Drake Community Library Archives

Digitized copies of materials from the Drake Community Library archives. Includes photographs and documents related to the history of the Grinnell community, businesses and organizations.

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Cooper family portrait. On the back of the photo is written, "My mother, father, sisters, and brother," as well as, "Lila, June 19, 1904." The following names, birthdays, and ages are also written on the back: 1st row [right to left] - Claire (Oct. 1, [age] 26), Mother (Dec. 2, [age] 52, Nell (Sept. 28, [age] 7, Dad (Sep. 14, [age] 56, Ina (May 19, [age] 31; 2nd row [right to left] - Ethel (Dec. 31, [age] 20, Lila (April 16, [age] 19, Bernice (June 15, [age] 17, Viola (April 21, [age] 15). Drake Community Library Archives. Oversize photos.

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Pamphlet published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. This pamphlet discusses the "practical good" equal suffrage has done and gives examples of laws passed in Wyoming and Colorado. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 161.

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Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943
Pamphlet published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Judge Ben Lindsey of Denver discusses the effect of voting mothers on the success of the juvenile courts system in Colorado. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection #161.

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Sulser, M. A. (Michael Antonio), 1857-1947; Hamlin, George Homer, 1855-1945
Letter on Spaulding Manufacturing Company letterhead dated October 4, 1904, in Reardon, Washington, from M.A. Sulser to George Hamlin, Grinnell, Iowa, concerning a sale note that was due on September 27th. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Pamphlet file : Grinnell (Iowa) -- Business & Manufacturing -- Spaulding Manufacturing Company.

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Dunshee, Frank S.
Pamphlet published by the Iowa Anti-Saloon League containing the liquor laws of Iowa and the Supreme Court decisions relating to liquor laws. Comiled by F.S. Dunshee, and authorized by the Governor and Executive Council of the State of Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 65.

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Decker, Sarah Platt
Pamphlet published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Mrs. Sarah Platt Decker's thoughts on equal suffrage. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 161.

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Pamphlet published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Includes President Roosevelt's statements on equal rights for women. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 161.

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Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937
Theater program. The Calocagathia-Institute Societies present The Little Minister, a comedy in four acts dramatized from the novel by J.M. Barrie. Performed at the Colonial Theatre, Grinnell, Iowa, on Friday Evening, March 25, 1904. Cast: Leonard T. Carney, Hallie C. Rerick, Verna Chase, L.J. Merrill, E.J. Jaqua, Allen Kenyon, Roscoe Brown, Milo Smith, Parker Fillmore, Cecil Vest, Morse Rew, Rush Denise, Earle Brundage, Oda Hall, Helen Sayles, Agnes Knowlton. Photo of cast on cover. Drake Community Library Archives. Early Theater Productions. Collection #100.

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Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950
Pamphlet published by the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Alice Stone Blackwell enumerates reasons why women should have the vote. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 161.

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Grinnell Political Equality Club; Iowa Equal Suffrage Association
Correspondence of the Grinnell Political Equality Club with the Iowa Equal Suffrage Association. 2 letters. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 161.

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Poweshiek County Anti-Saloon League
1905 letter concerning the organization of the Poweshiek County Anti-Saloon League and 1911 letter sent to local newspapers requesting publication of a notice of an upcoming meeting. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 65.

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Panoramic view of the east side of Broad Street between 4th and 5th Avenues in Grinnell, Iowa. 4th Avenue is on the right and 5th Avenue is on the left. Buildings (from left to right) are Norris Livery, Stewart Library, and the Congregational Church. Posters on the wall of Norris Livery advertise Forepaugh and Sells Bros. circus coming on August 1. Photo taken between 1902 and 1917. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. McNally photographs. Collection #1, Series #1-2.

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Postcard of Miss Hazel McCoy, aged 14 years, Grinnell, Iowa. Kruxo stamp box on postcard. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.

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Newspaper clippings concerning the Poweshiek County Anti-Saloon League from 1905 and 1911. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 65.

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Iowa Equal Suffrage Association
Program of the 34th annual meeting the the Iowa Equal Suffrage Association held in Panora, Iowa, on November 9-11, 1905. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection #161.

grinnell:5557
Ledger containing records of the Poweshiek County (Iowa) Anti-Saloon League including names of officers, constitution and by-laws, minutes, and treasurer's accounts. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 65.

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Poweshiek County Anti-Saloon League
Resolutions concerning the Poweshiek County Anti-Saloon League prepared by its Committee on Constitution. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Collection # 65.

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Color postcard view of sailboat on Arbor Lake in Grinnell, Iowa. Postcard addressed to Miss Mattie Kelty, Chicago Heights, Ill. Postmarked January 18, 1906. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. McNally photographs. Collection #1, Series #1-1.

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Postcard view of the First Congregational Church building in Grinnell, Iowa which served the congregation from 1860-1879. The building to the right is Center School. Front of postcard is inscribed, "From Harry, Dec. 27th '06." A clipping giving the last date of worship in the church is pasted to the verso of the postcard. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. McNally photographs. Collection #1, Series #1-1.

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Rostand, Edmond, 1868-1918; Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
Theater program. Chrestomathian-Ellis Literary Societies of Iowa College present L'Aiglon, a romantic drama in five acts by Edmond Rostand; preceded by The Hour-Glass, a morality play in one act by W. B. Yeats. Souvenir program of dramatics presented by Chrestomathian-Ellis Societies at the Colonial Theatre, Grinnell, Iowa, Friday evening, May 11, 1906. Cast of The Hour-Glass: Edd O. Hunting, Louis D. Hartson, Neva D. Armstrong. Cast of L'Aiglon: Emma M. Suckow, Lucia M. Carter, Amy G. Collins, Beth I. Ames, Clare M. Lyon, Blanche Bray, Clarence E. Lyon, Arie Muyskens, Harry C. Seeds, Warren W. Tuttle, Harold W. Rice, Arthur K. Beik, Dwight Campbell, Earl P. Carney, Harry H. Wheaton. Drake Community Library Archives. Early Theater Productions. Collection #100.