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Inventory

Mace MSS Collection, 1985-47
Inclusive Dates: 1885-1925
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection of photographs is housed within the Mace Manuscript Collection in the Putnam Museum Archives. Museum accession records indicate these 59 images relate to the Mace, Jencks, and Dixon families. A few photos document the Mace Chemical and Supply Co. of Davenport, Iowa. While many of the images are interesting, there is little or no identification of the subjects or their locations.
 
Folder 1

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Folder 2
 
32 photographs, including 9 of unidentified portrait subjects, 1 identified portrait of Ray Jackssoniel, 11 of unidentified groups, Boats & Boating, Transportation – Automobiles.
 
Folder 3
 
16 photographs primarily of groups, 12 unidentified. 1 photograph, possibly of the Jencks Family, one portrait probably Capt. Jencks, and 1 photograph of Mace Chemical employees, as well as 5 of unidentified urban houses.
 
Folder 4
 
3 oversized photographs of a river cottage and recreational boating.
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Inventory

Magnificent River 
Inclusive Dates: c. 1900 - c. 1994

Scope Notes

These 7 negatives were reproduced from originals borrowed from various sources.  The images were used in the “Magnificent River” exhibit, August 1994 - August, 1995 at the Putnam Museum and Dubuque County Historical Society.

Note: These images are not accessioned and owner retains the copyright. Contact the owners for permission to use.

Subjects included

Boats and Boating--Passengers
Boats and Boating--Riverboats--Interiors
Boats and Boating--Shorelines
Business and Industry--Buttons
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Inventory

Marcius Curtis Smith Collection XX
Inclusive Dates: 1884-1890

Scope Notes

This is a fine collection of 54 images. There are two anomalies: the portrait of Franz Liszt, and one studio portrait purported to be Mrs. Smith. All the other photographs were taken by Mr. Smith.
 
Folder 1
 
11 negatives
 
Folder 2
 
Portraits
 
Davison, Ella
Liszt, Franz
Smith, Gertrude Wilkinson 7
Smith, Marcius Curtis 2
Smith Gertrude & Marcius 2
Wilkinson, Ellen
 
Also 9 images which include:
Recreation – Outings & Picnics
Sports – Tennis
Transportation – Wagons & Buggies
 
Folder 3
 
19 images, including Boats & Boating, Fires, interior and exterior Houses & Households, and miscellaneous Nature Scenes.
 
Folder 4
 
12 images of the Irrawadi Canoe Club, and 3 images of the Davenport Boating Club.
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Inventory

Martin Collection 1990-1
Inclusvie Dates: c. 1880

Scope Notes

This collection consists solely of one photograph album (celluloid and velvet) containing one cabinet card photograph of Mr. and Mrs. James Martin (Mary Jane Dool).
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Inventory

Marycrest College Collection 2002-23
Inclusive Dates: 1939-2002, bulk dates 1980-1995
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection contains materials assembled by Marycrest International University's Public Relations Department shortly before the University closed. The donation also included 3-dimensions objects, natural science material and an archival collection. Non-accessioned materials include most yearbooks from 1949 to 1979 and the "Crest" newspaper from 1939-1999.
 
The photograph collection contains photographs of the campus buildings, portraits of alumni and staff and images that depict campus life and activities. Photographs are filed by size then alphabetically by subject.
 
Photographs
 
Folder 1

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Contains shots of campus buildings, interior and exterior and some depictions of campus life and activities.
2 - 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 prints
25 - 3 1/2 x 5 prints
16 - 4 x 6 prints
2 - 5 x 7 prints
 
Folder 2
 
Contains group portraits and campus activities.
1 - 5 x 7 print
1 - 5 1/2 x 8 print
1 - 6 1/6 x 10 print
1 - 6 x 8 3/4 print
1 - 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 print
3 - 7 x 10 print
13 - 8 x 10 prints
1 - 4 1/2 x 11 1/2 print
 
Folder 3
 
Contains mostly portraits.
1 - 2 x 3 print
1 - 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 print
7 - 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 prints
1- 3 1/2 x 4 print
1 - 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 print
1 - 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 print
1 - 4 x 5 print
15 - 4 x 6 prints
1 - 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 print
3 - 8 x 10 prints
 
Folder 4
 
26 – 35 mm color slides
 
Subject heading cross reference
 
Arts—Applied (Folder 2)
Arts—Misc. (Folder 1)
Bridges—I-280 (Folder 4)
Business & Industry—Books (Folder 1)
Business & Industry—Misc. (Folder 1)
Entertainment & Amusement—theatre (Folder 2)
Groups—Identified (Folder 1, 2)
Groups—Unidentified ((Folder 4)
Houses & Households—Urban—Exterior—identified (Folder 1)
Libraries—School (Folder 1, 4)
Monuments & Markers—Individuals (Folder 1)
Music—Choruses & Singers (Folder 2)
Music—Instruments (Folder 2)
Music—Misc. (Folder 2)
Music—Orchestras—Misc. (Folder 2)
Organizations & Clubs—Misc. (Folder 2)
Recreation—Camping & Outings (Folder 1)
Rivers & Creeks—Mississippi (Folder 4)
School & Education—College—Teikyo Marycrest (Folder 1, 2, 3, 4)
School & Education—Teachers (Folder 4)
Social Life & Customs—Clothing—1960-1999 (Folder 1)
Social Life & Customs---Dance (Folder 4)
Social Life & Customs—Misc. (Folder 1, 2, 4)
Social Life & Customs—Weddings (Folder 1, 2)
Sports—Misc. (Folder 4)
Transportation—Automobile (Folder 1)
Cities—Davenport—Bird's Eye & Aerial Views (Folder 1, 2)

Portraits
 
-               Bell, Lori (Folder 3)
-               Costello, Sr. Marcia (Folder 3)
-               Duwe, Mary (Folder 2)
-               Eberdt, Sr. Catheleen (Folder 3)
-               Feehan, Sr. Dolores (Folder 3)
-               Gallagher, Sr. Annette (Folder 3)
-               Gravino, Christine M.
-               Hendron, Beth (Folder 3)
-               Kane, Sister Edith (Folder 3)
-               Linnenkamp, Sr. Catherine (Folder 3)
-               Manning, Sr. Leona Mary (Folder 3)
-               McAndrews, Sr. Veronica (Folder 3)
-               McGina, Vera Rohlman (Folder 3)
-               McKean, Sister Gretchen (Folder 3)
-               Miller, Sr. Barbara (Folder 3)
-               Nauer, Barbara (Folder 3)
-               Orosco, Sr. Luz Maria (Folder 3)
-               Ping, Sr. Harriett (Folder 3)
-               Poon, Regina Hsu (Folder 1)
-               Richetts, Mary Ann Schlorch (2) (Folder 3)
-               Riecke, Shirley (Folder 3)
-               Rigeman, Cathy Jeanette Flaherty (2) (Folder 3)
-               Rissinger, Mary (Folder 3)
-               Ruppenkamp, Sister Mary Catherine Anne (Folder 3)
-               Schiel, Sr. Joan (Folder 3)
-               Schnitzius, Lolita (Folder 3)
-               Smith, Mary F. (Folder 3)
-               Ven Horst, Sr. Marie (Folder 3)
-               Walters, Sr. Carolyn (Folder 3)
-               Witzig, Lois Greis (Mrs. Ben) (2) (Folder 3)
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Inventory

McBride Family Collection, 1963-139
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1880-1890

Scope Notes

This collection is comprised of 13 sepia tone photographs possibly of the McBride family. Included are photographs of an unidentified elderly man and woman. Late Nineteenth century home interiors and landscapes are included. The subject matter is interesting. However, subjects are not identified. Proper documentation is lacking.
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Albert McCollough - Buddy L Collection 2000-35
Inclusive Dates: 1909-1990
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection contains photos as well as various documents (mostly advertisements) relating to the the history of the Moline Pressed Steel Company, Buddy L Manufacturing Company (name change in 1930) and these toys made in East Moline. The donor collected the materials during his many years of researching Buddy “L” toys. He wrote the catalog of Buddy “L” toys and many of these images appear in his books.
 
Most photos contain additional info regarding the photo and its use by Moline Pressed Steel Co. Mr. McCollough wrote the info, which were probably photos captions for his books. This info had been taped to the back of the photos, and was removed during processing. The slips of paper containing the information have been retained and are stored in Folder 1.
 
The numbering and chronological order of this collection was established by the donor. The photographs are stored first and then the documents. Folder 1 also contains Mr. McCoullough’s correspondence including the collection list and the cassette tapes (2000.35.163a-b).
 
Folder 1
 
2000.35.163a-b    Cassette tape of interview with George Lerner conducted by Al McCollough, 1990
2000.35.2    Photo of 3-year old Bud Lundahl on sled with steel enclosure made by his father, c. 1918   
2000.35.3    Photo of Fred A. Lundahl standing by his Allen coupe outside East Moline factory, c. 1920 
2000.35.5    Photo of Moline Pressed Steel Co. factory building before conversion to toymaking, c. 1920 
2000.35.6    Photo of Moline Pressed Steel Co. factory, c. 1920 (from other side of no. 5) 
2000.35.7    Photo of factory interior scene of making truck fenders before change to toymaking, spot welding department, c. 1920 
2000.35.8    Photo of machines used in making truck parts, preceding conversion to toymaking c. 1920 
2000.35.8a    Photo of lathes and other machines in truck parts plant before change to toymaking c. 1920 
2000.35.9    Photo of factory interior scene previous to conversion to toymaking, c. 1920 
2000.35.10    Photo of factory machinery used before converting to toymaking, c. 1920 
2000.35.11    Photo of large stamping presses used to make truck fenders, c. 1920 
2000.35.12    Photo of #210-A Ford Flivver Roadster, c. 1922  
2000.35.13    Photo of early publicity shot, in studio, a secne of two boys (probably paid models) playing with #200 Express Truck and #240 Small Derrick, c. 1922 
2000.35.14    Photo, evidently posed for publicity ad, two boys at play with #201 Dump Truck and #220 Steam Shovel, c. 1922 
2000.35.15    Photo, studio publicity shot of children putting out make believe fire in dollhouse with pre-production version of #205 Fire Truck, c. 1992 
2000.35.16    Photo of workers putting wheels on trucks, c. 1922 
2000.35.17    Photo of racks and rows of finished #200 Express Trucks ready for packing 
2000.35.18    Photo of factory workers assembling #220 Buddy "L" Steam Shovels, c. 1923  
2000.35.19    Photo of Moline Pressed Steel Co. factory after conversion to toymaking, c. 1924 
2000.35.20    Photo of new office building addition to factory, c. 1924  

Folder 2

2000.35.21    Photo (undated) of damaged containers of toys returned to Buddy "L" factory 
2000.35.22    Photo (undated) of Monocoupe airplane, a Moline product, with Velie radial engine, modeled by Buddy "L" in its #5000 toy Monocoupes 
2000.35.23    Publicity photo, studio-made of boy with #206-A Oil Truck & accessory cans, c. 1925  
2000.35.24    Publicity photo, studio-made of model raising ladders of #205-B Aerial Ladder Truck, c. 1925 
2000.35.25    Photo of Bud Lundahl (standing center) with friends and line-up of the very early toays (big pedal car and oversized truck beside it wer made only for Buddy L's own use, not for future production) c. 1925 or early 1926
2000.35.26    Photo of Bud Lundahl (seated) as friends Marion Schulzke and her brother Bill Schulzke ride in pedal car, c. 1926
2000.35.27    Photo of backyard scene of 'Buddy 'L' Coal, Ice, Sand & Gravel Co.' includes #207 Ice Truck, #230 Sand Loader, #241 Big Derrick, #202 Coal Truck, and six types of Ford Model T flivvers, the reason for this set up is not known. c. 1926 
2000.35.28    Photo of factory addition under construction, c. 1926 
2000.35.30    Photo of Outdoor Railroad turntable, Wrecker & Dredge in factory backlot setting c. 1927 
2000.35.31    Photo of toys and tool chests on display with Lionel trains in San Francisco. Moline Pressed Steel Company's western sales representative, M. Sweyd at 788 Mission Street, San Francisco, c. 1927
2000.35.32    Photo of Outdoor Railroad #1202 track switch mechanism, c. 1928    
2000.35.33    Photo of Bethlehem Steel #1222 switch control, model for Buddy 'L' switch, c. 1928 
2000.35.34    Photo of Outdoor Railroad Pile Driver on special layout built behind factory to illustrate a 1928 brochure, "Something New From Buddy L," promoting the railroad toys. c. 1928 
2000.35.34a    Photo, for the brochure, of a single complete Outdoor Railroad set with a special gray paint job, c. 1928  
2000.35.35    Photo of big Outdoor Railroad layout built outside factory to illustrate brochure, c. 1928  
2000.35.36    Photo of Bud Lundahl and friends posed with Outdoor Railroad, c. 1928
2000.35.37    Photo of Bud Lundahl and friends pushing Outdoor Railroad train around track, posing for brochure photos. c. 1928  
2000.35.38a-b    Photo and negative (nitrate?) by his mother of Albert W. McCollough with his Buddy 'L' Outdoor Railroad locomotive and caboose, Laramie, Wyoming, a few weeks after he had received the engine and car on May 22, 1929, the day before his twelfth birthday. His fondness for Buddy "L" toys led him as an adult to write two books and many magazine articles about the playthings and the history of their maker, the Moline Pressed Steel Company. The train was not a birthday gift but was bought with money he and his brother had saved from doing yardwork chores. 
2000.35.39    Photo of pre-production sample of Outdoor Railroad rare #1009 Single Truck Construction Car assembled with brass screws & nuts, production toys were welded c. 1929 
 
Folder 3
 
2000.35.42    Photo of staff of assembly department, Aug. 1935 
2000.35.43    Photo of entire factory staff posed after name changed to Buddy "L" Company, c. 1937 
2000.35.43a    Photo of eight assembly department workers outside Buddy "L" Company factory, c. 1937 
2000.35.46    Photo of wooden #368 Deluxe Trailer Hook & Ladder Truck, c. 1946
2000.35.47    Hand-tinted photo of wooden #472 Jolly Joe Ice Cream truck, c. 1947 
2000.35.48    Hand tinted photo of sample wooden #471 Town & Country convertible, c. 1946     
2000.35.49    Hand-tinted photo of sample wooden #473 Fire Hook & Ladder Truck, c. 1946 
2000.35.50    Hand-tinted photo of sample wooden #474 Emergency Squad Car, c. 1946 
2000.35.51    Hand-tinted photo of sample wooden #478 Coca-Cola Truck, c. 1946 
2000.35.52    Hand-tinted photo of sample wooden #767 Shell Oil Truck, c. 1946   
2000.35.53    Photo of sample wooden Chucklin' Choo Choo, c. 1947 
2000.35.53a    Photo of sample wooden Chucklin' Choo Choo, c. 1947
2000.35.54    Photo of revised version of wooden Chucklin' Choo choo, c. 1947 
2000.35.54a    Photo of wooden #483 Fire Chief's Car with siren 
2000.35.55    Photo of wooden #483 Yellow Taxi with Skyview Roof, c. 1947 
2000.35.56    Photo of sample wooden #366 Deluxe Trailer Moving Van, c. 1947 
2000.35.57    Photo of wooden #472 Popsicle Truck, c. 1948 
2000.35.58    Photo of wooden #371 Station Wagon, c. 1948 
2000.35.59    Photo of wooden #484 Big Show Circus trailer truck with animals, c. 1948 
2000.35.60    Photo of sample wooden #484 Ringling circus truck, c. 1948
 
Folder 4
 
2000.35.61    Photo of sample of wooden timber truck, omitted in 1948, never produced c. 1947  
2000.35.61a    Photo of pre-production sample wooden #495 Timber Truck, actual 1949 model had notched, not grooved, rubber tires and was lettered Buddy "L" Timber Hauler, c. 1949 
2000.35.62    Photo of sample proposed #495 wooden Fast Delivery truck, never produced c. 1948 
2000.35.63    Photo of sample proposed #495 wooden Fast Delivery truck, with accessories, c. 1948 
2000.35.64    Photo of sample wooden #480 Railway Express Truck and accessories, c. 1948 
2000.35.65    Photo of revised pre-production wooden #480 Railway Express Truck and accessories, c. 1948 
2000.35.66    Photo of same wooden #480 Railway Express Truck with difference accessories, c. 1948    
2000.35.67    Photo of wooden #859 Hook & Ladder (actually aerial) truck with automatic bell, c. 1948 
2000.35.68    Photo of wooden #872 Milk Farms truck with wooden bottles & carrier c. 1948 
2000.35.69    Photo of pre-production sample wooden #481 Greyhound Bus with bell, c. 1948 
2000.35.70    Photo of wooden #489 Milk Farms truck with accessories, c. 1949
2000.35.71    Photo of wooden #499 convertible coupe with battery-powered electric headlights c. 1949 
2000.35.72    Photo of wooden #499 Deluxe convertible Coupe posed with a #210-A Ford Model T Roadster of 1924-26 vintage c. 1949 
2000.35.73    Photo of sample #4850 Bicycle 'Paratrooper Model', was in March 8, 1948, Wood Toys Price List but apparently never was put into production; this sample was made for Buddy "L" by the Main Machine Co. of Stamford, Conn. c. 1948      
2000.35.74    Photo of wooden #497 Deluxe Fire Truck with siren & electric headlights c. 1949
2000.35.75    Photo of wooden #498 Deluxe Station wagon with electric headlights c. 1949 
2000.35.76    Photo of sample of proposed timber truck for 1950, but wooden line was dropped and there was no wooden line for 1950 or thereafter c. 1950
2000.35.77    Photo of sample of proposed wooden Magnetic Crane truck, never produced c. 1949   
2000.35.78    Photo of sample of proposed wooden Coal Truck, never produced c. 1949
 
Folder 5
 
2000.35.79    Photo of sample of proposed Sand & Gravel Dump Truck, never produced c. 1949
2000.35.80    Photo of sample of proposed wooden tow truck, never put into production c. 1950 
2000.35.81    Photo of sample of proposed wooden stake-body truck, never put into production c. 1950
2000.35.82    Photo of sample of proposed #765 Pedal Bike, never put into production c. 1950 
2000.35.83a-b    Photo and negative by employee Daisy Bebber of workers in assembly department, c. 1950s
2000.35.84a-b    Photo and negative of stacks of painted truck bodies awaiting wheels and axles, c. 1950s
2000.35.85a-b    Photo and negative of worker hanging toys to be degreased in solvent bath before painting, c. 1950s 
2000.35.86a-b    Photo and negative of paint line workers hanging toy parts on hooks, c. 1950s 
2000.35.87a-b    Photo and negative of smiling worker dipping trucks into paint vats, c. 1950s 
2000.35.88a-b    Photo and negative of factory worker hammering truck part into place, c. 1950s 
2000.35.89a-b    Photo and negative of Daisy Bebber assembling rubber crawler treads and wheels, c. 1950s
2000.35.90a-b    Photo and negative of women, who made up 70% of factory staff, included this one qualified to operate a large, heavy stamping machine, c. 1950s 
2000.35.91    Photo and negative of plant engineer checking records beside huge factory boiler, c. 1950s
2000.35.97    Photo of #938 Rock Island locomotive on display at Enid, OK, this type is believed to have been the prototype for the Buddy "L" Outdoor Railroad locomotive c.1958        
2000.35.98    Photo of #5409 Contractor's Truck with tools, 1960 
2000.35.110    Photo of sample of Texaco Fire Chief American LeFrance pumper, 1961   
2000.35.117    Photo of #5070 Road Builder set with dump truck, Transit-Mix concrete truck, and bulldozer, sold on a diorama display card c. 1963 
2000.35.118    Photo of #5466 Self-Loading Boat Hauler truck, c. 1963 
 
Folder 6
 
2000.35.129    Color photo of #5082 Jr. Roadway set, small Transit-Mix, dump, & wrecking trucks 1964 
2000.35.130    Photo of #5412 Dump Truck, orange with white shovel c.1965 
2000.35.131    Photo of sample of #5360 Buddywagen, 1967 
2000.35.132    Photo of #5090 Fill-R-Up Gas Pump with box, 1967-72 
2000.35.133    Photo of #5455 Riding Academy set, 1968-69 
2000.35.134    Photo of Lil Buddys #5004 Boy and Girl vinyl figures, 1968-70 
2000.35.135    Photo of Lil Buddys #5005 Cowboy and Farmer flexible vinyl figure, 1968-70  
2000.35.136    Photo of Lil Buddys #5006 Construction Worker and Delivery Man flexible figures, c. 1968-70   
2000.35.137    Photo of Lil Buddys #5007 set of Mailman, Schoolboy & Dog flexible vinyl figures, 1968-70  
2000.35.138    Photo of four Lil Buddys flexible vinyl figures #5021, 5025, 5022, & 5030, 1968-70 
2000.35.139    Photo of Lil Buddys #5021 Policeman vinyl figure, 1968-70 
2000.35.140    Photo of Lil Buddys #5022 Service Station Attendanct flexible vinyl figure, 1968-70
2000.35.141    Photo of Lil Buddys #5025 Fireman vinyl figure, 1968-70 
2000.35.142    Photo of Lil Buddys #5030 Aussie Soldier vinyl figure, 1968-70 
2000.35.143    Photo of #5012 counter display of Lil Buddys figure, 1968-70  
2000.35.144    Photo of assorted Lil Buddys flexible vinyl figures display rack, 1968-70   
2000.35.149    Color photo of Tugboat on collector Tom Sefton's workbench, 1977 
2000.35.151    Photo of Bud Lundahl, 1980 
 
Folder 7
 
2000.35.1    Photocopy of Fred A. Lundahl business card as secretary of the C. F. Massey Co., Chicago, c. 1909 
2000.35.4    Moline Pressed Steel Co. manila envelope, tattered, 9x11 1/2, printed in red, yellow, & black with logo and toys, c. 1927 
2000.35.29    Photocopies of 2 pages of blueprints provided for Buddy "L" tool-chest owners to make nail tray, part of tool-chest, 1927 
2000.35.40    Photocopy of page 50 of Toy World obit, "In Respectful Memory To Fred A. Lundhal", Dec. 1930
2000.35.41    Diagram and directions for installing batteries in Buddy 'L' trucks, 6/6/1933
2000.35.44    Diagram and directions for operating Buddy 'L' Mechanical bus, 7/25/38 
2000.35.45    Diagram and directions as above for operating buddy 'L' Mechanical bus but under changed name, Buddy "L" Sales Illinois Corporation c. 1947 
2000.35.92    Directions for assembling #5668 Heavy Machinery Service Truck, 1955      
2000.35.93    Photocopy of instructions for assembling #5520 Repair-It Wrecker Service Truck, c. 1956
2000.35.94    Unidentified wholesale catalog page with six toys and their retail prices, 1956
2000.35.95    Katz Organizations card featuring GMC 14-wheeler semi-trailer van, c. 1957    
2000.35.96    Katz Organization card headlined 'Sellout Success of '60', 1960    
2000.35.99    Photocopy of assembly instructions for #5919 Giant Polysteel Farm Tractor, 1961 
2000.35.100    Photocopy of assembly instructions for #5922 Sit-n-Ride Yogi Bear, 1961  
2000.35.101    Photocopy of assembly instructions for #5925 Kiddie Kaster Kar, c. 1961 
2000.35.102    Photocopy of assembly instructions for #5934 Spring-O-Ride Huckleberry Hound, c. 1961 
2000.35.103    Buddy L ad in Playthings regarding annual New York Toy Fair, Feb. 1961  
2000.35.104    Premium Practice ad touting Buddy L toys as premiums, page 129, April 1961  
2000.35.105    Playthings ad with critical comments from R. L. Keats to George Fink, April 1961    
2000.35.106    Premium Practice ad for Buddy L toys, page 34, May 1961  
2000.35.107    Premium Show flyer - boy with Texaco truck, Aug. 1961 
2000.35.108    Color flyer and order form for Texaco tank truck, 1961 
2000.35.109    New York Times Dacron ad showing man with Buddy L truck, 10/1/1961    
2000.35.111    Texaco Advertiser featuring Buddy L Texaco fire truck, 8 pages, c. Aug. 1962 
2000.35.112    Large proof of Texaco fire truck ad in 10/16/62 Life and 11/20/62 Look magazines, c. 1962   
2000.35.113    Notes on June 7, 1963 Toys and Novelties ad criticizing quality of pictures, June 14, 1963
2000.35.114    Playthings ad featuring Buddy L firsts, page 13, July   1963
2000.35.115    Ad based on a customer's letter about son's Buddy L toys; 'Another reason why Buddy L . . '  1963 
2000.35.116    Toys and Novelties ad featuring Country Squire station wagon, page 21, Sept. 1963 
2000.35.119    Color flyer 7x18 inches, 'Mothers . . Buddy L trucks have safe Poly-Bumpers' 1964
2000.35.120    B/W flyer 'trucks are built to protect furniture--and mothers love 'em!', 1964
2000.35.121    Toy & Hobby World ad featuring Spring Suspension trucks, page 19, May 4, 1964 
2000.35.122    Toys and Novelties ad, page 10, May 1964
2000.35.123    Playthings ad, page 10, May 1964  
2000.35.124    Playthings ad, page 12, June 1964 
2000.35.125    Toy & Hobby World ad, page 7, June 15, 1964
2000.35.126    Playthings ad, page 11, July 1964 
2000.35.127    Toy & Hobby World ad, page 23, Sept. 7, 1964
2000.35.128    Playthings ad, page 15, Sept. 1964 
2000.35.145    Flyer for Brute trucks and dump displays, 1969 
2000.35.146    Flyer for Tutledove kitchen appliances and Brute dump display, 1969 (both sides)
2000.35.147    Photocopy of ad for sale of Buddy L Corp. machinery and real estate, March 1969 
2000.35.148    Letter describing Bethlehem Steel Corp. items made for buddy 'L' Outdoor Railroad, Dec. 19, 1974 (2-pages)
2000.35.150    Photocopy of Ford Motor Co. letter re: use of Ford name on toy vehicles, Nov. 30, 1979 
2000.35.152    Photocopy of note from Henry Katz re: the Buddy 'L' Burlington Zephur toy streamliner train, Nov. 14, 1980 
2000.35.153    Des Moines Register newspaper clipping re: A. B. (Bud) Lundahl obit. Aug. 8, 1981 
2000.35.154    Superior Die Casting Corp. correspondence re: A. B. Lundahl death, and obit clipping, Aug. 20, 1981 (3 pages)
2000.35.155    Photocopy of Antique Toy World Lundahl's obit, 'The Real Life Buddy L Dies' by Al Marwick Oct. 1981 
2000.35.156    Photocopy-21 pages of letters re: parts made by Superior Die Caseing Corp. for Buddy 'L', July 27, 1981  
2000.35.157    Rock Island Argus news story re: forthcoming Buddy 'L' toys book, page 9, August 26, 1982 
2000.35.158    Moline Sunday Dispatch pages 1, 27 & 33 on 'The Complete Book of Buddy 'L' Toys', Jan. 23, 1983 
2000.35.159    Collectors News review of 'The Complete Book of Buddy 'L' toys', June 1983   
2000.35.160    Photocopy of Paccar Inc. letter re: license agreement on Kenworth, KW & Design, Aerodyne, and Peterbilt trademarks, May 30, 1985  
2000.35.161    Photocopy of General Motors Corp. 2-page trademark license agreement, June 23, 1987
2000.35.162    Photocopy of Mack Trucks, Inc. letter re; trademark license agreement   
 
Subject Headings
 
Aviation—Airplanes (22)
Business & Industry—Advertisements
Business & Industry—Automobiles (5, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 11, 19)
Business & Industry—Construction (28)
Business & Industry—Employees (16, 18, 42, 43, 43a, 83-90)
Business & Industry—Toys
Documents and Letters
Houses & Households—Misc. (25)
Railroads—Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (97)
Railroads—Engines (97)
Railroads—Tracks, Sidings, Shops, Yards, Signals (5, 6, 20, 33)
Recreation—Children's Activities (2, 13, 14, 15, 23, 25, 26, 36, 37, 38)
Recreation—Winter (2)
Portrait—Lundahl, Arthur Brown (Bud) (151)
Portrait—Lundahl, Fred A. (3)
Portrait—McCollough, Albert (38)
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Inventory

McDermott Family Collection 1968-74
Also includes accessions 1960-90, 1968-90 (Mrs. Phil McDermott) and one document from 1950-31 (Burton Bryant)
Inclusive Dates: 1840-1962, bulk dates 1860-1900
 
Scope Notes
 
The collection documents the Brockway and Robinson families of Bridgewater, Oneida County, New York. Henry Robinson and his wife Sarah A. Brockway Robinson lived in Bridgewater on property known as Maple Dell or Dale, where Henry also operated a mill. Henry served in the 4th Michigan Infantry during the Civil War. The collection includes photographs, documents and newspaper clipping related to their siblings and their children.
 
The photograph collection consists of 44 images including both candid and studio photographs of various family members and the family home, Maple Dell. Group photographs are of family members and friends, mostly taken at Maple Dell. The collection includes 6 uncased tintypes of Sarah and her children. The collection also includes a cased tintype, an ambrotype and a daguerreotype.
 
The manuscripts (32 items) include birth, death and marriage information for the Robinson, Brockway and Tallman families including obituaries and Henry and Sarah's marriage certificate. Family correspondence and financial records, and 5 documents related to Henry's Civil War service are also included.
 
Note: Not all family members mentioned in this collection are included in the subject cross-reference. This collection was deaccessioned in April 1992 but not disposed of and therefore remains stored with the photograph collections.
 
The following genealogy information was put together based on the documents in the collection.
 
Robinsons
  • Henry L. and Nancy Marie Robinson
    • Frank, Lon and Jor[?] Greenneau [half brothers to Henry and Minnie, assumed these sons were from a previous marriage of Nancy Marie Robinson]
    • Henry Robinson (born Jan. 2, 1840) married Sarah A. Brockway on June 20, 1866. He served with the Fourth Michigan Volunteers and was wounded at Gettysburg. Both from Bridgewater NY at time of marriage. The gamily home was Maple Dale or Dell at Bridgewater, NY, where Henry operated a mill. He died in Chicago at home of daughter Mrs. Burton Bryant on or about May 15, 1920.
    • Minnie Robinson (born in Utica in 1842; died Jan. 4 1920) lived in New York City
Brockways
  • Albert Brockway (born March 15, 1796; died March 9, 1885) married Jerusha Ward (born Aug. 17, 1800; died April 5 or 25, 1823) on Sept. 20, 1820; and married Phebe H. Tallman (born Feb. 11, 1804; died Oct. 26, 1880) on April 11, 1825
    • First daughter Emily A. (born Aug 20, 1821; died April 26, 1892); married William C. Brown, on Nov. 30, 1843 (died Oct. 8, 1850); second marriage to James Van Nuise Jr. on Aug 17, 1853 (died Oct 2, 1893 or 8?)
      • William A. Brown (born December 16, 1845; died November 27, 1850)
      • Charles S. Brown (born April 22, 1850; died August 12, 1850)
      • Mary M. Van Nuise, (born May 22, 1856)
        • [Ella Van Nuise (died April 15, 1896) married Henry C. Benning on Oct 4, 1888 (died Sept. 6, 1898)
·       Edith Corrinne Benning (born Sept 1, 1891, died May 8, 1894)
·       Rowena Eloise Benning (born Sept 11, 1895)]
    • Second daughter Jerusha Streeter (born March 27, 1823); married Daniel Stewart on January 25, 1843
      • Emily A. Stewart (born November 24, 1843; died February 10, 1845)
      • Emma A. Stewart (born July 7, 1845; died May 7, 1846)
      • Emmett D. Stewart (born April 17, 1849; died April 6, 1864)
      • Isabell S. Stewart (born August 10, 1853, died Dec. 24, 1901) married Hendrick L. Holden on May 13, 1874
      • Luella M. Stewart (born April 2, 1856) married Hendrick S. Holden on May 10, 1905
      • Mary M. Stewart (born June 25, 1863) married John Bamber Price on April 29, 1909
    • Third daughter Hannah M. (born March 12, 1826; died Feb. 17, 1878) married Gould H. Parkhurst (died June 4, 1897) on March 15, 1849
      • Albert H. Parkhurst, (born July 1, 1853) married Emma L. Perkins on Oct. 30, 1879, lived in North Bridgewater in 1894
      • Charles M. Parkhurst, (born December 18, 1854; died May 21, 1894, in Duluth, MN); married Jennie? L. Petrie on Oct. 1, 1885; she remarried to F. Carl Crawford on Jan 4, 1899
      • Clara L. Parkhurst (born April 21, 1858; died April 13, 1887) married James L. Thompson on August 6, 1884
        • C.? Howard Thompson (born June 1886)
      • Kate Isabell Parkhurst (born June 9, 1860; died June 4, 1880)
      • Helen Mary? Parkhurst (born Sept. 2, 1871; died Sept. 20, 1894) married George Waterman on Feb. 22, 1894
      • Roger Parkhurst (born Dec. 17, 1888)
    • First son Albert Hamilton (born Aug 22, 1829) married Louise A. Hiscock on Dec. 23, 1856 (died Feb. 4, 1859, at Chittenango, NY); second marriage to Ellen "Nell" or "Nellie" Tiffany on April 2, 1862
    • Second son Leverett E. (born Nov. 25, 1831; died Sept. 7, 1876) married Clara E. Kingsley on May 14, 1862 (born c. 1839; died June 23, 1914). Mrs. Clara E. Brockway served as stenograph for NY Admiralty Court, in New York City
      • Howard Brockway [Howard Angeld Brockway (born Nov. 22, 1870) married Anabel Boise (died Sept. 26, 1901) on Feb. 15, 1896; married Katherine Engs Bradford on April 17, 1906
      • Bert Brockway of Syracuse (1914)
    • Third son Lebbeus H. (born Aug 30, 1836) married Martha J. Andrews on January 12, 1864. He lived in St. Louis at time of marriage.
    • Fourth daughter Sarah Angenora Temperance (born April 29, 1841; died Aug. 8, 1925) married Henry Robinson on June 20, 1866. Born and lived in Bridgewater, NY, until 1919. Then moved to Chicago to live with daughter.
      • Minnie May Robinson (born May 17, 1868; died Jan. 28, 1962) married Burton Burdell Bryant on Oct. 21, 1891
        • Robert Lynn Bryant (born Sept 10, 1893)
        • Loma Belle Bryant (born Nov. 13, 1894) married Philip McDermott
      • Fanny Brockway Robinson (born July 11, 1870; died Feb. 13, 1877)
      • Harry Lynn Robinson (born Oct. 7, 1872) married Jennie Healley on Dec. 25, 1895; 1916 lived in Syracuse
      • Sarah Edith Robinson (born Oct. 7, 1872; died, Dec. 1, 1872)
      • Ada Marie Robinson (born May 19, 1877; died Aug. 29, 1877)
    • Fourth son William L. Brockway (born January 24, 1845) married Emma J. Terry on July 1, 1868; musician, New York City and Boston?
  • Sister Temperance H. Brockway Murray, Second daughter (born Oct. 19, 1799; died May 26, 1898) married Cap. Hart L. Murray in 1823 (born 1798, died 1886). He was born in Conn. and died at Deep River Conn.; riverboat captain on Hudson, harbor master in NYC and lived in South Brooklyn.
    • Leverett W. Murray of Chicago
    • Mrs. John L. Brownell of Nyack on the Hudson
      • Laura Brownell
      • Nettie Brownell
Grandchildren of Albert and Phebe Brockway – not sure which Brockway son they belong to
  • Albert L. Brockway (born December 28, 1864) married Frances H. Dunne, Oct. 31, 1893?; may be Bert Brockway, son of Albert, architect in Syracuse NY; but according to Clara Brockway's obit., she had a son, Bert, of Syracuse. [son Robin O. Brockway]
  • El' Louise Brockway (born May 28, 1865; died Oct 7?, 1869) may be Dr. Hamilton's
  • Florence I. Brockway (born April 23, 1866) married Clinton B. Van Triyll (died July 22, 1890) on Jan. 26, 1888; remarried Dexter Chamberlin on Oct. 25, 1899
  • Lebbeus Stewart Brockway (born Oct. 26, 1869)
  • Robert Osmiston Brockway (born Aug. 13, 1870) married Florence Staisney on Jan. 30, 1907
  • Emily Alena Brockway (born Feb. 5, 1872) married Clinton Edward Evans on Dec. 28, 1909
  • Rosamond Andrews Brockway (born Oct. 20, 1873) married Arthur Sawyer, Jan. 14, 1906
  • Aurel Elizabeth Brockway (born July 10, 1897)
  • Sylvia Brockway (born Sept 17, 1897)
  • John Dunn Brockway (born Feb. 16, 1)898
Photograph Collection
 
Folder 1 – Group portraits – 8 prints
  • Group portrait, extended Robinson family on porch of Maple Dell, c. 1885
  • Group portrait L to R: [Harry] Lynn Robinson, Burt [sic] Brockway, Lield [?] Brownell, Chas. Brownell, Lurrette [?] Brownell and Aunt Temperance Murray at Temperance's birthday, possibly 90th, at Nyack on Hudson [c. 1890]
  • Group portrait of Rochester, New York Home Guard. W[illiam] C. Brown, center, c, 1850. Also see cased Daguerreotype and 4x5 copy negative
  • Group portrait of [from verso] Standing Minnie Robinson, Henry Robinson, Frank Greenneau, Lon Greenneau, Jor[?] Greenneau, Half brothers of Grandpa – all have passed beyond", [c 1865?]
  • Group portrait, steps of house, c. 1880s from verso "A. H. Brockway on steps, Rear from left to right Emily A. Van Nuise, Belle S. Holden, Clara Brockway, Jan Seymore [?], standing Nelly Holly sitting on porch Sarah B. Robinson, Nellie T[?] Brockway, on ground Ena[?] Frost, Emma Wells, Luella Stewart partly hidden just back of Dr. A.H.B"
  • Group portrait, family posed in yard of house, c. 1885, from verso "Rob Brockway, Henry Robinson, Belle Holdin, Emma Wells, Lynn Robinson"; one woman not identified on verso, probably Mary Stewart.
  • Group portrait taken at Maple Dell, c. 1900 – Standing back L to R: Jennie and Harry Lynn Robinson; seated: Sarah and Henry Robinson, Minnie Mae [or May] Robinson Bryant; seated on floor: Loma and Robert Lynn Bryant (2 similar views)
Folder 2 – Houses & Households – 6 prints
  • Interior, sitting Room at Maple Dell, 1880s
  • Copy of previous, larger size
  • Interior, from verso "the old dining room at Maple Dell, 1888"
  • Exterior of Maple Dell, n.d. [c. 1900?]
  • Exterior view of 152 Portland Ave, Brooklyn, Thanksgiving Day 1883
  • Exterior view of 152 Portland Ave., Brooklyn, c. 1890?
Folder 3 – Other subjects headings – 7 prints
  • From verso "Ella Van Nuise (Benning) 1882 in the old Mill" seated at a piano
  • From verso "Jenny Whitford [??] work\creek at Maple Dell, c. 1880s
  • Sarah Robinson, Jerusha Steward and Minnie May Robinson Bryant seated at a table, c. 1880
  • Sylvia Brockway birthday party at Maple Dell, c. 1905
  • Nelly Holly and Mary M. Stewart, 1880s; Nelly holding rifle and Mary fishing
  • Four men in yard of Maple Dell, playing croquet, c. 1880s
  • Henry Robinson washing a wagon, c. 1890
Folder 4 – Portraits – 9 prints
 
·       Brockway, Albert, n.d., Warren photographer, 733 Fulton, St., Brooklyn cabinet card (c. 1880, Sarah's brother?}
·       Murray, Aunt Temperance [Brockway], age about 80, photographer Van Wagner, Broadway, Nyack, cabinet card
·       Parkhurst, G[ould]. H., n.d. cabinet card
·       Robinson, Henry, [c. 1860]
·       Robinson, Henry, n.d., with bicycle
·       Robinson, [Henry], c. 1891
·       Robinson, Harry Lynn, Brooklyn, n.d., cabinet card
·       Robinson, Aunt Minnie, [c. 1865]
·       Robinson, [Nancy Marie], [c. 1860]
 
Folder 5 – Portraits – 11 prints including 6 tintypes
  • Robinson, Minnie May, c. 1868, tintype, seated in chair
  • Robinson, Minnie May, c. 1868, tintype, seated in carriage
  • Robinson, Sarah Brockway, c. 1860
  • Robinson, Sarah A. Brockway, c. 1860] bust, carte de visit
  • Robinson, Sarah Brockway, c. 1860, full figure, carte de visit
  • Robinson, Sarah, 1891
  • Stewart, Aunt Jerusha Brockway, c. 1875?
  • Robinson, Minnie May and younger unidentified child [probably sibling Fanny or Harry], tintype, 2 copies, c. 1870
  • Robinson, Sarah and daughter Minnie May, large tintype, c. 1870
  • Portrait of unidentified child, taken in Brooklyn [N.Y.?], tintype, c. 1870
Cased images
  • Portrait of unidentified child, n.d., ambrotype
  • Robinson, Nancy Marie, c. 1865, tintype
  • Group portrait of Rochester, New York Home Guard, c. 1850, daguerreotype
Manuscript Collection
 
Books
  • Diary of Sarah Brockway [Robinson], 1861; mostly records visiting and social activities.
Folder 6 - Genealogy manuscripts
  • "Family record" for Lebbeus Brockway and Jedediah Tallman families, 1762-1874
  • "Family Record" for Albert Brockway family, 1796-1866
  • "Family Record of Lebbeus Brockway" family, 1764-1885"
  • "Record of the [Tallman] Family", 1763-1909
  • "Family Record" for Albert Brockway family, 1796-1877, includes some obituaries pasted on
  • "Family Record" for Albert Brockway family, sheet 1, marriages and births, 1796-1884
  • "Family Record" for Albert Brockway family, sheet 2, births and deaths, 1863-1962
  • Family record of deaths – sheet attached to bible page, 1894 to 1901, names include Benning, Parkhurst, Waterman and Holden
  • Hand written in ink direct line of descent from Albert Brockway to donor
  • Typed announcement for Mr. and Mrs. Henry Robinson's 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
  • Marriage certificate of Henry Robinson and Sarah A. Brockway, June 20, 1866.
  • Photocopies of newspaper clippings: obituary for Captain Hart L. Murray, Sarah Brockway Robinson, Henry Robinson, Mrs. Clara E. Brockway, and Mrs. Mary E. Tallman; anniversary description for Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brockway.
  • Envelope of original newspaper clippings including obits and all other clippings in this collection. Clipping of Clara Brockway's obit was removed from the Memorial booklet in Folder 7
Folder 7—Correspondence and Documents
  • Letter to E. C. Brockway from E. A. Brockway, Dec. 25, 1842
  • Valentine's Day poem to Hannah Brockway from Gould Parkhurst, dated February 14, 1849, letter taped at corners to card. Written at bottom "Written before the marriage of Gould Parkhurst to Hannah M. Brockway (March, 15, 1849) Bridgewater N. Y."
  • Undated note to "Miss Hannah . . The Prettiest girl . . . " [acc. # 1950-31]
  • Letter to Henry Robinson from father Henry L. Robinson, September 3, 1879 with envelope, mentions death of Frank Greenneau, family relations, farm barely paying expenses
  • Letter to Henry [Robinson] from "Your sis", July 3 [1880]
  • Poem addressed to "Les Belles Demoiselles, care Nellie Holly" from A. H. B. [Albert H. Brockway], August 19, 1885, with envelope
  • Pages from a 1875 diary containing recipes, 5 sheets [recipes probably don't date from 1875]
  • Agreement for loan of $1,000 to Sarah Robinson from Alonzo Rowley, 1886
  • Agreement to assist Henry Robinson in rebuilding mill damaged by storm on December 30, 1895, includes list of signatures, 2 pages
  • List of wedding gifts received by Minnie May Robinson and Burton Bryant, 1891, 2 pages
  • Sermon preached at Albert Brockway's funeral, Bridgewater, N.Y., n.d., 11 pages, mimeograph or carbon copy
  • Memorial booklet for Clara A. Brockway "Extract from the minutes of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York" December 4, 1914
  • Portion of a [magazine] page The Primary Paper, April 20, 1879, published by the American Sunday School Union, re: story of Esther
  • Photocopy of newspaper clipping "Lutherans Plan for 10,000 on Passion Sunday" in Austin, Philip B. McDermott to direct choir, n.d. (original clipping in envelope in Folder 6)
Folder 8 – Documents related to Henry Robinson's service in the Civil War
  • Typed note re: Henry Robinson's account of service in 4th Michigan Infantry
  • Handwritten list of unit's movements, June 12 – 31, 1863
  • Handwritten pages from ledger book includes list of names of Michigan Volunteer Infantry soldiers, and names and prices [expense record?]
  • Notification of pension increase, January 9, 1883
  • Photocopy of newspaper clipping "Fifty Year Later/Vain Quest of a Veteran for a Little Girl" [original clipping in envelope in Folder 6]
Note: Also see GD 82 stored in General Documents box – Henry Robinson's promotion certificate

Photograph Collection –Subject Headings
 
Ethnic & Minority Groups—Black Americans (Folder 3)
Farms & Farming—Buildings & Barnyards—pre-1920 (Folder 3)
Groups—Identified
Houses & Households—Furnishings (Folder 2)
Houses & Households—Rural—Exterior—Identified (Folder 1, 3)
Houses & Households—Rural—Interior—Identified (Folder 2, 3
Houses & Households—Urban--Exterior—Identified (Folder 2)
Military & War—Misc. (Folder 1)
Music—Instruments (Folder 1, 2, 3)
Rivers & Creeks—Misc. (Folder 3)
Social Life & Customs—Misc. (Folder 3)
Social Life & Customs—Parties (Folder 3)
Sports—Hunting & Fishing (Folder 3)
Sports—Misc. (Folder 1, 3
Transportation—Wagons & Buggies (Folder 3)
Portraits—Brockway, Albert
--Murray, Temperance
--Parkhurst, G. H.
--Robinson, Harry Lynn
--Robinson, Henry
--Robinson, Minnie
--Robinson, Minnie May
--Robinson, Nancy Marie
--Robinson, Sarah Brockway
--Stewart, Jerusha Brockway

Archival Collection Subject Headings

Holidays & Celebration—Misc. (Folder 7)
Military & War—Civil War—Battles (Folder 8)
Military & War—Civil War—Misc. (Folder 8)
Mills—Misc. (Folder 7)
Social Life & Customs—Birth. (Folder 6)
Social Life & Customs—Funerals (Folder 6 and 7)
Social Life & Customs—Misc. (Diary, Folder 6 and 7)
People—Brockway, Albert
--Brockway, Clara A.
--Brockway, Lebbeus
--Bryant, Minnie May Robinson
--McDermott, Philip B.
--Murray, Captain Hart L.
--Parkhurst, Gould
--Parkhurst, Hannah M. Brockway
--Robinson, Henry
--Robinson, Henry L.
--Robinson, Sarah A. Brockway
--Tallman, Jedediah
--Tallman, Mary E. 
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Inventory

Meetz Collection 1967-139
Inclusive Dates: c. 1870-1933
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection of 268 photographs is contained in 2 photograph albums of fire fighting memorabilia. Many of the half-tone images from publications are not cross referenced into the photograph collection (the exceptions are portraits of Quad City area people). The bulk of the material in this collection pertains to Davenport and Rock Island fire fighters. However, fire departments from Iowa City, Lansing, Michigan, Chicago, Sioux City, Dubuque, Galesburg, Monmouth, Blue Grass and Japan are included.
 
Folder 1
 
Inventory, loose photographs (assumed to have fallen out of albums).
 
Album 1
 
170 photos. Portraits include:
Alex, Gus (half-tone)             p. 132
Brewbaker, H.J.             p. 152
Denger, Peter (half-tone) p. 132
Frey, Peter (half-tone)             p. 32
Heeney, M. (half-tone)             p. 32
Helfrich, Joe (loose)
Lucht, Capt. Emil             p. 110
Moses, James (half-tone) p. 132
Newberry, Geo. W. (half-tone) p. 32
Piening, J.C. (half-tone) p. 32
Quinn, James (half-tone) p. 132
Sieghartner, Leonard J.             p. 1
Stewart, Henry                        p. 21
Von Doehren, E.H.G.             p. 149
 
Album 2
 
98 photos, Portraits include:
Houghton, Jim            p. 5
Kelley, Richard A. pp. 30, 34
Meetz, Millie Lois p. 34
Noe, Marsh p. 31
Uken, Henry A. p. 34
 
Cross references (for portraits see Meetz Inventory [above])
 
Loose photographs
 
Parades
Fire & Fire Departments – Fires
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – Central
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – No. 1
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – No. 2
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – No. 3
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – No. 4
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – No. 6
Fire & Fire Departments – Equipment & Firemen – Misc.
Holidays & Celebrations – Labor Day
 
Album 1
 
Boats & Boating – Shorelines           p. 56
Sports – Boxing                             p. 125
Cities – Bluegrass                          pp. 75, 76, 77
Cities – Wheatland                        p. 150
 
Album 2
 
Houses & Households – Urban – Exterior – Identified             p. 20
Cities – Monmouth            p. 13
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Inventory

Meier Collection, 1990-73
Inclusive Dates: 1915 - 1966 (Prominent dates 1915 - 1916)

Scope Notes
 
The collection contains a total of 68 photographs and two reunion programs. Of the photographs, one is in color and 67 are black & white. 64 of the black & white photos are mounted in an album (10 ½ x 8 ¾”), and relate to the service of Battery “B,” 1st Iowa Field Artillery, Davenport, Iowa along the Mexican border in 1915-1916. The color photo and the reunion programs are from the 50th Anniversary Christmas Reunion of Battery “B” held in 1966. Also included in the collection are oversized photos from Jackson and Polk Schools, Davenport (1990.73.69, 70).
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Inventory

Mercy Hospital Collection, XXIII
Inclusive Dates: c. 1950
 
Scope Notes
 
This small collection consists of 15 images (4x5 black & white negatives) which document Davenport’s Mercy Hospital. Hospital facilities, staff, and patients are the subjects documented.
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Inventory

Meyer Collection 1993-89
Inclusive Dates: c. 1909-1918
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection contains 27 images taken by William Meyer c. 1909-1910. All of the images were originally in an album which remains in the possession of the donor. The collection in the Museum is comprised of copy negs and a few copy prints made from the originals by photographer Bill Bieg in December 1993. 
 
Mr. Meyer was a farmer who owned land in the Northwest quadrant of Section 12 of Blue Grass Twp., Scott Co., Iowa. All of the photos were taken on or near this farm. The property had been in his family's possession since c. 1855-1856. William Meyer, his wife Sophia, and their three sons, Wilbert, Edwin, and Harold are the subjects of most of the photos. The camera used by William Meyer to take these images is also in the Museum's collection (accession 1993-79).
 
Folder 1
 
Inventory, copy negs
 
Folder 2
 
Copy prints (#5, 7, 9, 11, 15, 18, 19)
 
Subject Headings Represented in Collection
BRIDGES--MISC. (14)
DISASTERS--SNOW & ICE (13, 15, 16)
GROUPS--IDENTIFIED (19)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--DOMESTIC CHORES (11)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--RURAL--EXTERIOR--IDENTIFIED (1,
2, 18, 21)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--RURAL--INTERIOR--IDENTIFIED (11,
12)
FARMS & FARMING--BUILDINGS & BARNYARDS--PRE-1920
(2-4, 7, 18, 21)
FARMS & FARMING--CROPS--FIELD (7, 18)
FARMS & FARMING--EQUIPMENT & MACHINERY--HORSE &
HAND-POWERED (6, 20)
FARMS & FARMING--FARMERS (6, 7)
FARMS & FARMING--SPECIAL TYPES--DAIRY (3)
FARMS & FARMING--SPECIAL TYPES--LIVESTOCK (3)
FARMS & FARMING--SPECIAL TYPES--POULTRY (24, 25)
RECREATION--CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES (5, 13, 20, 27)
RECREATION--CAMPING OR "OUTINGS" (22, 23, 26)
SCHOOLS & EDUCATION--SCHOOLHOUSES (8, 9, 16)
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS--PETS (5, 17)
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS--FAMILY ACTIVITIES (7, 10)
SPORTS--HUNTING & FISHING (22, 23)
TRANSPORTATION--HORSEBACK (19)
TRANSPORTATION--SLEIGHS (14, 15)
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Inventory


Meyer Architectural Slides Collection 1998-25
Inclusive Dates: 1979, 1982-1988, 1994
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection consists of 116 color slides of Quad Cities houses and architectural details taken by donor Gladys Meyer. Ms. Meyer was an accomplished amateur photographer and member of several camera clubs. She apparently used the slides for slide programs.
 
The date noted is the date on the slide i.e. when it was developed. It is assumed that the images were taken shortly before they were developed. Two slides on the original list could not be located when the inventory was completed. Two slides not on the list were with the collection, which were used as substitutes for the missing two.
 
Image Description
 
1998.25.1          "Winter, Overall", view of front façade of house at 625 W. 7th Street, Davenport, during the winter, March 1986
1998.25.2          Francis Och House, 729 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Gothic Revival style, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.3          Jens Lorenzen House at 629 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Italianate Late Victorian style, exterior view, 1984
1998.25.4          H. H. Andressen House at 726 W. 6th Street, Davenport, window and gable treatment, January 1986
1998.25.5          H. H. Andressen House at 726 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Romanesque & Queen Anne style, exterior view, May 1983
1998.25.6          Henry Lischer House, 624 W. 6th Street, Davenport, front façade, exterior view, November 1985
1998.25.7          A. J. Hirschell House, 532 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Queen Anne style, exterior view, May 1983
1998.25.8          View of river from Lambrite-Iles-Petersen House at 510 W. 6th Street, Davenport, April 1986
1998.25.9          Lambrite-Iles-Petersen House at 510 W. 6th Street, Davenport, showing brackets under eaves of roof and tower, April 1986
1998.25.10          Lambrite-Iles-Petersen House at 510 W. 6th Street, Davenport, exterior view in winter, February 1986
1998.25.11          Lambrite-Iles-Petersen House at 510 W. 6th Street, Davenport, May 1984
1998.25.12          Heinrich Matthey House at 505 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Queen Anne style, showing lead or stain glass window details, May 1984
1998.25.13          Heinrich Matthey House at 505 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Queen Anne style, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.14          Edward Mueller House at 429 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Queen Anne style, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.15          Clausen-Mueller House at 413 W. 6th Street, Davenport, [Queen Anne/Stick, architectural style misidentified on slide] exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.16          A[ugust] Steffen House, 410/412 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Colonial Revival, exterior view in winter, January 1986
1998.25.17          Henry Frahm House at 321 W. 6th Street, Davenport, Second Empire Style, view of side porch, May 1984
1998.25.18          Kimball-Stevenson House at 116 E. 6th street, Davenport, Villa Italianate, view of front façade, May 1984
1998.25.19          [Dr. Edward] Burrows House at 224 E. 6th Street, Davenport, Greek Revival, view of front façade, n.d.
1998.25.20          title slide "Historic Homes Safari", Feb. 1988
1998.25.21          [Max Petersen] House at 629 Brown Street, Davenport, showing cornices, brackets and window trim, January 1986
1998.25.22          House at 414 Kirkwood Blvd, Davenport, view of entrance, April 1986
1998.25.23          [Julia Roberts] House 726 E. Locust, Davenport, view of bay window with stain glass, February 1985
1998.25.24          [John C.] Schricker House, [1446 Clay], Davenport, window casement, May 1984
1998.25.25          [J.M.D. Burrows'] Clifton House at 1533 Clay Street, Davenport, showing entrance, October 1985
1998.25.26          [Cassius D. Hayward] House at 812 Bridge Avenue, Davenport, showing trim on porch and window, March 1986
1998.25.27          [George S. Johnson] House at 810 E. Locust Street, Davenport, showing trim on side entry, April 1986
1998.25.28          [J.M.D. Burrows'] Clifton House at 1533 Clay Street, Davenport, showing entrance, May 1984
1998.25.29          [William G. Smith] House at 1002 Bridge Avenue, Davenport, showing entrance, March 1986
1998.25.30          [John Forrest] House at 718 Bridge Avenue, Davenport, showing entrance with statues, March 1986
1998.25.31          "Old Houses" end slide, February 1988
1998.25.32          no trespassing sign, slide labeled as "Roberts Figge sign", March 1986 [may be Figge House on Roberts Street]
1998.25.33          [Ball-Waterman] House at 616 Kirkwood Blvd., Davenport, showing ice melting off roof with tower in background, February 1986, slide titled "Ice Is Nice"
1998.25.34          [Ball-Waterman] House at 616 Kirkwood Blvd., Davenport, showing front façade, February 1986, slide labeled "House in Winter"
1998.25.35          [Thomas Murray] House at 628 Kirkwood Blvd., Davenport, exterior view, November 1985
1998.25.36          [John C.] Schricker House at 1446 Clay Street, Davenport, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.37          [Selma Schricker] House at 1430 Clay Street, Davenport, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.38          House at 414 Kirkwood Blvd., Davenport, exterior view from south, April 1986
1998.25.39          [George S. Johnson] House at 810 E. Locust Street, Davenport, exterior view during winter, February 1986
1998.25.40          [Julia Roberts] House at 726 E. Locust, Davenport, exterior view during winter, February 1986
1998.25.41          [Oscar C. Woods] House at 720 E. Locust, Davenport, exterior view during winter, February 1986
1998.25.42          Ficke-Parker House at 1208 Main Street, Davenport, exterior view, May 1983
1998.25.43          Henry Struck House at 615 Ripley Street, Davenport, built 1909, exterior view, November 1984
1998.25.44          Henry Struck House at 615 Ripley Street, Davenport, built 1909, view showing "Castle Tower", November 1984
1998.25.45          Christian Mueller House at 530 Ripley Street, southwest corner of Ripley and West 6th, Davenport, Colonial Revival, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.46          [Henning Witt] House at 604 Gaines Street, Davenport, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.47          [McBride-Hickey] House at 701 Iowa Street, Davenport, exterior view in winter, February 1986
1998.25.48          George and Martha Bechtel House at 125 E. Rusholm Street, Davenport, exterior view, note "Attic window" on slide, November 1984
1998.25.49          House at 223 Hillcrest, Davenport, Colonial style, front façade, March 1986
1998.25.50          [C. J. Werner Clasen] House at 229 Hillcrest, Davenport, Mediterranean style, front façade, March 1986
1998.25.51          [John H. Fowell] Cotswold [style] House at 236 Hillcrest, Davenport, front façade, March 1986
1998.25.52          [Harold Bechtel] House at 9 Roberts Street, Davenport, Southeast side from southwest, April 1986
1998.25.53          [Harold Bechtel] House at 9 Roberts Street, Davenport, northeast view from southwest, March 1986
1998.25.54          [Harold Bechtel] House at 9 Roberts Street, Davenport, north side from east, March 1986
1998.25.55          [Edmond Cook] House at 10 Roberts Street, Davenport, Colonial style, exterior view in winter, March 1986
1998.25.56          [Walter Priester] House at 8 Roberts Street, Davenport, English style, exterior view in winter, March 1986
1998.25.57           [E. A. Shaw] House at 1102 College Avenue, Davenport, exterior view, showing wrap around porch in winter, March 1986
1998.25.58          [E. A. Shaw] House at 1102 College Avenue, Davenport, exterior view, showing tower, March 1986
1998.25.59          View of river from 204 Prospect Terrace, looking towards I-74 bridge, April 1986
1998.25.60          [Charles Schuler] House at 1 Prospect Drive, Davenport, exterior view from southwest, April 1986
1998.25.61          [Joe R. Lane] House at 1017 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport, exterior view, mainly south façade, in winter, March 1986
1998.25.62          House at 1008 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport, exterior view in winter, March 1986
1998.25.63          [Parke T. Burrows] House at 935 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport, exterior view in winter, March 1986
1998.25.64          [Jules deLescaille] House at 901 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport, exterior view in winter, March 1986
1998.25.65          [Rowland Harned] House at 830 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport, exterior view in winter, March 1986
1998.25.66          View of residential area and downtown from 728 Farnam Street, Davenport, April 1986
1998.25.67          [Fred B. Sharon] House at 728 Farnam Street, Davenport, showing window trim, April 1986
1998.25.68           [Fred B. Sharon] House at 728 Farnam Street, Davenport, exterior view, front and side, October 1982
1998.25.69          Edward Falck House, 232 E. 13th Street, Davenport, showing front porch and balcony, October 1982
1998.25.70           [Fred B. Sharon] House at 728 Farnam Street, Davenport, exterior view from front, [October 1982]
1998.25.71          [Ruch-Davenport] House at 130 W. 12th Street, Davenport, exterior view, May 1983
1998.25.72          Clifton Manor, 1645 W. 12th Street, Davenport, door knocker, October 1985
1998.25.73          Clifton Manor, 1645 W. 12th Street, Davenport, rear entrance, October 1985
1998.25.74          Edward Edinger House at 1018 W. 9th street, Davenport, Victorian Picturesque style, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.75          Herman Schmidt House at 525 W. 9th Street, Davenport, Queen Anne style, exterior view, May 1984
1998.25.76          Sacred Heart Rectory, 420 E. 10th Street, Davenport, exterior view from southeast, trees in foreground partially obscuring facade, April 1986
1998.25.77          [Theodore Eldridge] House at 1404 E. 10th Street, Davenport, showing trim on tower and eaves, March 1986
1998.25.78          LeClaire House at 630 E. 7th Street, Davenport, front façade from down hill, April 1986
1998.25.79          House at 436 W. 7th Street, Davenport, exterior view, April 1986
1998.25.80          [Carl Beiderbecke] House at 510 W. 7th Street, Davenport, exterior view, April 1986
1998.25.81          [Cook-Pearce] House at 727 19th Street, Rock Island, showing porch trim, February 1986
1998.25.82          House at 2303/2305 12th Street, Rock Island, showing brackets, March 1986
1998.25.83          [William Butterworth] House at 1105 8th Street, Moline, showing window, October 1985 [slide labeled with name "Bonnie Gesling, 1424 9th Street, Moline"]
1998.25.84          House at 810 22nd Street, Rock Island, showing chimney, gable and brackets, April 1986
1998.25.85          [Kelly] House at 1703 20th Street, Rock Island, showing leaded glass windows, March 1986 (duplicate of 1998.25.89)
1998.25.86           [Leonard M. Drack] House at 836 22nd Street, Rock Island, showing stairway window treatment, March 1986
1998.25.87          [Kelly] House at 1703 20th Street, Rock Island, showing details of gable and windows, March 1986
1998.25.88          House at 533 30th Street, Rock Island, showing gable trim, March 1986
1998.25.89          [Kelly] House at 1703 20th Street, Rock Island, showing leaded glass windows, March 1986 (duplicate of 1998.25.85)
1998.25.90          2 1/2 story Second Empire house, January 1994
1998.25.91          [John Looney] House at 1635 20th Street, Rock Island, showing stain glass window, November 1985
1998.25.92          [John Looney] House at 1635 20th Street, Rock Island, showing side of house, November 1985
1998.25.93           House at 1128 12th Avenue, Moline, showing entrance, April 1986
1998.25.94          [John Looney] House at 1635 20th Street, Rock Island, exterior view from southwest, March 1986
1998.25.95          [Robert Wagner] House at 904 23rd Street, Rock Island, showing lion statue at door, April 1986
1998.25.96          House at 1718 21st Street, Rock Island, showing entrance, November 1985
1998.25.97          House at 1608 21st Street, Rock Island, showing entrance, November 1985
1998.25.98          [Robert Wagner] House at 904 23rd Street, Rock Island, showing entrance, March 1986
1998.25.99          House at 1011 15th Street, Moline, showing roofline, November 1985
1998.25.100          House at 802 20th Street, Rock Island, showing tower, November 1985
1998.25.101          House at 502 Cody Road, LeClaire, exterior view, February 1986
1998.25.102          Yard detail for [Deere-Wiman] House at 817 11th Avenue, Moline, October 1985
1998.25.103          House at 813 20th Street, Rock Island, showing wrap around porch, November 1985
1998.25.104          Allendale, 1611 11th Avenue, Moline, exterior view from south, March 1986
1998.25.105          House at 2303/2305 12th Street, Rock Island, exterior view from southwest, March 1986
1998.25.106          House at 2327 12th Street, Moline, exterior view from southeast, April 1986
1998.25.107          [George W. Johnson] House at 1440 12th Street, Moline, exterior view, April 1986
1998.25.108          "Old Houses" end slide, February 1988 (duplicate of 1998.25.31)
1998.25.109          House at 510 North Cody Road, LeClaire, exterior view, February 1986
1998.25.110          Old Stone House at 3101 38th Street, Rock Island, exterior view, March 1986
1998.25.111          William Ball House at 1235 11th Avenue, Moline, showing porch and trim, March 1986
1998.25.112          [George S. Johnson] House at 810 E. Locust Street, Davenport, showing entry porch, February 1986
1998.25.113          Augustana College, Old Main, Rock Island, exterior view from north, November 1984
1998.25.114          Augustana College, Old Main, exterior view from southwest, November 1982
1998.25.115          Henry County Courthouse at 307 West Center Street., Cambridge, Illinois, exterior view, May 1983
1998.25.116          Statue of Black Hawk, November 1979
 
Subject Cross Reference
 
Bridges—Twin (I-74) (59)
Houses & Households—Gardens (102)
Houses & Households—misc. (32)
Houses & Households—Urban—Exterior—Identified (1-31, 33-58, 60-89, 91-112)
Houses & Households—Urban—Exterior—Identified (90)
Law & Law Enforcement—Misc. (32)
Monuments & Markers—Individuals (116)
Rivers & Creeks—Mississippi (8, 59)
Schools & Education—Augustana (113, 114)
Cities—Davenport—Bird's Eye & Aerial View (66)
Cities—Davenport—Street Scenes—Residential—1960-1999 (8, 66)
Counties—Henry [IL] (115)
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Inventory

Miscellaneous Albums, XXXVII
Inclusive Dates: c. 1880s - 1933

Box 1

Date: c. 1885-1890

Scope Notes

This album contains 35 images, primarily cabinet cards. There is no identification of the individuals. One photograph depicts a Muscatine school house.
 
Box 2

Date: c. 1880s

Scope Notes

This collection consists of 58 cabinet cards, primarily portraits of unidentified individuals. The accession number for this album is 1962-38. Donor, Rex Kleinhen.
 
Box 3

Album 1
 
Date: c. 1890
           
Scope Notes

This album contains 169 sepia tone albumen prints. Subjects include Davenport scenes and unidentified travel scenes. No provenance information is available on this album.
 
Album 2
 
Date: c. 1933

Scope Notes

This album consists of 54 black & white photographs (snap shots) of activities and attractions at the Century of Progress Exposition which was held in Chicago, Illinois. There is no provenance information with this album.
 
Album 3
 
Date: c. 1880s

Scope Notes

This album contains 48 tintypes, primarily portraits, of unidentified people. One portrait is identified as Robert Schirich. There is no provenance information with this album.
 
Box 4
 
Album 1
 
Date: 1887-1893

Scope Notes

This album contains 51 photographs (3 of them cyanotypes). The groups, portraits, and scenes are all unidentified. Many are obviously Davenport scenes including Trinity Cathedral and one of Griswold College.
 
Album 2
 
Date: c. 1880s
           
Scope Notes

This album contains 52 unidentified portraits – 28 cabinet cards and 24 cartes-de-visite. The Davenport photograph studios of Huebinger Bros. and W.P. Egbert are represented in the album.
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Inventory

Moffitt Collection, 1990-13
Inclusive Dates: 1956
 
Scope Notes
 
The collection is comprised of 32 images (32 copy negatives, 2 prints) related to Richard Moffitt’s participation in both the Davenport and National Soap Box Derby. 10 of the images were taken in Davenport, 2 in Rock Island (where Richard Moffitt lived), and 20 in Akron, Ohio (where the national competition is held). Images from the national competition include pre-race activities, celebrity shots of Roy Rogers, Art Baker, “Snooky” Lanson, and Joe E. Brown, and shots of Moffitt during race. Some additional materials are included with this inventory, more are in the Putnam’s collection (see accession file for details).
 
Folder 1
 
Inventory, negatives (32)
 
Folder 2
 
Prints (2)
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Inventory

Moline Mounds Collection, XXXVIII

Scope Notes
 
This collection contains 11 photographic prints, and 9 corresponding negatives, which document the excavation of the Moline Mounds.

Folder 1

Inventory, negatives
 
Folder 2
 
Prints
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Inventory
 
Moline Turners Collection 1991-10
Inclusive Dates: c. 1885-1975
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection is comprised of photographs and some archival materials from three separate accessions from the Moline Turners (1990-10, 1990-27, & 1992-43). The majority of the images feature group portraits of various Moline Turner sports and gymnastic teams and Turner buildings. Photographs from six photograph albums have been cross referenced (cross references are filed with the notes). The collection also includes 12 loose photographs (5 oversized), 1 framed photograph, and an annual cultural report point certificate from 1975-76. Several of the photographs in the “magnetic” albums have been sleeved in Mylar polyester film.
 
Folder 1
 
Inventory, notes, certificate
 
Folder 2
 
Loose photographs (7) & 4
Album 1990.10.1a            Contains 64 photographs
Album 1990.10.1b            Contains 45 photographs
Album 1990.10.1c            Contains 49 photographs
Album 1990.10.1d            Contains 50 photographs
Album 1990.27.10a            Contains 13 photographs and 27 half-tone images
Album 1990.27.10b            Contains 38 half-tone images and several articles pertaining to Moline Turner history
 
Album Cross-References
 
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—CONSTRUCTION (1990.10.1a.8, 9, 11-25)
CITIES—CLINTON (1990.10.1a.31)
ENTERTAINMENT & AMUSEMENT--HALLS & OPERA HOUSES (1990.10.1a.1-18, 41-45; 1990.10.1b.28, 39; 1990.27.10a.11-13)
ENTERTAINMENT & AMUSEMENT—THEATRE (1990.10.1b.1, 2, 7, 9, 15, 39; 1990.10.1c.1-3, 5-7, 13, 14, 17, 22, 25; 1990.10.1d.25-28(
MUSIC—BANDS (1990.10.1c.48)
MUSIC--CHORUSES & SINGERS (1990.10.1a.36-39)
MUSIC--MISC. (1990.10.1c.6)
ORGANIZATIONS & CLUBS--OUTING CLUB (1990.10.1a.27)
ORGANIZATIONS & CLUBS—TURNERS (1990.10.1a-d, 1990.27.1a,b (all)
PARADES (1990.10.1b.33, 34)
PARKS & PARK RECREATION--MISC. (1990.10.1a.26)
RECREATION—GAMES (1990.10.1a.43, 45)
RECREATION--CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES (1990.10.1a.44; 1990.10.1b.1-12, 14-23, 43; 1990.10.1c.1-1-, 12-14, 17, 19-Ã, 21, 26-34, 39, 48, 49; 1990.10.1d.19)
RECREATION—PICNICS (1990.10.1a.32, 33, 34)
RECREATION—SWIMMING (1990.10.1a.4, 52-56)
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS—DANCE (1990.10.1b.36; 1990.10.1c.15, 16, 18, 23, 24, 26-39, 43; 1990.10.1d.30, 31, 47; 1990.27.10a.4-8)
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS--CLOTHING--1960-1999 (1990.10.1a.48-50, 63)
SPORTS—BASEBALL (1990.10.1a.51)
SPORTS—BOWLING (1990.10.1a.47, 61, 62)
SPORTS—GYMNASTICS (1990.10.1b.17, 18, 28, 30-34, 37, 38, 40-45; 1990.10.1c.45, 46, 48; 1990.10.1d.1, 2, 23, 24, 29, 34, 36-38, 40-45, 48-50; 1990.27.10a.1-3, 9)
SPORTS--MISC. (1990.10.1b.3-6, 8, 10-14, 19-27, 29, 35; 1990.10.1c.4, 11, 19-21; 1990.10.1d.3-14, 16-18, 20-22, 32, 35)
SPORTS--TRACK & FIELD (1990.10.1a.63, 64)
TOOLS & WEAPONS—WEAPONS (1990.10.1a.33)
TRANSPORTATION—AUTOMOBILE (1990.10.1a.2)
TRANSPORTATION—BUSES (1990.10.1a.50)
 
Photographers represented:
Len Brown Studio, Moline 1990.10.1b.1, 2, 5, 11, 14, 16, 18-26, 30, 37, 38, 41, 42, 44, 45
Calbrecht Studio, Moline 1990.10.1b.7
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Inventory

Movie Stills Collection 1980-89
Inclusive dates: ca. 1925-1935
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection of 32 8x10 black and white photographs includes “movie stills” from the studios of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; First National; United Artist Corp.; and Paramount Pictures. Actors and actresses such as Joan Crawford, Constance Bennett, Greta Garbo, Norma Shearer, Ronald Coleman, and Velma Banky are included in this collection. The prints are of poor quality. Paper is cracking and the emulsion is powdering.
 
Folder 1

Inventory, copy negatives
 
Folder 2

Photographs #1-17
 
Folder 3
Photographs #18-32
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Inventory

Mueller Lumber Company 1993-18
Inclusive dates: 1848-1956
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection is comprised of 80 images from two accessions (1993-18 and 1993-19). Some of the images were reproduced from the originals which remain in the donor's possession. Included in the collection are many images of the Mueller Lumber Company, its employees, and Mueller family members. [The notes in folder 1 contain a fairly extensive history of the company and family.] Also included are several original photographs from local housing development groups such as Davenport Garden Homes, Inc. and Davenport Homes, Inc., some of which have been
removed from one album (1993.18.2) and some of which remain in another album (1993.18.3).
 
Also included with the collection are seven ledger books from the Mueller Lumber Company (6 account books: Mar. 24, 1870-Dec.20, 1870; Dec. 21, 1870-Nov. 14, 1871; Nov. 15, 1871-Mar. 10, 1873; Dec. 10, 1883-Nov. 14, 1884; June 1, 1985-May 7, 1896; May 8, 1902-Oct. 29, 1902; and one ledger book listing properties owned by Mueller Lumber Co. in 1902). These ledgers have been removed to the manuscript storage area.
 
Box 1
 
Folder 1
Inventory, notes, photocopies of images represented only by copy negs
 
Folder 2
 
Copy negatives arranged numerically (1993.19.1-27)
 
Folder 3
Original prints from photo album 1993.18.2 (27 prints)
 
Folder 4
Additional prints (4 originals plus 1 copy print, filed numerically)
 
Folder 5
 
Photo album (1993.18.2)
 
Other Items
 
Photo album 1993.18.3 (21 prints, stored on shelf next to Box 1)
Oversize framed print (1993.18.7, panoramic photo removed to framed storage)
 
Albums 1993.18.2,3
 
Photograph album 1993.18.2 originally held 27 prints. These prints have been removed from the acidic environment of the album and stored in acid free paper sleeves in folder 2 of this collection. The original photographs were replaced with numbered notes in the original album so that it can easily be reconstructed if desired.
 
Photograph album 1993.18.3 is divided into four main sections: "Davenport Garden Homes Inc." (a-d), "Davenport Homes Inc." (e-h), "Fort Madison Homes Inc." (j-q), and "Rock-River Homes Inc., Rockford, Ill. Completed 7-1-1942" (r-x). All but one of these photographs (1993.18.3a, stored in folder 4 of this collection) are stapled onto album pages. Some pages are now empty, but apparently once had photos attached to them.
 
The photos from albums 1993.18.2,3 are not all individually catalogued like the rest of the collection, but listings of subjects, titles, and photographers are
shown below.
 
Subjects represented in albums 1993.18.2,3 include
 
ARTS--FINE--WRITING (2y)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--CONSTRUCTION (2a, d, f, r, t, z; 3a, j-n, r-u, x)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--REAL ESTATE & SURVEYING (2a, b, d, f-h, p-r, t, w, z; 3a-h, j-n, r-x)
CITIES--DAVENPORT--STREET SCENES--RESIDENTIAL--1920-1959 (2a-d, p, q, u-w; 3a-h)
CITIES--FORT MADISON (3j-n, p, q)
CITIES--ROCKFORD (3r-x)
COMMUNICATION (2y)
DISASTERS--SNOW & ICE (2c, m)
HOLIDAYS & CELEBRATIONS--CHRISTMAS (2m)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--CONSTRUCTION (2a, d, f, r, t, u, w, z; 3a, j-n, r-x)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--FURNISHINGS (2y)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--URBAN--EXTERIOR--IDENTIFIED (2a, b, e, f-j, l-q, s, u-y; 3b-d)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--URBAN--EXTERIOR--UNIDENTIFIED (2c; 3e-h, j-n, p, q, s-x)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--URBAN--INTERIOR--IDENTIFIED (2k)
MILITARY & WAR--WORLD WAR II--MISC. (2a-d; 3b-d)
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS--PETS (2y)
TRANSPORTATION--AUTOMOBILES (2a, d, f-h, q; 3a-c, e, k, m, n, q, v, w)
TRANSPORTATION--TRUCKS (3k, j-m)
 
Photographers:
 
Fromader, Davenport (2a, b, d, m, q, z; 3b-d)
Sunderbruch, R[ichard] K. (2g-k, n, p, s, u-y)
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Inventory

Murphy Collection 1997-88
Dates: c. 1900-1910s
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection consists of 9 glass plat negatives and 9 copy prints of the negatives of local places and scenes.
 
Image Description
 
1997.88.1         Building 360, old administration building on the Rock Island Arsenal, exterior view
1997.88.2         Exterior view of Buffalo Bill Cody's boyhood home in LeClaire
1997.88.3         Old "Red Mill", Sears 2nd mill built in 1846 on Arsenal Island on dam to Benham's Island
1997.88.4         Central Park lake (now Vander Veer) with island, pelican and water lilies in foreground, Davenport
1997.88.5         Lake with island, possibly Central Park (now Vander Veer), Davenport
1997.88.6         Two babies in chair, plant-filled bay window in background
1997.88.7         Harness race on track, possibly at "old fairgrounds", [Davenport]
1997.88.8         Yard or garden area between two buildings, snow covering ground and vegetation
1997.88.9         Depiction of a city, possibly Davenport, in wooden blocks
 
Subject Cross Reference
 
Entertainment & Amusements—Fairs—Misc.
Groups—Unidentified
Houses & Households—Famous People—Buffalo Bill
Houses & Households—Furnishings
Houses & Households—Gardens
Houses & Households—Misc.
Military & War—Rock Island Arsenal
Mills—Misc.
Parks & Park Recreation—Misc.
Parks & Park Recreation—Vanderveer
School & Education—Classroom Activities
Sports—Horse Racing
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Inventory

Murphy-Hayes Wedding Collection 2005-32
Inclusive Dates: 1996-1997
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection consists of 1 accessioned and 9 non-accessioned colored photographs and color 35 mm negatives for the non-accessioned photographs. This collection documents the use of the wedding dress and accessories which are also part of this donation (2005.32.1-2) in the original wedding on November 9, 1996 and in the Putnam Museum exhibit "Something Old, Something New: Quad Cities Weddings" from June 1 through September 28, 1997.
 
Photographs of the exhibit were taken by the donor, Melissa (Murphy Hayes) Lily. Melissa is the daughter of Museum staff member Mike Murphy. She divorced Jeff Hayes and remarried.
 
Image Description
 
2005.32.3            Wedding photo of Jeff and Melissa Hayes at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Davenport on November 9, 1996.
 
Non-Accessioned
2005.32.3b-d            Photo of case in exhibit holding ring bearer's pillow.
2005.32.3e            Jeff Hayes and Mike Murphy in exhibit
2005.32.3f-g            Photograph of label copy with photograph of Murphy-Hayes wedding in exhibit
2005.32.3h-l, k            Bride's dress, bridesmaid dress, mother's dress and flower girl dress with 2 tuxes displayed in exhibit setting
2005.32.3j            Bride's dress and flower girl dress with 2 tuxes displayed in exhibit setting
 
Subject Cross Reference
 
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS-WEDDINGS
HISTORIC SITES & MUSEUMS-PUTNAM MUSEUM
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Inventory

Music in the Quad Cities Oral History Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1991
 
Scope Notes

This collection consists of negatives and contact sheets of individuals interviewed for the Music in the Quad Cities Oral History project. This project documents the local mid to late 20th century music history. Interviewees represented a broad range of ethnic backgrounds, performers of various styles of music as well as people involved with other aspect of music including teachers, music festival organizers and local manufacturers of musical instruments and accessories. Staff member Eunice Schlichting conducted the interviews. Most of the photographs were taken by her at the time of the interview. The collection is arranged by negative sleeve with negative and contact strip alternating in sleeve and is currently (2/5/02) stored with the interview tapes and transcripts.
 
Sheet 1
 
negative #11 & 12         Dolores Honold
negative #13 & 14         Edna Mae Nagel
negative #15 & 16         Herbert Reddy
negative #17 & 18         The Taylor family: back row - Judy, Joe and Charlie;
         front row - Katie and Andy
negative #19 & 20         Allen Schneckloth
negative #21 & 22         Angeline "Angie" Shuh
negative #23 & 24         Mark Arnould
 
Sheet 2
 
negative #6A & 7A         Regina Mahieu
negative #8A & 9A         Ron May
negative #10A & 11A         Dave Arnold
negative #12A & 13A         David Rayl
negative #14A & 15A         Nola Lueth
negative #21A & 22A         Merl "Perry" Ramirez
 
Sheet 3
 
negative #23A & 24A         Robert Leibovitz
negative #27 thru 31         Louie Bellson and Eunice Schlichting
negative #32         Louie Bellson
negative #33         Louie Bellson and Eunice Schlichting
negative #34         Louie Bellson
 
Sheet 4
 
negative #1A thru 4A         Videotaping of roundtable discussion
negative #5A & 6A         Lenard E. Bruckmann
negative #8A & 9A         Gertrude Morgan
negative #15A & 16A         Rich Johnson
negative #17A & 18A         Monsignor Cletus Madsen
negative #19A & 20A         Jim Arpy
negative #11A & 12A         Gail Johnson
 
Sheet 5
 
negative #16A & 17A         Louie Bellson
negative #18A & 19A         Elsie Von Maur
negative #20A thru 22A         Clara Mortiboy
negative #23A & 24A         James Crowder
negative #23A & 24A         Rodney Levson
 
Sheet 6
 
negative #4A & 5A         Bobby Fischer
negative #6A & 7A         Roy Lear
negative #8A & 9A         Gene Hellige
negative #10A & 11A         Charlotte Griggs
negative #12A & 13A         Barbara Westbrook
negative #14A & 15A         Kermit Wells
negative #16A & 17A         William A. Paarmann
negative #18A         Vincent Petersen
 
Sheet 7
 
negative #19A & 20A         Vincent Petersen
negative #21A & 22A         Donald J. Paarmann
negative #23A & 24A         Burton J. Gibney
negative #9 & 10         Dr. Conrad Bergendoff
negative #11 &12         Don Wachal
negative #13 thru 15         Leslie C. "Les" Swanson
 
Sheet 8
 
negative #12 thru 14         Victor Petersen
negative #15 & 16         Hal Wiese
negative #17 & 18         Mike Stroehle
negative #19 thru 21         Byron Zesiger
        
Subject
 
Portrait--Arnold, Dave
         --Arnould, Mark
         --Arpy, Jim
         --Bellson, Louie
         --Bergendoff, Dr. Conrad
         --Bruckmann, Lenard E.
         --Crowder, James
         --Fischer, Bobby
         --Gibney, Burton J.
         --Griggs, Charlotte
         --Hellige, Gene
         --Honold, Dolores
         --Johnson, Gail
         --Johnson, Rich
         --Lear, Roy
         --Leibovitz, Robert
         --Levson, Rodney
         --Lueth, Nola
         --Madsen, Msgr. Cletus
         --Mahieu, Regina
         --May, Ron
         --Morgan, Gertrude
         --Mortiboy, Clara
         --Nagel, Edna Mae
         --Paarmann, Donald J.
         --Paarmann, William A.
         --Petersen, Victor
         --Petersen, Vincent
         --Ramirez, Merl "Perry"
         --Rayl, David
         --Reddy, Herbert
         --Schneckloth, Allen
         --Shuh, Angeline "Angie"
         --Swanson, Leslie C. "Les"
         --Taylor, Andy
         --Taylor, Charlie
         --Taylor, Joe
         --Taylor, Judy
         --Taylor, Katie
         --Von Maur, Elsie
         --Wachal, Don
         --Wells, Kermit
         --Westbrook, Barbara

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