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Alvin and Leona (Conklin) Prizler pause for a picture on their way down the church aisle during their wedding. Alvin wears a dark suit. Leona has her arm in his, and wears a white wedding gown, veil, and pearls. A bouquet of flowers is held in her…

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A wedding photograph of two couples: on the left, Clarence & Ruth (Wade) Alwine, and on the right, Ben & Dorothy (Alwine) Schneider.

Clarence was married previously to Alice McMillan. They had two children, Marian (b, 1927) and Kenneth (b. 1929),…

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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…

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Members of Troop #29, Coralville's Girl Scouts troop, gather for a picture at a birthday party. While some wear their official uniforms, other girls wear dresses and skirts. One girl in the front row, Judy Goodfellow, holds a birthday cake. A house…

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A photograph of the front of the 1876 schoolhouse. Men and women gather on the front steps and along the sidewalk. Two guards stand in front, guns in their hands.

In July of 1983, the city of Coralville rededicated the 1876 schoolhouse as a museum…

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Elizabeth (Fellows) Dennis, a Coralville pioneer, sits in a wooden chair at a Fourth of July celebration. She wears a striped dress, dark coat, feathered hat, and a glove on her left hand. Writing in the bottom right corner of the image states,…

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A formal portrait of Frank and Cora (Demory) Alwine on their wedding day.

Frank Alwine was born March 27, 1868 near North Liberty, Iowa. Cora was born on December 15, 1881 to Edward and Elizabeth (Lucas) Demory in Bell Plaine. In 1900, he and Cora…

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Left to right, Library Director Jean Schwab, Pauline Lovetinsky, & Frances Rogers stand by the convertible they rode during the 1990 4thFest Parade in celebration of their accumulated 75 years of service to the Coralville community through library…

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Married couple Maude (Allmand) and John H. Halvorsen, surrounded by their three grown children: William "Bill", Robert "Bud", and Alta. The men wear suits and boutonnieres, while the women wear dresses and corsages. They stand behind a decorated…

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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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Loran Kohl and Mary Elizabeth (Hipp) Conklin at a wedding. He wears a suit, with a tie, white boutonniere, and cane; she wears a short sleeved dress, hat, corsage, and gloves. Flowers and an ornate altar can be seen behind them, and the white fabric…

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Cyclist Lance Armstrong stands on a stage with Mayor Jim Fausett and Kirk Ferentz, the University of Iowa Head Footcall Coach. Fausett and Armstrong stand with their backs to the podium and crowd of RAGBRAI cyclists.

Armstrong spoke to the crowd…

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Mayor Jim Fausett holds the reins of a team of horses during the annual 4thFest parade through Coralville. American flags and city residents line 8th Street for the celebration (Walch, p. 119).

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Richard Hughes rings the bell on the front steps of the 1876 Coralville schoolhouse as a part of a ceremony that rededicated the building as a museum of the Johnson County Historical Society. A man holds the school door open behind Hughes, while…

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The ribbon cutting ceremony of the new GEICO (Government Employee Insurance Company) was attended by Warren Buffet (second to the left), Mayor Jim Fausett, and Governor Terry Branstad (second to the right) (Walch, p. 37). All three men hold onto…

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A formal portrait of William Hamilton Bowers and Miriam Reeve on their wedding day. They were married on August 2, 1902.

William H. Bowers was born on July 28, 1877 and was the eldest son of Benjamin and Samantha (Poland) Bowers. Miriam Reeve was…
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