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.

grinnell:13101
Three portraits of Myrtle Marguerite Cass. Myrtle Cass was born in 1896 on a farm near Malcom, Iowa. She graduated from Grinnell High School and was a member of the Grinnell College Class of 1929. She received her M.A. in Latin from Columbia University, New York City, and her Ph.D. in languages in 1933, also from Columbia. She returned to Grinnell in 1937 to care for her mother and sister at the family home. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.

grinnell:6078
Schaeffer, Mabel
Ruth Suckow and Ferner Nuhn with cat. Photograph by Mabel Schaeffer. Possibly taken between 1926 and 1929.

grinnell:13162
Nine photographs of the Sprague family of Grinnell, Iowa. Herman H. and Ella Farley Sprague had two daughters, Ina and Lena. Ina was a teacher and was principal of Davis School in Grinnell, Iowa, for 28 years. Lena was an assistant to the city clerk of Grinnell for 30 years. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.