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Fire Department Dr Margules Residence Willow & Bluff.tif
Photograph of a fire at Dr. Margule's Residence.

Fire Department Broadway & Nicholas ~ 1970.tif
Photograph of a Council Bluffs fire.

Fire Department Elder Court 1972.tif
Photographs of the Elder Court fire.

Fire Department City Auditorium 1947.tif
A photograph of a fire truck testing a ladder at the Council Bluffs Auditorium.

Fire Department Central Station 1907.tif
A photograph of a fire engine in front of the Central Fire Station.

Fire Department Nerve Center 1951.tif
Nerve center of city's 1951 fire alarm system is checked by city fire department personnel.

Fire Department Statue 2018.tif
Firefighter statute for the Council Bluffs Public Safety Plaza.

Fire Department 3 firemen ~1900.tif
A photograph of 3 Council Bluffs firefighters.

Fire Department CBFD No. 3 ~1900.tif
A photograph of Council Bluffs firefighters and a horse drawn fire engine.

Fire Department 2-15-46.tif
Two children were killed and their mothers injured when a 100-foot water storage tank collapsed and fell on their house. The tank, which had a storage capacity of 125,000 gallons, let loose a 100,000 gallon torrent of water and ice. The photo shows…

Rehearsing the Dodge House is the Rotary Club Barbershop Quartet which will sing at the Bicentennial ice cream social at the house. Members are Sam Brown, Delman Campbell, Harold Clizbe and Fred Glassburner. Mrs. Fred Schlott will also…

Dorothy Buckingham, coordinator of Bicentennial activities for Council Bluffs, drives around in this red, white, and blue "Bug" to attend official functions. The car was painted and donated for her use by Sayers Volkswagen. [photo is a cut-out…

The Mormon Trail...serves as the focus of the design drawn by Diane Husz of Carson-Macedonia School. The entry won third place.

An Outline...of Iowa with a silhouetted farm scene won second place. It was entered by Bonnie Bingel of Woodrow Wilson Junior High School.

A 'Peace Symbol"...containing elements of the county's history is the winning entry in the Pottawattamie County Bicentennial Flag contest. It was submitted by Kenny King of Bloomer School.

[photo of a drawing used on one side of commemorative coins, depicting a steam locomotive and train, a paddle-wheel steamboat on the river, and the Golden Spike monument. "1776 Bicentennial 1976," 13 stars, and"Iowa" frame the outside of the circle,…

[Photo of commemorative pottery mug, made and fired by potter Tom Hamilton. "United States of America Bicentennial 1776 1976" and 3 stars are on the mug.

[photos of front and back of coins/medallions. One side depicts the Liberty Bell, with "Liberty Bell 1776-1976" and 13 stars for the original colonies. The reverse side depicts scenes of Council Bluffs--a steam locomotive and train, a paddle-wheel…

Getting Into The Mood...of the Bicentennial year are these members of the American Association of University Women. Ensembles reminiscent of bygone years will be worn at a Bicentennial dinner by Bonnie Gioiello, Vivian Lusch, Doris Miller, Kathy…