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A white truck is parked along a heavily wooded residential street. The driver may be seen sitting behind the steering wheel. A sign which reads “Dubuque City Ambulance” has been painted on the side of the vehicle. A cross is visible in the window…

Numerous, modest sized homes are visible in this image. The largest home is visible on the highest location on the bluff. A street car may be seen in the center of the image. The number 1290 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left…

Thirteen structures, located on three levels, are visible in this image taken from 17th Street in Dubuque, Iowa. A chain link fence is visible in the foreground. Laundry may be seen hanging from a line hung between two buildings in the center of the…

Three homes may be seen in this image which would have been taken from street level along 17th Street. The home in the center is located on a bluff above the street. A circular turret is clearly visible on the second story of this residence. Another,…

Steps ascend a steep bluff that parallels 17th Street. A portion of the bluff has been stabilized with a stone wall constructed of native limestone. Power poles, electrical lines and several houses are also visible along the street and on the bluff…

This images was taken from in front of the lower entrance station for the Eleventh Street cable elevator. An automobile is passing in front of the entrance station. The driver, a man wearing a white, long sleeved shirt, is visible in the car. Cables…

A large, circular, concrete water reservoir is shown under construction. The interior of the structure has been completed, however no cover has been added. The number 1261 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the…

This image shows the city’s municipal water reservoir under construction. The photographer has indicated that the year was 1914. The number 1262 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide.

The photographer has identified the structure in this image as a “fair ground building toward Dubuque.” The location is unknown, however the presence of a street cars, smoke stack and church steeples in the background indicate that the fair…

In this scene which looks west up 5th Street, a large Victorian-style home may be seen. A turret on the southeast side of the home, as well as the mansard roof are clearly visible. The east side of the lot is buttressed by a tall stone wall…