IC-Daily-Republican.1884-08-14.Riots.jpg

A collection of eyewitness accounts concerning the Iowa City Beer Riots, which began during the trial of local brewers Conrad Graf and John Dostal for having violated the state's new Prohibition law by selling beer on July 4, 1884, the day the law…
DM-Staatsanzeiger.1914-11-19.Blinde-Kuh.Crop.jpg

This editorial cartoon implies that the war reporting of the Associated Press and English, French, Russian, and Belgian newspapers is biased.
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The Black Hawk, the student newspaper of Davenport High School, reported on the' burning of books in German "by about 50 lower classmen."
DM-Iowa-Post.1860-06-30.Lincoln-für Präsident.Half-Crop.jpg

In 1860, the Iowa Wöchentliche Post, a Republican newspaper based in Des Moines, announced the nomination of Abraham Lincoln as Republican candidate for President to its readers.
Korn-Baking.1903.jpg

Employees of the Korn Baking Company in Davenport pose for a photograph around a giant pretzel.
DM-Staatsanzeiger.1874-07-30.John-P-Irish-Controversy3.jpg

In reaction to a letter John P. Irish had published in the German newspaper Dubuque National-Demokrat, attacking Joseph Eiboeck's rhetoric in a speech at the Anti-Monopolist state convention in July 1874 in favor of including a license plank in the…
DM-Staatsanzeiger.1874-07-30.John-P-Irish-Controversy1.jpg

In reaction to a letter John P. Irish had published in the German newspaper Dubuque National-Demokrat, attacking Joseph Eiboeck's rhetoric in a speech at the Anti-Monopolist state convention in July 1874 in favor of including a license plank in the…
IC-Banner.1900-11-09.Norddt-Lloyd.jpg

Advertisement for the services of H. Mahraun, Iowa City agent for the North German Lloyd packet line.
Davenport-Demokrat.1874-02-12.Eiboeck-kauft-Staatsanzeiger.Crop.jpg

The Davenport Demokrat publishes a notice that Joseph Eiboeck has bought the Iowa Staats-Anzeiger in partnership with P. Gehr.
Davenport-Demokrat.1874-02-12.Besteuerung-von-Kircheneigentum.jpg

The text of the petition, translated from an English petition in circulation at the time, requests that the Iowa General Assembly revoke the tax-exempt status of church property. In support, it claims that the value of church property (in Iowa?)…
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