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Black Hawk Hiking Club records

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Identifier: MSS 303
Overview The Black Hawk Hiking Club Records, 1918-2004 and undated, contain meeting minutes, membership records, bulletins, scrapbooks, slides, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and photographs. The Black Hawk Hiking Club was formed in 1920 as the Black Hawk Prairie Club, whose purpose was to promote outdoor recreation in the form of walks, outings, camping, and canoeing. With the election of John H. Hauberg as the club’s first president, the name was changed to the Black Hawk Hiking Club in 1923 at...

Ken Brink collection of Black Hawk Hiking Club slides

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Identifier: MSS 61
Overview Ken Brink (1913-2001) was a lifelong resident of Moline and spent his professional life as a cost accountant at John Deere. He was an active member of Plymouth Congregational Church, where his father was the minister, until the church dissolved. Brink then became a member of First Congregational Church, where he continued to be an active member of the congregation and the church choir. Always an outdoors man, Brink joined the Black Hawk Hiking Club in the late 1940s. He was a 50-year member of...

Georgia First papers

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Identifier: MSS 307
Overview Georgia T. First was a member of the Black Hawk Hiking Club and lived in Rock Island, Illinois, for most of her life. She most likely also lived in Upper Alton, Illinois, for part of her life (possibly in the 1890s). First lived during the late 19th century and early 20th century. She might have attended the University of Chicago. She was also a member of the Upper Alton’s Woman’s Club and the Business and Professional Women of Rock Island. She served on the Black Hawk Hiking Club Board as the...

John Henry Hauberg glass plate images

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Identifier: MSS 27-(images)
Overview John Henry Hauberg was a prolific researcher and photographer active in the Quad Cities area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The John Henry Hauberg glass plate images, 1880-1947 and undated, contains roughly 8,000 glass plate images photographed by John Hauberg over the course of his life.

John Henry Hauberg papers

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Identifier: MSS 27
Overview John Henry Hauberg was a businessman, philanthropist, civic organizer, researcher, and photographer active in Rock Island and the Quad Cities area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Hauberg and his wife, Susanne Denkmann Hauberg, were very active in the Quad Cities community, serving on many advisory boards and organizing dozens of philanthropic initiatives. Hauberg was also an avid photographer, capturing some 100,000 photographs over the course of his life. The John Henry Hauberg...

Jean Schilling scrapbooks

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Identifier: MSS 305
Overview Jean Schilling was a longtime member of the Black Hawk Hiking Club. She attended over 25 of the club's annual "Big Hikes," which were conducted throughout the United States and Canada. The Jean Schilling scrapbooks, 1975-2003, contains scrapbooks compiled by Schilling, mostly containing her own photographs of the Black Hawk Hiking Club’s annual Big Hikes.

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