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  • Subject is exactly "Mills and mill-work"

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About twenty men stand in and around the ruins of the Close Paper Mill. A lone smokestack stands tall in the center of the photograph; collapsed stone, wooden planks, and destroyed boilers lay in piles around its base. Coral Mills can be seen…

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A map of the city of Coralville, circa 1870 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 42). The lines drawn designate the property boundaries of acres of land belonging to different landowners at that time; their names are listed to indicate which acres they owned. The…

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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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About twenty men work repair construction on the wooden dam. Whether these repairs were needed due to the result of age, use, or ice damage is unknown.

Behind the workers along the bank of the river are the Coralville mills. Starting from the left…

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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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William L. Miller sits in a rocking chair outside on the lawn, a smoking pipe balanced in his hands. He wears a long sleeved shirt, a vest, and tailored pants. A house sits behind him, flower pots on the front porch. The grass is patchy, and an area…

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Charles E. Robinson and his grandson, Edwin "Ned" Paintin pose for a photograph outside. Ned was the only child of Charles's only daughter, Frances. Charles sits in a chair, while Ned stands to his left. Both wear dark suits with ties; Charles also…

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Young boys (left to right) Edwin "Ned" Paintin and Clifford Koser fish together near the mills. They sit on large rocks near a stone archway, their fishing poles cast into the calm water flowing underneath. Clifford wears a hat; Ned's hat sits behind…

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A houseboat that belonged to John Davis. Son Otis is sitting next to it on a ridge of land; a wooden plank to the left of him serves as a plank to get on and off the deck of the houseboat. Behind the houseboat, both the Coralville Dam and the flour…
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