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!
Follow us on Instagram!This error message is only visible to WordPress admins
Error: The account for needs to be reconnected.
Due to recent Instagram platform changes this Instagram account needs to be reconnected in order to continue updating. Reconnect on plugin Settings page
© The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library, 2007-2018. 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: Poets and Poetry
We want to share our love of poetry by showcasing some books of poetry from our collection that you can view at home either through HathiTrust Digital Library, “a not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving 17+ million digitized … Continue reading
April is National Poetry Month, so it seems fitting to share the work of a few of our local poets each week. Richard Stahl was born and raised in Davenport. He graduated from Central High School in 1957 and later taught English there for 34 years. His … Continue reading
April is National Poetry Month, so it seems fitting to share the work of a few of our local poets each week. Arthur Davison Ficke, son of prominent businessman Charles August Ficke, was born in Davenport in 1883. Although he … Continue reading