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Moline (Ill.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

Augustana College Special Collections local history collection

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Identifier: MSS 385
Abstract The Augustana College Special Collections local history collection was compiled over the course of several decades by Special Collections staff. These materials, primarily ephemeral in nature, document the history of the Quad Cities, Illinois, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Particular attention is paid to local businesses and organizations, and the materials predominantly date from the late 19th century to the mid-twentieth century, although more recent documents can often be found in the...
Dates: 1713-2017 and undated

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

Moline Turner Society scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS 387
Abstract The Moline Turner Society was composed of both male and female members, and the group participated in competitive gymnastics on both the local and national stage. Its members notably served as delegates to the 33rd National Turnfest held in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1926. This collection consists of a single scrapbook, possibly created by members Agnes Jane DePowell Parker and F. Oliver Parker, documenting the group's participation in the 33rd National Turnfest held in Louisville, Kentucky, in...
Dates: 1926

Moline Water Power Company records

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Identifier: MSS 300
Abstract The Moline Water Power Company was an organization formed in 1865 by prominent men in the area, such as John Deere and John M. Gould, with the purpose of granting permission and overseeing the utilization of water power from the river. This collection contains a large variety of government documents. Included in this collection are governmental forms that commission the founding of Moline, Illinois and Sylvan Island beginning in 1836. The collection proceeds into a series of documents about...
Dates: circa 1836-1967

Olof Olsson family papers

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Identifier: MSS 3
Abstract The Olof Olsson Family Papers documents the personal and private life of the third President of Augustana College, Olof Olsson, and his family. Olof Olsson was born in Sweden in 1841. He and his wife, Anna Lisa Olsson, emigrated from Sweden to the United States in 1869. In 1876 Olof Olsson was offered a professorship at Augustana College and Theological Seminary, Rock Island, Illinois. In 1891, Olsson was unanimously elected to the Augustana College presidency, a position he held until his...
Dates: 1861-1943, 1993 and undated

Ross Paulson papers

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Identifier: MSS 144
Abstract Dr. Ross E. Paulson was a history professor at Augustana College from 1962 to 1995. He specialized in American and European intellectual history, historiography, and interdisciplinary studies. During his time spent on Augustana’s campus, Paulson was very involved with the school. He served on many campus and faculty committees that served to improve the school’s academic system, student life, and overall organizational structure. Paulson researched and studied many of the relevant topics of...
Dates: 1930-2001 and undated; Majority of material found within ( 1958-2001)

Trinity Lutheran Church records

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Identifier: MSS 407
Abstract Trinity Lutheran Church was founded in 1912 in Moline, Illinois, and continues to operate as of 2017. At the time of its founding, Trinity was one of the only English-speaking churches chartered with the Augustana Synod, a Swedish branch of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The church has strong historical ties to Augustana College, with its first three pastors having graduated from Augustana Theological Seminary and the precursor to its Sunday School program having been founded by an...
Dates: 1854-2014 and undated; Majority of material found in ( 1912-2014)