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  • Subject is exactly "Eighteen nineties [1890s]"

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Nine uniformed men stand in a triangle formation, the point of which is directed away from the camera. The eight men forming the sides of the triangle hold axes, while the man at the point holds up a swagger stick by his face. This man also has an…

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A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…

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Two horses hitched to carriage stands in front of a store front with the word "Groceries" across the top. In the carriage sits two persons, one in the front holding the reins, and one in the back. A third horse stands next to the carriage. Two men in…

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The brick mills of Coralville line the Iowa River. As written on page 14 of Lest We Forget:

'Left to right: The woolen mill erected in 1866 was later converted to an oatmeal factory called Pearl Mill, wall of the old paper mill in center with…

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Workers of the Pearl Oat Mill and local townsmen pose for a photograph in front of the brick and stone mill. Most of the men wear hats and overalls or suspenders. They stand or kneel in a grassy area off the side of the building. The mill itself…

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A formal portrait of Minna (Zeisler) Miller. Her photograph sits in an oval-shaped matting.

Minna (Zeisler) Miller, a native from Germany who immigrated to the United States in the early 1860s to join a sister who lived in Iowa City, Iowa. She…

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Edwin " Ned" Paintin (b. Feb 28, 1897-d Dec. 4, 1954) is the only child of John "Jack" Paintin and Frances (Robinson) Paintin.

Edwin Paintin was a member of Company A 530th Engineers and served in WWI.

He married Ruth Davis, daughter of Otis…

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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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A formal portrait of Charles A. Williams. He wears a suit and looks away from the camera to the left.

Charles A. was born to John and Violet (Hankins) Williams in Coralville, Iowa on June 4 1877. He married Cornelia Anna Peterson, and the had one…

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A formal portrait of Mabel (Williams) Kemmerer. She wears a dress with a lace collar and a comb in her hair. She looks away from the camera to the right.

Mabel was born to John and Violet (Hankins) Williams on November 6, 1878* in Coralville,…

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A formal photograph of the daughters of Alexander and Frances (Henry) Wilson. The six young women sit in a triangle formation, arms and hands resting on each other. All are dressed in dark, long sleeved, full length dresses with their hair done up. A…

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Married couple John Ralph and Florence (Clark) take family members, including their only son Clark Eugene, Florence's sister Cora (Clark) Kile, her son Robert Clark, niece Lillian Emma Clark (the daughter of brother Ezekiel Jr. Clark), and Gladys…

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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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A formal portrait of Koser sisters Lena Mae and Caroline "Carrie" Mary, circa 1890s. Both wear a brooch on the collar of their high necked dresses.

Caroline "Carrie" Mary was born on December 14, 1879* to Charles and Mary (Anciaux) Koser in Penn…

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A formal portrait of Alvaretta (Francis) Edwards, circa late 1880s-1890s.

Alvaretta was born to Charles and Mary Ellen (Clark) Francis of Coralville, Iowa in 1873. In 1902, she married Al Edwards. They had two children: Edith Mary (b. 1910) and…

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In March of 1893, the home of Ezekiel Clark, Sr. and the Samuel Kirkwoods' caught on fire, destroying the building completely. The house was on what is now First Avenue, overlooking the Iowa River (Lovetinsky et al., p. 95).

The image shows a…

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Ezekiel Clark, Jr. sits for a portrait with his young daughter, Lillian.

Ezekiel Clark, Jr. was born on August 20, 1869* to John Henry and Mary (McCullough) Clark in Clarksville, Iowa. He married Emma Borts on September 12, 1888. Ezekiel 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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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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