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Image of the first page of Chapter Seventeen from the revised 1873 immigration handbook published by the Iowa Board of Immigration. The chapter gives prospective immigrants information on common wages for various professions and various means of…

Advertisement for the services of H. Mahraun, Iowa City agent for the North German Lloyd packet line.

This map illustrates the journey undertaken by Wilhelm Fischer and companions in 1851 from Hamburg to Davenport. It is based on Fischer's travel narrative found in August P. Richter, Geschichte der Stadt Davenport and des County Scott (1917), pp.…

Charles Keyes takes family--with wife Sarah, nee Naumann--to Germany for academic year in 1912. Written on board the ocean liner to Britain.
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