Historic Iowa Postcards

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Main Street west, Churdan, Iowa
Looking west at the Churdan, Iowa business district. The town of Churdan, Iowa was named for Joseph Churdan, Sr. (Uncle Joe), a local farmer later appointed as first postmaster. 1907 postmark.
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Main Street, Blencoe, Iowa
Boardwalk and dirt street with various businesses in Blencoe, Iowa. 1907 postmark.
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Main Street, Guernsey, Iowa
Business district in Guernsey, Iowa. 1907 postmark.
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Main Street, looking east, Marshalltown, Iowa
Looking east with street cleaners. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places under Marshalltown Downtown Historic District. 1907 postmark. Number 14578.
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Masonic Temple, Anita, Iowa
A bustling downtown view of a dirt Main Street in Anita. 1907 postmark. Number 4.
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Methodist Episcopal Church, Toledo, Iowa
Looking at front of church. 1907 postmark.
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Methodist Episcopal Church, Victor, Iowa
Entrance to a one story wooden church with steeple. 1907 postmark.
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North side of square, Newton, Iowa
Looking northeast from the square. 1907 postmark. Number 2347.
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Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa
William Penn College was founded by Quaker pioneers in 1873. In January 2000, William Penn College officially became William Penn University. 1907 postmark.
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Public school, Calamus, Iowa
Two story brick building with bell tower and students in front. 1907 postmark.
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Purifying plant C & NW Railroad, Alton, Iowa
Two story wooden building with two storage tanks. Men standing on top deck. 1907 postmark.
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Rock Island Depot, Van Meter, Iowa
Two railroad employees are standing on a brick platform near a wooden depot with a train signal and telegraph office sign in the background. 1907 postmark. Number 11.
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Scene in Bever Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
New construction of bear den in Bever Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bever Park is a 90-acre city park containing the Bever Park Children's Zoo. 1907 postmark. Number 1955.
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School building, Van Meter, Iowa
School children and school staff standing in front of the school building. 1907 postmark. Number 8485.
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Seton Indian Tribe, Charles City, Iowa
A group of Seton Indians attending a Chautauqua in Charles City. 1907 postmark.
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Tenth Street looking east, Alton, Iowa
Looking east at a dirt road. 1907 postmark.
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Train wreck, July 22, 1907 with railroad crane, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Railroad moving wreckage from the July 22, 2007 train wreck near Belle Plaine, Iowa. 1907 postmark.
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Victoria Sanitarium Park, Colfax, Iowa
Outside activities at the sanitorium. Built in 1904, when Florence Brown Sherbon, A. M., M. D., her husband, John Bayard Sherban, M. D., and her father James Brown, incorporated the Victoria Sanatorium and Mineral Spring. 1907 postmark.
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View from Herrick Chapel, Iowa College, [Grinnell, Iowa]
Looking west down Seventh Avenue. 1907 postmark.
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View of Broad Street, Grinnell, Iowa
Looking northwest at Broad Street from Fourth Avenue with Congregational Church in the foreground. 1907 postmark. Title supplied by cataloger.

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