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December 9, 2010:  Added 1884-85 Cass County Business Directory transcribed from the Iowa State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1884-85.

December 7, 2010:  Added Griswold High School Alumni, 1915-1925, transcribed from the 1963 "Tiger Tales" Griswold High School Yearbook.

November 27, 2010:  Added photo post card of Atlantic East Side School. Reorganized the School section by community.

November 26, 2010:  Added remainder of Atlantic High School Alumni, 1878-1900, transcribed from the 1901 "Scraps" Atlantic High School yearbook. Also added Griswold High School Alumni, 1891-1914, transcribed from the 1963 "Tiger Tales" Griswold High School Yearbook.

November 25, 2010:  Added additional alumni to Atlantic High School Alumni, 1878-1900, transcribed from the 1901 "Scraps" Atlantic High School yearbook. 1878-1898 alumni are now online. Remaining alumni from 1898-1900 will be added soon.

November 24, 2010:  Added additional alumni to Atlantic High School Alumni, 1878-1900, transcribed from the 1901 "Scraps" Atlantic High School yearbook. 1878-1895 alumni are now online. The remaining alumni from 1895-1900 will be added very soon. Also added a transcription of Chapter XXXI: Massena Township from the 1884 "History of Cass County, Iowa" and a transcription of Chapter XXI: Victoria Township.

November 14, 2010:  Added Atlantic High School Alumni, 1878-1900, transcribed from the 1901 "Scraps" Atlantic High School yearbook. 1878-1889 alumni have been initially been transcribed, and 1890-1906 alumni will be added as the transcription is completed.  Updated the Gravestone Photo Project surname index for Cass County.

October 29, 2010:  Added seven additional historic postcards/photos of Atlantic. Three street scenes were added to Historic Postcards/Photos of Atlantic and three existing postcards/photos were moved from that page to new "Library", "Hotels" and "Railroad" pages. Several new postcard views of Carnegie Public Library were added to the new Library page. A postcard/photo of the Whitney Hotel was added to the new Hotels page and a birdseye view of Atlantic taken from the Rock Island chutes was added to the new Railroad page.

October 14, 2010:  Updated cemetery listing to utilize Mapquest to view cemetery locations (which shows county lines).

October 5, 2010:  Added Gravestone Photo Project surname index for Cass County.

September 30, 2010:  Added transcription and images from the Freshmen section of the 1930 Atlantic High School Javelin. Added vintage photo labelled Senior Picnic Day - Cumberland, Ia.

September 27, 2010:  Added transcription and images from the Sophomores section of the 1930 Atlantic High School Javelin.

September 26, 2010:  Added WPA Grave Survey surname index for Cass County.

September 24, 2010:  Added transcription and images from the Juniors section of the 1930 Atlantic High School Javelin.

September 23, 2010:  Added transcription and images from the Seniors section of the 1930 Atlantic High School Javelin.

September 1, 2010:  Added photo of Kate Downs/Mrs. Fred Alexander to the Levi Downs Family Photos page.

July 14, 2010:  Added transcription and images from the Faculty section of the 1930 Atlantic High School Javelin. Added transcriptions of Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior class lists and School Board members from the 1929 Atlantic High School Javelin.

June 19, 2010:  Added three more sections from the 1904 Exposition Souvenir Album:   County and Legislative Officials, Board of Supervisors, and Justices of the Peace.

June 18, 2010:  Added three sections from the 1904 Exposition Souvenir Album:   Massena, Marne and Wiota. Also added photo of the Pullman Hotel in Atlantic, which immediately followed the section on Wiota. Added Newspaper Publishers section from the 1904 Exposition Souvenir Album.

June 10, 2010:  Added additional infomation about the photo of the Anita 1914 G.A.R. Quartet. Information submitted by the granddaughter of Will Spence, one of the quartet members.

May 22, 2010:  Added vintage photo and short history of the Atlantic Hospital.

May 14, 2010:  Added an additional photo of the Atlantic Opera House.

May 12, 2010:  Reorganized the Photo Gallery. Added photos of the Atlantic Canning Factory and Union Station at Griswold.

April 30, 2010:  Added vintage Anita scenes, Anita flood, R. E. King residence, and Petit Auto Garage photos, all from the Ida Mae Petty Dilts McCord photo collection.

April 24, 2010:  Added vintage unknown Anita band photo from the Ida Mae Petty Dilts McCord photo collection.

April 23, 2010:  Added 3 vintage Anita school photos and a photo of a 1887 G.A.R. group at Anita.  All the photos are from the Ida Mae Petty Dilts McCord photo collection.

April 20, 2010:  Added five sections from the 1904 Exposition Souvenir Album:   Cass County, Atlantic in 1904, Anita, Griswold and Lewis. Also added a photo of an unidentified 1914 G.A.R. Quartet, most likely from Anita, and a photo of an unknown Anita group.

April 19, 2010:  Added Frank H. Whitney biography from the 1904 Exposition Souvenir Album.

January 29, 2010:  Added several dozen more biographies from the 1877 History of Cass County by Lafe Young.

January 27, 2010:  Added transcription of the Biographical Index from the 1884 History of Cass County Table of Contents.

January 21, 2010:  Added photo of an Anita group at Hanging Rock and Anita street scene photo circa 1906.

January 11, 2010:  Added transcription of the Table of Contents from the 1884 History of Cass County.

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