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- How did people keep cool before air-conditioning was invented?
In the 1890s, they used the River!
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In our neverending quest to acquire early vital records on microfilm for all the counties in Iowa, we have added county birth, marriage, and death records for Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine, Jackson, Union, and Louisa to our collections. In Iowa, birth … Continue reading
“…a sunny faced, natural child without the least trace of spoiling by all the attention he has received.” (Davenport Sunday Democrat, 15Sept1895, page 1) Born in 1890 to parents Jacob and Grace Rueter, Davenport’s curly haired charmer Florizel Reuter … Continue reading