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  • Subject is exactly "Nineteen forties [1940s]"

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Ethel (Douglass) and Gordon J. Dinsmore pose for a photograph with their arms around each other. Ethel wears a knee length dress with a belt, and Gordon has on his Navy white uniform.

Gordon and Ethel (Douglass) Dinsmore married in 1924 and moved…

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Richard "Dick" Goss, Sr. points at his name on the Coralville World War II Honor Roll, which is in the first column on the left. He wears a long coat, hat, and gloves.

The World War II Honor Roll was a large sign listing the names of servicemen…

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The eleven girls and troop leader who made up the first Girl Scouts troop in Coralville pose for a photograph. All wear the official Girl Scouts uniform, and four wear hats. The Girl Scouts troop leader, Irene (Vogel) Bowers, is standing in the…

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Members of Troop #29, Coralville's Girl Scouts troop, gather for a picture at a birthday party. While some wear their official uniforms, other girls wear dresses and skirts. One girl in the front row, Judy Goodfellow, holds a birthday cake. A house…

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A formal photograph of Coralville residents Tony & Mary (O'Connor) Nortmann.

Tony was born to Mr. & Mrs. George Nortmann on June 11, 1884 in Quincy, Illinois. Mary was born to David & Ellen (Sullivan) O'Connor in Keokuk, Iowa on June 21. 1884. Her…

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Zell Stanley Ross stands in-between his horses Barney and Prince, holding them both by their halters. His horses were a familiar sight in Coralville; Zell often gave the neighborhood children rides in his horse drawn wagon. They stand on a…

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Francis Stinocher poses for a photograph, wearing his navy uniform with a white cap. He holds onto a metal chain in front of him with both hands, his elbow resting on a banister. The metal studs, hanging lifebuoy and coiled rope behind him indicate…

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Henry Justice and Lora Jane (Fulkerson) Wenman lean against the side of their car; the back door of the vehicle is open behind Henry. Their two youngest children, Della and Robert, stand on the foot board of the car, grinning at the camera. A third…

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Four Wineke family members stand in a line in front of a vehicle. The women wear knee length dresses; Pirl wears jeans, a dark jacket, and a hat. A small dog stands next to him. Another vehicle can be seen parked on the street behind the…

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Four of the five children of Alfred and Helen (Vrana) Jensen stand in a row on the front step of a house. They wear winter coats, boots, and hats, squinting into the sun at the camera.

Left to right: Richard Jensen, Kenneth Jenson, Marilyn…

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Alfred and Helen (Vrana) Jensen stand outside next to a dark vehicle, which has both the driver's door and the trunk door open.

Alfred Jensen was born to George and Johanna (Anderson) Jensen on July 16, 1903. Helen Vrana was born was to Anton and…

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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 "Dick" Goss and Robert "Bud" Halvorsen sit side by side on the foot board of Dick's first car, a 1929 Essex. The photograph has a decorative border; on the very bottom, the words "Dick + Bud 1941" are written in ink.

Richard "Dick" Goss…

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Gordon Dinsmore, his sons Charles and Bill, and his mother Bertha (Ibs) Dinsmore Greer pose for a photograph outside. Gordon and eldest son Charles both wear Navy uniforms (Gordon in white, Charles in blue). Bill stands in front of his father,…

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Joseph and Anna (Novak) Cole sit in a backyard garden on wooden chairs. He wears a tie and trousers with no jacket, while she wears a dress. Behind them is a picket fence lined with bushes and other leafy plants.

Joseph Cole was born to Peter and…

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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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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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The churning waters of the Iowa River has overtaken the bridge above the dam and heads towards Iowa City (Walch, p. 23).

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Three men stand on top of a truck bed to look at the Iowa River water that floods 1st Avenue. Koser's Store can be seen in the background. A tractor carrying two other men faces the other direction.
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