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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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An aerial view of the city of Coralville. On the bottom of the image, the Iowa City Electric and Power Company can be seen on the Iowa River with the dam. Koser's Store stands across the road and diagonal from the company. Fifth Street runs…

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The family home of Alexander and Caroline (Gould) Hart Koser. Located at the corner of Sixth Street and First Avenue, this house was built after 1872, when Alexander purchased 470 acres of land from John. H. Clark.

In this photograph, three…

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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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A 4thFest parade float featuring the members of the American Legion-Walter Johnson Post #721. The men sit on hay bales and hold small American flags.

The first meeting of the Legion #721 was on January 28, 1954. At that meeting, it was decided…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 child Frances "Frankie" Robinson sits in a three wheeled baby carriage; the top cover has been folded down. Frances wears a light colored dress with a pattern around her neck, waist, and hemline. She raises one hand to her ear; while the other…

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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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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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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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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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Irving Weber, Grand Marshal for the 1984 Fourth Fest parade, rides in the back of a Mercedes convertible. Irving Weber was a prominent figure in the Iowa City and Coralville community, who was most well known for his weekly articles published in Iowa…

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Hazelle (Yenter) Parkers kneels on the front lawn next to a low cart, which her young neighbor Allen Beachler sits inside. He wears a hat and holds an item in his hands, which Hazelle appears to be looking at. Adam looks up at her, apparently…
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