Photo Inventory: D

To view photos from the collection, visit www.umvphotoarchive.org



Inventory

Davenport Besler Corporation Collection 1970-91
Inclusive dates: 1943
 
Scope Notes

This collection contains 80 photographs documenting the awarding of the Army/Navy "E" Flag to Davenport Besler Corporation on Nov. 3, 1943. Twenty-two of the images were taken during the outdoor ceremony (probably at the Davenport Besler Corp. factory.) The remainder of the photos shows the reception held after the ceremony at the Blackhawk Hotel, Davenport.
 
All of the photos are mounted on black paper sheets which have, at some point, been removed from their original album cover (included in box). Each image in number in pencil in the lower right of the black paper sheet.
 
Folder 1

Copy of memorandum of gift
 
Album 1
 
Subject Cross Reference
 
Business & Industry--Foundry
Communication--Radio (8)
Ethnic & Minority Groups--Black Americans (30, 31, 35)
Holiday and Celebrations--Patriotic
Hotel, Motel, Restaurant, Tavern--Restaurant (33, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 80)
Hotel, Motel, Restaurant, Tavern--Taverns (30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 40)
Military & War--World War II--Misc.
Music--Bands (18, 62)
________________________________________________

Inventory

Davenport Machine and Foundry Co. Collection, IX
Inclusive dates: c. 1940-1953
 
Scope Notes
 
Included are 45 black and white original and copy prints illustrating the Davenport Machine and Foundry Co. production plant, employees at work and products which include rotary [grain?] dryers and bomber parts. The work of Bawden Bros. Commercial photographers is represented in this collection.
 
Folder 1
 
Inventory, negatives
 
Folder 2
 
24 photographs
 
Folder 3

21 photographs
________________________________________________
 
Inventory

Davenport Schools Collection LIV
Inclusive dates: 1956, 1963, 1964

Scope Notes
 
This collection contains 27 b&w 4 x 5 copy negatives of formal school photographs as described below.
No prints in file. Possibly R. K. Sunderbruch photographer.
 
Inventory
  • Madison Elementary 6th Grade Class picture, 1956 – 3 different groups of students with their teacher (3 copies of each negative)
  • Central High School swim team posed by pool, January 25 1963 (4 copies)
  • Central High School swim team posed by pool, February 7, 1964 (3 copies)
  • Grand Elementary 6th Grade Class picture, 1956 – students with their teachers (3 copies)
  • Monroe Elementary 6th Grade Class picture, 1956 – 4 different groups of students with their teacher (4 copies of each negative)
Subject Cross Reference

Recreation—Swimming
Schools & Education—Elementary—Madison
Schools & Education—Elementary—Monroe
Schools & Education—Elementary—Misc.
Schools & Education—Secondary—Central
________________________________________________
 
Inventory

Davenport Street Scenes Collection, XLII
Inclusive dates: c. 1940-1969

Scope Notes

This collection consists of 84 4x5” negatives which primarily document street scenes in the Davenport business district. These images appear to be from one photographer [possibly Richard k. Sunderbrunch].

Folder 1

Inventory, negatives 1-40
 
Folder 2

Negatives 41-84
 
Cross References
 
Business & Industry –
            Service –
                        Banking, 25-27, 43
                        Insurance, 47
                        Misc, 2, 3
                        Real Estate & Surveying, 47
            Product Distribution –
                        Automobiles, 6-9, 64, 69, 72
                        Bakeries, 12
                        Farm Implements, 31, 32
                        Fish, 1
                        Fuel, 67
                        Furniture & Appliances, 4, 5
                        Tent & Awning, 53
                        Tobacco, 19, 29
                        Brewing & Bottling, 10
 
Churches & Religion – Catholic – Individual Churches – Davenport, 59
 
Entertainment & Amusement –
            Misc, 37, 38
            Theatre, 17
 
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – Central Station, 77
 
Hotel, Motel, Restaurant, Tavern –
            Hotel, 16, 46, 58, 80, 82, 83
            Restaurant, 22, 44
            Tavern, 29, 30
 
Houses & Households – Apartments, 65, 73
 
Libraries – Public, 54
 
Organizations & Clubs – Chamber of Commerce, 60
 
Recreation – Buildings, 37-41
 
Roads & Highways – Highways, 31-36
 
Transportation –
            Automobiles, 6-9, 12-30, 37, 38, 44-74, 76, 84
            Buses, 68
 
Cities –
            Davenport –
                        Bird’s Eye & Aerial Views, 10, 11
                        Municipal Government, 61
                        Street Scenes – Business – 1920-1959, 1-9, 12-30
                        Street Scenes – Business – 1960-1999, 42-84
            East Moline, 11
 
Counties – Scott, 71, 74
National - Government, 70
________________________________________________
 
Inventory

Dean's Family Restaurant Collection
1998-39 and 1998-44
Date: September 1997
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection consists 18 color photographs and 35 mm negatives which document Dean's Family Restaurant, located at 3837 Division Street, Davenport. R. Stupka opened the restaurant as an A&W in 1959. Dean Dye began operating the restaurant in 1977 as Dean's A&W restaurant. In 1985, Mr. Dye dropped the A&W franchise and renamed it Dean's Family Restaurant. The restaurant closed on or about September 12, 1997. The restaurant and an adjacent motel were torn down to make way for an Osco Drug Store.
 
Photographs in accession 1998-39 were taken by Janice Hall, Putnam Museum Chief Curator in September 1997. Photos and associated negatives in accession 1998-44 were taken by Michael Schwenker, Putnam Museum Exhibits Technician, between September 10-14, 1997.
 
These photographs are associated with objects in accessions 1997-48, 1997-76 and 1998-29.
 
Image Description
 
1998.39.1         exterior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, showing north side of building, Division Street to right
1998.39.2         exterior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, taken from northeast corner of parking lot
1998.44.1         exterior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, from northwest
1998.44.2         interior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, showing Breakfast Club mug rack, pull tab stand and fireplace counter
1998.44.3         exterior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, from north
1998.44.4         "Dean's Family Dining" street sign
1998.44.5         view of kitchen of Dean's Family Restaurant with Dean Dye, owner, at the stove
1998.44.6         interior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, showing table setting
1998.44.7         interior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, showing row of booths and handing lamps at right, video games at left
1998.44.8         view of kitchen of Dean's Family Restaurant with Dean Dye, owner, at the stove
1998.44.9         interior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, showing two teenage boys seated in booth using order phone
1998.44.10         interior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, showing family seated in booth
1998.44.11         exterior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, from north, street sign with message of thanks
1998.44.12         interior view of Dean's Family Restaurant, showing two teenage boys seated in booth (food baskets on table, see accession 1998-29)
1998.44.13         Dean's Family Restaurant drive-in order stand (see accession 1997-76)
1998.44.14         exterior view of Dean's Family Restaurant from southwest, "[C]LOSED" on street sign
1998.44.15         exterior view of Dean's Family Restaurant from southwest
1998.44.16         Dean's Family Restaurant delivery van
 
Subject Cross Reference
 
Business & Industry—Advertisements (1998.44.4, 14, 15)
Communication—Telephone (1998.44.9)
Hotel, Motel, Restaurant & Tavern—Restaurants
Recreation—Games (1998.44.7)
Transportation—trucks (1998.44.16)
________________________________________________
 
Inventory
 
 
DeKezel Collection 2001-31
Dates: 1918, 1943-45
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection, donated by Marie DeKezel of Moline, consists of 10 photographs and 7 photographic postcards related to the military service of Frank Callant, the donor's father, and Tony DeKezel, the donor's husband. Frank Callant served in France and Germany during World War I. Tony DeKezel served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Photos include formal and informal portraits as well as snapshots of soldiers' life. One image shows Tony and Marie DeKezel together when Tony was on leave. Another shows Marie in her work uniform for John Deere Harvester Works.
 
Image Description
 
2001.31.28     Frank Callant in uniform standing on road or path, Boden Dorf, Germany, c. 1918
2001.31.29     Frank Callant on board ship returning to the US, c. 1919
2001.31.30     Oval print, formal portrait of Frank Callant in uniform, c. 1918
2001.31.31     Formal portrait of Frank Callant in uniform, c. 1918
2001.31.32     Tony DeKezel standing in front of his tent, New Zealand, c. 1944
2001.31.33     Marie DeKezel in work clothes, c. 1944
2001.31.34     Tony DeKezel and Frank Callant in their uniforms, 1943
2001.31.35     Tony and Marie DeKezel, 1943
2001.31.36     Two soldiers taking showers, New Guinea, c. 1945
2001.31.37     Group of soldiers washing clothes, New Guinea, c. 1945
2001.31.38     Tony DeKezel sitting on barrels, New Guinea, c. 1945
2001.31.39     Tony DeKezel with radio equipment, New Guinea, c. 1945
2001.31.40     Frank Callant standing with [French] family, their ox and plow, c. 1918
2001.31.41     Postcard of war damaged buildings, c. 1918
2001.31.42     Postcard of soldiers on horseback crossing a bridge, c. 1918
2001.31.43     Postcard of destroyed vehicle, c. 1918
 
Subject Cross Reference
 
Boats & Boating--Warfare (29)
Business & Industry--Employees (33)
Military & War--World War I--Misc. (29, 40, 41, 42, 43)
Military & War--World War I--Portraits, Groups (34)
Military & War--World War I--Portrait, Individual (28, 29, 30, 31, 32
Military & War--World War II--Camps (36, 37, 38)
Military & War--World War II--Equipment (32, 39)
Military & War--World War II--Portraits, Groups (34, 35)
Portraits--Groups (34, 35, 40)
Portrait--Callant, Frank (28, 29, 30, 31
Portrait--DeKezel, Marie (33)
Portrait--DeKezel, Tony (32, 38, 39)
________________________________________________
 
Inventory
 
 
Dennis Farm Mounds, XXXIX
Date: 1944
 
Scope Notes

This collection consists of 12 photographic negatives, and 11 prints, which document the excavation of the Dennis Farm Mounds.
 
Folder 1
 
Inventory, negatives
 
Folder 2
 
Prints
________________________________________________
   

Inventory
 

Jo Seaman Drechsler Collection 2010-001
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1902, 1951

Scope Notes

This collection includes portraits of the Seaman family. The collection also contains images of the Seaman property located outside of Eldridge. There are several photographs of the farm house and farm buildings. Photographs of the farm include activities such as feeding livestock and plowing the fields. The collection also includes interiors of grocery stores, Davenport School No. 6, interior of Dr. Ben Schmidt’s office and a meat packer in Seattle, Washington.
The archival material consists of photographic album, envelopes, price list and a booklet.
Non-Accessioned materials include a copy of the newspaper write up for August Drechsler’s 50th wedding anniversary write.
The 300 glass plate negatives have not been inventoried.

Folder 1

Inventory, images
3. J. L. Seaman

Folder 2 

images
4. Barns and windmill on J. L. Seaman farm  
5. Farm house on J. L. Seaman farm
6. Barn with chickens and geese on J. L. Seaman farm 
10. Children in classroom at School No. 6, Davenport, IA, Sept. 23, 1901 
11. Tilley Reimers in Dr. Ben Schmidt’s office
12. Interior of grocery store, Davenport
13. Interior of grocery store
 
Folder 3
·        Non-Accession - newspaper clipping, c. January 1951 re: Mr. & Mrs. August Drechsler 50th wedding anniversary

Folder 4

Archival Material
·        Envelopes for Kodak paper
·        Kodak album
·        Price list for Photographic Developing and Printing supplies at Sweet, Wallach & Co. Davenport Booklet – “First Step in Photography”

Folder 5
 
·        Non-Accession - 1   Davenport Democrat newspaper August 7, 1921
 
SR1 – PB – 17B
1. Joseph Seaman [c. 1860] 
2. Ezra Seaman [c. 1860]
 
OS CAB 1
7. House and farm buildings on J. L. Seaman farm, 1902 OS CAB1 – D14
8. Men and horses plowing field OS CAB1 – D14
9. House and farm buildings on J. L. Seaman farm   OS CAB1 - 14
14. Interior of grocery store, Edward Gruenau on left OS CAB - D14
15. Frye-Bruhn Co., meat packer, Seattle, WA OS CAB1 - D14
 
Approximately 300 glass plate negatives
 
Subject Cross References Made To:
Business & Industry—Groceries (12, 13, 14)
Business & Industry—Meats (15)
Business & Industry—Office Interiors (11)
Farms & Farming—Buildings & Barnyards—Pre-1920s (4, 5, 6, 7, 9)
Farms & Farming—Equipment & Machinery—Horse & Hand-powered (8)
Farms & Farming—Farmers (8)
Farms & Farming—Special Types—Horses (8)
Farms & Farming—Special Types—Poultry (6)
Houses & Households—Rural—Exterior—Identified (5, 7, 9)
Mills—Windmills (4)
Portrait—Gruenau, Edward (14)
Portrait—Reimers, Tilley (11)
Portrait—Seaman, J. L. (3)
Schools & Education—Classroom Activities (10)
Schools & Education—Elementary—Jackson (10)

Copyright © 2015, The Putnam Museum & Science Center, All Rights Reserved