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Dan Holderness retired from his position as City of Coralville Engineer after 35 years, the longest tenured employee of the city. He oversaw many of the physical and infrastructure changes that took place during Coralville's growth from a population…

Coralville Library Providing Services 11.13.2020.pdf
A press release to announce changes to public services offered by the Coralville Public Library on November 13, 2020. The library temporarily stopped browsing and computer lab appointments, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in our community and…

Face Mask 11.13.2020.pdf


WHEREAS, on March 17, 2020, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a Proclamation of Public Health Disaster Emergency and the Iowa Department of Public Health determined that community spread was…

Mask Proclamation11.13.2020.pdf
A proclamation by Coralville Mayer John Lundell, regarding face masks, following an increase in COVID-19 cases in Coralville and the surrounding community.

text reads:
CORALVILLE—Coralville Mayor John A. Lundell today issued a proclamation…

PROCLAMATION - COVID-19 Prevention Initiative.pdf
Masks, Face Shield and Social Distancing Requested in Coralville. Mayor John A. Lundell issued a proclamation on July 14, 2020, recognizing the critical importance to protect our community from the spread of COVID-19.

Test Iowa 4.21.2020.jpg
Citizens are encouraged to take an online assessment to determine risk of exposure to COVID-19. Those who qualify for a test through the online assessment will receive a confirmed time slot for testing and a drive-through testing location.

Coralville Transit 3.19.2020.jpg
City announcements regarding changes in transit during the pandemic. The bus paused fares and asked riders to enter and exit by the rear door and maintain social distance form fellow passangers.

City of Coralville Pools Summer 2020 Information_FINAL_202006221423005642.pdf
The Coralville Pools will open June 29 for recreational swimming with modifications to capacity, hours,
rules, and with extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Sara Pitcher describes meeting her family outdoors to go for a hike at Wildcat Den State Park. Following the outing they visit a brewery that does not accept cash due to heightened concern about hygiene during the pandemic.

Sharon Falduto.pdf
A mother, Sharon Falduto reflects on the the ordinary and extraordinary experiences of her family during the spring of the Covid-19 pandemic in a diary entry.

Iowa City West High magazine published during the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020. Three articles directly address the state of the world and our community during the pandemic: History in the Making , Viral and Where's Walling? There are also other…

City of Coralville insert1.jpg
An insert in City of Coralville water bill describing services offered while city buildings are closed and best practices for social distancing as well as ways to support local organizations and businesses.

Pres. Trump's Coronavirus Letter.pdf
Mass mailed postcard sent to United States residents regarding best practices to stop the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 at the beginning of the beginning of the pandemic.

Pandemic Journal.pdf
Some selections from a journal written and kept during the spring of 2020, when concerns about the spread of COVID-19 led to the shut down of many businesses and the mandate that all but essential workers remain at home.

Through these selections,…

May 2020.pdf
A copy of the Coralville Public Library's monthly newsletter for May 2020. While the Library building closed, the newsletter was stuffed into curbside pick up bags and remained available at its usual location online.

This newsletter includes a…

A hand-written decree regarding the incorporation of the town of Coralville. The page has a simple border of two lines and the number 523 printed in the left hand corner.

The cursive text reads as follows:

"Johnson County Circuit Court.…

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 -…

This mileage sheet was likely given as a resource to guests and potential guests of the Blue Top Motel to show the driving distances between the motel in Coralville and several cities in Iowa, as well as larger cities in Illinois, Nebraska,…

A printed document announcing the closure of the local Coralville motel, The Blue Top Motel, by the owners. The document has a border around the edge with embellished corners. A photograph of Larry and Judy Smith is in the center of the page; in the…

A ticket listing a single election choice to fill the political seats of the city of Coralville. Elections were held annually in March from 1874-1953; in 1954, elections were moved to November. (Lovetinsky et al., p. 86).

This ticket states the…
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