Historic Iowa Postcards

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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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St. Paul's Church, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Looking at the front entrance of a 2 story Gothic stone building completed in 1886. This church was torn down in 1974 due to a sinking foundation. 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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View of Mississippi River and Eagle Point Park, Clinton, Iowa
Eagle Point Park has 164 acres overlooking the Mississippi River and General Zebulon Pike Lock and Dam (No. 11). 1907 postmark. Number 3.
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West Main Street looking south, Aurelia, Iowa
Dirt street in downtown Aurelia, Iowa. 1907 postmark.
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West entrance to Goodnow Hall, Iowa College, [Grinnell, Iowa]
Looking southeast. Goodnow Hall was constructed in 1885, costing $15,700 excluding telescope ($2,125) and book stacks. Originally served as college library and astronomical observatory. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 1907 postmark.
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Wilson Street looking north, Van Meter, Iowa
Several wooden buildings in the business district with water tower located at the end of the street. 1907 postmark. Number 8.
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Woman holding Grinnell College flag, Grinnell, Iowa
Woman holding dog and flag with school colors and Grinnell College logo on top. 1907 postmark. College series, no. 1. Title supplied by cataloger.
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Women and girl, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Portrait of two women (one woman's name is Alice) and a girl standing behind a fence and in front of a house. 1907 postmark.
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Albia hospital, Albia, Iowa
Two story wood house with shovel near sidewalk. 1908 postmark.
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Allerton High School, Allerton, Iowa
Two story brick and stone building. 1908 postmark.
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Baxter Junior Band, Baxter, Iowa
Baxter Junior Band showing 14 members holding instruments. 1908 postmark.
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Belle Plaine Fire Department at work, Belle Plaine, Iowa
Fire fighters fighting a tall building fire in Belle Plaine, Iowa. Two fire engines are pictured. Grain elevator is in the background. 1908 postmark.
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Bird's eye view, Burlington, Iowa
Looking northeast at Burlington, Iowa business district. 1908 postmark. Number 12189.
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Bird's eye view, Council Bluffs, Iowa
An aerial view looking east with the Pottawattamie County Courthouse on the left in the background. The historic courthouse on South Pearl Street was built in 1888. It was later declared unsafe and was replaced with a Modernist structure in 1977. 1908 postmark.
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Boat docks and pavillion, Lake Mana[v]a, Council Bluffs, Iowa
The Pavillion at the Grand Plaza was built on the North Shore in 1885 with a saloon, restaurant and boardwalk. It was replaced by a dance hall in 1911, which burned down in 1926. 1908 postmark. Number A5383.

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