DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 15, 2021) — Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library invite you to their monthly meeting Monday, November 1, 6:30PM.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 13, 2021) — Join us on Thursday, October 28, 6:30PM, for an online presentation by Karen Orozco-Gutierrez, the great-granddaughter of local African-American Civil War veteran Milton Howard. Orozco-Gutierrez will discuss her family history research journey as part of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center's celebration of Family History Month.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 11, 2021) — NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations changes attitudes, assumptions, and ideas about people with mental-health conditions. This presentation provides a personal perspective of mental-health conditions, as leaders with lived experience talk openly about what it's like to have a mental-health condition.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 11, 2021) — Join us for an afternoon of genealogy in the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center on Sunday, October 24, 1-4PM. Meet other genealogists, learn tips and tricks, and sample some tasty treats! We will learn how to access Ancestry Library from home which is available through the end of the year!
DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 8, 2021) — Join us in learning how to practically care for and preserve materials at home with tips and tricks from the staff of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. Each workshop will showcase different techniques and share applicable knowledge on creating tools and demonstrating methods of preservation for photographs, letters, books, and more.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 7, 2021) — October is the perfect month to unearth stories of our local cemeteries and their inhabitants. In our program on Wednesday, October 20, 6:30PM, tales of murders, tragedies, mayhem, and connections to local hauntings abound. We will use the collections of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center to help us untangle some of these local mysteries and eerie happenstances.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 6, 2021) — Bring the family for an afternoon of fall fun! On Saturday, October 16, 1PM and 2:30PM, at Fairmount, enjoy pumpkins, scarecrows, and crafts to celebrate the season. Try to win your pick of pumpkins from our patch as you participate in a thrilling Pumpkin Walk. Enjoy spiced apple cider, make a leaf crown, and take plenty of pictures at our fall photo-op station.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 6, 2021) — Do you know someone that doesn't forget a stranger's face, even years later? Law enforcement in the UK employs these individuals, "Super Recognizers", to solve crime. Join our Zoom on Saturday, October 16, 11AM, with Dr Joshua Davis from the University of Greenwich to discuss his research. Registration is required to receive meeting details at: https://bit.ly/dpl-superrecognizers.
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