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A detailed description of how one Coralville local spent her day on Mother's Day, 2020.

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Pitcher family members watch Sunday Easter mass together in the living room. Jim Pitcher and Shirley Pitcher sit side by side in rocking chairs and the computer is set in front of them.

According to Sara Pitcher, the photographer, the Easter mass…

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Pitcher family members watch Sunday Easter mass together in the living room. Jim Pitcher and Shirley Pitcher sit side by side in rocking chairs; Alan Pitcher sits behind them. According to Sara Pitcher, the photographer, usually the family has a…

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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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The Optimist International float in a Coralville Fourth Fest Parade. (year unknown)

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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…

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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 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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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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Three of the daughters of Edward and Elizabeth (Lucas) Demory and their families stand for a picture outside in the snow during holiday celebrations. All wear coats and other winter gear.

Left to right: Edith Evans, Ella (Alwine) [William]…

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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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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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A holiday greeting card for Christmas and the New Year. The card is hand-signed by Kippy and has a decorative picture of two men sitting on camels and one with a staff.

The envelope is addressed to Miss Helen Kriz in Coralville, Iowa with a two…

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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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