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Rock Island County (Ill.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Netta Bartholomew Anderson papers

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Identifier: MSS 19a
Abstract Netta C. Bartholomew Anderson was one of the first six women to graduate from Augustana College, earning her degree in 1894. She was active in student groups at Augustana and remained active in the Rock Island community and with the Augustana Alumni Association after graduating. She was an early proponent of women's rights and a prolific writer and researcher. Her topics of interest included the role of women in society, women's history, Rock Island County history, and early Illinois history....
Dates: 1831-1959 and undated

Carr and Lukens family papers

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Identifier: MSS 119
Abstract The Carr and Lukens families were prominent figures in Rock Island County in the 19th and 20th centuries, and they were among the first families to settle in the area. The Carr and Lukens family papers are arranged into seven series: Correspondence, 1837-1924 and undated; Writings and drawings, 1850-1918; Financial records, 1829-1946 (bulk 1837-1869); Genealogical data, 1905-1968 and undated; Printed material, 1805-1981; Photographs, circa 1860s-1970 and undated; and Realia.
Dates: 1805-1981 and undated

John Henry Hauberg glass plate images

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Identifier: MSS 27-(images)
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1880-1947 and undated

John Henry Hauberg papers

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Identifier: MSS 27
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1773-1998 and undated; (bulk 1857-1955)

Ephraim L. and Louise Manning papers

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Identifier: MSS 356
Abstract Ephraim and Louise Manning were interested in participating in the Quad Cities community and its history. They were members of groups such as the Black Hawk Hiking Club, Friendship Force of the Quad Cities, and Viewfinders Camera Club. Materials in the collection include newspaper clippings on local history and historic homes, world affairs, local news, and medical news; photos, slides, scrapbook pages, and cassette tapes.
Dates: circa 1955-2007

McMurphy family papers

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Identifier: MSS 326
Abstract Members of the McMurphy family were important players in the settlement of Rock Island County, Illinois, in the early to mid-19th century. The McMurphy family papers contains documents relating to the personal and professional lives of two generations of McMurphys in Rock Island County, Illinois, including legal documents, financial records, and correspondence. The papers are arranged by individual family member in the following series: George Rodney McMurphy papers, 1828-1884; George W....
Dates: 1828-1971 and undated

Alice Elizabeth Schall diary

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Identifier: MSS 96
Abstract Alice Elizabeth Schall was born in 1860, the daughter of John Schall, a second generation German landowner and farmer, and Matilda Ann Cunningham Schall, an Irish immigrant. She attended Immaculate Conception Academy in Davenport, Iowa, then moved to Coe Township near Port Byron, Illinois, to live with her family. The Alice Elizabeth Schall diary dates from 1 January 1880 to 31 December 1880. In this diary, Schall writes about the events of her everyday life and the things that are important to...
Dates: 1 January 1880-31 December 1880