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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...

Genesius Guild records

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Identifier: MSS 366
Overview The Genesius Guild is an outdoor community theatre specializing in classical plays. In 1956, Don Wooten founded the Genesius Guild to participate in the Rock Island Playground Recreation-Park Board’s annual Marshall Dramatic Contest. he Genesius Guild records date from 1956 to 2015 and measure 19.25 linear feet. The records contain three series: Organizational, Productions, and Multimedia.

Ephraim L. and Louise Manning papers

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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...