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  • Subject is exactly "Nineteen sixties [1960s]"

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A business card advertising for the Blue Top Motel, which was located in Coralville, Iowa. The text printed in the center of the card states:

"Blue Top Motel
- The Finest -
3 miles west of Iowa City, IA.
1 Block North off Hiway 6
Quiet -…

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A photograph of the Blue Top Motel. A row of small cottages sit in a line, surrounded by small trees. Some guests sit outside in the sun. A row of flowering bushes stand next to a gravel road.

The Blue Top Motel was originally built and owned by…

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An athletic award letter, as given by the Coralville Junior High School in the early 1960s. The letter was blue with a white border and given to students in the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades for band, basketball, and football (Brandstatter).

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Two unidentified girls smile for a photograph while dressed in Girl Scouts uniforms. The white five on the patch on the upper sleeve of the uniform suggests these girls were a part of Girl Scouts Troop #55, which was the troop that started raising…

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Leslie Miller, Past-President of the Coralville Optimist Club, shakes the hand of a Little League baseball player Rick Pionkowski as he hands him a trophy. The backs of two other baseball players can be seen on the left side of image, the words…

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Ermal Loghry, owner of the Carousel Restaurant, and Roy Tipton stand in front of a large, rotating griddle covered in cooking pancakes. Roy scoops done pancakes onto a plate, while Ermal squeezes batter onto empty spaces. Both wear white shirts,…

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A group of children wait their turn to have their bicycles inspected by Optimist Club member Arnold Bartels, who kneels on the sidewalk to test the tire pressure of the first bicycle in line. The bicycle safety check was sponsored annually by the…

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Members of the American Legion Post #721 stand in a row with their arms around each other and smile for photographs. Two of the men hold shovels that were used during the ceremony.

The members of both the American Legion Walter Johnson Post #721…

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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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Assistant Scoutmaster and nine boys from Troop 207 work on a building project in the woods. Most of the boys wear uniforms with Boy Scout patches; some carry white rope, while young Doug Dee holds a water canteen. Jeff Brom and Tom Slade kneel beside…

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May (Adair) and John Wineke sit together for a portrait. She wears a long-sleeved dress with embroidered tassels off the shoulders and tassel-shaped buttons. He wears a dark suit with a bolo tie, the top of which is decorated with the silhouette of a…

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A family photograph of the Ira McAllister family. Parents Susan (Wentz) and Ira McAllister sit in dark wooden chairs, while their grown children stand in a row behind them.

Front row, left to right: Susan (Wentz) McAllister and Ira…

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Four generations of the Fairchild family smile for the camera. Grace (Fackler) Fairchild sits in the cente rowr; her son Henry Timothy is beside her.

Behind them stands Roger and William Henry, both sons of Henry Timothy and his wife, Opal Claire…

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Ethel (Douglass) and Gordon Dinsmore at an American Legion event. Ethel wears a dress, corsage, and large beaded necklace, while Gordon wears a plaid shirt, striped jacket with a pin, and his American Legion Post #721 hat.

Gordon was a charter…

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A photograph of Edwin and Mary (Utterback) Bryant in their living room. Mary sits in a chair with a blanket wrapped around her shoulders while Edwin sits on the couch, smoking a pipe. This photograph was published in "Lest We Forget: Coralville,…

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Clarence H. Wilson served on the City Council starting in 1962. During his second term, Mayor Robert Schreffler suffered a fatal heart attack. Wilson was chosen to step in to finish the term. He was re-elected as Mayor of Coralville for three terms,…

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Robert Grant Schreffler served on the City Council for two years before being elected Mayor of Coralville for the 1964-1965 term. His term was cut tragically short; during a Council meeting on April 21, 1964, Mayor Schreffler suffered a fatal heart…

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After serving two years on the City Council, Daniel Ray Fesler was elected as Mayor of Coralville for the 1962-1963 term. Mayor Fesler oversaw the replatting of the cemetery, the appointment of the first City Engineer and Buildings Inspector, and the…

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Donald J. Anciaux was elected Mayor of Coralville in the first November election for the 1954-1955 term. He continued to serve through 1957, when Rodney Bidlack was elected for the 1958-1959 term. Mayor Anciaux was reappointed after Mayor Bidlack…

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A periodical clipping of a photograph and description. Three Girl Scouts members stand behind a table that holds bake sale items and other miscellaneous goods, all holding items; the troop leader, too, holds up a Christmas wreath. A young man stands…
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