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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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Sixteen members of the Coralville Heights Club gather for a photograph. Six women kneel, while the others stand behind them in a line. All wear dresses in various patterns.

First row, left to right: Ona Zimmerli, Beatrice Rinda, Sally Robertson,…

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John H. Halvorsen walks beside his ditching machine. He used this machine to put in water and sewer lines both in Manville and University Heights in Iowa City; pieces of pipe can be seen on the ground near him.

John H. Halvorsen was born in…

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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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A formal portrait of Russell D. Slade, a prominent city resident from the 1950s to the early 1980s.

Russell D. Slade was born December 26, 1934 in Iowa City. He graduated from University High School in 1952. Two years later, on June 28, 1954, he…

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City workers sit around a table working. The central focus is on a woman looking down at papers in front of her; a person stands behind her chair to the left. A man to the right of her leans away to someone not pictured, clearly in conversation.…

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Robert Rogers served as on the City Council for eight years before being elected for Mayor. He took office in 1972, overseeing the expansion of the water and the sewage plant, a sign ordinance, and the city's centennial celebration in 1973. He served…

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Robert Grant Schreffler served on the City Council for two years before being elected Mayor of Coralville for the 1964-1965 term. His term was cut tragically short; during a Council meeting on April 21, 1964, Mayor Schreffler suffered a fatal heart…

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After serving two years on the City Council, Daniel Ray Fesler was elected as Mayor of Coralville for the 1962-1963 term. Mayor Fesler oversaw the replatting of the cemetery, the appointment of the first City Engineer and Buildings Inspector, and the…

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Rodney Bidlack was elected as the Mayor of Coralville for the 1958-1959 term. He resigned in August of 1958. Bidlack was employed as a Medical Technician in the Army Research Laboratory at University Hospitals and as the Manager of the Coralville…

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Donald J. Anciaux was elected Mayor of Coralville in the first November election for the 1954-1955 term. He continued to serve through 1957, when Rodney Bidlack was elected for the 1958-1959 term. Mayor Anciaux was reappointed after Mayor Bidlack…

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Merritt A. Ewalt served on the Town Council for three years, starting in 1942. In November of 1944, Ewalt was appointed Mayor of Coralville after Mayor Harold Breece resigned. Ewalt served for nine years, ending in 1953. He was employed by the…

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Harold Lee Breece served Coralville as a Town Councilman for six years, starting in 1937. When Mayor Maurice Dever died in office of February 1943, Breece was appointed to finish the term. He was elected for a second term, but resigned in November of…

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Alvin Warren Green was elected Mayor of Coralville in 1937 and held the office for three years. Green was also an engineering student at the University of Iowa during this time, and resigned in January of 1940, after graduating, to move to Peoria,…

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Edward Koser was elected as the eleventh Mayor of Coralville in 1902. He remained in office for thirty-three years, until his death in 1935. He opened Koser's Grocery Store in 1914.

Koser's time in office was marked by change, including the…

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James Paintin, Sr. first came to Coralville in 1882. After serving as a Town Councilman from 1890-1891 and 1895-1896, Paintin was elected as the tenth Mayor of Coralville in 1897. He stayed in office until 1901, for a total of five terms. He served…

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Ezekiel Clark, Jr. served as the seventh Mayor of Coralville in 1894. He was also a Town Councilman for three terms in 1889, 1890, and 1892 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 76, 83).
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