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INVENTORY

Panama Canal Collection, XXV
Inclusive dates: c. 1904-1914
Scope Notes: This collection consists of 55 black & white photographs which document the construction of the Panama Canal. Provenance is not known.
 
Folder 1 Inventory, 33 photos
Folder 2 32 photos
 

 

INVENTORY

Persian Gulf Collection 1993-45
Inclusive dates: March 1993
SCOPE NOTES: This collection is comprised of 32 color images (32 prints, 32-35mm negatives) of patriotic homefront displays taken shortly after the end of the Persian Gulf War.  All images were photographed by local photographer Jay Strickland on a contract basis with the Putnam Museum.
 
Folder 1 Inventory, copy of contract, negatives (32)
Folder 2 Color prints (32)
 
 

INVENTORY

Pete C. Petersen, Sr.  Collection 1997-60 (includes accessions 1997-105, 2004-10)
Date: 1869 – 1968
Scope Notes:  This large collection of photographs, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, and documents is associated with a military uniform, pins and metals, and items that are part of the same accessions, 1997-105 and 2004-10. The collection consists of materials related to Davenport organizations, souvenirs and automobile memorabilia. Photographs are of Peter C. Petersen, Sr.’s service in the military, automobile racing, automobile dealership, local industry, a parade, civic service, and family.
 
Peter C. Petersen, Sr., was born in Denmark, fought in Spanish-American War and served in World War I at Ft. Omaha and in France. He was active in the automobile racing circuit in the Quad Cities and raced at Indianapolis, opened one of the first automobile dealerships in the Quad Cities, alderman in Davenport, IA, involved with many Quad City (Davenport) organizations. 
 
A couple of photographs are of Pete’s wife’s family, the Schmidts and the Roddewigs. See Petersen Collection 1999-29 for most info and images from these families.
 
Non-accession material (loose in Box 1) includes genealogical information – photostat copies of a book or books, newspaper clippings etc. - on the Roddewig and Schmidt families.
 
Not Found during inventory – listed in accession records
1997.105.69 photograph of ‘Airmen balloon Fort. Omaha’, 1915
 
Image Description
 
Box 1
Folder 1
1997.105.65 Group portrait of Peter C. Petersen Sr., Peter Petersen Jr., and Paula Christian [Christine?] (Roddewig), c. 1938
1997.105.70 Portrait of Peter C. Petersen ‘night after Armistice in France near Mallan Court, 1918
1997.105.71 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen, Commander, Armistice Day Parade, November 1924
1997.105.72 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen driving his Hartford car, c. 1920s
1997.105.74 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen leading Decoration Day Parade, American Legion, Davenport #28, May 1925
1997.105.75 Portrait of Peter C. Petersen holding a French driver’s license, March 24, 1965
1997.105.76 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen greeting Eddie Rickbacker, October 18, 1964
1997.105.77 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen sitting in the back of a car with three other individuals in Mostern car in Monmouth, Ill, c. 1906
1997.105.82 Pete, Gunfohn, Gust Burmaste and unidentified person sitting in Pete’s Pope Hartford in Central Park [now Vander Veer], c. 1906
1997.105.83 Portrait of Capitan Eddie Rickenbacker autographed ‘To my friend Pet Petersen’
1997.105.84 Cartoon drawing of Peter C. Petersen racing ‘Pete’s Pope’, c. 1906
1997.105.86 Bowling team, Davenport City Champions, Tri-City League, c. 1922
1997.105.108 Ft. Omaha, Nebraska, during service – Pete driving a Hartford, c. 1917
1997.105.109 Photograph postcard of ‘A few Pope Hartford Cars in Service, Davenport, Iowa’ Petersen Auto Co. in background, c. 1906-1920
1997.105.110 Photograph postcard ‘Brady Street Hill Climb, Davenport, IA,’ c. 1906
1997.105.117 Portrait of Peter C. Petersen, October 4, 1963
Folder 2
2004.10.23 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen, Sr. in WWI uniform, June 1917
2004.10.24 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen, Sr. and Eugene Ely in airplane, September 1911
2004.10.25 Photograph of Eugene Ely in plane, c. 1910
2004.10.26 Photograph of President Taft in a motorcade in Connecticut
2004.10.27 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen, Sr. in car race up Rock Island [now Pershing] street, Davenport, c. 1912
2004.10.28 Photograph postcard of Peter C. Petersen in a car during road race, c. 1912
2004.10.29 Slide of photograph of Peter C. Petersen in race car, c. 1910
2004.10.30 Photograph of Eddie Rickenbacker and Peter C. Petersen, c. 1966
2004.10.31 Eight photograph postcards of the construction of the Crescent Macaroni company factory, June 1915
2004.10.32 Photograph of Schmidt family reunion in Holstein, IA, June 26, 1948
2004.10.33 Photograph of Schmidt family reunion
2004.10.34 Photograph of the Paulo Roddewig family, May 17, 1933
2004.10.35 Photograph of Ferd (?) Roddewig family, c. 1936
Folder 3
1997.105.66 Certificate of appointment, Peter C. Petersen, Master Electrician, 11 Balloon Company, November 30, 1921
1997.105.67 Certificate rewarding Peter C. Petersen honorable discharge, April 26, 1898
1997.105.68 Certificate discharging Peter C. Petersen, April 26, 1898
1997.105.78 Certificate appointing Peter C. Petersen as Sergeant, 1st class, February 19, 1918
1997.105.79 Certificate appointing Peter C. Petersen as Sergeant, 1st Class, Balloon School Squadron Signal Corps, September 7, 1917
1997.105.80 Certificate appointing Peter C. Petersen Corporal, 1st Balloon School Squadron, Signal Corps, August 4, 1917
1997.105.81 Maroon booklet containing honorable discharge certificate, printed in German. May 29, 1919
1997.105.87 3 calling cards of ‘Mrs. Peter C. Petersen’, c. 1900-1920
1997.105.85 List of Peter C. Petersen’s ‘Life Bowling Activities’
Folder 4
1997.60.8 Handbook, 3rd Edition, Davenport High School, Davenport, Iowa, 1950-51
1997.60.10 17 page mimeograph version of the History of the U.S.S.  with envelope
1997.60.11 Photograph of a Grotto Parade in Davenport, IA, c. 1940s
1997.60.12 Photograph of Packard automobile inside B&W Motors Inc. Peter C. Petersen standing next to automobile, c. 1949
1997.60.13 Photograph of row of cars, including a hearse lined up at Memorial Park in Davenport, IA
1997.60.14 Photograph of Warren Lang with Cadillac and Pontiac staff, 1940
1997.60.15-22 7 postcard photographs of the construction of the Crescent Macaroni Company, Davenport, IA, c. July 1915
1997.60.23 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen Sr. racing an airplane in his car at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, IA, c. 1910-1912
1997.60.24 Reproduction photograph of 1997.60.23
1997.60.25 5-page typed report of Peter C. Petersen’s race across Iowa, December 28, 1912
1997.105.118 Photograph of car racing an airplane, ’50 mile race, Pete in Car, Niles in plane, Pete won by a mile’ c. 1916
1997.105.119 Colorized photograph of ‘P.C. Petersen in Pope Hartford, Davenport, IA’, July 4, 1911
1997.105.120 Photograph postcard of P.C. Petersen in airplane
1997.105.121-124 Negative strip [4 shots] of airplane and car race, c. 1916
1997.105.125 Photograph of airplane and car race c. 1916
1997.105.126 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen and three unidentified individuals in a Pope Hartford car next to Niles in airplane, c. 1916
Folder 5
1997.60.9 Scrapbook with wooden spine containing clippings related to planes, mainly World War II, c. 1943
Folder 6
2004.10.12 Driver’s license, French, for Peter C. Petersen, Sr., c. 1899
2004.10.13 Ticket to World’s Fair, 1900
2004.10.14 Letter with envelope from Eddie Rickenbacker to Peter C. Petersen, Sr., January 7, 1966
2004.10.15 Booklet, voyage to the U.S.A. by Johann F. C. Schmidt Family, handwritten in German, c. 1847
2004.10.16 Written history of the Schmidt family spanning from 1929 to 1929, written in German, c. 1929
2004.10.17 Booklet, History of the Schmidt Family by Albert W. Schmidt, 1947
2004.10.18 Brochure for The Cracker Barrel, Crescent Macaroni & Cracker Co., c. 1925
2004.10.19 Handwritten history of Roddewig Family spanning from 1770-1922, written in German, c. 1922
2004.10.20 Letter written to Otto Koehler, c. 1868
Folder 7
2004.10.37 Business card of Barney Oldfield, Oldfield Tire Co., Cleveland, OH
2004.10.38 Christmas card from Paulo Roddewig to Dr. Ed Strohbehn
2004.10.39 Card for New Year’s from Denmark
2004.10.40 Postcard of Onsbjeng Kirke in Samso, Denmark
Folder 8
1997.105.51 Photograph ‘Pete’s outfit at Ft. Omaha’, c. 1914-18
1997.105.52 Photograph postcard of Peter C. Petersen in army uniform, c. 1914-18
1997.105.53 Photograph of ‘Ewing Boomer and Peter at Fort. Omaha’
1997.105.54 Photograph of ‘Machine shop truck designed by Stg. Peter Petersen at Fort Omaha’
1997.105.55 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen with machine shop truck he designed at Ft. Omaha, Neb.’, 1917
1997.105.56 Photograph of truck convoy at Ft. Omaha, August 1917, Peter C. Petersen in charge, Chief Truckmaster at Ft. Omaha
1997.105.57 Portrait of Peter C. Petersen as Chief Truckmaster at Ft. Omaha, August 1917
1997.105.58 Portrait of Peter C. Petersen, Fort Omaha, Neb., June 29, 1917
1997.105.59 Photograph postcard ‘homebound, our transport from France to Newport, Maine, May 5, 1919’
1997.105.60 Photograph postcard ‘Our transport homebound, Peter C. Petersen’, c. 1919
1997.105.61 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen ‘after my airplane ride sitting on the Wing of the plane piloted by Eugene Ely at Credit Island’, September 1911
1997.105.62 Photograph of Peter C. Petersen sitting on military vehicle, c. 1917
1997.105.63 Membership card to United Spanish War Veterans to camp No. 10 dated January 1, 1960
Folder 9
2004.10.8 Book of quotes and poetry in German, c. 1876
2004.10.9 Skudsmaalsbog [passport?] for Ane Dorthe Pedersen, c.1876
2004.10.10 Skudsmaalsbog [passport?] for Peder Christian Pedersen, c. 1890
1997.105.116 12 American Legion membership cards, 1920 to 1963, belonging to Peter C. Petersen, Sr., found inside leather card case
Folder 10
2004.10.6 Sketchbook, c. 1869, by Paulo Roddewig
2004.10.7 sketch book, 1870 by Paulo Roddewig
Folder 11
2004.10.21 Journal written in German, dated from 1848-1863 and 1886-1899
Folder 12
N/A photocopies of newspaper clippings related to Peter C. Petersen, Sr. including his obituary
 
Folder 13  - photos removed from Album 1997.105.128
1997.105.128 B Photograph of Peter C. Petersen with sunflower, 12 feet tall in his yard, August 24, 1964
1997.105.128 C Photograph of Peter C. Petersen riding in the back seat of a convertible car in uniform for a parade, June 4, 1966
1997.105.128D Photograph of ‘Pete headed to parade in convertible’, June 4, 1966
1997.105.128E Photograph of ‘Parade and Pete going west on 3rd [street]’, June 4, 1966
1997.105.128F Photograph of Peter C. Petersen in uniform accepting an award(?) And shaking the hand of another man wearing a military hat
1997.105.128G Photograph of Peter C. Petersen standing next to a sunflower plant, August 1965
1997.105.128H Photograph of Peter C. Petersen on ladder next to 12ft. sunflower plant
1997.105.128 I Photograph of Peter C. Petersen posing with his French driver’s license (2004.10.12), March 24, 1965
1997.105.128 J Photograph of Peter C. Petersen wearing a beret and holding three racing trophies
1997.105.128 K Photograph ‘Blackhawk, Rickenbacker Talk (?)’, c. 1963
1997.105.128 L Photograph of Pete Petersen and Nels Peterson holding a flag that say; ‘Walter G. Nagel Camp No. 110 Department of Iowa United Spanish War Veterans’, May 30, 1963
1997.105.128 M Photograph of Peter C. Petersen standing on ladder looking at 12ft. sunflower, August 24, 1964
1997.105.128 N Photograph of Peter C. Petersen wearing military hat greeting Eddie Rickenbacker, October 18, 1964
1997.105.128 O Photograph of ‘Pete selling Packards for spring 1936’
1997.105.128 P Photograph of Peter C. Petersen looking at a photograph of himself
1997.105.128 Q Photograph of Pete in a park wearing his uniform sitting in ‘Dr. Chandler’s Packard’, c. 1926
1997.105.128 R Photograph of Pete and Gil Ruehman Potentate representing the Kaaba Shrine standing next to a Packard in Municipal Stadium, August 1949
1997.105.128 S Photograph of wall plaque listing members of the Elks Lodge 298 in Davenport, IA
Folder 14
1997.105.128 T Photograph of Peter C. Petersen in uniform standing at attention at Camp Morrison, VA,  note written on back to his sister, April 1, 1918
1997.105.128 U Photograph of Peter C. Petersen in uniform with helmet on in France during World War I, c. 1917
1997.105.128 W Group portrait of Peter Sr., Mary Lou, and Peter Jr. Petersen, February 1938
1997.105.128 X Portrait of Peter C. Petersen wearing a suit and tie, October 1951
1997.105.128 Y Portrait of Peter C. Petersen wearing glasses in a suit and tie
1997.105.128 Z Portrait of Peter C. Petersen (same as 1997.105.128 Y)
1997.105.128 AA Portrait of Peter C. Petersen wearing a military hat ‘Grand Chief Iowa 40/8’, c. 1938
1997.105.128 BB Portrait of Peter C. Petersen, written on back ‘Pete Alderman’, c. 1948
1997.105.128 CC Portrait of Peter C. Petersen in his ‘NAT LIFE USA’ bowling uniform holding a bowling ball, ‘Champion Bowler – won City Championship…’, c. 1922
1997.105.128 DD Photograph of a large group of men in a field with a large balloon that has a basket connected to it, ‘Amer. Balloon World War I’, c. 1917
1997.105.128 EE Portrait of Peter C. Petersen in uniform in a studio.
1997.105.128 FF Portrait of a young Peter C. Petersen wearing a suit and tie, c. 1905
1997.105.128 GG Portrait of Peter C. Petersen in military uniform – World War I
1997.105.128 HH Photograph of ammunition truck at Ft. Omaha, Nebraska, August 1917
1997.105.128 II Photograph of Sgt. Jones and Pete in their balloon uniforms, 11th Balloon Cal., February 1918
1997.105.128 JJ Portrait of ‘Peter C. Petersen, Alderman 5th Ward’ wearing suit and tie, c. 1925
Loose in Box 1
1997.105.127 Photograph album of Petersen family, c. 1900-1920
2004.10.5 Daguerreotype of unidentified man
2004.10.22 Photo album of Roddewig and Schmidt families, c. 1885
 
Box 2
1997.60.26 Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and photographs of or relating to Peter C. Petersen Sr. 
1997.105.128 Scrapbook of Peter C. Petersen [took apart due to falling apart and put photos in archival envelopes; see box 1 folders13 and14 or oversized cabinet]
1997.105.6 Framed document promoting Peter Christian Petersen to ‘Quartermaster’, March 20, 1924
 
Stored in oversized cabinet (OSCab1—10 #34 to 37)
1997.105.128 A Photograph of Peter C. Petersen in uniform being awarded a trophy for entertaining underprivileged children, c. 1938
1997.105.128 KK Portrait of Peter C. Petersen after Spanish American War, wearing a suit, c. 1899
1997.60.27 Photograph of Eugene Elly – pilot, Peter C. Petersen Sr. – passenger, c. 1910
2004.10.36 Photograph of Co. I [2nd] Infantry, Illinois Volunteers, Camp Tanner, Mary 16, 1936 (in 2 parts)
 
Subject Cross Reference
Arts – Misc.  (Folder 1) 
Aviation – Airplanes (Folders 2, 4, 5 and 10)
Business & Industry – Automobiles (Folder 9)
Business & Industry – Automotive (Folder 4)
Business & Industry – Construction (Folder 2 and 4) 
Business & Industry – Garage (Folder 1)
Business & Industry – Misc. (Folder 2 and 4)
Business & Industry – Photography (Folder 4)
Cemeteries & Headstones – Unidentified (Folder 4)
Entertainment & Amusement – Fairs – Misc. (Folder 2) 
Entertainment & Amusement – Fairs – Mississippi Valley (Folder 4) 
Groups – Identified (Folders 1, 2, 5, 9, and 10)
Groups – Unidentified (Folders 1, 2, 9 and 11)
Holidays & Celebrations – Memorial Day (Folder 1)
Holidays & Celebrations – Misc. (Folder 1) 
Houses & Households – Garden (Folder 9)
Military & War – Misc. (Folder 9)
Military & War – Spanish American – Portrait (Folders 9 and 11)
Military & War – Spanish American – Misc. (Folder 9)
Military & War – World War I – Camp (Folder 9)
Military & War – World War I – Equipment (Folder 8)
Military & War – World War I – Misc. (Folders 1, 8 and 9)
Military & War – World War I – Portraits, Group (Folders 8 and 9)
Military & War – World War I – Portraits, Individuals (Folders 1, 2, 8, and 9)
Organization & Clubs – American Legion (Folder 1)
Organization & Clubs – Elks (Folder 9)
Organization & Clubs – Shrine (Folder 9)
Parade (Folders 1 and 9)
Parks & Park Recreation – Credit Island (Folder 5)
Parks & Park Recreation – Vander Veer (Folder 1)
Portrait – Bruhn, Peter (album 1997.105.127)
Portrait – Clasenbach, Emil (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Clasenbach, Emma (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Clasenbach, Hedwig (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Clasenbach, Ida (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Koehler, Ernestine Potthoff (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Koehler, Ferdinand (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Larsen, Minnie (album 1997.105.127)
Portrait – Petersen, Axel (album 1997.105.127)
Portrait – [Petersen], Nels (album 1997.105.127)
Portrait – Petersen, Peter C., Jr. . (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Petersen, Peter C., Sr. (Folders 1, 2, 8, and 9)
Portrait – Rickenbacker, Eddie (Folders 1, 2 and 9)
Portrait – Roddewig, Christina D. Schmidt (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Roddewig, Ferdinand, Jr. (Ferd) (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Roddewig, Ferdinand, Sr. (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Roddewig, George (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Roddewig, Lina (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Roddewig, Meta Koehler (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Roddewig, Paulo (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Roddewig, Peter Ernst (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Ruehman, Gil (Folder 9)
Portrait – Schmidt, Bertha (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Schmidt, Fritz T. (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Schmidt, Mrs. Fritz T. (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Schmidt, Gustav (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Schmidt, Julius (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Schmidt, Tillie (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Tholen [sic], Helen (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait – Voss, Louise Hoering (album 2044.10.22)
Portrait – Wallace, Frank (album 2004.10.22)
Portrait –Unidentified (Folder 9)
Portrait – Unidentified Man (Loose in Box 1)
Railroads – Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (Folder 4)
Railroads – Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific (Folder 2) 
Railroads – Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Folder 2) 
Railroads – Cars – Exterior (Folder 2)
Social Life & Customs – Family Activities (Folder 2) 
Social Life & Customs – Misc.  (Folder 9)
Social Life & Customs – Clothing – 1850 – 1919 (Folder 1) 
Sports – Automobile Racing (Folders 1, 2, 4 and 9)
Sports – Bowling (Folders 1 and 9)
Transportation – Automobile (Folders 1, 2, 4 and 9)
Transportation – Bicycle (album 1997.105.127)
Cities – Davenport – Bird’s Eye & Aerial Views (Folder 4)
Cities – Davenport – Misc.  (Folder 8)
Cities – Davenport – Municipal Government (Folder 9)
Cities – Davenport – Street Scenes – Business – 1900 – 1919 (Folder 1 and 2) 
Cities – Davenport – Street Scenes – Business – 1920 – 1959 (Folder 1) 
Cities – Davenport – Street Scenes – Business – 1960 – 1999 (Folder 9)
Cities – Davenport – Street Scenes – Residential – 1880 -1919 (Folder 2) 
National – Presidents – Taft, W.H. (Folder 2)
 
 

INVENTORY

Petersen Collection 1999-29
Scope Notes: The collection contains photographs and materials related to the Roddewig, Struck and Schmidt families of Davenport and the life and career of Peter C. Petersen, Jr. Ferdinand Roddewig, Sr., started Crescent Macaroni Co. and Roddewig/Schmidt Candy Company, which the three sons operated.
Pete Petersen was a local ornithologist and Davenport Public Museum staff member. He also ran a local bird supply shop. The following is a possible, partial family tree based on information in the album.  
 
Peter Roddewig family info from Peter Roddewig's obit dated Nov. 1, 1905
 
Ferdinand Roddewig, (Paul Ferdinand Roddewig), b. June 26, 1828, died Dec. 6, 1885,  m. Meta Koehler  (Ferdinandine Harrietta Meta Koehler) b. Jan. 19, 1834, d. Sept. 2, 1875
Children: Paulo, Peter E, Lina and Ferd[inand] Roddewig, Jr.
 
a. Paulo [a.k.a. P.R.] Roddewig m. Christina D. Schmidt, May 17, 1883
Children: Martha W. m. Frank Wallace
George W. b. 1884, d. March 15, 1961, mining engineer
Nanon
Paula Christine m. Peter C. Petersen on Jan. 11, 1936
Peter C. Petersen, Jr.
Frances Bertha Roddewig, b. Dec. 18, 1897, m. Grover C. Claussen, d. April 24, 1989
Lived in Minneapolis, interred at Fr. Snelling National Cemetery
Children (at time of death)
William Claussen of Stratford, CT
Richard Claussen of Minneapolis, wife Betty
5 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren
b. Peter E. Roddewig born July 28, 1859 in Davenport; died Oct. 31, 1905
Married Minnie Struck in 1882 [sic]
Son Harry died 1901
c. Lina
d. Ferd, Jr.
 
Struck family info from Henry Christian Struck, Sr.'s obit dated April 23, 1902
 
Henry Sr born in Holstein, Germany, July 20, 1820, died April 23, 1902, emigrated in 1854, arrived in Davenport 1855
Married Sophia Dorothea Streilmer in 1852; she died March 17, 1900
Children (not necessarily in age order)
a. George J. died 1892
b. Henry C. Struck, Jr
c. Charles Struck of Chicago
d. Mrs. Minnie Roddewig wife of Peter E. Roddewig
e. Mrs. Emma Krabbenhoeft, wife of Theo. Krabbenhoeft
f. Mrs. Augusta Neff, wife of Charles Neff, of Omaha
g. Julius J. Struck
h. Amelia Hale
 
Folder 1
Peter C. Petersen, Jr.'s high school diploma (1999.29.1)
"A Tribute to John L. Sullivan" flyer, 1918 (1999.29.6)
3 letters from John L. Sullivan to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Chandler (1999.29.6-9)
Memorial Tribute for Frances Bertha Claussen and death notice newspaper clipping, removed from photo album
 
Folder 2
1999.29.5 photograph of cottage with sign "Tom Chandler's/Maple Grove Cottage, near Linwood, IA, 1934
1999.29.10 George. W. Roddewig, c. 1930-1950
1999.29.11 Peter C. Petersen, Jr. seated in wicker chair, age 2, 1939
1999.29.12 Sudlow School safety patrol, Peter Petersen, Jr. first row, second from left, c. 1949-1950
1999.29.13 group photograph L to R, back: Dee Kimberly, Doris Wosonke, Dub Daniels, Peter C. Petersen, Jr.; L to R, front: Donna Lee Daniels, Kay Kimberly, c. 1942
1999.29.14 Peter C. Petersen Jr., holding a saw-whet owl at McBride lake, June 4, 1963
1999.29.15 Peter C. Petersen, Jr., 9th grade graduation, June 1951
1999.29.16 L to R: Fred Lesher, Mrs. Paul Ryan, Peter Petersen, Mike Yeast, taking 1960 Christmas bird count
1999.29.17 Peter Petersen taking bird count, December 25, 1960
1999.29.18 Peter Petersen at Davenport Public Museum, March 13, 1959
1999.29.19 Peter Petersen looking at wooden eagle (1920-4) at Davenport Public Museum, c. 1959-1960
1999.29.23 Ms. Marilyn Steenburgh's pre-school class, December 21, 1940
 
5 tintypes removed from red leather case. 
Note: These are not part of this donation but are connected to the Roddewig family and so are being stored with this collection.
a. Peter E. Roddewig and Minnie A Struck, married Nov. 5, 1881, wedding portrait
b. Theo. Krabbenhoeft and Emma D. Struck, married Nov. 5, 1881, wedding portrait
c. Portrait of Emma D. Struck, 1881
d. Unidentified woman, probably Emma D. Struck
e. Group portrait Em, Theo, and Nina [or Mia?], Nov. 2, 1881 or 1878
 
Folder 3
Magazine article about Davenport Public High School from 1953 or 1954 entitled "U. S. Public High School"
Roddewig Family Album – 1999.29.22
a. Christina d. Schmidt and Paulo Roddewig, 1882, ages 23 and 25
b. Fritz T. Schmidt, n.d.
c. Anna Dorothea Schmidt, n.d.
d. Ferdinand Roddewig, n.d.
e. Meta Koehler, [c. 1865]
f. Paulo, Peter, Lina & Ferd Roddewig, 1875-1876
g. Christina D. Schmidt, wife of Paulo, 1881, age 22
h. George W. Roddewig, son of Paulo & Christina, 1890
i. Martha W. Roddewig, daughter of Paulo & Christina, late Mrs. Frank Wallace, n.d., age 2?
j. Paula Christine Roddewig, n.d., age 2?
k. Nanon Roddewig, n.d., age 1?
l. Frances Roddewig, married Grover Claussen, n.d. age 1?
m. 4 photographs: 
a) George Roddewig, 1885 age 1?
b) Christel Roddewig, died 1888
c) 3 children unidentified
d) 2 children unidentified
n. 4 images
a) tintype of 3 unidentified women
b) Frances Roddewig, [c. 1915]
c) Christina S. Roddewig n,d, [mother]
d) George Roddewig, [c. 1900]
o. 4 photographs "Ferninand & Meta Roddewig's children
a) Lina
b) P. R. 1878 [Paulo]
c) Peter
d) Ferd [Jr., c. 1885]
p. 4 photographs
a) Lina Roddewig, [c. 1915]
b) 2 women unidentified [Struck sisters??]
c) Lina Roddewig, [c. 1900]
d) 2 women unidentified
q. 4 photographs
a) unidentified group of women, studio portrait, [c. 1890]
b) unidentified [family] group, c. 1910
c) P.R., Hugo P., Ed Lischer, 1883
d) B. Schwarting, Oswald S., P.R., 1890
r. 4 photographs
a) P. R. and Dr. H. Pantzer, 1905
b) 4 unidentified women, [c. 1885]
c) 3 unidentified children, [c. 1905]
d) Mr. & Mrs. Ernie Clannbach, parents to Hedwig, tintype, [c. 1865]
s. 4 generation photograph: great grandmother Ernestine Koehler, grandmother Anna Meyer, mother Emma Pauda [?], daughter Clara Hayden, taken in Milwaukee, [c. 1885]
t. Nanon & Martha Roddewig, n.d, Brandt Bros. studio Davenport
u. Paula & Frances Roddewig, [c. 1900]
v. Exterior view of unidentified house
w. Paula, Martha, & Nanon Roddewig, [c. 1895]
x. Martha, Nanon & Paula Roddewig, [c. 1897]
y. Unidentified boy and George Roddewig, n.d.
z. Unidentified child
aa. Unidentified child 
ab. Unidentified child
ac. 2 Unidentified children
ad. Unidentified child
af. 5 Unidentified children [Paulo's children?]
ag. 4 Unidentified children [Paulos' children?]
ah. 2 Unidentified children
ai. Unidentified child
aj. 4 photographs
a) Gil
b) Dick
c) Lu Schmidt
d) Harry Schmidt
ak. 4 unidentified photographs
al. 4 unidentified photographs, 2 are group photos
am. 4 unidentified photographs, 3 are single portraits, one is mother with baby
an. 4 unidentified photographs, may be some of Paulo's children; 2 are single portraits, 2 are a 
pair of children
ao. 2 photographs
a) Peter C. Petersen, 3 mos., hand tinted photo, [c. 1900]
b) Peter C. Petersen, son of Paula Roddewig Petersen, [c. 1900]
ap. 2 photographs
a) unidentified group of 7, studio portrait, 1892
b) unidentified [family] group, c. 1910 [Roddewigs?]
Pete Petersen's Audubon Field Notes, 1953
1954 Blackhawk, Davenport High School yearbook
Photographic button of Peter C. Petersen, senior class photo, 1954
Red leather photograph case which held tintypes stored in Folder 2. Note: This case was found when cleaning library. Accession is unknown, but stored with this collection since it was probably donated by the Petersen family and is associated with the Roddewig family.
 
 
SUBJECT CROSS REFERENCE 
 
BOATS & BOATING--SHORELINES (16, 17)
GROUPS--IDENTIFIED (12, 13)
GROUPS--UNIDENTIFIED (22m, 22p, 22q, 22ac, 22af, 22ag, 22ah, 22al, 22am, 22an, 22ap)
HISTORIC SITES & MUSEUMS--DAVENPORT PUBLIC MUSEUM (18, 19)
HOLIDAYS & CELEBRATIONS--CHRISTMAS (23)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--RURAL--EXTERIOR--IDENTIFIED (5)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS--URBAN--EXTERIOR--UNIDENTIFIED (22v)
NATURE--BIRDS (14, 16, 17, 18)
SCHOOLS & EDUCATION--ELEMENTARY--MISC (12)
SCHOOLS & EDUCATION--PRE-SCHOOLS (23)
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS—WEDDINGS (FOLDER 2)
PORTRAIT--?, DICK (22s)
PORTRAIT--?, GIL (22aj)
PORTRAIT--CLASENBACH, EMIL (22r)
PORTRAIT--CLASENBACH, MRS. EMIL (22r)
PORTRAIT--CLAUSSEN, MRS. GROVER (22l)
PORTRAIT--DANIELS, BUD (13)
PORTRAIT--DANIELS, DONNA LEE (13)
PORTRAIT--HAYDEN, CLARA (22s)
PORTRAIT--[HAYDEN?], PAULA EMMA (22s)
PORTRAIT--KIMBERLY, DEE (13)
PORTRAIT--KIMBERLY, KAY (13)
PORTRAIT--KOEHLER, EMESTINE[?] (22s)
PORTRAIT--KOEHLER, META (22e)
PORTRAIT—KRABBENHOEFT, EMMA D. STRUCK (FOLDER 2)
PORTRAIT—KRABBENHOEFT, THEO. (FOLDER 2)
PORTRAIT--LISCHER, ED (22q)
PORTRAIT--MEYER, ANNA (22s)
PORTRAIT--P?, HUGO (22q)
PORTRAIT--PANTZER[?], DR. H. (22r)
PORTRAIT--PETERSEN, PETER C., JR. (11, 14, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19)
PORTRAIT--PETERSEN, PETER C. [SR.] (22ao)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, CHRISTEL (22m)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, FERDINAND (22d, 22f, 22o)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, FRANCES (22l, 22n, 22u)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, GEORGE W. (10, 22h, 22m, 22n, 22y)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, LINA (22f, 22o, 22p)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, MARTHA W. (22i, 22t, 22w, 22x)
PORTRAIT—RODDEWIG, MINNIE A. STRUCK (FOLDER 2)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, NANON (22k, 22t, 22w, 22x)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, PAULA CHRISTINE (22j, 22t, 22w, 22x)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, PAULO (P. R.) (22e, 22f, 22o, 22q, 22r)
PORTRAIT--RODDEWIG, PETER E. (22f, 22o, FOLDER 2)
PORTRAIT--SCHMIDT, ANNA DOROTHEA (22c)
PORTRAIT--SCHMIDT, CHRISTINA D. (22a, 22g, 22n)
PORTRAIT--SCHMIDT, FRITZ T. (22b)
PORTRAIT--SCHMIDT, HARRY (22aj)
PORTRAIT--SCHMIDT, LU (22aj)
PORTRAIT—STRUCK, EMMA D (FOLDER 2)
PORTRAIT—STRUCK, MINNIE A. (FOLDER 2)
PORTRAIT--WALLACE, MRS. FRANK (22i)
PORTRAIT--WOSONKE, DORIS (13)
PORTRAIT--UNIDENTIFIED (22z, 22aa, 22ab, 22ad, 22ai, 22ak, 22al, 22am, 22an)
 

 

INVENTORY

Phoenix Collection 1993-75
Inclusive dates: 1965
SCOPE NOTES: This collection contains 41 stereographic color transparencies of the 1965 flood of the Mississippi River in Davenport, Iowa.  John Phoenix took the photographs, 
most of which are of downtown Davenport and the Village of East Davenport.
 
Folder 1 Inventory, slides #1-19
Folder 2 Slides #20-41
 
SUBJECT HEADINGS REPRESENTED
BOATS & BOATING--MISC. (21)
BOATS & BOATING--SHORELINES (1-5, 10, 12)
BRIDGES--CENTENNIAL (28, 37)
BRIDGES--MISC. (8)
BRIDGES--THIRD GOVERNMENT (20, 31, 33)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--CEMENT (23)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--DRY GOODS (41)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--FUEL (5, 8, 22, 24, 29)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--GARAGE (5, 8, 22, 24)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--LUMBER (23)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--MACHINERY (28, 29)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--MISC. (7, 9, 32, 33)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--OFFICE SUPPLIES & STATIONERY (21, 22, 
39)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY--SPORTING GOODS (9)
CITIES--DAVENPORT--ALLEYS & PARKING LOTS (25)
CITIES--DAVENPORT--BIRD'S EYE & AERIAL VIEWS (30, 40)
CITIES--DAVENPORT--STREET SCENES--BUSINESS--1960-1999 (9, 
22, 23, 29, 32, 33, 38, 41)
DAMS (28, 31)
DISASTERS--FLOODS--1900-1999 (1-41)
ENTERTAINMENT & AMUSEUMENT--MISC. (27)
FIRE & FIRE DEPARTMENTS--EQUIPMENT & FIREMEN--MISC. (9)
HOTEL, MOTEL, RESTAURANT, TAVERN--MOTELS (32)
HOTEL, MOTEL, RESTAURANT, TAVERN--TAVERNS (7)
ORGANIZATIONS & CLUBS--MISC. (1, 3, 10, 12)
PARKS & PARK RECREATION--LECLAIRE (30, 37, 40)
PARKS & PARK RECREATION--LINDSAY (1, 6, 10)
RAILROADS--DEPOTS--DAVENPORT (24)
RAILROADS--MISC. (8)
RECREATION--MISC. (9)
 
 

INVENTORY

Plambeck Collection, XXVI
Dates: c. 1865-1880
Scope Notes: This collection consists of 48 photographs, primarily carte-de-visite portraits (and 3 tintypes), of local people and people of national fame. The images are housed in a leather-bound photograph album. It is likely this album is part of a donation given the accession number 1950-19. As this is undocumented the number has not been assigned as a collection number.
 
 Photos by page:
 
1. Dr. Thatcher
2. Dr. Farnsworth
3. Dr. Nobby?
4. Dr. Clapp
5. Dr. Shrader
6. Henry Ward Beecher
7. Josh Billings
8. Bayard Taylor
9. John B. Gough
10. John G. Saxe
11. Curtis
12. S.R. Wells
13. Joe Jefferson
14. [Bronson?] Alcott
15. Louise [sic] Alcott
16. ? Helen Hunt Jackson
17. Lucy Stone
18. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
19.
20. Unidentified woman
21.
22. 2 Unidentified women (loose tintype)
23. Eva Wilcott (loose tintype)
24. Andrew Chamberlain (loose tintype)
25. Unidentified woman
26. Unidentified woman
27. Unidentified woman
28. Unidentified man
29. Unidentified woman
30. Unidentified woman
31. Unidentified woman
32. Unidentified man
33. Unidentified woman
34. Unidentified man
35. Unidentified woman
36. Unidentified woman
37. Unidentified woman
38. Unidentified woman
39. Unidentified woman
40. Unidentified woman
41. Unidentified woman
42. Unidentified woman
43. Unidentified woman
44. Unidentified woman
45. Unidentified woman
46. Miss Meacham
47. Unidentified woman
48. Unidentified woman
49. Unidentified woman
50. Unidentified woman
 
 
 

INVENTORY

Playcrafters Collection, XXVII
Inclusive dates: 1956-1984
Scope Notes: 
This collection contains 33 images of scenes, sets, actors and facilities of the Playcrafters Barn Theatre in Moline, Illinois. Playcrafters is a professional “summerstock troop.”
 
 

INVENTORY

POHLMANN FAMLY COLLECTION 1963-45 
 
Inclusive Dates: 1884-1917 
 
Scope Notes
 
This collection is housed in two boxes, and is comprised of a folder of loose portraits, including three tintypes, and two albums. There are 193 portraits of Pohlmann family members in all. (See also the Iowa Steam Laundry.) 
 
Box 1 
Folder 1 Inventory 
Folder 2
21 portraits: 
Pohlmann, Anne 7 portraits 
Pohlmann, Richard 4 portraits 
Pohlmann, Wm. Jr. 3 portraits 
Pohlmann, Anne & Wm. 1 + 1 with children 
Pohlmann, Wm. Sr. w/  Wm. Jr. and Richard 
Pohlmann Anne 1 tintype 
Pohlmann, Wm. Jr. 2 tintypes 
Pohlmann, Anne w/ Lillie Price 
 
Album 1 50 portraits: 
Photo
 
#1: missing, 2 loose photos
#2: missing 
#3: missing 
#4: 4 women, including Anne Price Pohlmann 
#5: Anne Price Pohlmann 
#6: Mr. Pohlmann? 
#7: group photograph 
#8: William Pohlmann 
#9: ? 
#10: ? 
#11: group photograph 
#12: missing 
#13: boy 
#14: ? 
#15: William Price 
#16: ? + 2 loose photos 
#17: missing 
#18: Celia Thoms + 3 loose photos 
#19: missing 
#20: missing 
#21: Anne Price Pohlmann 
#22: Anne Pohlmann 
#23: Pohlmann children 
#24: Anne Pohlmann 
#25: Celia Thoms 
#26: missing
#27: missing 
#28: Celia Price Schroeder 
#29: group portrait 
#30: G. Kluppenburg, loose photo Jessie Schutte, 
#31: missing 
#32: J.S. Price 
#33: J.S. Price 
#34: Anna Price, James Price 
#35: G. Kluppenburg, John Kluppenburg, 
#36: Anna Price, Lillie Price 
#37: Anne Price, Lillie Price 
#38: John Kluppenburg 
#39: boy 
#40: boy 
#41: Anne Price 
#42: missing 
#43: Anne Price, Lillie Price 
#44: 2 women 
#45: 2 women 
#46: James Price 
#47: ? + 3 loose tintypes 
 
 
Box 2
Album 2 122 portraits 
 
#1: William Pohlmann 
#2: William Pohlmann 
#3: Anne Price Pohlmann 
#4: missing 
#5: Richard + William Pohlmann 
#6: Unidentified woman 
#7: Unidentified woman 
#8: Dr. Hessel 
#9: Katie Hessel 
#10: Gustave Price 
#11: Unidentified woman 
#12: Lillie + boys 
#13: Theodore Price? 
# 14: Mrs. Price? 
#15: Willie Price? 
#16: Mr. Mittelbuscher 
#17: Mrs. Mittelbuscher 
#18: missing 
#19: Mrs. Lucht 
#20: Mary Goebel 
#21: Anna Becker 
#22: Mr. Petersen 
#23: Mrs. Petersen +Lena Elder 
#24: John Arp 
#25: missing 
#20: Mrs. Chris Ehler 
#27: Mr. & Mrs. Chris Ehler 
#28: John Spindler + sister 
#29: unidentified children 
#30: John Arp 
#31: missing 
#32: W. Reuter 
#33: W. Steffen 
#34: Lillie Price? 
#35: Anna Becker 
#36: Emilie Mittelbuscher 
#37: Emma. Stoelker 
#38: Theo Pohlmann 
#39: Gus Pohlmann 
#40: Fritz Poh1mann 
#41: Mr. Lemhuis 
#42: Uncle O. Ehlers 
#43: Mr. & Mrs. Price 
#44: John Bracker 
#45: H. Moeller 
#46: C. Krause 
#47: J. Arp 
#48: Unidentified man 
#49: Unidentified man 
#50: Mrs. Price 
#51: missing 
#52: Mr. Hartmann 
#53: Brother Willie 
#54: Theodore 
#55: Willie 
#56: Brother Theodore 
#57: Chris Ehlers 
#58: Uncle George Ehlers 
#59: missing 
#60: Mr. & Mrs. L. Hessel 
#61: Laura Hessel 
#62: Theodore Pohlmann + Wanda Toll 
#63: Pearl Ehlers 
#64: Mr. Kirchmann 
#65: John Arp 
#66: Cousin Braker 
#67: Cousin Braker 
#68: Mr. Mittelbuscher
#69: Albert Mittelbuscher 
#70: Emilie Mittelbuscher 
#71: Anna Mittelbuscher 
#72: Willie 
#73: missing 
#74: Ernst Sass 
#75: Louie Wahle 
#76: Mueller 
#77: Reuter
#78: Uncle Ehlers 
#79: Ed Mueller 
#80: Mother 
#81: Louise's mother 
#82: his children
#83: Cousin Braker 
#84: Louise's mother 
#85: J.Gehram 
#86: H. Taub 
#87: Mase Thomsen 
#88: Betelmann 
#89: Willie Wahle 
#90: Mother's brother + wife 
#91: Another brother + wife 
#92: George Ehlers
#93: Mrs. Ehlers
#94: Mr. & Mrs. Chris Tolk 
#95: Mr. & Mrs. J. Schwann 
#96: unidentified group 
#97: Mr. & Mrs. Thom Munn 
#98: L. Goldschmidt 
#99: William Spindler 
#100: R. Stoelker 
#101: Lillie Price 
#102: Laura Mittelbuscher 
#103: Lillie Price + uncle 
#104: George Schramm 
#105: missing 
#106: Anna Becker 
#107: ? 
#108: unidentified man 
#109: Gustave? and friend 
#110: Julius Hasler 
# 111: Theo Krabbenhoeft 
#112: H. Klahn 
#113: John Spindler 
#114: unidentified man 
#115: unidentified boy 
#116: Emilie Mittelbuscher 
#117: William Mittelbuscher 
#118: Minnie Goebel 
 
 
Four loose photos, unidentified, in album
 

 

INVENTORY

Priess Collection 1990-515
Inclusive dates: c. 1895-1955
SCOPE NOTES: This collection is comprised of 9 portrait photographs of the Priess and Jebens families.  Color copy negs exist for two of the photos.  Also included are a few manuscript materials including 1 elementary school and 1 high school diploma for Wilma Priess (both removed to oversize mss) and some materials concerning the Masonic Lodge's celebration of George Washington's 200th birthday addressed to Fred Priess.
 
Folder 1 Inventory, negatives
Folder 2 Photographs (9)
Folder 3 Manuscript materials
 

 

INVENTORY

Putnam Building Collection XLVI
Inclusive dates 1864 – 1910
Scope notes: This collection of 8 lantern slides shows the progression of buildings on the northeast corner of 2nd and Main streets in Davenport. This property, originally owned by Antoine LeClaire, was purchased by W. C. Putnam and became part of the Putnam Estate. The Estate constructed the office structure known as the Putnam Building in 1910.
 
Slides
1. Original LeClaire House built by Antoine LeClaire  in 1839. Torn down for Putnam Building, 1910, image dated 1864
2. 4th of July Celebration during Civil War, LeClaire House, 1864
3. LeClaire House remodeled into Newcomb House; later know as north Putnam Building, c. 1900
4. Foundation for new Putnam Building, 32 feet under ground, 1910
5. Beginning of steel structure, Putnam Building 1910
6. Erecting the steel fram. Putnam Building. 1000 tons of steel used, 1910
7. Putnam Building 6 months after starting, 1910
8. Putnam Building designed by D. H. Burnham & Co. Business Center of Davenport, 1910
 
Subject cross reference
Business & Industry—Construction (4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Ethnic & Minority Groups—Black Americans (4)
Holidays & Celebrations—Independence Day (2)
Hotel, Motel, Restaurant, Tavern—Hotel (1, 2, 3)
Social Life & Customs—Clothing--1850-1919 (4)
Transportation—Automobiles (8)
Transportation—Trollies, Interurbans & Horsecars (8)
Transportation—Wagons & Buggies (7)
Cities—Davenport--Business--Street Scenes—1900-1919 (5, 6, 8)
 
 

INVENTORY

Putnam Family Collection XXVIII
Inclusive dates: ca. 1790-1940
Scope Notes: This collection consists of 384 images collected by various members of the Putnam family of Davenport, Iowa. Many rare images document the lifestyle of this prominent family (especially during the Nineteenth Century). A wide range of subjects are documented including: portraits, architecture, recreational boating on the Mississippi River, Davenport area landscapes, and an especially fine collection of stereographs record the “Kettledrum” fundraising event for the Davenport Academy of Science. There are 72 glass plate negatives included in the Putnam Collection. These are both original and copy negatives.
 
Box 1
Folder 1 Inventory, notes, negatives (16)
Folder 2 Portrait – Duncan, (Mrs. Joseph) E.C.  (2)
Folder 3 Portrait – Duncan, (Gov.) Joseph  (6)
Folder 4 Portrait – Putnam, Charles Edwin  (16)
Folder 5 Portrait – Putnam, Edward Kirby  (6)
Folder 6 Portrait – Putnam, Elizabeth  (6)
Folder 7 Portrait – Putnam, John C.  (12)
Folder 8 Portrait – Putnam, Joseph Duncan  (29)
Box 2
Folder 1 Portrait – Putnam, Mary Louisa Duncan  (34)
Folder 2 Portrait – Putnam, William C. (22)
Folder 3
Miscellaneous Portraits (11) Including:
Putnam, Benjamin R.  (2)
Putnam, Charles (1)
Putnam, George Rockwell  (3)
Putnam, Hamilton  (2)
Putnam, James Bethand  (2)
Putnam, (II) William C.  (1)
Folder 4
Miscellaneous portraits (11) including:
Caldwell, Elias B.  (1)
Caldwell, Hannah  (1)
Cantrell, (Mrs.) ___?   (1)
Duncan, Annie (1)
Duncan Elizabeth (1)
Duncan, Hannah (1)
Duncan, (Capt.) J.W. (3)
Duncan, (Gen.) Thomas (2)
Folder 5 Group photographs (12)
Box 3
Folder 1 Houses & Households [Woodlawn] (33)
Folder 2 Houses & Households [Brady Street] (16)
Folder 3 Houses & Households [Brady Street] (5)
Folder 4 Holidays & Celebrations – Festivals – Kettledrum (8)
Folder 5 Miscellaneous Subjects (9)
Folder 6 Miscellaneous subjects (26)
Box 4
Stereographs (26)
Tintypes (6)
Album #1 (48)
Box 5
Cased images [portraits etc.] (5)
Album #2  [portraits] (12) on shelf
 
The glass plate negatives included in this collection (55 [56?]) are stored with other glass negatives in the museum collection.
 

 

INVENTORY

Putnam Trust Collection 2005-14
Date: 1909-1964
Scope Notes: This collection consists 1 photograph album documenting construction of the Putnam Building in 1910 and Parker Building in 1922, loose photographs including duplicates of album photos and interiors of the Putnam Building, exteriors of the Putnam Trust buildings. Architect D. H. Burnham designed the Putnam Building. George A. Fuller Co. constructed the Parker Building with architects Graham, Anderson, Probst and White.
 
Photographers of some images identified, with most being Hostetler, and as a few by Fromader, Bawden and others.
 
Box 1 photographs and archival materials 
Box 2 contains photo album 2005.14.1 and oversized photographs 2005.14.2iiii-nnnn
2005.14.3 stored in OS CAB – 7 #30
 
Summary of collection
2005.14.1 photograph album
2005.14.2 Photographs 
2005.14.3 Oversized rendering of conceptual design for properties
2005.14.4 Aerial view of properties, c. 1965
2005.14.5 Archival materials
 
Image Description
2005.14.1 Photograph album containing photographs of Putnam and Parker Building construction, taken by Hostetler (stored in Box 2) Putnam Building construction, 1910
a. Demolition work, looking east from across Main Street, building facing 2nd Street still standing (detached)
b. Demolition work, looking east from across Main Street, Petersen store/Redstone Building visible right center (detached)
c. Demolition work, showing exposed wall and wallpaper of building facing 2nd Street, March 15
d. Demolition work, rubble mostly cleared away, looking northeast from upper story of bank building, some of city skyline also visible, March 15
e. Demolition work, rubble mostly cleared away, looking down at site from upper story of bank building
f. Preparing construction site, street level view from corner of Main and 2nd Street, March 25
g. Preparing construction site, street level view from alley with Petersen store in background, March 28
h. Work on foundation showing workers among beams and foundation
i. Site preparation, view looking southeast from across Main Street, Petersen store in background, April 18
j. Site preparation, view looking northeast from bank building, April 18
k. Site preparation, view from upper story of bank building, April 25
l. Site preparation, view from upper story of bank building, May 1
m. Site preparation, view from upper story of bank building, May 11
n. Site preparation, view from upper story of bank building, May 16
o. Foundation work, probably view of northeast corner of site, looking under adjacent building on alley, May 20
p. Steel beams beginning to go up, view from bank building, May 24
q. Steel beam in foundation, view from bank building, nice view of skyline in background, May 31
r. Steel beam in foundation, view from bank building, view of skyline in background and façade of LeClaire row buildings, June 7
s. Erection of structural steel, view from bank building, view of skyline in background, June 13
t. Erection of structural steel, view from bank building, June 21
u. Erection of structural steel, view from bank building, July 8
v. Erection of structural steel, concrete block stacked along 2nd street, view from bank building, July 18
w. Erection of structural steel, 4 workers standing on beam hanging from crane, top center, July 28
x. Erection of structural steel and first floor concrete block, August 6
y. Erection of structural steel, floors, second floor walls, August 13
z. Erection of structural steel, floors, second floor walls, August 22
aa. Erection of structural steel, floors, third floor walls, August 25
bb. Construction of walls up to fifth floor, view looking up Main Street, Sept. 14
cc. View looking up Main Street from south of 2nd Street, Sept. 21
dd. Construction of exterior walls almost complete, view from bank, Sept. 21
ee. Construction of exterior walls almost complete, view from bank, Sept. 26
ff. Construction of exterior walls complete, view from bank, Oct. 7
gg. Scaffolding around first floor gone, Oct. 22
hh. Windows installed in all but first two floors, Oct. 28
ii. Street level view of almost completed building, looking up Main Street
jj. View of completed building from bank and view up Main Street
kk. Looking east on 2nd Street from just west of Main Street with view of Putnam Building and LeClaire Row, building at left similar to Peterson building
ll. Looking west on 2nd Street from Brady with Putnam Trust property at left
mm. Looking south on Main Street from 3rd Street, showing Putnam Building and building at corner of Main and 3rd Street
nn. Interior view of first floor of [Putnam] Building looking out store windows (see duplicate 005.14.2eeee)
oo. Interior view of first floor of [Putnam] Building looking towards back of room 4 blank pages then changes to black pages and continues with: Parker Building construction, 1922
pp. View of northwest corner of 2nd and Brady showing LeClaire Row building with the Martin cigar store and YWCA cafeteria
qq. Demolition of LeClaire Row building, removing foundation, view up Brady Street, April 17 (duplicate of 2005.14.2f)
rr. View of construction of building foundation from inside pit, including view of The Bee Hive and the Bon Ton buildings on south side of 2nd Street, May 3
ss. View of construction on building foundation from Brady Street side of pit, May 16
tt. View of construction on building foundation from west, shows buildings on east side of Brady Street including Hickeys Brothers and Finch's Cigar Stores, May 16
uu. View of construction of building foundation from south, start of steel beam construction, people in dress clothes lower left of photo including bunting covered stage area, June 6
vv. View from south of steel framing being constructed, June 13
ww. View from south of steel frame construction up to 4th floor and floor construction started including sign with list building contractors, June 28 (page detached)
xx. View from south of steel frame construction, July 5 (duplicate of 2005.14.2i)
yy. View from south of steel frame construction, July 15 (duplicate of 2005.14.2j)
zz. View from southeast of steel frame construction working on top floor and concrete work on lower floors, July 25 (duplicate of 2005.14.2k)
aaa. View from southeast of steel frame and concrete construction, August 5 (duplicate of 2005.14.2l
bbb. View from southeast of interior structure construction, August 19 (duplicate of 2005.14.2m)
ccc. View from southeast of construction, exterior up to 3rd floor, August 29
ddd. View from southeast of construction, exterior up to 4th floor, some windows installed, September 11 (duplicate of 2005.14.2n)
eee. View from southeast of construction, exterior up to 6th floor, September 22 (duplicate of 2005.14.2o)
fff. View from southeast of construction, exterior up to top floor, October 2 (duplicate of 2005.14.2p)
ggg. Street level view from southeast, most windows installed, October 13 (duplicate of 2005.14.2q)
hhh. Street level view form southeast, nearing completion, November 1 (duplicate of 2005.14.2r)
iii. View from southeast of completed building, December 30
 
Folder 1 
2005.14.2 – Construction of Parker Building (except 2e), 1922
a. Demolition work on LeClaire Row buildings, preparing for Parker Building construction, view from [top of Putnam Building], looking east, Spring 1922
b. Same as previous
c. Similar to previous, view from slightly to right of previous shot
d. Same as previous
e. Construction of Putnam Building, street level view from southwest, showing first three stories, August 1910
f. Demolition of LeClaire Row building on site of Parker Building, removing foundation, view up Brady Street, April 14, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1qq)
g. Construction work on foundation area of Parker Building with trucks parked on ramp, view from top of ramp, [May] 1922
h. Construction work on foundation area of Parker Building with steam shovel in pit and truck on ramp, [May] 1922
i. View from south of steel beam construction of Parker Building, floors starting to go in on ground floor, July 5, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1xx)
j. View from south of steel beam construction of Parker Building up to 5th floor and above, July 15, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1yy)
k. View from southeast of Parker Building construction, steel beams almost completed and exterior cement work started in first floor, July 25, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1zz)
l. View from southeast of Parker Building construction, steel work almost complete and cement work started on lower floors, August 5, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1aaa)
m. View from southeast of Parker Building construction, steel beams almost complete, concrete work up to 2nd floor, August 19, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1bbb)
n. View from southeast of Parker Building construction, steel work complete, exterior up to 4th floor, some windows installed, September 11, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1ddd)
o. View from southeast of Parker Building construction, exterior completed up to 6th floor, some windows installed, September 22, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1eee)
p. View from southeast of Parker Building construction, exterior south wall completed, working on 6th floor east wall, some windows installed, October 2, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1fff)
q. View from southeast street level of Parker Building construction, nearing completion, most windows installed, October 13, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1ggg)
r. View form southeast street level of Parker Building construction nearing completion, November 1, 1922 (duplicate of 2005.14.1hhh)
 
Folder 2 – Interior views of Putnam Building, c. 1913, most businesses and names confirmed in 1913 Davenport City Directory, 2005.14.2 cont.
s. Lobby area of Putnam Building showing elevators, operators and [doorman?], [1913]
t. Duplicate of previous
u. Boiler room of Putnam Building, October 1913 (calendar on wall)
v. Barber shop in northwest corner of Putnam Building basement, chairs, sinks and mirrors along left side, [1913]
w. Corridor of 7th floor of Putnam Building, elevator at left, [1913]
x. "Ladies Rest Room" of Putnam Building from verso, 8th floor, [1913]
y. "Berrys Shoe Store R. 207 Putnam Bldg" from verso, salesmen standing and 2 customers seated in chairs, [1913]
z. "Berrys Shoe Store R. 208 Putnam Bldg" from verso, several salesmen customers with walls lined with shelves of shoe boxes, [1913]
aa. "Martin Cigar Store/211 Main St" from verso, in Putnam Building, man standing behind counter, [1913]
bb. "Jones – Real Estate/R. 304 Put[nam]" from verso, H. B. Jones, October 1913
cc. "Fred Waterman/306 Putnam Bldg", from verso, Waterman & Thuenen, insurance agents, man and woman at desk, [1913]
dd. "Dr. J. S. Weber/R. 401 Putnam Bldg", from verso, view of parts of 3 offices with man and woman in central office, [1913]
ee. "Mr. Hutton/R. 405 P.B.", from verso, Hutton & Collins, grain comm., man seated at desk, [1913]
ff. "Lamson Bros. R. 405" from verso, man standing at board showing market value of grains, meat and stocks, October [1913]
gg. "R. 407 Put/Dr. Karrigan" from verso, man [J A Kerrigan] standing next to dentist chair with patient in chair, [1913]
hh. "R. 410 Put/Hy-tex Brick C" from verso, [Hydraulic Press Brick Co.], view of office interior with bricks on table in foreground, two men at table, wall of various styles of bricks in background, [1913]
ii. "Marshall, O'Brien & Wortham/R. 414 Putnam Bldg." from verso; probably O'Brien & Worthen, dental supplies, three men at workbenches with various of equipment and tools, September? [1913]
jj. "Dun & Co./606-607 Putnam Bldg./Mr. Sauer" from verso, R G Dun & Co., mercantile agency, outer office with employees at desks, inner office in background, October 21 [1913]
kk. "R. 710/Mr. Brown/Mut Life Ins Co/709" from verso, Mutual Life Ins Co of New York, A. W. Brown, [agent], several employees at their desks, [1913]
ll. "R. 710/Mr. A. W. Brown/Mut Life Ins Co. 709 PB" from verso, Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, [A. W. Brown] seated at desk, [1913]
mm. "D.P.M. Historical Lib./805 Putnam Bldg." from verso, Academy/Museum library with book cases and framed lithos and prints lining walls, desks and chairs in center, [1913]
nn. "Central Engineering Co./R. 809 Put", from verso, man and woman seated at desks, [1913]
oo. "Putnam Estate Office/(Miss Gertrude Bryan)/R. 813 Putnam Bldg" from verso, woman seated at desk with long counter at left, [1913]
pp. Elevators on main floor of Putnam Building, [c. 1920]
qq. [Elevators in Putnam Building, c. 1920s]
rr. Duplicate of previous
ss. Elevators in [main entrance of Putnam Building, n.d.] doors have been remodeled
tt. Duplicate of previous
uu. Elevators in [main entrance of Putnam Building, n.d.], similar to previous, left doors open
vv. Elevators [on upper floor of Putnam building, n.d.]
ww. Duplicate of previous
xx. Boiler room of [Putnam or Parker building], n.d.
yy. Boiler room of [Putnam or Parker building], same room as previous but later date, n.d.
zz. Elevator in main entrance of Putnam Building with operators and [doorman?], [1913], duplicate of 2005.14.2s-t
 
Folder 3 – Miscellaneous shots of Putnam Property, various years, 2005.14.2 cont.
aaa. Lighted sign "Shops Buildings" taken at night, exterior of Trust property, [c. 1915]
bbb. View of storefront of The Shoe Market and Louie's Clothing Shop, [c. 1915]
ccc. The Bee Hive Clothing Store at southwest corner of 2nd and Brady, [c. 1920]
ddd. View of doorway of "Shops Building", [c. 1915]
eee. Artist's rendering of Putnam property development concept by D. M Burnham architects, [c. 1910] (see duplicates 2005.14.2xxx-aaaa, nnnn)
fff. Artist's rendering of Putnam Building concept by D. M Burnham architects, [c. 1910]
ggg. Artist's rendering of Putnam property with central building rebuilt, Putnam Building and part of Parker Building visible, [c. 1960]
hhh. View of stairway leading to J. B. Hostetler's studio at 215 Brady Street, [c. 1912]
iii. View looking up Main Street from upper story of bank building at Main and 2nd Streets, Putnam Building at right, 1913
jjj. Duplicate of previous
kkk. Panoramic view Brady and 2nd Street corner, looking west down 2nd and north up Brady showing LeClaire Row/Putnam property, [c. 1900]
lll. Portrait of William Clement Putnam
 
Folder 4 – views of Putnam property, various years, 2005.14.2 cont.
mmm. View of Putnam property on 2nd between Main and Brady, July 1964
nnn. Duplicate of previous
ooo. Duplicate of previous
ppp. View of northeast corner of 2nd and Brady, looking west down 2nd street, showing Parker Building, just completed, [c. 1923]
qqq. Duplicate of previous
rrr. View of Putnam Trust Properties on north side of 2nd Street between Main and Brady, [c. 1923]
sss. View of Putnam Trust Properties looking east along 2nd street, [c. 1930]
ttt. View of Putnam Trust Properties looking west along 2nd street, [c. 1930]
uuu. View of Putnam Building, Main Street side, [c. 1940]
vvv. View of Putnam Trust Properties on north side of 2nd Street between Main and Brady looking east, July, 1964
www. View of Putnam Trust Properties on north side of 2nd Street between Main and Brady looking east, [c. 1930]
xxx. Artist's rendering of Putnam property development concept by D. M Burnham architects, 1909 (duplicate of 2005.14.2eee, nnnn, photographic copy of 2005.14.3, size 9 1/4 x 11 1/4)
yyy. Duplicate of previous (size 10 x 12)
zzz. Duplicate of previous
aaaa. Duplicate of previous
 
Folder 5 – 2005.14.2 continued, also includes 2005.14.4
bbbb. View of Scott County Courthouse from rooftop "garden" of Putnam Building, August 1911
cccc. View of LeClaire Row buildings, north side of 2nd Street between Main and Brady looking east, showing The Why and Bee Hive clothing stores and The Fair furniture store, [c. 1905]
dddd. Construction of Putnam Building, steel work complete, exterior walls up to 4th floor, view looking up Main Street, September 2, 1910
eeee. Interior view of Putnam Building first floor store space looking out the store windows, 1910 (duplicate of 2005.14.1nn)
ffff. Interior view of Putnam Building first floor store space, 1910 (duplicate of 2005.14.1oo)
gggg. [Housecleaning staff of Putnam Building], 1917
2005.14.4 Aerial photograph of downtown Davenport with Putnam Trust property in the center, c. 1965 – J. C. Penney building completed between Putnam and Parker buildings
 
Oversized photographs (stored in Box 2)
hhhh. View of central section of Putnam property after remodeling including Kinney Shoes and C. C. Miller Dixie Shop, September 17, 1957
iiii. View of downtown Davenport from roof of Putnam Building, looking towards the Hotel Blackhawk, February 1915
jjjj. View of downtown Davenport from roof of Hotel Blackhawk, looking towards the Putnam Building, February 1915
kkkk. View of downtown Davenport from roof of Hotel Blackhawk, looking towards the Putnam Building and west down 3rd Street, February 1915
llll. Barber shop showing chairs and mirrors, probably in basement of Putnam Building, April 1914
mmmm. Retouched photo of Putnam Building, [c. 1915]
nnnn. Artist's rendering of Putnam property development concept by D. M Burnham architects, 1909 (duplicate of 2005.14.2eee, www-aaaa, photographic copy of 2005.14.3) 
 
2005.14.2 Oversized rendering of original architect's concept for Putnam Trust properties, c. 1910
 
Subject Cross Reference
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—ADVERTISEMENTS (1i, w, cc, kk, ll, pp, tt, ww, hhh, iii, 2r, aaa, ccc, hhh)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—BARBERS (2v, llll)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—BOOTS & SHOES (2y, z, aaa, bbb, hhhh)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—BRICKS (2hh) 
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—CONSTRUCTION (1a-ii, qq-iii, 2a-r, eee-ggg, dddd)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—DEPARTMENT STORES (1b, g, I, ee, ll, nn, oo, hhh, iii, 2r, eeee, ffff)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—DRY GOODS (1rr, 2bbb, ccc, sss, www, cccc, hhhh)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—EMPLOYEES (1a, b, g, h, v, w, cc, tt, uu, xx, yy, ddd, fff, 2g, h, i, j, n, p, s, t, u, y, z, aa, bb, cc, dd, ii, jj, kk, oo, dddd, gggg)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—FEED & GRAIN (2ee, ff)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—FURNITURE & APPLIANCES (2ccc, cccc)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—INSURANCE (1i, 2cc, kk, ll)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—MACHINERY (2u, xx, yy)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—MISC. (2ff, ii, jj, nn, ddd-ggg, www-aaaa, nnnn, 3)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—OFFICE INTERIORS (2s, t, W, x, bb, cc, dd, ee, ff, hh, jj, kk, ll, nn, oo, pp, qq, rr, ss, tt, uu, vv, ww, zz)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—PHOTOGRAPHY (2hhh)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—REAL ESTATE & SURVEYING (2bb, oo)
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY—TOBACCO (1pp, tt, 2s, t, aa)
ETHNIC & MINORITY GROUPS—BLACK AMERICANS (1h, 2g)
HISTORIC SITES & MUSEUMS—DAVENPORT ACADEMY OF SCIENCE (2mm)
HISTORIC SITES & MUSEUMS—DAVENPORT PUBLIC MUSEUM (2mm)
HOLIDAYS & CELEBRATIONS—MISC. (1uu)
HOTEL, MOTEL, RESTAURANT & TAVERN—RESTAURANT (1pp, 2bbbb)
HOUSES & HOUSEHOLDS—DOMESTIC CHORES (2gggg)
LIBRARIES—MISC. (2mm)
MEDICINE—DENTISTRY (2gg, ii) 
MEDICINE—DOCTORS (2dd)
NEWSPAPERS & PERIODICALS—MISC. (2cccc)
ORGANIZATIONS & CLUBS—YMCA/YWCA (1pp)
RAILROADS—CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND AND PACIFIC (1mm)
RAILROADS—MISC. (1mm)
SCHOOLS & EDUCATION—COLLEGES—BUSINESS (1ll, 2kkk)
SCHOOLS & EDUCATION—VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL (2kkk)
SOCIAL LIFE & CUSTOMS—CLOTHING—1850-1919 (2gggg)
TRANSPORTATION—AUTOMOBILES (1jj, ll, mm, pp, 2ccc, mmm-ooo, sss, ttt, vvv, hhhh)
TRANSPORTATION—TROLLEYS, INTER-URBANS & HORSE CARS (1jj, ll)
TRANSPORTATION—TRUCKS (1rr, ss, 2g, h)
TRANSPORTATION—WAGONS & BUGGIES (1e, g, i, j, k, l, m, v, bb, dd, gg, ii, ll, 2cccc)
CITIES—DAVENPORT—ALLEYS & PARKING LOTS (2hhh)
CITIES—DAVENPORT—BIRD'S EYE & AERIAL VIEWS (2iiii, jjjj, kkkk, 4)
CITIES—DAVENPORT—MISC. (2eee-ggg, www-aaaa, mmmm, nnnn, 3)
CITIES—DAVENPORT—STREET SCENES—BUSINESS—1900-1919 (1a, b, d, g, i, q, r, bb, cc, dd, ff-nn, pp-uu, iii, 2iii, jjj, kkk, cccc, dddd, eeee, kkkk
CITIES—DAVENPORT—STREET SCENES—BUSINESS—1920-1959 (2a-d, f, ccc, ppp, qqq, rrr, sss, ttt, uuu, www, hhhh)
CITIES –DAVENPORT—STREET SCENES—BUSINESS—1960-1999 (2mmm-ooo, vvv)
COUNTIES—SCOTT [IA]—COURTHOUSES—SECOND (2bbbb)
PORTRAIT—PUTNAM, WILLIAM CLEMENT (2lll)
 

 

INVENTORY

Putnam/Hostens Collection 1992-48
Inclusive dates: 1861- c. 1925
Scope notes: The collection is comprised of images (11 copy negs) of Charles Morgan Putnam and his family. Individual names are listed below. Originals are in possession of the donor. Family genealogy in folder 1. See also Putnam Family Collection XXVIII.
 
Folder 1 Inventory, notes
 
Folder 2 Portraits:
Kendall, Duncan
Kendall, Mary Putnam
Kendall, Othel
Putnam, Charles Morgan
Putnam, Eunice Morgan
Putnam, Harriet
Putnam, Mary Duncan
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