Historic Iowa Postcards

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Pavillion, Clear Lake, Iowa
The Lake Shore Hotel was built in the late 1800's and razed in 1966 It was a summer resort and local landmark for 90 years. 1906 postmark.
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Street Scene in Anita, Iowa
1906 postmark.
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Twelfth Street, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Twelfth Street with bakery, law office and meat market on the left. 1906 postmark.
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View on campus, Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa
Looking northeast at Goodnow Hall on right, Carnegie Library on left and the men's gymnasium in the far background. 1906 postmark.
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Arbor Lake, Grinnell, Iowa
Looking northeast at shoreline with sailboats and boathouse. Arbor Lake, named for Arbor Day, when hundreds of trees were planted there, was created in 1902 as a storage reservoir to provide soft water for manufacturing firms. 1907 postmark.
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Baylis, William (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
Bear's den, Bever Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Bever Park is a 90-acre city park containing the Bever Park Children's Zoo. 1907 postmark. Number 28.
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Birdseye view of Anthon, Iowa
Anthon, Iowa with the school house rising above the town in the center of the picture. 1907 postmark. Number 3.
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Bridge and river, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Old truss bridge across the Iowa River near Belle Plaine, Iowa. 1907 postmark.
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Broad Street, Grinnell, Iowa
Looking north on unpaved Broad Street with store fronts and the Congregational Church in background. 1907 postmark. Number 2391.
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Butcher, Frank E. Zalesky, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Photo of Frank E. Zalesky, owner of the meat market in Belle Plaine. He is wearing an apron standing next to a meat slicer on the left and a cash register on the right. 1907 postmark.
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Camanche Church, Camanche, Iowa
Looking northeast on North Street at a one story wooden building with bell tower in front. 1907 postmark.
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Chicago Hall, Iowa College, Grinnell, [Iowa]
Looking northeast. Chicago Hall was constructed in 1883, costing approximately $20,000 excluding grading and landscaping. Razed in 1958 to provide space for construction of Burling Library. 1907 postmark.
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Congregational Church, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Looking from Eighth Avenue at a one-story brick building with belltower in front. 1907 postmark.
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Conrad High School, Conrad, Iowa
Looking northwest at a three story brick and stone building built in 1897 to originally accommodate the ninth and tenth grades and two more classes were added in 1899. 1907 postmark.
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Cooper School, Grinnell, Iowa
Looking northwest. Cooper School was built in 1889 and named for Co. S.F. Cooper, the first teacher in Grinnell. The building was closed in 1974 and sold it to Grinnell College. Cooper was torn down in 1994. 1907 postmark.
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Corner Front & Jackson Streets, Brooklyn, Iowa
Looking northwest from the corner of Front Street and Jackson Street in Brooklyn, Iowa. 1907 postmark.
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ANC (New York, N.Y.)
Court House, Centreville [sp.], Iowa
The cornerstone for the court house was laid on May 21, 1903, costing $90,600 to build. Architectural style is late 19th and 20th Century Revivals. Listed on the National Register for Historic Places. 1907 postmark. Number 124380. Series C 5817.
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Dirt road, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Dirt road with utility poles on the right near Belle Plaine, Iowa. 1907 postmark.
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E.E. Earl, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Photo inset of man sitting outdoors reading a letter. 1907 postmark.
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Firemen fighting fire, Cedar Falls, Iowa
This is what the ruins look like at Cedar Falls. -- t.p. 1907 postmark. Title supplied by cataloger.

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