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John Huff sits astride on his new motorcycle wearing googles and gloves; his wife Mamie (Huffman) Huff sits in a sidecar next to him on First Avenue (Walch, p. 58). A car is parked behind them facing the other way on the left hand side of the…

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Family members of the Carlton-Huffman family sit and stand around a family vehicle. Brother and sister Albert and Alice sit on the side of the car next to their Grandpa Conrad and half cousin Madeline; Madeline's brother Carl balances on the back…

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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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The students of Coralville School, from primary grades to eighth. The teacher, Alma Raymond, stands in the third row.

First row (sitting), left to right: Helen Osborn, Frederick Kriz, Frederick Dever, Max Deck, Dorothy Alwine, & Gale…

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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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Vehicles drive up and down a busy street on the left side of the photograph; a wide paved shoulder gives way to grass and shrubbery. Multiple signs line the road on the right side of the photograph: a street sign stating "Coralville" sits on top of…

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Donutland opened on Highway 6 in April of 1984 with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. The business offered doughnuts and other baked desserts to Coralville residents until closing in January of 2004 (Coralville Courier, 1984; Iowa City…

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A large Randall's sign is placed near the top of a brick-walled building. An antenna pops up from behind the sign from its placement on the roof. A white Lincoln Continental parked next to the building sits over the diagonal lines of the parking lot.…

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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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Farm man George Prehoda stands by his open truck cab (Walch, p. 34). The truck bed, made of wooden boards, contains a large pile of corn.

In addition to farming, George Prehoda volunteered as Coralville's first fire chief. When interviewed, he…

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Frederick J. Kriz (left), an unidentified friend (center), and Helen Kriz (right) ride side-by-side on their bicycles (Walch, p. 87). They appear to be in front of the Kriz family home.

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Two children play in the back yard of a two story house. One child is pulling the front of a go-kart made of wooden boards while smiling at the camera. The other sits on one of the two seats of the kart, hand on the driver's wheel.

Based on the…

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An aerial photograph of a residential area of Coralville. Highway 6 can be seen along the upper edge of the image; the Iowa City Drive-In is in upper right corner.

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An aerial photograph of a residential area of Coralville. Highway 6 can be seen along the upper edge of the image; the Iowa City Drive-In is in upper left corner.

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Ten year old Jim Cannon stands by his bicycle while delivering the afternoon edition of the Iowa City Press-Citizen, the local daily newspaper, to the Coralville residents living on 7th Avenue. This photograph was taken at 518 8th Avenue (Cannon;…

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A photograph of the vehicle Joseph A. Brandstatter used while acting as town marshal from 1937-1951. A siren can be seen under the right side headlight, as well as two spare tires on either side of the car. The vehicle has a Linn County license…

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Fred Paintin,the Coralville town marshal from 1952 to 1957, leaves his car parked on the side of the road. The vehicle, a late 1940's Hudson, is outfitted with a stop light on its front and back. This is one of the last town marshal cars used in…

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The excursion boat Coralville Queen sits stuck on the bridge over the dam after slipping its mooring during a 1960s flood (Walch, p. 23).

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Two fire engines park on a street in front of a two-storied house. A ladder is leaned against the side of the house, over a smoking window on the second story.

Fire hoses are stretched out in the street, laying in puddles of water. These hoses…

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Mayor Alvin Green, wearing a coat, stands next to a snow-covered hose cart. The two-wheeled cart had 1,000 feet of hose, and could be hitched onto a car or pulled by hand according to George Prehoda, Coralville's first fire chief. Rex Brandstatter…
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