Ann Lipsky

August 23, 2018

Ann Lipsky discusses details about the history of the Smulekoff's store, a Linn County landmark for 125 years from 1889-2014. Topics included members of the Smulekoff and Lipsky families, including her parents, Joan and Abbott as well as reflections on downtown Cedar Rapids changes over the years.

Area arts professional Rob Cline hosted the conversation with Ann.


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Linn County Historical Society

800 Second Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

Tel: 319-362-1501