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Tag Archives: 1950’s
A Look at Davenport in 1950
The 1950 Census is here! Release day went smoothly and the OCR/AR indexing works about as well as expected. The results of our searches are below! We searched for some Davenport Public Library staff, the Mayor in 1950, and some … Continue reading
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QC Christmas Trees, 1950’s Style
While looking through photographs from 1959, we came across one with a Christmas tree. Our curiosity piqued, we began looking for more local images from the 1950’s that showed different styles of trees and decorations. As our gift to you … Continue reading
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SO CUTE!! Vintage Fejervary Petting Zoo Photos
Mother Goose is once again welcoming children at Fejervary Park. The City of Davenport Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting Family Fun Days at Fejervary Learning Center on the third Saturday of the month. Upcoming dates are July 18, August 15, September 19 and … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged 1950's, Davenport (Iowa), Fejervary Park, Mother Goose, Mother Goose Land, Parks, Photographs 4 Comments