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  • Collection: Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil Archives

Printed at bottom of image: "Omaha Bridge - March 18, 1887."

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Postcard picturing the Council Bluffs Municipal Band. Partial list of names on back.

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Photograph of the exterior of Holy Family Church at 23rd street and Avenue B.

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2 photographs of 218 West Broadway. Hamm's beer sign.

Taking A Stroll---down the hospital corridor is Randy Roffman. The helping hands belong to Jennie Edmundson nurses.

A mutual admiration society aptly describes Council Bluffs school bus driver Pat Murphy, 2516 Avenue A, and the kindergarten children of Hoover and Washington schools. "I love these children," Murphy says. And as for the children, "they would…

There's trouble on the range where the buffalo roam at the Botna Bend County Park at Hancock. Things were going just hunky-dory for Doris (right) until Daisy (center) came along and started hoofing around with Dave (left). Dave cast a wooly eye in…

The bull elk at Botna Bend Park at Hancock takes a break under a small shade tree in his pen to get away from Southwest Iowa's warm summer sun. The tree is in its own pen to keep the elk from devouring the leaves.

Sitting Amid The Rubble...of what hours earlier had been her mobile home is Sharon Sheppard of Braddyville. The woman, her husband and their daughter were not at home when the Thursday tornado hit, virtually destroying the town of 200 near the…

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Photographs of Pride Week parade and events in Council Bluffs

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Photographs of Pride Week parade and events in Council Bluffs

A truck is loaded with household items during the flood evacuation on April 13, 1952

Women prepare coffee at the Hamburg Canteen on April 20, 1952

Sharing a meal on April 17, 1952

Soldier tending a smoky fire on April 16, 1952

Surveying the flooded Missouri River
April 1952

Council Bluffs, Iowa - - Making sure that childred in evacuation shelters remained in good health was the responsibility of the nursing staff assigned to evacuation shelters during the Council Bluffs flood threat. Red Cross nurse Mrs. Gene Barnett,…

Abe loaded into a police cruiser car for a trip to the hospital by Officer J. G. Olderog.

"This revolver...was picked up at the scene by police. One cartridge was fired; four others had misfired. Shown here is the map of a plat of West Side property, believed to have been the cause for the disagreement."

Councilman Joseph B. Katelman...lies in the street on Twelfth Avenue, after being shot at and beaten over the head by Abe Leibovitz, shown on the street just behind him. Patrolmen John J. Morrow, J. G. Olderog, Herbert Mace Jr., and Denny R…
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