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Subject is exactly "American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary"
American Legion Post #721 during a 4thFest parade, undated
A 4thFest parade float featuring the members of the American Legion-Walter Johnson Post #721. The men sit on hay bales and hold small American flags.
The first meeting of the Legion #721 was on January 28, 1954. At that meeting, it was decided…
Richard W. "Dick" Goss, Sr. at the Coralville World War II Honor Roll, 1940s-1950s
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…
American Legion Building groundbreaking, 1963
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…
American Legion Post #721 on Memorial Day, 1962
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…
Gordon and Ethel (Douglass) Dinsmore, 1960s-1970s
Ethel (Douglass) and Gordon Dinsmore at an American Legion event. Ethel wears a dress, corsage, and large beaded necklace, while Gordon wears a plaid shirt, striped jacket with a pin, and his American Legion Post #721 hat.
Gordon was a charter…