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  • Subject is exactly "Nineteen hundreds (Decade) [1900s]"

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A photograph of the Jacob J. Hotz Ice Company employees. About forty men stand on the frozen Iowa River and on the top of train cars in the back of the image. Dressed in coats and hats, several of them hold saws or long sticks meant for stirring the…

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A photograph of Wilson's Store. A two-story building with a front porch and a brick chimney, a giant mural is painted on the wall that states, "Fashionable Clothing, Coast & Sons Iowa City." A man sits on the front porch, his legs crossed. Several…

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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 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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A family photograph of James Sr. and Mary (Dowman) Paintin. The family wears coats and hats; the children in front are sitting on some type of cart or bicycle.

First row, left to right: Paul Paintin, Murry Robinson, Robert Hemphill, Maria Paintin,…

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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 family portrait of the Jacob Reiland family. The photograph has a matting, which has a written signature in cursive on the bottom right corner.*

Front row, left to right: George A. Reiland, Kathryn (Fisher) Reiland, Laura Klema, Jacob…

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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 formal photograph of Frances (Koser) Kershner. She wears a belted, white dress with long leather gloves. A hat, decorated with a large rose and feather, is perched on her head. She holds an umbrella or parasol under her elbow, grabbing the top of…

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A formal portrait of Joanna (Smith) Fairchild, dated around 1900. The photograph is in a matting with an oval shape.

Joanna (Smith) Fairchild was born to John and Anna Smith on November 12, 1840 in Dumfries, Scotland. In 1861, Joanna married…

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A young Raymond Cole sits in a open four-wheeled carriage while holding the reins of two horses. A thin carriage whip can be seen standing up at his feet. The carriage sits in a open field with a line of trees in the back.

Raymond Roy Cole was…

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A formal portrait of William Hamilton Bowers and Miriam Reeve on their wedding day. They were married on August 2, 1902.

William H. Bowers was born on July 28, 1877 and was the eldest son of Benjamin and Samantha (Poland) Bowers. Miriam Reeve was…

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A formal portrait of Frank and Cora (Demory) Alwine on their wedding day.

Frank Alwine was born March 27, 1868 near North Liberty, Iowa. Cora was born on December 15, 1881 to Edward and Elizabeth (Lucas) Demory in Bell Plaine. In 1900, he and Cora…

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An image taken inside the Coralville School while class is in session. Students of all ages sit at their desks reading and doing other schoolwork. Blackboards line the back wall.

A bench can be seen on the left hand side of the photograph, closer…

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A family portrait of James Wesley Fackler, his wife Sarah Jane (Clark) Fackler, and their seven adult children. An eighth child, a daughter named Hattie, died in childhood.

James Wesley Fackler was born on March 18, 1843 in Pennsylvania. Sarah…

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A family portrait of Joseph Kimbal Hemphill, his wife Mary Ellen, and their seven children.

Front row, left to right: Effie (Hemphill) Scales, Arch Hemphill, Mary Ellen (Ward) Hemphill, Joseph Kimbal Hemphill, and Lucy (Hemphill) Dean.

Back…

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The family home of Fred and Mary (Chambers) Kriz. The two storied house stood at 232 First Avenue. A figure can be seen sitting on the front steps of the house.

Fred and Mary raised three children in this house: Helen Catherine, Frederick John,…
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