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Aaron Hinman Grout (January 18, 1879 – December 29, 1966) was a Vermont (USA) judge and political figure who served as Secretary of State of Vermont.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Alleman Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Rock Island, Illinois.
America's Sweethearts is a 2001 American romantic comedy film directed by Joe Roth and written by Billy Crystal and Peter Tolan.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Area code 309 is a telephone area code serving the west-central portion of Illinois.
Around the World in Eighty Days (Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873.
An arsenal is a place where arms and ammunition are made, maintained and repaired, stored, or issued, in any combination, whether privately or publicly owned.
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George Ashley Wilkes is a fictional character in Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel Gone with the Wind and the later film of the same name.
Atlas Shrugged is a 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.
Augustana College is a private liberal arts college in Rock Island, Illinois, United States.
Ayn Rand (born Alisa Zinovyevna Rosenbaum; – March 6, 1982) was a Russian-American writer and philosopher.
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Ballet Quad Cities is a ballet company located in Rock Island, Illinois.
Benjamin “Ben” Harper (1817–1887) was an American businessman and politician.
Bettendorf is a city in Scott County, Iowa, United States.
Beyond the Sea is a 2004 American musical drama film based on the life of singer/actor Bobby Darin.
Bible Missionary Church, founded in 1955, is an evangelical, holiness Christian denomination headquartered in the United States.
William Zies (June 16, 1867 – April 16, 1907) was a professional baseball catcher.
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Black Hawk, born Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, (1767 – October 3, 1838) was a band leader and warrior of the Sauk American Indian tribe in what is now the Midwest of the United States.
The Black Hawk State Historic Site, in Rock Island, Illinois, occupies much of the historic site of the village of Saukenuk, the home of a band of Native Americans of the Sauk nation.
The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader.
Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television.
Robert Todd Schilling (born January 23, 1964) is a former U.S. Representative for, serving from 2011 to 2013.
Booker Tyrone Edgerson (born July 5, 1939) is a former American football player.
Broadway Historic District is a nationally recognized historic district and neighborhood in Rock Island, Illinois, United States.
The Buffalo Bills are a professional American football team based in the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
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The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Charles A. Spring (July 25, 1800 – January 17, 1892) was an American merchant and religious leader.
Charles Gustave Hall, known as Pat Hall (November 15, 1930 - April 25, 2012) was a photojournalist from Nebraska and Wyoming.
Chase Michael Hilgenbrinck McDonald (born April 2, 1982 in Quincy, Illinois) is an American former soccer defender.
Chasson Randle (born February 5, 1993) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Real Madrid of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague.
The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRI&P RW, sometimes called Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway) was a Class I railroad in the United States.
Chippiannock Cemetery is a cemetery located on 12th Street and 31st Avenue in Rock Island, Illinois.
The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Colorado Rockies are an American professional baseball team based in Denver, Colorado.
In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
The Crescent Bridge carries a rail line across the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois.
Daniel Greene Garnsey (June 17, 1779 – May 11, 1851) was an American politician from New York, Michigan and Illinois.
Davenport is the county seat of Scott County in Iowa and is located along the Mississippi River on the eastern border of the state.
David Rhodes (born in 1946) is an American novelist.
Daytrotter is a recording studio and music venue located in Davenport, Iowa which hosts recording sessions with many popular and typically up-and-coming indie music acts, although it works with local bands in the Illinois area as well.
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Death of a President is a 2006 British docudrama political thriller film about the fictional assassination of George W. Bush, the 43rd U.S. President, on 19 October 2007 in Chicago, Illinois.
A deity is a supernatural being considered divine or sacred.
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Denkmann-Hauberg House is a historic building located in Rock Island, Illinois, United States.
Donald Arvid Nelson (born May 15, 1940), sometimes known as Nellie, is an American former National Basketball Association (NBA) player and head coach.
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Douglas Park is located at 18th Avenue and 10th Street in Rock Island, Illinois.
Dred Scott (c. 1799 – September 17, 1858) was an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857, popularly known as the "Dred Scott case." Scott claimed that he and his wife should be granted their freedom because they had lived in Illinois and the Wisconsin Territory for four years, where slavery was illegal.
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East Moline is a city in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States.
Edward Albert Heimberger (April 22, 1906 – May 26, 2005), known professionally as Eddie Albert, was an American actor and activist.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Forrest Meredith Tucker (February 12, 1919 – October 25, 1986) was an American actor in both movies and television who appeared in nearly a hundred films.
Fort Armstrong (1816–1836), was one of a chain of western frontier defenses which the United States erected after the War of 1812.
Frederick Martin MacMurray (August 30, 1908 – November 5, 1991) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 movies and a successful television series during a career that spanned nearly a half-century, from 1930 to the 1970s.
Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.
Colonel Gary Eugene Payton, USAF, (born June 20, 1948) is an American former astronaut.
Colonel George Davenport, born George William King (1783 – July 4, 1845), was a 19th-century English-American sailor, frontiersman, fur trader, merchant, postmaster, US Army soldier, Indian agent, and city planner.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Gone with the Wind is a novel by American writer Margaret Mitchell, first published in 1936.
Good Times is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from February 8, 1974, to August 1, 1979.
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The Government Bridge, or Arsenal Bridge, spans the Mississippi River connecting Rock Island, Illinois and Davenport, Iowa.
The Governor of Vermont is the head of the government of the U.S. state of Vermont.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm.
The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Gregory James Norton (born 13 March 1959) is an American musician, formerly of the band Hüsker Dü.
Hard Eight is a 1996 American neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, and starring Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Samuel L. Jackson, with brief appearances by Robert Ridgely, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Melora Walters.
Harry Sage (March 16, 1864 – May 27, 1947), nicknamed "Doc", was a Major League Baseball catcher in 1890 for the Toledo Maumees of the American Association.
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Hüsker Dü were an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1979.
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Helen Mack (November 13, 1913 – August 13, 1986) was an American actress.
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The Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park, also just called the Hennepin Canal, is an abandoned waterway in northwest Illinois, between the Mississippi River at Rock Island and the Illinois River near Hennepin.
Henry Cantwell "Harry" Wallace (May 11, 1866 – October 25, 1924) was an American farmer, journalist, and political activist who served as the Secretary of Agriculture from 1921 to 1924.
Herman Schneidman (November 22, 1913 – August 12, 2008) was a professional American football player for the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cardinals.
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.
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Hiram Calvin Truesdale (February 8, 1860October 28, 1897) was an American jurist who served as Chief Justice on the Arizona Territorial Supreme Court from July till October 1897.
The Oakland Athletics, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Philadelphia.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
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The 17th Congressional District of Illinois is represented by Democrat Cheri Bustos.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
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Interstate 280 (abbreviated I-280) is an auxiliary highway that makes up the western and southern portions of the beltway around the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa.
Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.
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Jack Kerouac (born Jean-Louis Kérouac (though he called himself Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac); March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent.
Jerry Allen Mansfield (August 13, 1892 – October 27, 1960) was an American football fullback who played two seasons with the Rock Island Independents of the American Professional Football Association.
Jesse Woods Johnson (born June 1, 1960) is an American musician best known as the guitarist in the original lineup of The Time (more recently known as The Original 7ven).
John Christopher Reilly (born May 24, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, singer, screenwriter, and producer.
John Avery Lomax (September 23, 1867 – January 26, 1948) was an American teacher, a pioneering musicologist, and a folklorist who did much for the preservation of American folk music.
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John Patrick Looney (1865–1947) was a gangster in the Rock Island, Illinois area during the early 20th century.
John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.
Jonathan Tweet (born 1965) is an American game designer from Rock Island, Illinois who has been involved in the development of the role-playing games Ars Magica, Everway, Over the Edge, Talislanta, the third edition of Dungeons & Dragons and 13th Age, and the Collectible Miniatures Game Dreamblade.
Josiah Grout, Jr. (May 28, 1841July 19, 1925) was an American lawyer and politician in the US state of Vermont.
Jules Gabriel Verne (Longman Pronunciation Dictionary.; 8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.
Jumer's Casino & Hotel is a "Las Vegas style" casino-hotel located in Rock Island, Illinois, on the western edge of the state just off Interstate 280, southwest of Chicago, bordering the state of Iowa by the Mississippi River.
June Haver (born June Stovenour, June 10, 1926 – July 4, 2005) was an American film actress, singer, and dancer.
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Kalmbach Publishing Co. is an American publisher of books and magazines, many of them railroad-related, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Kart racing or karting is a variant of open-wheel motorsport with small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts, go-karts, or gearbox/shifter karts depending on the design.
Kenneth Brian Bowman (born December 15, 1942) was a center in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers.
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Ken Duncan is a former punter in the National Football League.
Kevin Spacey Fowler (born July 26, 1959) is an American actor, producer and singer.
KWQC-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Davenport, Iowa, United States, serving the Quad Cities area of Southeastern Iowa and Northwestern Illinois.
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Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September.
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Lane Allen Evans (August 4, 1951 – November 5, 2014) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1983 until 2007, representing the 17th District of Illinois.
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Edward Timothy "Lefty" Taber (January 11, 1900 – November 5, 1983), was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played in and with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Lester Ziffren (April 30, 1906 – November 12, 2007) was an American reporter and Hollywood screenwriter.
Elisabeth Corrin Maurus (born November 21, 1982), known as Lissie, is an American singer-songwriter.
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The auxiliary Interstate Highways (also called three-digit Interstate Highways) are a supplemental subset of the freeways within the Interstate Highway System of the United States.
There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois.
This is a list of all current and notable former bridges or other crossings of the Upper Mississippi River which begins at the Mississippi River's source and extends to its confluence with the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois.
The office of Mayor of Rock Island, Illinois has existed since the Rock Island's incorporation in 1841 with Benjamin Barrett serving as the city's first mayor.
The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
This is a list of the tallest buildings in the Quad Cities (Davenport, Iowa, Rock Island, Illinois, Moline, Illinois, and Bettendorf, Iowa).
Lock and Dam No.
The Longview Park Conservatory and Gardens (39 acres) is a city park with botanical garden, located at 1300 17th Street, Rock Island, Illinois.
Anthony James Donegan (29 April 1931 – 3 November 2002), known as Lonnie Donegan, was a British skiffle singer, songwriter and musician, referred to as the "King of Skiffle", who influenced 1960s British pop musicians.
The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California.
Louis Charles "Lou" Kolls (December 15, 1892 – February 23, 1941) was an American professional baseball umpire who worked in the American League from 1933 to 1940.
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Madison Keys (born February 17, 1995) is an American professional tennis player.
Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949) was an American novelist and journalist under the pseudonym Peggy Mitchell.
Mark Johnson is a former Olympic wrestler and two time NCAA All-American.
Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known for writing the book, music, and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man.
The Miami Marlins are an American professional baseball team based in Miami, Florida.
Michael H. Sexton (1862–1937) was an American baseball executive, whose most significant role was as president of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues from 1910 through 1932.
Milan (pronounced MY-lan) is a village in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States.
The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
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Minor leagues are professional sports leagues which are not regarded as the premier leagues in those sports.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Modern Woodmen of America is one of the largest (based on assets) fraternal benefit societies in the United States, with more than 750,000 members.
Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States.
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
The New England Revolution is an American professional soccer club based in the Greater Boston area that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), in the Eastern Conference of the league.
NOAA Weather Radio (NWR; also known as NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards) is an automated 24-hour network of VHF FM weather radio stations in the United States that broadcast weather information directly from a nearby National Weather Service office.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
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On the Road is a novel by American writer Jack Kerouac, based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across the United States.
Peoria is the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, and the largest city on the Illinois River.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
Performance Food Group Company (PFG) is an American company that was founded in 1885 in Richmond, Virginia by food peddler James Capers.
The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Phileas Fogg is the protagonist in the 1873 Jules Verne novel Around the World in Eighty Days.
Charles "Pony Diehl" Ray (possibly "Deal") was an Old West outlaw in the New Mexico Territory and Arizona Territory.
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Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
The Quad Cities is a region of five cities in northwest Illinois and southeastern Iowa,Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline in Illinois.
The Quad City Botanical Center is a set of botanical gardens located next to the Mississippi River at 2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois.
The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) is a United States symphony orchestra based in Davenport, Iowa, and representing the Quad Cities area.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Republic Pictures Corporation was an American motion picture production-distribution corporation in operation from 1935 to 1967, that was based in Los Angeles, California.
Road to Perdition is a 2002 American crime film directed by Sam Mendes.
Road to Perdition is a series of fictional works written by Max Allan Collins.
Roald Tweet is a Professor Emeritus of English at Augustana CollegeStuds Terkel Humanities Service Award and a historian of the upper Mississippi River.
The Rock Island Arsenal comprises, located on Arsenal Island, originally known as Rock Island, on the Mississippi River between the cities of Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois.
The Rock Island Centennial Bridge connects Rock Island, Illinois and Davenport, Iowa.
Rock Island County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, bounded on the west by the Mississippi River.
Rock Island High School, also known as "Rocky", is a public four-year high school located in Rock Island, Illinois, United States.
The Rock Island Independents were a professional American football team based in Rock Island, Illinois.
The Rock Island Islanders were a minor league baseball team based in Rock Island, Illinois, one of the Quad Cities.
"Rock Island Line" is an American folk song.
The Rock Island Public Library is located in downtown Rock Island, Illinois.
Rock Island Trail is a 1950 Trucolor Western film directed by Joseph Kane starring Forrest Tucker, Adele Mara, Lorna Gray, Bruce Cabot, Chill Wills and Barbra Fuller.
Rock Island-Milan School District No.
The Rock River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey.
Rockridge High School, or RHS, is a public four-year high school located at 14110 134th Avenue West in Taylor Ridge, Illinois, an unincorporated area in Rock Island County, Illinois, in the Midwestern United States.
A Roller dam is a type of hydro-control device specially designed to mitigate erosion.
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Samuel Rinnah Van Sant (May 11, 1844October 3, 1936) was an American politician who served in the Minnesota House of Representatives and as the 15th Governor of Minnesota.
The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.
The Sac or Sauk are a group of Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands culture group, who lived primarily in the region of what is now Green Bay, Wisconsin, when first encountered by the French in 1667.
The Office of the Secretary of State of Vermont is located at 128 State Street.
The Sergeant John F. Baker Jr. Bridge, also known as the Baker Bridge or Interstate 280 Bridge, carries Interstate 280 (I-280) across the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois, United States.
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The Stanford Cardinal men's basketball team represents Stanford University in Stanford, California, United States.
A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.
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Stephen Michael Decker (born October 25, 1965 in Rock Island, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and current assistant hitting coach for the San Francisco Giants.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Switch is an American action-adventure detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner.
Taylor Ridge is an unincorporated community in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States.
The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band which was founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live.
The Dispatch–Argus is a daily morning newspaper based in East Moline, Illinois and circulated primarily throughout the Illinois side of the Quad Cities — Moline, East Moline, Rock Island and Rock Island County, but also for sale in retail establishments on the Iowa side of the Quad Cities — Davenport and Bettendorf.
The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey.
Thomas Patrick Sinnett – (March 17, 1880 – April 31, 1967) was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1924 until 1938.
Tim Moore (December 9, 1887 – December 13, 1958) was an American vaudevillian and comic actor of the first half of the 20th century.
The Toledo Maumees were a baseball team originally formed in 1888.
Thomas William Sexton (March 14, 1865 – February 8, 1934) was a Major League Baseball player.
A tribal chief is the leader of a tribal society or chiefdom.
U.S. Route 67 is a major north–south U.S. highway which extends 1,560-mile-long (2,511 km) in the Central United States.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
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The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
UnityPoint Health (known as Iowa Health System until 2013) is a network of hospitals, clinics and home care services in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin.
Venkateswara (Sanskrit: वेङ्कटेश्वर, IAST: Veṅkaṭēśvara), also known as Śrīnivāsa, Bālājī, Veṅkaṭā, Venkata Ramana, Veṅkaṭācalapati, Tirupati Timmappa and Govindha, is a form of the Hindu god Vishnu.
Villa de Chantal Historic District was an historic district located in Rock Island, Illinois, United States.
Virginia Fiester Frederick (née Heise) (December 24, 1916 – May 30, 2010) was an American politician.
The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies from June 1812 to February 1815.
Waukesha is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States.
WHBF-TV is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Rock Island, Illinois, United States, serving the Quad Cities area of northwestern Illinois and southeastern Iowa.
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WKBF is a radio station licensed to Rock Island, Illinois, and carries a Spanish Regional Music format.
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WLKU is a radio station licensed to Rock Island, Illinois, with a Christian contemporary format.
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The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.
WVIK (90.3 FM) is the flagship National Public Radio station for the Quad Cities region of eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois.
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YRC Worldwide Inc. is an American holding company of freight shipping brands YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, New Penn, Holland and Reddaway.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.