man looking into the cockpit of a blue and yellow propeller plane during an event at the Grinnell Regional Airport, also known as the Billy Robinson Field, in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.24, slide 15.

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