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Hostetler, J B
ca 1890's (?)
March 14, 1934
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Steamboats; Riverboats; Side wheelers; Grey Eagle (Steamboat); Glass negatives
Photograph of the Grey Eagle, a side wheel packet steamboat built at Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1892. It was lost in ice at Paducah, Kentucky in 1918.
Students of Brown's Business College
Brown's Business College (Davenport, Iowa); Davenport Public Library (Davenport, Iowa); Students; Universities & colleges; Business education; Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Davenport (Iowa); Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Photographic prints
Group photograph of students of Brown's Business College. They are standing on the steps of the Davenport Public Library located at the southeast corner of 4th and Main in Davenport, Iowa. The men and...
Home of T.J. Dodd's in LeClaire
Dodds, Thomas J.; Houses; Dwellings; Bicycles & tricycles; Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Le Claire (Iowa); Photographic prints
Photograph of the Thomas J. Dodds home in Le Claire, Iowa. A man and woman are standing with bicycles outside of the home.
Composite photograph of Fire King Steam Engine and Hose Company Number 1 and four early residents
Davenport (Iowa). Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment; Fire stations; Runners (Sports); Men; Thorington, James; Leonard, Harvey; Barrows, Egbert S.; Cook, Bailey; Clothing & dress; Group portraits; Davenport (Iowa); Composite photographs; Photographic prints
Composite photograph of two photographs. The upper image is a group portrait of the Fire King running team organized in 1881. They are standing with a hose cart in front of the Fire King station which...
Crew of Central Fire Station shows off its hook and ladder truck
Davenport (Iowa). Fire Department; Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment; Fire stations; Men; Horses; Group portraits; Davenport (Iowa); Photographic prints
Group photograph of the fire fighters from the Davenport Fire Station, Hook and Ladder Company One. Ten men are posed with a horse-drawn hook and ladder truck in front of the Central Fire Station located...
Annie Belle Crouch
Crouch, Annie Belle; Children; Girls; Clothing & dress; Portraits; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite
Photograph of a young girl wearing a light colored dress and shoes. At the bottom of the photograph, a note reads "Compliments of Annie Belle Crouch."
Ernest Oberholtzer and mother Rosa Oberholtzer
Oberholtzer, Ernest C. (Ernest Carl), 1884-1977; Oberholtzer, Rosa Carl; Oberholtzer family; Families; Men; Women; Picnics; Photographic prints
Photograph of conservationist Ernest C. Oberholtzer and his mother Rosa Carl Oberholtzer. They are sitting outdoors and appear to be having a picnic.
Families; Men; Women; Children; Boys; Girls; Clothing & dress; Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Photographic prints
Family portrait of parents, four daughters, and two sons. A note on the back of the photograph reads "my sister died 5 years ago."
Summer river outing
Rivers; Boats; Summer; Recreation; Men; Women; Group portraits; Photographic postcards
Group photograph of nineteen people on a summer river outing. Eleven men and women are sitting in the boat, and eight men are standing, sitting, or laying down in the water next to the boat.
Families; Picnics; Men; Women; Children; Clothing & dress; Recreation; Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Photographic prints
Group photograph at a family picnic. Men, women, and children are gathered around a blanket on the ground that is covered with food.
Pedestrians in downtown Davenport
Pedestrians; Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Business districts; Commercial streets; Hickey Brothers Cigar Company; Davenport (Iowa); Photographic prints
Photograph of pedestrians walking on the 100 block of East 2nd Street in downtown Davenport, Iowa. Men and women are dressed in warm coats and hat and several are carrying packages. In the background to...
Worker spot welding on concrete form at Lock and Dam #14
Welding; Dams; Dam construction; Mississippi River--Locks and Dams--Lock and Dam 14; Le Claire (Iowa); Photographic prints
Photographer of a man spot welding a concrete form at Lock and Dam 14 on the Mississippi River at Le Claire, Iowa.
Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge
Interstate 74; Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge (Bettendorf, Iowa-Moline, Ill.); Bridges; Suspension bridges; Mississippi River; Men; Clothing & dress; Photographic prints
Photograph of a man standing near the top of the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge that crosses the Mississippi River between Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf, Iowa. The bridge appears to be under construction....
First grade class at school #9
School #9 (Davenport, Iowa); Tyler School (Davenport, Iowa); School children; Classrooms; Schools; Children; Boys; Girls; Clothing & dress; Davenport (Iowa); Group portraits; Portrait photographs; Photographic prints
Group photograph of first grade school children sitting in a classroom in School #9 located at 1921 Grand Avenue in Davenport, Iowa. The children are sitting at their desks with their hands folded in their...
Thiedemann's Athletic Club
Athletic Clubs; Sporting goods; Bars; Beer; Men; Thiedemann, Herbert F.; Group portraits; Davenport (Iowa); Photographic prints
Group photograph of men belonging to Thiedemann's Athletic Club. Most of the men hold glasses of beer in their hands, and in front of the group is a collection of athletic equipment. A note on the front...
Schiller baseball team
Baseball; Baseball players; Sports; Sporting goods; Uniforms; Athletes; Group portraits; Photographic prints
Group photograph of the Schiller baseball team. Eleven men are wearing baseball uniforms with "Schiller" marked on the shirt. In the center are two men wearing suits who are probably the managers. In front...
Thanet, Octave, 1850-1934; Authors; Women; Clothing & dress; Portraits; Photographic prints
Full-length portrait of Alice French, an author who wrote under the pseudonym of Octave Thanet. She is standing next a table, and a tapestry hangs on the wall behind her. She is wearing a long dress with...
Group of men on a campout
Camping; Camps; Tents; Men; Photographic prints
Group photograph of eight men sitting on the grass during a campout. One man is reading a book. In the background is a tent that is set up with tables and chairs.
[Rebuilding levee by Municipal Stadium]
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration; Davenport (Iowa). Levee Improvement Commission; John O'Donnell Stadium; Mississippi River; Stadiums; Levees; Retaining walls; Construction; Public service employment; Davenport (Iowa); Progress photographs; Photographic prints
Photograph of workers rebuilding the rip-rap wall (left) and the levee (right) on the Mississippi River at Davenport, Iowa. They are working near Davenport Municipal Stadium (later named John O'Donnell...
[Improvement of county roads, old type road]
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration; Roads; Dirt roads; Croplands; Scott County (Iowa); Photographic prints
Photograph of a township road in Scott County before improvements by the Civil Works Administration. There are empty fields on either side of the dirt road. A house is visible in the distance.
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