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Two students run along the fields that stood behind and to the south of the Coralville Central School. These fields were often used for recreational activities; a group of students can be seen further back engaged in a game of baseball.

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Two unidentified girls smile for a photograph while dressed in Girl Scouts uniforms. The white five on the patch on the upper sleeve of the uniform suggests these girls were a part of Girl Scouts Troop #55, which was the troop that started raising…

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Twenty-three elementary students pose for a class photograph outside the Coralville Elementary School. All the children wear winter gear, such as coats and hats.

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Six young children squint their eyes as they peer forward; four gaze directly at the camera while two others have their attention on a person or object to the right of the photographer. The children all sit on a sand bank; grass begins to grow…

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The junior high boy's basketball ball team line up for a photograph in their team uniforms. The boys in the front row kneel, basketballs under their hands, while the back row stands.

Front row, left to right: Ron Horrell (#5), Jim Cannon, Jr.…

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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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In 1951 the Coralville Parks and Recreation Commission took over operation of the old school house and turned it into a teen center. In this phot girls congregate on the front steps of the old school.

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An unknown man in front of the old Coralville school house that was turned into a teen center in 1951. The old school was used for formal classes, informal community gatherings and is now maintained by the Johnson County Historical Society.

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A group of second graders and their teacher Mary Dunn stand for a class photograph in front of Coralville Central School (Walch, p. 77).

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A photograph from the front of a classroom, as if from a teacher's perspective. Two rows of desks filled with students line either side of the photograph; boys and girls look down at the open books on their desks. Behind the students is the classroom…

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As written in Lest We Forget: Coralville, page 75:

"The 1972 officers of Clarksville Lodge #668 AF and AM were installed by Dr. W. W. Morris, Grand Master of Masons in Iowa. He is shown at left of photo presenting Paul Hensley, Master, with the…

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A formal photograph of the 1972 officers of the Clarksville Lodge #668 AF and AM. All wear suits, bow ties, necklaces with a jewel, and Masonic aprons around their waists.

Front row, left to right: Kenneth Sanders, Treasurer; Donald Pelechek,…

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Leslie Miller, Past-President of the Coralville Optimist Club, shakes the hand of a Little League baseball player Rick Pionkowski as he hands him a trophy. The backs of two other baseball players can be seen on the left side of image, the words…

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Ermal Loghry, owner of the Carousel Restaurant, and Roy Tipton stand in front of a large, rotating griddle covered in cooking pancakes. Roy scoops done pancakes onto a plate, while Ermal squeezes batter onto empty spaces. Both wear white shirts,…

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Richard "Dick" Goss, Sr. points at his name on the Coralville World War II Honor Roll, which is in the first column on the left. He wears a long coat, hat, and gloves.

The World War II Honor Roll was a large sign listing the names of servicemen…

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Members of the American Legion Post #721 stand in a row with their arms around each other and smile for photographs. Two of the men hold shovels that were used during the ceremony.

The members of both the American Legion Walter Johnson Post #721…

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The American Legion Post #721 color guard and firing squad line up in the Oak Hill Cemetery during Memorial Day Services in 1962.

This Legion Post was the first organization in Coralville to hold Memorial Services at the cemetery. The Coralville…
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