Photo Inventory: G

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INVENTORY

Gaessner Collection 1962-171

Inclusive dates: 1860-1962

Scope Notes: This collection consists of 41 photographs, primarily portraits, taken in Leipzig, Germany in the Nineteenth Century. 2 photographs from 1962 illustrate Miss Alma Gaessner displaying a lace collar (Putnam Museum catalogue # MT 1858).

Folder 1

Inventory, Photographs – primarily group photos (6)

Folder 2

Portraits (35)

Ebigt?, Alma (1)

Florz?, Richard (1)

Gaessner, ? (1)

Gaessner, ? “Mother” (1)

Gaessner, ? (1)

Gaessner, Alma (4)

Gaessner, Charles (3)

Gaessner, Hugo (3)

Gaessner, Ida (1)

Gaessner, Lela? (2)

Gaessner, Marie (2)

Gaessner, Oscar (5)

Gurstenberger, [Rev.] ? (1)

Kahler, ? (1)

Kahler, ? (1)

Kahler, Olga (1)

Koehler, Amelia Gaessner

Muchlaman, ? (1)

Mueller, Alrina (1)

Mueller, ? (1)

Muhleman, ? Kahler (1)

Unidentified (1)

INVENTORY

Genesis Systems Group Collection 1999-73

Date: c. 1997-1999

Scope Notes: This collection consists of 15 color prints documenting the automated manufacturing systems produced by Genesis Systems Group of Davenport. Some images show the systems in use in factories; others are “product shots” showing only the equipment. 

These images were solicited for the exhibit “100 Years of Real Stuff.” A separate donation includes a plastic model of one of the company’s products. 

RESTRICTION: Images for Museum use only – educational, catalogue, archival and exhibition use.

Image Description

1999.73.1 Genesis/Versa-System in operation

1999.73.2 Harley-Davidson, Inc. Tank Manufacturing line/Final Weldment Station using Versa-System

1999.73.3 Modular unit at John Deere plant in Dubuque

1999.73.4 S0567 Versa 2 with Fanuc ArcMate 100/Rammer Handles

1999.73.5 Modine Manufacturing Gantry SO 565

1999.73.6 JI Case – Burlington Modular SO 463

1999.73.7 Unidentified Genesis System

1999.73.8 Trane Versa 4 SO 600 and Trane Custom Frame 245

1999.73.9 Exterior view of Genesis Systems Group building at 8900 North Harrison, Davenport

1999.73.10 Genesis-Versa System product shot

1999.73.11 Versa-System 4M product shot

1999.73.12 Genesis-Versa System product shot

1999.73.13 Genesis-Versa System product shot

1999.73.14 Genesis-Versa System product shot

1999.73.15 Genesis-Versa System product shot

Subject Cross-Reference

Business & Industry—Farm Implements (3, 6)

Business & Industry—Machinery (1-8, 10-15)

Business & Industry—Misc. (2)

Cities—Street Scenes—Business—1960-1999 (9)

INVENTORY

Girl Scout Collection

Inclusive dates: c. 1930 to c. 1970

Scope Notes: This small collection consists of 25 copy negatives and 17 copy prints. These images were shot from originals for inclusion in a Putnam Museum exhibit on Girl Scouting in the Quad-Cities. Provenance of photographs is uncertain. See notes from exhibit file for further information (Temporary exhibits 1987).

Girl Scout Photographs

1. At Camp Minneyata ND

2. Paarman Hall at Minneyata

3. Entry to Camp Minneyata

4. Brownie Meeting Jan 1950

5. Making Easter Eggs, 1945

6. Parade for War Bonds, 1940s

7. Adjusting back packs, 1970

8. Summer camp 1940

9. Group on porch & stairs, 1930s

10. First aid, Brownies

11. Troop 27 McKinley School 1947

12. Camp Piper Hills, New Windsor

13. Launch cookie drive, girl on left is Jill Naeckle

14. Lou Henry Hoover & Girl Scouts working a war garden in 1918, Washington D.C.

15. Same [missing]

16, 17, 18. Brownie Enrollment

(4) Color negatives, Campers at Camp Conestoga

No prints in file

(3) Black and white 35 mm negatives, unidentified

No prints in file

[F1173]

INVENTORY

Graffiti Collection 1992-73

Inclusive dates: May 1992

Scope Notes: This collection is comprised of 14 images (7 color negatives with prints, 2 color transparencies, and 5 black and white negatives with contact prints) of gang graffiti spray-painted on the east side of the Midcoast Salon building on West Locust Street, Davenport. The graffiti is apparently from a rival gang of the Black Gangster Disciples (since the term “No Folks” appears and the gang’s symbols are painted upside down; see notes).

Folder 1

Inventory, negatives (35mm – 7 color, 5 b&w), transparencies (35mm – 2 color)

Folder 2

Prints (12)

Cross references:

Business & Industry – Misc. (5)

Business & Industry – Service – Barbers (1-4, 6-14)

Law & Law Enforcement – Crimes (1-4, 6-14)

Organizations & Clubs – Gangs (1-14)

Social Life & Customs – Dance (5)

INVENTORY

Graham Collection 1971-12

Dates: ca. 1890-1900

Scope Notes: This collection consists of 46 photo positive images, primarily unidentified portraits, housed in 2 yellow celluloid photo albums. The exceptions are: 1 identified portrait of Wesley Seymour Clewell, 7 group portraits of unidentified people and unidentified workers at a cemetery gate. These pieces of material culture were formerly assigned the object numbers: MU 3321 and MU 3322 and within the Graham Collection have been assigned the designations Album 1 and Album 2 respectively.

Album 1

19 photographs including: Portrait – Clewell, Wesley Seymour

Album 2

27 photographs including group portraits of unidentified children and workers at a cemetery gate.

INVENTORY

Gronewold Collection 1992-97

Inclusive dates: c. 1920-1931

Scope Notes: This collection contains 14 images (9 copy negs, 5 prints from original negatives, plus 2 copy prints) reproduced from originals in donor’s possession. 12 of the images (#2-13) were contained in a photo album. All photos document rural life near Donahue, Iowa, during the 1920s and early 1930s. [See also accession 1992-96 for Adolph Gronewold’s Zanol products salesman’s kit used during the Great Depression.]

Folder 1

Inventory, notes, photocopies of images

Folder 2

Copy negatives (9)

Folder 3

Prints (7)

Portraits:

Erps, Ethel (#10)

Erps, Russel (#10)

Gosch, Eleanor (#6)

Gronewold, Adolph W. (#1, 7, 11-13)

Gronewold, Alfred (#7)

Gronewold, Clarence (#7, 13)

Gronewold, Elmer (#7, 13)

Gronewold, Gayhardt (#7, 11)

Gronewold, Gerald (#1)

Gronewold, John (#7)

Gronewold, Martha (#6)

Gronewold, Sadie (#6)

Voelkers, Hilda (#6)

Voelkers, Ray (#8, 9)

Voelkers, Verna (#9)

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