Two men — an immigrant and a dentist — provided 30 years of free Thanksgiving dinners in Cedar Rapids
Articles Tagged: Time Machine
History Nov. 9, 2021 9:27 am503d ago
At a time when Blacks were not welcome in Midwest hotels, James Weldon Johnson was welcomed into the Van Vechten Shaffer home in Cedar Rapids.
History Nov. 2, 2021 6:00 am514d ago
The owner of a Cedar Rapids office supply store saved a steam locomotive from the scrap yard and brought it to Cedar Rapids.
History Oct. 19, 2021 6:00 am529d ago
Famous for his cloud paintings, he moved indoors
History Oct. 12, 2021 1:33 pm531d ago
The Capitol Theater opened in 1928, but six months later the lettering on its sign was changed to Paramount.
History Sep. 28, 2021 6:00 am550d ago
“Satchmo” played on Quad Cities riverboat, then appeared in concert at numerous Eastern Iowa venues
History Sep. 14, 2021 1:31 pm559d ago
One troupe operated next door to the swimming pool in the basement of the Roosevelt Hotel
History Sep. 11, 2021 7:38 am562d ago
Hours after the terrorist attacks, Gazette journalists worked quickly to produce a four-page breaking edition of the paper to get to readers that same day.
History Sep. 2, 2021 7:49 pm571d ago
Bike riders have joined in a ride around Cedar Rapids on Labor Day for 13 of the past 15 years. The ride was not held in 2008 after the flood or 2020 because of the derecho. And organizers have canceled this year’s ride because of COVID-19.
History Aug. 17, 2021 6:00 am591d ago
Volunteer labor and fundraising turn 1891 depot into an events center.
History Aug. 11, 2021 6:00 am595d ago
They came for a Herbert Hoover birthday event in 1965, the year after Hoover, the only president born in Iowa, died
History Jul. 27, 2021 6:00 am609d ago
A gun battle in the Cedar Rapids Carnegie library ends in death for an officer.
History Jun. 29, 2021 10:10 am636d ago
The key to taller corn — and better yields — is planting early and controlling weeds, most farmers say.
History Jun. 16, 2021 7:35 pm649d ago
The 54-year-old Cedar Rapids school, at 6225 First Ave. SW, has structural problems and will be replaced with West Willow Elementary this fall.
History Jun. 1, 2021 10:29 am664d ago
A.B.T. Moore led Gideons in early 1900s when they began placing Bibles in hotel rooms. His pastor, Dr. E.R. Burkhalter, pitched the idea.