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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 Beyer Building in Grinnell, Iowa. On the bottom floor is Malcom Lumber Window and Door Center. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.25, slide 10.

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Blue Ox Steaks & Seafood at 812 Sixth Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.36, slide 7.

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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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The grand opening for Brown's Shoe Fit Co. on 909 Main Street in Grinnell, Iowa. KGRN, and Spurgeon's are also pictured. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.3, slide 14.

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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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A group of children gathered around a woman, planting a shrub outside of Davis Elementary School in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.16, slide 14.

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Michael's Italian Kitchen at 720 Fifth Avenue in downtown Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.36, slide 3.

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The frieze around the top of the Spurgeon's Building located at 913 Main Street in downtown Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.3, slide 19.

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The corner of Commercial Street and Broad Street in Grinnell, Iowa, looking north. A cab is parked in front of the Greyhound Bus Station. Also visible are Family Dentistry, The Hair Hutch, and R.N. Carney, Physician and Surgeon. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.9, slide 5.

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Looking east down Commercial Street from the intersection of Commercial and Main Streets in downtown Grinnell, Iowa. In the foreground are the two buildings that were removed to build the parking lot that is presently (2017) on Commercial Street). Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.19, slide 7.

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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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A street view in Grinnell, Iowa, showing curbside collection containers for recycling alongside trash bins. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Imagine Grinnell Slides, p.15, slide 16.

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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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The glove factory building in Grinnell, Iowa, when it was used by DeLONG Sportswear as a manufacturing facility. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.1, slide 3.

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Four views of the detailing on the Herald Register Building on 5th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa.

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The detailing around the top of the Luster and Bailey building in Grinnell, Iowa, at the southeast corner of Main Street and Commercial Street. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.19, slide 18.

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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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A door into the Herald Register Building at 813 Fifth Avenue in downtown Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.34, slide 4.

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The east door to Blue Ox Steaks & Seafood at 812 Sixth Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.36, slide 16.

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The east facade of 816 Commercial Street in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Main Street Slides, p.20, slide 7.

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