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Van Allen Hall

Located in the hallway of the top floor of the original 1916 building.

This display holds artifacts and documents highlighting the remarkable accomplishments of the Van Allen family, including:

A work table, law books and book press of Patriarch George Clinton Van Allen.

Memorabilia from his son, A.M. Van Allen, local attorney and mayor of Mount Pleasant.

Memorabilia from A.M.'s four sons: George Olney, James, Maurice and William.

Wall panels from the exhibit: "Explorer's Legacy - Dr. James Van Allen and the Discovery of the Radiation Belts" - Jan. 31, 2016, that was exhibited in the Main Library Gallery of the University of Iowa in Iowa City.


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