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A postcard with a photo of the Coralville Dam near Iowa City with a hand-written message.

The transcription is as follows:

"You asked what card you sent last. John Ball Park, Gr. Rapids. As I have completed my collection, I shall discontinue…

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A holiday greeting card for Christmas and the New Year. The card is hand-signed by Kippy and has a decorative picture of two men sitting on camels and one with a staff.

The envelope is addressed to Miss Helen Kriz in Coralville, Iowa with a two…

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A black funeral card with white lettering and line art. The art covers the page, along with a verse, and is of blooming flowers and vines, a hay bundle with a scythe, and an open book with the words "Holy Bible in loving remembrance of" written on…

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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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A map of the city of Coralville, circa 1870 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 42). The lines drawn designate the property boundaries of acres of land belonging to different landowners at that time; their names are listed to indicate which acres they owned. The…

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This printed article states the following:

"Mr. James got a splendid negative for a photograph of the ruins of the Coralville mill, taken early next day after the disaster, and now has the pictures ready for delivery.

The view is directly from…

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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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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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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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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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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…

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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,…

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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 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.…

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…

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,…

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.

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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.

VIRAL_WSS_APRIL2020.pdf
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…

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.
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