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A formal photograph of four of the five sons of Alexander and Francis (Henry) Wilson. Three of the sons are clearly older; two stand on either end of a bench, while the other sits. They all wear suits and fur caps, with longneck rifles in hand. The…

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A formal portrait of the John McGinnis family. All dressed in dark dresses and suits, the parents sit while surrounded by their standing children. The youngest child, John Ralph, sits on the armrest of his father's chair. A painted background is set…

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Three local business men, Neil Trott, Don Gregory, and Ermal Loghry, are awarded by the Coralville Chamber of Commerce for community service. The three men hold their award plaques and wear "I Love Coralville" buttons.

Ermal Loughry was awarded…

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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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Mayor Michael Kattchee and members of the City Council sit in session. The council chamber was a new feature that came with the 1974 City Hall (Walch, p. 67) and Coralville citizens fill the floor to observe proceedings.

Mayor Katchee sits in the…

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Judy (Howe) Smith, a co-owner of the Blue Top Motel, sits with a phone to her ear as she looks down at her desk. On the walls behind her is another phone, a file organizer, and two plaques.

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Larry Smith, the co-owner and manager of the Blue Top Motel, was an avid Hawkeye fan. In this photograph, he stands with his personal collection of Hawkeye memorabilia, including buttons, a clock, a Herky, and a clown (Wiederrecht-Finke, p. 22).

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A formal photograph of Olivette "Ollie" or "Olive" (Laufer) Miller. She wears a heavy dark fur coat, the sleeves so long they cover her hands. Her hair is done up, a hat with two curling feathers perched on top. A wicker chair can be seen in the left…

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The family home of Valentine and Minna (Zeisler) Miller. Located at 205 Fifth Street, this house was built during the early 1870s, after the family moved back to Coralville after living in Marshalltown.

Valentine and Minna raised seven children…

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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 formal portrait of Violet S. (Hankins) Williams. She wears a high collared dress. The photographer's name, Townsend, is typed on the bottom of portrait, along with his studio address: "22 Clinton Street, Ground Floor, I.C. IA".

Violet Selena…

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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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Two fire engines park on a street in front of a two-storied house. A ladder is leaned against the side of the house, over a smoking window on the second story.

Fire hoses are stretched out in the street, laying in puddles of water. These hoses…

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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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Frederick J. Kriz (left), an unidentified friend (center), and Helen Kriz (right) ride side-by-side on their bicycles (Walch, p. 87). They appear to be in front of the Kriz family home.

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Three persons balance on a fallen tree over Clear Creek. Their reflections can be seen in the water below them.

Fred John Kriz can be seen standing on the left side; the boy sitting in the middle and a man in overalls on the right side are both…

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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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Two farm men, Charley Wilson and Sam Grant, work together to pitch hay (Walch, pg 34). One stands on a haystack while the other stands on the ground, holding up a pile of hay on his pitchfork.

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Joseph and Genevieve (Nagle) Brandstatter stand in the driveway by their home. They both wear long coats and hats.

The couple was married in 1915 and became Coralville residents in 1929. They were active participants in the community and had four…

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A formal photograph of Coralville residents Joseph & Genevieve (Nagle) Brandstatter.

Joseph "Brandy" Brandstatter managed rural circulation for Davenport Newspapers, Inc. He also served as town marshal from 1937-1951, while Genevieve served as…
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