The Special Collections Center and the Main Street library will be closed in the morning of
Saturday, July 25 9am-1pm
During the Bix 7 Road Race. The Library will open from 1 - 5:30pm that day
RSSC’s Featured Image
T. J. Kelley
Our featured image this month is a portrait of Mr. T. J. Kelley, photographed by J. B. Hostetler ca. 1918. We do not know anything about him other than his name, but we chose him because he is perfectly attired for the type of weather we have been having lately.
For your convenience, please explore our page of upcoming genealogical and local history events in the Quad-City area.
Be sure to mark these dates down in your own calendar!
Tag Archives: Mississippi Valley Fair
As part of our 30th anniversary celebration, we will be having a special screening of local history film footage from our Archive & Manuscript Collections. The films will be shown this Saturday, October 20th at 1:30pm in the Film Room, … Continue reading
The Great Mississippi Valley Fair starts this week, running from Tuesday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 8th. While looking through our photo collection, we found two shots taken at the Fairgrounds, about 50 years apart: This first photo was taken … Continue reading
“We are here! We are here! We are here! There’s a bright spot in the Mississippi valley Where health, wealth and beauty wins. We invite you one and all to rally In our city where the west begins, We will … Continue reading
“We are here! We are here! We are here! There’s a bright spot in the Mississippi valley Where health, wealth and beauty wins. We invite you one and all to rally In our city where the west begins, We … Continue reading