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    • Residence of Dr. W. O. Kulp

    • Residence of Dr. W. O. Kulp
    • Kulp, W. O.; Kulp, William O., Dr.; Hillside Farm (Davenport, Iowa); Houses; Porches;Trees; Lawns; Gardens; Horses; Carriages & coaches; Plant containers; Plants; Men; Dwellings; Davenport (Iowa); Photographic prints
    • A quaint image of a two story home at the end of a small lane surrounded by lush landscaping including rose bushes. A horse and buggy are parked in the rear of the house and a man is seated on the front porch in a chair wearing a suit and hat....
    • Guard wall, cinder path, and cinder road

    • Guard wall, cinder path, and cinder road
    • United States. Federal Civil Works Administration; Davenport (Iowa). Levee Improvement Commission; Mississippi River; Levees; Railings; Construction; Trails & paths; Roads; Road construction; Hoisting machinery; Construction equipment; Davenport...
    • Photograph of the construction of a guard wall, cinder path, and cinder road near the levee along the Mississippi River at Davenport, Iowa. This is near Davenport Municipal Stadium (later named John O'Donnell Stadium) located at 209 Gaines Street...
    • New stream channel near Princeton

    • New stream channel near Princeton
    • United States. Federal Civil Works Administration; Erosion protection works; Construction; Streams; Princeton (Iowa); Progress photographs; Photographic prints
    • Photograph of a new stream channel near Princeton, Iowa. Planks are set up to cross the channel. Two houses are visible in the background. This was Project #205 of the Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) projects in Scott County, Iowa.
    • Channel change near completion

    • Channel change near completion
    • United States. Federal Civil Works Administration; Erosion protection works; Construction; Streams; Bridges; Wheelbarrows; Princeton (Iowa); Progress photographs; Photographic prints
    • Photograph of a new stream channel near Princeton, Iowa. Wheelbarrows are stacked on the left, and a small bridge is on the right. This was Project #205 of the Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) projects in Scott County, Iowa.
    • [Cram Field, men working near dump trucks]

    • [Cram Field, men working near dump trucks]
    • United States. Federal Civil Works Administration; Cram Field (Davenport, Iowa); Davenport Municipal Airport (Iowa); Public service employment; Airports; Runways (Aeronautics); Construction; Men; Dump trucks; Davenport (Iowa); Progress...
    • Photograph of men working to grade the land and build runways at Cram Field located on Division Street near Duck Creek in Davenport, Iowa. The men are using shovels to dig the dirt, and two dump trucks are parked nearby. This was Project #46 and...
    • Riverboat Delta Queen

    • Riverboat Delta Queen
    • Delta Queen (Steamboat); Steamboats; Riverboats; Stern wheelers; Boats; Mississippi River; Rivers; People; Photographic prints
    • Photograph of the riverboat "Delta Queen" most likely on the Mississippi River near the Quad-Cities of Iowa and Illinois. In the foreground, a crowd of people stand near the river to watch the boat.
    • Bess Moore

    • Bess Moore
    • Moore, Bess; Moore, John E.; Moore, Estella V.; Girls; Teenagers; Hairstyles; Jewelry; Clothing & dress; Flowers; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • Three-quarter length image of a young woman, elbows propped atop a tall table. Her hands are folded and resting near her chin. She is wearing rings and bracelets as well as a pin on her left shoulder. Her hair is pulled back and a large bow is...
    • Inez Petersen

    • Inez Petersen
    • Petersen, Inez; Women; Hairstyles; Necklaces; Dresses; Photographic studios; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • This portrait shows a young woman standing near a window. She is facing the camera with her body turned towards the photographer's right. She is holding something in her hands, which are resting on the windowsill. Behind and to the left is a...
    • J. D. Preston

    • J. D. Preston
    • Preston, J. D.; Men; Women; Mustaches; Hairstyles; Hats; Dresses; Gloves; Clothing & dress; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • Two portraits on one glass negative. The left side of the plate has a woman and man seated by a window. The woman is wearing a dark dress with long sleeves, a lace collar, and a row of large buttons down the side of the bodice. She has on dark...
    • C. E. Crosett

    • C. E. Crosett
    • Crossett, Edward C. (Edward Charles); Crossett, Elizabeth; Children; Girls; Hairstyles; Hair ornaments; Dresses; Dolls; Beds; Toys; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • Two portraits on one glass negative of a little girl wearing a light colored dress with a bow holding back the bangs of her bobbed hair. In one image she is seated near a window and is looking down at a book. In the other she is kneeling beside an...
    • E. B. Hayward

    • E. B. Hayward
    • Hayward, E. B.; Hayward, Ellen (Phelps); Women; Hairstyles; Dresses; Rooms & spaces; Plants; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • This image is taken from the subject's left side and shows her profile. A woman is seated in an oversized chair near a window. A plant sitting on the window ledge.
    • Mrs. Harry Evans

    • Mrs. Harry Evans
    • Evans, Harry, Mrs.; Evans, Grace; Evans, Robert; Boys; Children; Women; Hairstyles; Clothing & dress; Rooms & spaces; Windows; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • Two portraits on one glass negative of a young woman wearing a dark colored dress and a toddler, likely a boy based on his attire. One image shows the woman seated in a chair by a fireplace and the toddler holding onto her knees. The other image is...
    • Mrs. Seiffert

    • Mrs. Seiffert
    • Seiffert, Mrs.; Seiffert, Katherine; Women; Dresses; Hair; Hairstyles; Fireplaces; Gaslight fixtures; Plants; Rugs; Tile flooring; Rocking chairs; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • A mature woman is seated in a rocking chair near a fireplace in this portrait. Her elegant gown is light in color, and her hair and features are fair. The woman has a book on her lap and is holding her left hand next to her chin. Large plants, the...
    • W. E. Young

    • W. E. Young
    • Young, W. E.; Women; Eyeglasses; Hairstyles; Pearls; Jewelry; Dresses; Doilies; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • A mature woman is posed in a chair as if just looking up from some reading material. She is wearing a light colored gown with elbow length sleeves and a strand of pearls, eyeglasses and one bracelet is visible on her wrist. She is seated near a...
    • Charolate Hogan

    • Charolate Hogan
    • Hogan, Charolate; Hogan, Charlotte B.; Women; Hairstyles; Jewelry; Necklaces; Dresses; Flowers; Windows; Books; Davenport (Iowa); Portrait photographs; Glass negatives
    • Two portraits on one glass negative of a young woman with dark hair sitting near a window. Her dress is light in color with elbow length sleeves. She is wearing a short necklace. One pose has her holding a single flower as she gazes out the window....

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