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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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Heise, David W.
Concrete window forms being placed during the construction of the General Telephone building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1967.

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Construction continues on the General Telephone company building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
View of the steel framework for the General Telephone company building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in the early stages of construction in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
View of General Telephone building construction at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, with the walls in place in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
Helicopter from which Dave Heise took aerial photos of Grinnell in 1967.

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Heise, David W.
Three views of the completed General Telephone company building at 11 11th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in 1967: daytime, dusk and nighttime.

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Drummond Club meeting in October 1968. Front row, left to right (on floor): unidentified, Ethel Howig, Sally Kearney, Lucille Benda, Mary Kay Eisenman, Frances Peak, (on sofa): Rocky Standerwick, Edna Bacon Morrison, Laura Hoefert. Second row (on floor): Olivia Mendoza, Joan Mitchell, Helen George. Back row: Phyllis Armstrong, Norma Lang, unidentified, Edna Tinnes, Carmen Preston, Clara Wilson, Carol Molison. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection 182, Drummond Club.

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Photo of professor McKibben and Gary Johnson

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Photo of Richard Hartz and Judith Mendelsohn dancing that was in a magazine in Spring '68

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View of snow piled high in the middle of Fourth Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa, in February 1969. The view is looking west from Broad Street to Main Street.

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Photograph of 911-913 Main Street in Grinnell including Spurgeon's storefront. Structures were built about 1905. Photo was taken circa 1970.

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View of the north facade of Burling Library on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. A portion of the Forum is visible to the right and a portion of the Fine Arts Building is visible in the center of the photograph. These three buildings were designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce (Grinnell, Iowa)
A view of Darby Gymnasium from afar. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Chamber of Commerce Slides, p.8, slide 10.

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Photograph of Father Mike Tan Creti, Vicar of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Grinnell, Iowa.

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Color view of the Fine Arts Building on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. The view is from central campus looking to the southwest. Barber Skating Plaza is visible to the left. The building was designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and was built in 1961. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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View from the west of Gates-Rawson tower on the Grinnell College campus in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-3, Grinnell College.

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Three men examine the gravestone of Catharine Hastings Grinnell and George Chapin Grinnell, children of Josiah B. Grinnell and his wife Julia Chapin Grinnell. From left to right: Father Harry Linnenbrink, Keith Briggs, and William Deminoff. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.

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View of the Grinnell-Herald Register building on 5th Avenue in Grinnell, Iowa. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-2, Grinnell Buildings.

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Grinnell High School Class of 1920 reunion photo. Possibly 50 year reunion in 1970. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. Miscellaneous photographs. Collection #17-6, People.

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Grinnell High School class reunion, Class of 1933. Front to back, Row 1: George Norris, LeRoy Brubaker, Homer McDonough, Donovan Evans, Stanley Wilson, Robert Neeley. Row 2: Doris Lincoln Petaja, Alice Mayo Eames, Edward Bohstedt, Mildred Olson Sampson, Mary G. Jones, Anna Mae Schooley White, Darlene Poots Dunn, Mary Jane Douglas Eastridge, Helen Stuart Brubaker, Ruth Wilson Clark. Row 3: Aline Lidka Peterson, Francis Connelly Barns, Faith Knowles Barnes, Alice Figland Barkema, Lois Brown Whitcomb, Thelma Clark Newman, Madeline Lacina Harris, Ruth Clindinn Gould, Thelma McMeekin Gooch, Ila Adkins Mintle, Katherine King Burke, Louise Jackson. Row 4: Orville Hafkey, Loren Vieth, Ralph Spooner, Walter Puls, Raymond Breiting, Glenn Harris, Edward Hannon, Raymond Eastridge, Richard Sanders.

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