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Mississippi Ice Jam
This slow-moving crush of winter river ice was photographed from the Rock Island Arsenal in 1921.
According to newspaper accounts, these types of ice jams could take months to clear--just in time for the spring floods!
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Tag Archives: Marriages
As our regular patron know, one of our Center’s best indexes for early twentieth-century newspaper announcements is the set of Abstracted Names from the Davenport, Iowa, Democrat (SC 977.769 Abs) which covers 1898 to 1946. This resource was compiled by … Continue reading
Okay, so these ten rolls of microfilm weren’t lost, just delayed a bit. But we’re still very happy they’ve finally arrived! Covering 1839 to 1910 (record vols. A-0 and register vols. 1 and 2 with index), these marriage records are … Continue reading