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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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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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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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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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Coralville residents gather outside Koser's Store before embarking on an expedition to see the flooded riverbanks of the Iowa River. Flood water can be seen flowing through the street; two men work with a chain in front of a parked truck, while two…

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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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A city fire engine from the Coralville Volunteer Fire Department sits parked outside the open fenced gate of the Econogas Company. Inside the fence, a large fire emits a black cloud of smoke into the sky.

The Econogas Company serviced surrounding…

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Two volunteer firefighters, marked in pen as 'Dick Clinite (retired)' and 'Bill Lee (moved)', observe as the Econogas fire overtakes a truck further away. Clinite stands behind a fire engine with an partially unraveled fire hose at his feet while…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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