Historic Iowa Postcards

grinnell:13362
Unknown
Looking northwest at back view of Goodnow Hall with Blair Hall in foreground. 1906 postmark. Number 133.

grinnell:13490
Unknown
Looking at the southeast corner of the penitentiary, built in Romanesque, Gothic Revival. The institution was established in 1872. It is Iowa's largest prison. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 1906 postmark. Number 349.

grinnell:15562
Unknown
Looking north at the Main II building built in 1890 at a cost of $50,000 after the Main I building burned down in 1889. Fire destroyed Main II in 1942 and would not be completely rebuilt until 1952. Main III is located at 700 College Drive, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. 1906 postmark.

grinnell:16217
Unknown
Looking north on Main Street with what appears to be a farmer and wagon on the left and a possible stagecoach on the right. There is also a restaurant in the right background. 1906 postmark. Title supplied by cataloger.

grinnell:14350
Miller, H.B., Marshalltown, Iowa
Looking west at Boston Ice Cream Parlor and IOOF building. 1906 postmark. Number 114.

grinnell:14353
Unknown
Man standing in front of the Old Settler's Pavillion. Many bands have played here. 1906 postmark.

grinnell:14476
Unknown
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.

grinnell:16160
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Looking at a bridge on the Des Moines River from Birdland Drive on the west end of Birdland Park. Prior to its acquisition around 1924 as a public park, Birdland Park was known as the Bird tract, after the family who owned it. It is located north of downtown Des Moines within the boundaries of the Union Park Neighborhood. Located at 2100 Saylor Road, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. 1906 postmark. Number 7.

grinnell:14026
Unknown
1906 postmark.

grinnell:13942
Unknown
Twelfth Street with bakery, law office and meat market on the left. 1906 postmark.

grinnell:18495
Unknown
Looking northeast from the Upper Iowa River. 1906 postmark.

grinnell:13388
Unknown
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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