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Scott County Library System History

The Scott County Library System was formed in 1950 out of the Scott County Library bookmobile organization to serve rural Scott County, Iowa. This collection has photographs and documents pertaining to the library system and the many communities it has served.



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Part of the Library's circulating art collection - Painting one is a painting of a medieval guitar and painting two is of a medieval harp.
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Art
Scott County Library System History
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Elizabeth Hage sends the November 1955 rent check to Hugo Eckermann and tells Mr. Eckermann that Mr. Roy Curtis of the Libarary's Building and Grounds Committee will be stopping by Mr. Eckermann's office regarding the September and October checks.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Business & Finance, Hage, Elizabeth, Eckermann, Hugo, Curtis,...
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Part of the Library's circulating art collection - "Horseshoe Path" by George Cherepov, c. unknown.
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Art, Artist, Cherepov, George
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A letter from Elizabeth Hage to Arlene Russell about taking the Eldridge bookmobile to another county so that those residents could see the bookmobile and what services they would be voting for.  Ms. Hage reports that she has been asked to talk with a group in Cedar County about a county library there.  
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Bookmobiles, Hage, Elizabeth, Russell, Arlene
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The article "What Would We Do Without It!" in the February 1955 edition of the "Here and There in Iowa Schools" Educational Bulletin describes the services and conveniences provided by the Bookmobile to the schools in Scott County.  Materials provided include supplemental classroom materials, film strips, view masters and reels, picture units, and 16mm film.  Additional articles include: the Egg Tree at the Fremont No. 2, Hamilton County School; Special School MIlk...
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Periodicals, Bookmobile, Organizations, Horgan, Gladys Miss
Scott County Library System History
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Elizabeth Hage sends Mrs. [Lenore] Truitt, Walcott station attendant, her paycheck with a note of accolades for visiting the school during Book Week.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Business & Finance, Hage, Elizabeth, Truitt, Lenore, Truitt...
Johanna Fawcett, Princeton station attendant, writes to Elizabeth Hage inquiring about getting new magazine racks for the Princeton station.  Jane, a part-time employee, would like to use the table that holds the magazines to set up a display for new books. Jane works in the Clinton High School library and has some suggestions from the librarian there that she would like to use at the Princeton station. When she is not busy, Jane reads to the little ones who enjoy it. Elizabeth Hage writes...
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Stand Furniture, Employees, Fawcett, Johanna, Hage, Elizabeth
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Henry Ayers, Manager, Ridgeview Management Co., writes to Elizabeth Hage with a claim form for December [1956] rent at the Ridgeview station and states that the property tax for December 1, 1955 thru November 31, 1956 was $160.32 and was been paid by the local P.T.A. The property taxes for the next year can be paid monthly at $13.36 per month.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Business & Finance, Ayers Henry, Hage Elizabeth, Henry, Hage,...
Scott County Library System History
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Exterior of the Blue Grass library and City Hall.
Topics: Blue Grass, Iowa, Scott County, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries, Iowa, Scott County,...
Elizabeth Hage writes to Ruby Stuff, Library Attendant LeClaire Branch, to inform her that a Christmas film has been secured to be shown during the story hour at the LeClaire branch. Ms. Hage is also sending a copy of "A Christmas Carol." Ms. Hage acknowledges a request for mystery novels for the LeClaire station; provides an address for Cosette Foglesen; and reports that assistance might be available to help pay for the oil heater and oil at the LeClaire branch.
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Activities, Stuff, Ruby, Hage, Elizabeth, Fogelson, Cosette
Elizabeth Hage sends a letter to DeWitt Bragonier, City Clerk, Village of LeClaire, IA to request he sign the county claim form that she submitted to him. The county has agreed to pay for a chair that was purchased by Mrs. Kleeburg and Mrs. Stuff for the reading room at the LeClaire branch. Mr. Bragonier indicates he thought the chair was to be sold to balance the account and did not sign the claim form. Ms. Hage also asks December rent for the LeClaire branch be paid. The rent was...
Topics: Public Libraries: Correspondence, Business & Finance, Bragonier, DeWitt, Hage, Elizabeth
Catherine Seitz, Dubuque County Library, writes to Elizabeth Hage asking about salaries for attendants and drivers, rent for sub-stations and how that is decided, and how Ms. Hage finds assistants. Ms. Hage replies that she has answered in full Ms. Seitz's first two questions in letters dated October and November 1952 as well as included a copy of the SCLS budget. Ms. Hage reports that she has found her employees at the library schools and that other employees are local residents.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Business & Finance, Employees, Seitz, Catherine, Hage,...
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Elizabeth Martin, Librarian, Davenport Public Library, asks Elizabeth Hage to write to Miss Lydia Barrett, Librarian at the Public Library in Mason City, regarding the budget for the Scott County Library and amount of volunteer help.  Ms. Hage replies with a copy of the annual report and how some of the funds have been budgeted for certain expenses.
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Martin, Elizabeth, Hage, Elizabeth, Barrett, Lydia
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A letter from student Lee Ann Palmer to the librarian describing the books and pictures that she likes in the library.
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Correspondence, Students, Palmer, Lee Ann
Scott County Library System History
by Barth, Christine
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The History of the Scott County Library System by Christine Barth covers seven decades of library history in rural Scott County, Iowa.  The Scott County Library System is the oldest county system in the state of Iowa serving rural areas with 6 locations and a traveling bookmobile. In 1950, the Scott County bookmobile organization became the Scott County Library System. At that time, there were 4,000 books in the collection. Branches were established in Blue Grass, Eldridge and Princeton. The...
Topics: Public libraries, Bookmobiles, Spies Edna, Barth Christine
Scott County Library System History
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Lauretta Schutte holds the flag at the Blue Grass 25 year open house. Cora Miller is in the green pantsuit.
Topics: Schutte, Lauretta, Miller, Cora, Blue Grass, Iowa, Celebrations, Commemorations, Slides,...
A letter from Catherine Seitz to Elizabeth Hage asking for information regarding how the Scott County Library Board of Trustees operates, including Board selection, meetings; book selections and general purchases. Ms. Hagee responds with a two page letter outlining Board selection and duties; selection of books; and purchasing guidelines. Ms. Hage also reports on the bill that is trying to be passed by the city of Correctionville to withdraw from the county library system.
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Correspondence, Seitz, Catherine, Hage, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Hage replies to a letter from Mr. Russell Schall of Belmond, IA with the names and qualifications of possible Board members.  Ms. Hage suggests:  Mrs. Floyd Dittmer, Elkader, IA; Mrs. L. C. Harris, Wilton Junction; Mrs. Harvey Goering, Walcott; and Mrs. H. V. Witmer of Tipton.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Committees, Hage, Elizabeth, Schall, Russell, Dittmer, Floyd,...
Ada McLeod, Iowa State Teaching College, Cedar Falls, IA, writes to Elizabeth Hage requesting use of the Scott County Library film for use in the Administration II class at the college. Ms. McLeod also requests copies of the 1953 and 1954 annual reports. Postage money has been enclosed. Ms. Hage agrees to send the film and reports that time did not allow her to write the same type of annual report for 1953 and 1954. She has instead enclosed the souvenir booklet that was made for the upcoming...
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Hage, Elizabeth, McLeod, Ada
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by Scott County Library System
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Interior of the Long Grove branch of the Scott County Library System.
Topics: Long Grove, Iowa, Photographs, Public Libraries
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A request for bids for the purchase of an insulated 4-drawer legal-sized file cabinet with lock in three different styles. Zoeckler's Office Funiture and Supplies and Fidlar & Chambers Co. both return quotes and specifications for the styles requestes. Elizabeth Hage writes to Zoeckler's Office Furniture and Supplies to let them know that their bid has been accepted by the Board and another letter to Fidlar & Chambers Co. thanking them for their bid, but they did not receive the order.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Business & Finance, Equipment, Hage, Elizabeth, Zoeckler's...
A two-page letter to Lucile Snow, Librarian, Fort Dodge, IA from Ernestine Grafton, Director of the State Traveling Library, listing all of the Iowa Libraries with phonograph record expenditures from the "1955-56 Public Library Statistical Report" and the names of the librarians at those libraries. 
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Snow, Lucile, Grafton, Ernestin
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A letter to Elizabeth Hage from Blanche Smith, Librarian State Traveling Library, complimenting Ms. Hage on the report that she has written as well as the good work she is doing.  Ms. Smith adds a postscript suggesting that the annual report be sent in "as is," so long as it represents the period to be covered.
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Hage, Elizabeth, Smith, Blanche
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Kay Runge at the Eldridge library 25th anniversary celebration. (In the background, the woman in the navy dress is Elaine Hein's mom, Elsie Hein, behind her is her husband Willie Hein)
Topics: Runge, Kay, Eldridge, Iowa, Celebrations, Commemorations, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Women and children outside the Eldridge library. One woman is holding a balloon and a "women's lib" sign.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries, Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public...
Elizabeth Hage, Librarian, writes to Mrs. Lester Shorey, who has moved to  LeClaire, to let her know the Shorey children, Jackie, Gerald, and Karen were all registered as borrowers when the family lived in McCausland. Ms. Hage states that the children have many outstanding book loans from 1950 and books cannot be borrowed until they are returned or paid for. 
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Hage, Elizabeth, Shorey, Lester, Shorey, Jackie, Shorey, Gerald,...
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Kids inside the bookmobile.
Topics: Bookmobiles, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
Scott County Library System History
by Miller, Penne
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A scrapbook of the Princeton Branch of the Scott County Library. The Princeton station was opened on July 13, 1950, using space in the city hall. It was later moved to the Lund building behind the post office. Then in June of 1987 the library was moved to the former Farmer's Savings Bank which was donated to the Scott County Library System by Glen Suiter. It is still located in that building. The scrapbook includes photos and articles about the various activities that took place at the library...
Topics: Public Libraries, Scrapbooks
Elizabeth Hage sends new due date cards to Johanna Fawcett, Princeton station, to be used in place of the date slips for the new books that are being sent to the Princeton station. Ms. Hage explains how to use the new cards, and what to charge for books returned without cards or torn card pockets. Ms. Hage asks if the juvnile borrower's applications have been received, and what will be done about the hours for Christmas and New Year's nights. Ms. Hage also asks that if there are any books that...
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Process &Techniques, Hage, Elizabeth, Fawcett, Johanna
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A draft of letter from Elizabeth Hage to W. F. Stipe in response to his request of  amount of millage levy, approximate yearly amount of tax levied yields, and how the money is divided between the libraries in the county. Ms. Hage also explains set up of the library board, appointment of librarian, and amount levied per mill.
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Hage, Elizabeth, Stipes, W. F.
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A back to school display "Scotty says join our August special, take home a spinner balloon" set up outside of the library.
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries
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Memo from Elizabeth Hage to all Scott County Library Attendants inviting them to a Library Open House on Sunday, May 1, [1955], 1:30-6 p.m. at the Eldridge Branch to celebrate the fifth anniversary of that branch. Anniversary booklets will be available and refreshments will be served.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Events, Hage, Elizabeth
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A photo album created by Scott County Library System staff from 1977 to 1981. The library system is headquartered in Eldridge, Iowa.
Topics: Public libraries, Bookmobiles, Photographs, Runge, Kay, Wallace, Millie, Shaw, Verda, Durbin,...
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Elizabeth Hage sends a note to Mrs. [Johanna] Fawcett stating she has talked with the Auditor in Davenport about the mistake made on the Social Security deduction on Mrs. Fawcett's last pay check.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Wages, Hage, Elizabeth, Fawcett, Johanna
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Letter to Edna Spies, Dixon, IA from Blanche Smith, Librarian, State Traveling Library, requesting the return of 16 books of the 301 that were sent in October 1948.  A list of the books is included.  A hand written note on the file copy indicates that that books are probably lost. CC: Elizabeth Hage. 
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Epies, Edna, Smith, Blanche, Hage, Elizabeth
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Teens in Eldridge branch with film reels.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Woman sitting at a table at the Eldridge library.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Elizabeth Hage writes to Ruby Stuff, LeClaire station, that Ms. Hage has taken the long list of books that was requested by the Marycrest student to the Davenport Library. Ms. Hage reports that the Davenport Library has not had those titles for many years. Ms. Hage also reports that the library currently has no Pollyanna books.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Hage, Elizabeth, Stuff, Ruby
Catherine Seitz, Librarian, Dubuque County Library, writes to Elizabeth Hage asking if Ms. Hage has received the Attorney General's interpretation of the library law and  how money is to be collected from the towns as they have been having difficulty with that item in Dubuque. Ms. Seitz also reports that Opal Tanner will be married soon. Ms. Hage replies with a two page letter and a copy of the interpretation with helpful passages highlighted. She also explains how she prepares a financial...
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Business & Finance, Seitz, Catherine, Hage, Elizabeth
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Syl Rex on the phone at the Eldridge library behind a patron standing at the circulation desk.
Topics: Rex, Syl, Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
[Ruby] Stuff at the LeClaire station forwards a letter to Elizabeth Hage from Mrs. Ed [Isabel] Bushing. Mrs. Bushing states the electric company is charging the library as a commercially zoned building [even though there are tenants], the rewiring cost was $175 to correct the load on the existing wires, and the library should be willing to pay for installing a new meter, as well as other expenses attributed to the change over. Ms. Hage apologizes for not having time to meet with Mrs. Bushing...
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Business & Finance, Maintenance & Repair, Stuff, [Ruby],...
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Letter to Elizabeth Hage from Agnes Buskirk, librarian at Woodbury County Library, requesting a copy of the By-laws or Constitution from the Scott County Library. Ms. Buskirk also mentions that there will be a hearing to see if The Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County can levy library taxes agains the village of Correctionville. Ms. Hage replies with an enclosure of the SCL by-laws.
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Hage, Elizabeth, Buskirk, Agnes
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Woman at typing machine.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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R. T. Reilly writes to Elizabeth Hage to ask for an appointment to install the new Dictaphone Time-Master in the SCLS bookmobile.  The Time-Master helps keep better record of loaned and returned books.  Ms. Hage writes back declining an appointment as the SCLS is not in a position to install it at this time.
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Bookmobile, Equipment
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Letter to Agnes Buskirk, Librarian at Woodbury County Library, Moville, IA from Elizabeth Hage regarding the amount of pay for the two Scott County Library staff. Ms. Hage explains the annual pay and scope of duties for the bookmobile driver and the clerical worker. Ms. Hage briefly details the amount of progress made on the additional circulation sites.
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Bookmobile, Employees, Buskirk, Agnes, Hage, Elizabeth
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Table and chairs at Eldridge library 1971
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Bid for $500 from Charles Benson to purchase the Reo school bus. Elizabeth  Hage sends a letter reporting that the library board has accepted Mr. Benson's bid for the Reo school bus formerly used as the bookmobile.
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Bookmobiles, Benson, Charles, Hage, Elizabeth
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Page in the Eldridge library workroom.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
Elizabeth Hage, Eldridge Librarian, asks Blanche Smith, Librarian, State Traveling Library, to add information to the "Quarterly," and Ms. Hage requests additional copies of a manual.  Ms. Smith reports that it is too late to add anything to the "Quarterly" but will send additional copies of the manual. 
Topics: Public Libraries, Correspondence, Periodicals, Hage, Elizabeth, Smith, Blanche
Scott County Library System History
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A scrapbook of the Princeton Branch of the Scott County Library that begins with its 20th Anniversary. The Princeton station was opened on July 13, 1950, using space in the city hall. It was later moved to the Lund building behind the post office. Then in June of 1987 the library was moved to the former Farmer's Savings Bank which was donated to the Scott County Library System by Glen Suiter. It is still located in that building. The scrapbook includes photos, articles, and correspondence...
Topics: Public Libraries, Scrapbooks, Durbin Melva
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Interior of the Long Grove branch of the Scott County Library System.
Topics: Long Grove, Iowa, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Exterior of the Blue Grass library and City Hall.
Topics: Blue Grass, Iowa, Scott County, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Maureen from tech services at a typewriter, probably at the Eldridge library.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
Elizabeth Hage writes to Opal [Tanner] to say that she has talked with Harold and Lucille Davis and a meeting has been set for Tuesday, December 4, [1956] at 10:30 a.m. at the Davenport Public Library for the librarians of Region F to get together and talk about the plans proposed by Miss Grafton for the extension of library services to Iowa's unserved areas.  The same letter is sent to James Marvin, Librarian at Cedar Rapids Public Library; Joyce Nienstedt, Librarian at Iowa City Public...
Topics: Correspondence, Public Libraries, Meetings, Procedures & Techniques, Hage, Elizabeth, [Tanner],...
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Woman shelving library materials
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries
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Melva Durbin, Kay Runge (library system director), Verda Shaw at the Eldridge library 25th anniversary celebration.
Topics: Durbin, Melva, Runge, Kay, Shaw, Verda, Eldridge, Iowa, Celebrations, Commemorations, Slides,...
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People in the Eldridge library.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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LaWanda Roudebush at a desk at the Southeastern Library Services in Davenport. Later, Roudebush served as the director of the Davenport public library.
Topics: Roudebush, LaWanda, Davenport, Iowa, Scott County, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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LeClaire branch building in 1996. LeClaire was added as a branch of the Scott County Library System in 1951 and withdrew in 2000 to form the LeClaire Community Library.
Topics: LeClaire, Iowa, Photographs, Public Libraries
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A letter from Congressman Fred Schwengel to Ms. Melva Durbin, Acting Librarian, about his attendance at the open house held on Sunday, April 21, 1963. 
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Correspondence, Celebrations, Schwengel, Fred, Durbin, Melva
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Lillian Bell and a patron are in the background. A cart of books is in the foreground at the Eldridge library.
Topics: Bell, Lillian, Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries,
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Marilyn Fahrenkrog was part of the Scott County Rural & Urban Teachers Committee that raised funds to start a bookmobile for Scott County. She saved some paperwork associated with the account at Donahue Saving Bank for bookmobile funds and gave it to Scott County library after hanging on to it for 72 years.
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Bookmobiles, Fund Raising
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Ann Johnson inside the new bookmobile. The bookmobile was a Moroney Monolith with a handicap accessible lift. The library had it for 19 years.
Topics: Bookmobiles, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Part of the Library's circulating art collection - "Stone City, IA" by Grant Wood, 1930
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Art, Artists, Wood, Grant
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In 1981 the Durant branch moved to 402 6th Street in the same building as City Hall.
Topics: Durant, Iowa, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Map with Scott County Library System branch locations marked with orange dots.
Topics: Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Part of the Library's circulating art collection - Painting, "Grand Tetons" by Robert Wood c. 1940
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Art, Artist, Wood, Robert
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Exterior of the Durant library.
Topics: Durant, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Exterior of the Buffalo library.
Topics: Buffalo, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Exterior of the Walcott library.
Topics: Walcott, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Part of the Library's circulating art collection - The Grand Tetons serve as a backdrop for tall pines by the creek.
Topics: Photographs, Public Libraries, Art
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Mary Louise Cronkleton at the card catalog at the Eldridge branch.
Topics: Cronkleton, Mary Louise, Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries
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In 1981 the Durant branch moved to 402 6th Street in the same building as City Hall. A book assembly line was formed to move books from the previous location.
Topics: Durant, Iowa, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Library staff processing materials at the Eldridge branch. The lady standing up is Maxine Felt.
Topics: Felt, Maxine, Photographs, Public Libraries
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Children's librarian Tami Chumbley Finley talks to Angela Crotty, daughter of librarian Jalois Crotty.
Topics: Finley, Tami Chumbley, Crotty, Angela, Eldridge, Iowa, Slides, Photographs, Public Libraries