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  • Source is exactly "Lovetinsky, P., Rogers, F., Russell, V., & Schwab, J. (1973) Lest We Forget: Coralville, Iowa, 1873-1973. "

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Joseph Kimbal Hemphill's family as they celebrate Independence Day in front of their home at 1011 Eight Street. This is one of the earliest photographs of Coralville taken on the Fourth of July (Walch, p. 116).

Front row, left to right: Nathaniel…

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Coralville residents gather outside Koser's Store before embarking on an expedition to see the flooded riverbanks of the Iowa River. Flood water can be seen flowing through the street; two men work with a chain in front of a parked truck, while two…

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Two volunteer firefighters, marked in pen as 'Dick Clinite (retired)' and 'Bill Lee (moved)', observe as the Econogas fire overtakes a truck further away. Clinite stands behind a fire engine with an partially unraveled fire hose at his feet while…

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Mayor Alvin Green, wearing a coat, stands next to a snow-covered hose cart. The two-wheeled cart had 1,000 feet of hose, and could be hitched onto a car or pulled by hand according to George Prehoda, Coralville's first fire chief. Rex Brandstatter…

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Koser's Store, located on 1st Avenue from 1903-1970, acted as both a grocery store and a community center for Coralville residents. Originally called Wilson's Store after store manager Charles Wilson, the name changed when owner Edward Koser took…

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Fred Paintin,the Coralville town marshal from 1952 to 1957, leaves his car parked on the side of the road. The vehicle, a late 1940's Hudson, is outfitted with a stop light on its front and back. This is one of the last town marshal cars used in…

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The family home of Fred and Mary (Chambers) Kriz. The two storied house stood at 232 First Avenue. A figure can be seen sitting on the front steps of the house.

Fred and Mary raised three children in this house: Helen Catherine, Frederick John,…

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Farm man George Prehoda stands by his open truck cab (Walch, p. 34). The truck bed, made of wooden boards, contains a large pile of corn.

In addition to farming, George Prehoda volunteered as Coralville's first fire chief. When interviewed, he…

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Mayor Michael Kattchee sits at his desk in the new city hall building. Dressed in a suit and tie, he leans back in his chair while focusing to the left side of the frame. Mayor Kattchee served on the Coralville City Council off and on starting in…

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Vehicles drive up and down a busy street on the left side of the photograph; a wide paved shoulder gives way to grass and shrubbery. Multiple signs line the road on the right side of the photograph: a street sign stating "Coralville" sits on top of…

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A matted portrait of Joseph Kimbal Hemphill. The writing on the bottom right hand corner reads "Townsend 22 Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA," indicating the photo was taken by Timothy (Theo) Wesley Townsend, a photographer who owned a studio in Iowa…

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A matted portrait of Mary Ellen (Ward) Hemphill.

Mary Ellen Ward was born April 7, 1837 and grew up in Johnson County, Iowa. In 1845, her father Chauncey Ward took in a sick pioneer by the name of Joseph Kimbal Hemphill to convalesce. Eight years…

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A family portrait of Joseph Kimbal Hemphill, his wife Mary Ellen, and their seven children.

Front row, left to right: Effie (Hemphill) Scales, Arch Hemphill, Mary Ellen (Ward) Hemphill, Joseph Kimbal Hemphill, and Lucy (Hemphill) Dean.

Back…

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The ten boys who made up the Coralville School football team in 1921. Dressed in a mixture of button down shirts, ties, and coveralls, they squint in the sunlight as they look at the camera. The boy in the middle of the front row (Fred Dever) holds a…

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A family portrait of James Wesley Fackler, his wife Sarah Jane (Clark) Fackler, and their seven adult children. An eighth child, a daughter named Hattie, died in childhood.

James Wesley Fackler was born on March 18, 1843 in Pennsylvania. Sarah…

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The students of Coralville School, from primary grades to eighth. The teacher, Alma Raymond, stands in the third row.

First row (sitting), left to right: Helen Osborn, Frederick Kriz, Frederick Dever, Max Deck, Dorothy Alwine, & Gale…

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A formal portrait of Fred James Kriz and Mary (Chambers) Kriz.

Fred was born on February 19, 1881 in Iowa City to James and Catherine (Tempa) Kriz. Mary was born August 7, 1881 to John and Ellen (Brady) Chambers. She lived at Camp Cardinal Road…

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The students of Coralville School, from primary grades to eighth. The teachers, Russell Bontrager and Marie Leeney, stand in the fifth row.

First row, left to right: Tommy Davis, George White, Leo White, Donald Bender, Erwin Brandstatter, George…

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An image taken inside the Coralville School while class is in session. Students of all ages sit at their desks reading and doing other schoolwork. Blackboards line the back wall.

A bench can be seen on the left hand side of the photograph, closer…

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The students of Coralville School, from primary grades to eighth. The teacher Marie Leeney stands in the second row, while teacher Emery Rhodes stands in the fifth row. The words "Coralville School - 1934" are on the left bottom of the…
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