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Linn County Historical Post Cards


Donated by Mr. David Shedlock

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Greetings from Troy Mills, Iowa
Sent to Miss Callie Price, Vinton, IA from Alva Price, Troy Mills
Postmarked Nov 19, 1907

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Typewriting Department
Cedar Rapids Business College
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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DE VAR Restaurant
312 Second Ave., SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Iowa's most beautiful restaurant
Famous for broiled choice AA steaks, sea food, lobster tails, chicken and turkey dinners
Your Hosts - Varvaris Brothers

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3860. Looking East from First Ave. West,
Cedar Rapids, IA

To Mrs. Mike Lamb, 1812 W S St, Davenport, IA
From Elsie
July 17, 1914

"I got your letter some time ago. Was glad to here from you. Hope you are well.  My niece was here from Omaha for two weeks.  Just went home. Hasn't it been hot.  Regards to all"

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Trinity M.E. Church, Cedar Rapids, IA
September 1910

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Presbyterian Church, Marion, Iowa
Postmarked Jan 22, 1914
To: Mrs. Stace Miller, Olin, Iowa
"Dear Emma, Am ashamed we have not written before but we got home alright and then went to Lovies the next day - and have been busy since - we sure did enjoy our good visits and now don't you change your mind about coming up - those biscuits and eggs were fine - gave Mamie a share - We are all well and hope you are the same - Don't think we will auto ride very soon. With love, Della"
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cornell college gym
Library, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa
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Gymnasium, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa
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tenth st marion
Tenth Street Looking South, Marion, Iowa
"Dear Arthur, And now how is Arthur?  Are you well. I hope you are. And I bet you are getting along fine in school and your music. I guess we will soon have summer, it is so nice lately. I am going to putt my house back into the 5 rooms for Easter. Elsie is growing so fast you wouldn't know her. Have you any of you heard from Florence. We haven't heard a word.  Well Arthur when I have some news to write I write you a letter.  Lots of love and best wishes & kisses from all to all. Your loving sister, (name illegible)  P S I guess here is a scene you haven't got."
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Catholic Church and Parsonage, Marion, Iowa

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M. E. Church, Marion, Iowa
Postmarked July 4, 1910
To: Miss Sophia Behemann, Sigourney, Iowa, R.F.D.
"Do  you have any trouble keeping cool this kind of weather? I have changed my vacation and gone to traveling" (name illegible)
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Third Street Looking North, Cedar Rapids, Ia


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