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Polk Blvd., Jas. Horrabin Residence
This house on Polk Blvd. was built in 1902 and is still standing. It was the home of Jas. Horrabin. Mr. Horrabin was the president of Horrabin Construction Company and Oak Park Sand Company.
Grand Avenue, P. K. Witmer Residence
This house on Grand Avenue was the home of P. K. Witmer and his wife Flora. Mr. Witmer was a president of Witmer and Kauffman. The house is no longer standing. Current site of an apartment building.
Grandview Park, Elk
The land purchase for Grandview Park was made in 1894. The park is approximately 98 acres in size.
Seems as if they ought to be able to tell which is the biggest without closing down all the factories in England. (Optional line): Everybody take a look-- we may learn something.
The Democratic idea of restoring prosperity.
Mound, China, 1944
People behind fence, Holy City, Bettendorf, Iowa, 1920s
Crowd gathered for Homecoming celebration, The University of Iowa, 1940s?
Mecca Day parade float, The University of Iowa, 1915
Mecca Day was put on by the College of Engineers. The name Mecca derives from the first letters of the names of the engineerng departments: mechanical, electrical, civil, chemical, and architectural. Mecca Day events included a parade highlighting…
Iowa football team in play, The University of Iowa, 1900
Iowa football games were played at Iowa Field until Kinnick Stadium opened in 1929. Spectators stood on the sidelines and the playing field had crooked lines.