Brought to you
by

Norma Rogers


Below are many postcard photos showing the city of Muscatine in the early 1900's. Norma Rogers sent me these postcards that she has collected over the years. Thank you Norma for letting the rest of us see what Muscatine looked like back in the "olden" days. After clicking on link, just hit your back button to return to this webpage. Enjoy!!


Banks

Name Year
First National Bank Interiorcirca 1900
Hershey Bank Advertising Postcards1910
Hershey Bank Advertising Postcards1911
Muscatine State Bankcirca 1900
Four Banks1911

Businesses & Factories

Name Year
B. E. Lilly Store1914
Dill Pickler at H. J. Heinzcirca 1900
Family Theater?
F. W. Swan Jewelry Store1912
G. H. Volger's Jewelry Store1918
Hawkeye Pearl Button Co.1909
H. B. Glover Co.circa 1909
Heinz Factorycirca 1909
Heinz Pickle Factory1909
H. J. Heinz Co.circa 1900

Churches

Name Year
Church Event Reminder Postcard1911
Congregational Church Fire1907
First M. E. Church and Parsonage?
First Baptist Church1910
First Baptist Church1912
Friends Church, Fifth & Sycamore Streets?
Old St. Mathias Church, West 8th Street?
Old St. Mathias Church Interior?
Old St. Mathias Church Tower Falling?
Old St. Mathias Wrecking?
Old St. Mathias Wrecking?
St. Mathias Church1912
St. Mary's Church?
The Sunday Tabernacle1908
Trinity Episcopal Church Erected?

City Hall & Courthouse & Jail

Name Year
Muscatine City Hallnewer
CourthouseEarly 1900's
Courthouse and GAR Civil War Monument?
New Courthouse1909
Muscatine County Jailcirca 1911
Muscatine County Jailnewer

Hospital

Name Year
Baker Institute?
Bellevue Hospital1907
Hershey Hospital, Mulberry Avenue1909
Muscatine County Hospital?
Muscatine County Hospitalnewer ones

Library & YMCA & Art Gallery

Name Year
Muscatine Public Librarycirca 1907
Public Library & Y.M.C.A.circa 1909
Y.M.C.A.circa 1914
Y.M.C.A.?
Laura Musser Art Gallery Museum?

Mill

Name Year
Old Pine Mill1862
Mill at Wild Cat Den State Park?
Pine Creek Mill?

Miscellaneous Photo's

Name Year
Camping on Mississippi Near Muscatine1915
Chatauqua Grounds1911
Electric Park1909
Elks Home1909
Geneva Golf Country Club1905
Geneva Golf Country Club1905
Greenwood Cemetery Chapel1907
Flood #1 in Muscatine1929
Flood #2 Huttig MFG. Second Street1929
Lutheran's Orphans and Old Folks Home?
Muscatine Launch Club House1911
Muscatine Post Office1921
Muscatine Water Works?
Shellfishing Outfit at Muscatine1909
A View of Billy Sunday1908
Another View of Billy Sunday1908
Union Station1913
Yacht Racing on Mississippi at Muscatine?
Tiny Picture Album showing 57 various images of Muscatine in 1891 

Muscatine Schools

Name Year
Muscatine Basketball Team1907
Muscatine High School1911
Muscatine New High School?
Muscatine New High School Auditorium?
Washington School1909

Railroad Depots

Name Year
C. R. I. & P. Depot and M. N. & S. Depot?
Muscatine Burlington & Southern Depot1929

Street Scenes

Name Year
Bridge View of Muscatine1906
Iowa Avenue and Front Street?
Looking North from Hotel Muscatine1917
Looking North from Hotel Muscatine1917
Second Street looking East1940's
Second Street looking Eastlate 1960's
Street Scene in Muscatine1906
Third Street1913

Weed Park

Name Year
Lagoon at Weed Park?
Old Dutch Wind Mill?
Scene at Weed Park1915
Swimming Pool?
Weed Park Club House1915


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This page was created February 4, 2003 by Dave Dunston