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St. Luke's Methodist Church, Dubuque, Iowa

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The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 15.3.3
Rating: 3 stars
Address: 1199 Main Street
Location: Dubuque, Iowa 52001, USA
Lat/Lng: 42.50381, -90.66898
Tiffany 1910: Page 56
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1894-1897 [DH1897]
Architect: George W. Kramer [DH1897]
Restoration: Many windows, including the Job and the Good Shepherd windows, releaded by Bovard Studio, 2009-2016 [BOV2016]
Also of interest:

Site Items

15.3.3.1: Cooley Memorial Window: The Good Shepherd (1897) (Extant)
15.3.3.2: Richardson Memorial Window: Resurrection Angel (1897) (Extant)
15.3.3.3: Hancock Memorial Window: Angel of Victory (1897) (Extant)
15.3.3.4: Staples Memorial Window: Ascension (1897) (Extant)
15.3.3.5: Farley Memorial Window: Job (1897) (Extant)
15.3.3.6: ornamental windows (Extant)
15.3.3.7: Chapman Memorial Window: Baptism of Christ (1916) (Extant)
15.3.3.8: Lewis Memorial Window: Christ and the Children (1916) (Extant)
15.3.3.9: Robinson Memorial Window: Good Samaritan (1916) (Extant)
15.3.3.10: Weigel Memorial Window: David Set Singers Before The Lord (Extant)

Item 15.3.3.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Cooley Memorial Window
Theme: The Good Shepherd [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 56
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation: [DH1897]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dennis N. Cooley (7 Nov 1825 - 13 Nov 1892) [INSCRIPTION, DH1897, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
and also his wife, Clara Aldrich Cooley (13 Sep 1892 - 16 Nov 1925) [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Cooley family [TIFF1897, WEB]
Date: In place when building dedicated, May 1897 [DH1897, NWCA1897]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / D N COOLEY [PHOTO]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Cost: The five 1897 memorial windows cost $12000 in total [DH1897]
Restoration: Restored by Bovard Studio in 2002 [BOV2011]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1897 (p. 87) quotes an extract from a letter by Mrs. Cooley on behalf of the family "expressing our satisfaction and admiration of the work" [TIFF1897]
Tiffany 1897 (p. 88) quotes an extract from a letter by a daughter, Mrs. John F. Douglass, expressing a similar sentiment [TIFF1897]

Item 15.3.3.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Richardson Memorial Window
Theme: Resurrection Angel [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Angel Among the Lilies [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 56
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation: [DH1897]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Harriet Lucille Richardson [INSCRIPTION, DH1897, ORG]
Donor: her parents [ORG]
Date: In place when building dedicated, May 1897 [DH1897, NWCA1897]
Size: about 10' high x 8' wide [DH1897]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: BLESSED ARE THE PVRE IN HEART FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD / IN MEMORIAM / HARRIET LVCILLE RICHARDSON [PHOTO]
Category: Angel of Resurrection

Item 15.3.3.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Hancock Memorial Window
Theme: Angel of Victory [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 56
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation: [DH1897]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: John Thomas Hancock (12 Nov 1824 - 13 Aug 1894) [INSCRIPTION, DH1897, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Bertha Enz Hancock, and family [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: In place when building dedicated, May 1897 [DH1897, NWCA1897]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: JOHN THOMAS HANCOCK / 1824 - 1894 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Angel of Victory

Item 15.3.3.4

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Staples Memorial Window
Theme: Ascension [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 56
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation: [DH1897]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Dr. George McLellan Staples (26 Apr 1827 - 7 Sep 1895) [INSCRIPTION, DH1897, ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
and also his wife, Abigail (Abby) Croswell Phillips Staples (23 Aug 1832 - 13 Feb 1912) [INSCRIPTION, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: Abigail (Abby) Croswell Phillips Staples, and family [ORG, FINDAGRAVE]
Date: In place when building dedicated, May 1897 [DH1897, NWCA1897]
Size:
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORIAM / ** GEORGE M STAPLES 1827-1895 / AND / ABBY ** HIS WIFE 1832-1912 [PHOTO, DEDUCED]
Category: Ascension

Item 15.3.3.5

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Farley Memorial Window
Theme: Job [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 56
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation: [DH1897]
Record type: Window
Designer: Edward Peck Sperry [LOC1897, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: The Library of Congress has a photo of a design for the figure of Job credited to Sperry [LOC1897]
Memorial details: Jesse P. Farley (2 Apr 1812 - 8 May 1894) [INSCRIPTION, DH1897, ORG]
Donor:
Date: In place when building dedicated, May 1897 [DH1897, NWCA1897]
Size: 15' high x 18' wide [DH1897, DEDUCED]
Lancets: 3 [PHOTO]
Inscription: FOR THE WORK OF A MAN SHALL HE RENDER UNTO HIM AND CAUSE EVERY MAN TO FIND ACCORDING TO HIS WAYS. JOB 34:11 // IN MEMORIAM JESSE P FARLEY / BORN APRIL 2, 1812 DIED MAY 8, 1894 [PHOTO, DH1897]
Category: Job

Item 15.3.3.6

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name:
Description: ornamental windows [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
sliding door panels and windows TIFF1897, [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Page 56
Duncan 1980: Page 211
Tiffany 1897: Page 35
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details:
Donor: Social Union, the Epworth League, L.O. Hillyard family, Mrs. Carrie A. Pollock, and Sarah J. Thomas [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Inscription:
Category: Ornamental

Item 15.3.3.7

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Chapman Memorial Window
Theme: Baptism of Christ [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NWCA1916]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Joseph Chapman and Catharine Chapman [INSCRIPTION, NWCA1916, ORG]
Donor: their family [ORG]
Date: Installed ca. Mar 1916 [NWCA1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / JOSEPH CHAPMAN / AND / CATHARINE CHAPMAN [PHOTO]
Category: Baptism

Item 15.3.3.8

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lewis Memorial Window
Theme: Christ and the Children [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: General Warner Lewis and Caroline Lewis [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor: their daughter, Jennie Lewis Wales [ORG]
Date: Given in 1916 [ORG]
Size:
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / WARNER / AND / CAROLINE LEWIS [PHOTO]
Category: Christ Blessing Children

Item 15.3.3.9

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Robinson Memorial Window
Theme: Good Samaritan [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [ORG]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Wilbur Emory Robinson (11 Jul 1836 - 1918) [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 11 Jul 1916 [ORG]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: A TRIBUTE TO WILBUR EMORY ROBINSON / ON HIS EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY, JULY 11, 1916 [PHOTO]
Category: Good Samaritan

Item 15.3.3.10

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Weigel Memorial Window
Theme: David Set Singers Before The Lord [ORG]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Louis C. Tiffany N.Y. [PHOTO]
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Weigel family [INSCRIPTION, ORG]
Donor: Fannie Weigel Tonner [ORG]
Date:
Size:
Inscription: SING UNTO THE LORD SING PSALMS UNTO HIM TALK YE OF ALL HIS WONDROUS WORKS // TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / THE WEIGEL FAMILY [PHOTO, ORG]
Category: David
Location: choir loft [ORG]

References

BOV2011: Bovard Studio website (30 Mar 2011)
BOV2016: Mandy Ford (Bovard Studio), personal communication (4 Aug 2016)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DH1897: Dubuque Herald (9 May 1897, p. 11-12)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
INSCRIPTION: Inscription on item
LOC1897: Library of Congress, photograph (1897)
NWCA1897: Northwestern Christian Advocate (19 May 1897, p. 19)
NWCA1916: Northwestern Christian Advocate (16 Feb 1916, p. 182)
ORG: Organisation
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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