Like us on Facebook!
Follow us on Instagram!
DPL on Social Media
Links of Interest
© The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library, 2007-2022. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.
Tag Archives: Iowa History
Happy 175th Birthday, Iowa!
Today, December 28, 2021, marks the 175th anniversary of Iowa’s admission into the Union as a state in 1846. During the 28th Congress in the Second Session, the elected House of Representatives passed “An Act for the admission of the … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Anniversary, Davenport (Iowa), Iowa, Iowa History, Local History, Resources Leave a comment
SPECIAL EVENT!! SPECIAL EVENT!! #Iowa175 Celebration!!
#Iowa175 Celebration at The Library | MAIN this Thursday, August 19th from 4:30-7:30 PM, kicking off the Alternating Currents weekend with a fun event of history, music, and culture celebrating the 175th anniversary of Iowa’s statehood! This free event features … Continue reading
Posted in Library, Local History Tagged businesses, Crafts, Davenport, Davenport Public Library, Iowa, Iowa History, Local History, Music, Special Events and Projects Leave a comment
Iowa will celebrate the 175th anniversary of statehood this winter on December 28, 1846! Our department has been trying to spread the word and bring attention to the event in some small ways. We have been posting little bits of … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged 175th Anniversary, Iowa, Iowa College, Iowa History, State Historical Society of Iowa Leave a comment
TRACES “Bus-eum”: At Home in the Heartland
On Thursday, October 22 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. the Eastern Avenue branch of the Davenport Public Library will be hosting the TRACES “Bus-eum”. This mobile museum is crossing Iowa sharing the history of the state in a retrofitted … Continue reading
Posted in Library Tagged Bus-eum, Iowa History, TRACES Leave a comment
Calling All Genealogists (and Historians): Free Stuff!
Genealogists (and historians) love free stuff. I think that’s because almost everything genealogists do costs money—copies of vital records, paying for research in some far off place, gas money to travel to the cemeteries or a great library (ahem). Well, … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Free Stuff, Genealogy, Iowa Genealogy and History Books Online, Iowa History Leave a comment