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Tag Archives: Putnam family
Build a Better Davenport: Improve Second Street!
We are continuing with the Davenport Public Library’s Summer Reading Program theme of “Build a Better World” by exploring the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center’s resources on local architects, developers, planners, construction companies, and building materials suppliers. This week we present … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged #buildabetterdavenport, architectural drawings, Burnham Brothers, commercial development, E. 2nd St., East Second Street Company, Huebotter Furniture Company, photographic prints, Postcards, Putnam family, Sears Roebuck & Co., UMVDIA, William G. Renwick Leave a comment
Quad Cities Museum Week 2016
Celebrate Quad Cities Museum Week (June 18-26th) with us by taking a look at the history of the associations between two of Davenport’s well-loved cultural and educational institutions: the Putnam Museum and Science Center and the Figge Art Museum. The Davenport Academy of … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Art Association of Davenport, Charles August Ficke, Davenport Academy of Sciences, Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport Public Museum, Figge Art Museum, Joseph Duncan Putnam, Mary Louisa Duncan Putnam, Putnam family, Putnam Museum, Quad Cities Museum Week, W. C. Putnam Leave a comment