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.

Portrait of Joel Stewart, Grinnell farmer and politician who funded the building of the Stewart Library building in 1901. Drake Community Library Archives. Oversize photos.

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.

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