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Parade on Unknown Street, 1915

Source: Drake University Quax yearbook, 1915 p266

Parade on Unknown Street, 1915

27th Street Looking North

Source Drake University Quax yearbook, 1916 p36

27th Street Looking North

1145 22nd in 1984

Source: SHPO

1145 22nd in 1984

1071 23rd in 1983

Source: SHPO

1071 23rd in 1983
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1320 34th Street (Alpha Chi Omega) in 1932

Source: Drake University Quax yearbook, 1932 p209

1320 34th Street (Alpha Chi Omega) in 1932
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Sarah Neill Ashford Fagan

Sarah Neill Ashford Fagan
People References: 

Sprague, Samuel E.

Source: 1892 City Directory

Resided at 2929 Cottage Grove (address no longer exists). Employed as an Insurance Adjuster.

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Sprague, Elizabeth C.

Source: 1892 City Directory

Resided at 2929 Cottage Grove (address no longer exists). Widow of Robert H.

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2929 COTTAGE GROVE AVE

Location
Address Number: 
2929
Street Name: 
COTTAGE GROVE
Street Type: 
AVE
City: 
Des Moines
Zip Code: 
50311

Address no longer exists.

Owner Name: 
Source: 
1892 City Directory
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Source: 
1892 City Directory
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Source: 
1892 City Directory
Resident Name: 
Source: 
1892 City Directory
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Source: 
1892 City Directory

Sankey, Livia A.

Source: 1892 City Directory

Resided at 1107 27th Street. Widow of William T.

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