Y2K (Millennium)

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US-GCS DCL Coll-047 Row A CITY

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Y2K (Millennium)


  • 1999-2000 (Creation)


Quantity: 1 – 11 ½ x 17 ½ blue-gray container

Background Note: Materials issued in preparation for year 2000 conversion: local newspaper articles; Des Moines Register retrospective

Container List:
Y2K and You, President’s Council on Year 2000 Conversion
Y2K: What You Should Know, American Red Cross
Iowa Artist’s Postcard postmarked December 31, 1999
Newspaper Clippings

Iowa Family Album, Des Moines Register, December 31, 1999
Beyond 2000: Breaking Ground in Iowa DM Register, January 1, 2000

Des Moines Register, Section 1 – December 31, 1999
Des Moines Register, Section 1 – January 1, 2000

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Donated by: Dorothy Pinder; Mike Hotchkin

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Ringing of the Bells: Grinnell Welcomes the Year 2000
Video footage by Dwight Johnston, unedited
VHS available in Outdated Media box across from AV. Digital copy available at DCL Staff Files/Digital Archives/VIDEO

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Name of Preparer: D. Lalonde

Date of Preparation: 2/11/2000; 4/3/2018

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