[Custom House and Post Office, Dubuque, Iowa]

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Title

[Custom House and Post Office, Dubuque, Iowa]

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

The building in the foreground is the Custom House and Post Office. Constructed in 1858 of cut limestone, this three story building held the offices of the Surveyor of Customs, Post Office, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. District Court. Arches are visible over the main windows and several chimneys are visible on the roof. The B & I Building, also known as the Bank and Insurance Building, may be seen behind the Custom House and Post Office. The number 1379 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide.

Subject

Custom houses
Post offices
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
Herman J. Loemker Collection
Lantern slides

Source

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Format

Digital image captured using a Microtek ScanMaker 8700 with transparent media adapter. TIFF file created from a glass lantern slide scanned in 16 - bit grey scale at 1200 ppi.

Rights

Contact The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 or call (563) 588-7100 © 2015 LORAS COLLEGE

Relation

Herman J. Loemker Collection

Type

Still image

Date

1915-1917

Identifier

LO 092

Publisher

This record is part of the Herman J. Loemker Collection held by The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Coverage

9th and Locust Streets, Dubuque, Iowa

Citation

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937, “[Custom House and Post Office, Dubuque, Iowa],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed July 21, 2024, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/5501.