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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...
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...
Identifier: MSS 356
Overview Ephraim Manning was born December 31, 1908 in Uitca, New York. He married Louise Nascher on September 12, 1937. Manning graduated from City College, received a master’s in bacteriology from New York University, and attended medical school in Zurich, Switzerland. Manning worked as an eye, nose, and throat physician in Davenport, Iowa, from 1949 until 1993. He was a member of the Black Hawk Hiking Club, Friendship Force of the Quad Cities, and Viewfinders Camera Club. Materials in the collection...
Identifier: MSS 218
Overview The Roosevelt Outing Club was an organization active at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, for students and faculty from 1924 to 1930. Its purpose was to promote and “provide wholesome outdoor recreation for its members,” to promote the beautification of the Augustana campus, and to “do all in its power everywhere to further the preservation of places of natural and historic interest.” The Roosevelt Outing Club records, 1924-1930, primarily includes books of meeting minutes and the...
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.
- Subject: Hiking X