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  • Collection: Council Bluffs Public Library Special Collections

Changing_Scenes_1954_10_3_1954_062.jpg
Today...the building occupies the same site, but the name has been changed to Ogden Hotel. Its appearance has changed considerably. Part of the fourth floor was burned by a fire in 1871 and the rest of the building has been remodeled. The building…

GMT20200811-150928_Our-Right-_640x360.mp4
A panel discussion featuring State Representative MaryAnn Hanusa, Congresswoman Cindy Axne, Senator Joni Ernst and members of the AAUW: Loess Hills Branch of Iowa.

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment,…

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A panoramic photograph of Council Bluffs in 1916.

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A photograph of the Iowa State Hospital for the Insane in Clarinda, IA.

MX-3115N_20200807_074003.pdf
Burial details and map for the Kinsman section of the Fairview Cemetery. Researched by Roy D. Linn - Graves Officer, William Kinsman Camp #23 - Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

walnut hill cemetery full.pdf
An alphabetical list of burials at the Walnut Hill Cemeteries through May 4, 2018.

WEST SIDE MAIN STREET.jpg
Photograph of the West Side of Main Street. Three story building in foreground is the only one still standing. Occupied for many years by E. H. Lougee & Co.

VIEW ON WILLOW AVENUE.jpg
Photograph of view on Willow Avenue.

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VIEW ON THIRD AVENUE, WEST.jpg
Photograph of view on Third Avenue looking West.

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VIEW ON OAKLAND AVENUE.jpg
Photograph of view on Oakland Avenue.

VIEW FROM FAIRVIEW CEMETERY.jpg
Photograph of view from Fairview Cemetery. Skyline of Omaha as it appeared in 1887.

VIEW ACROSS LAKE MANAWA.jpg
Photograph of a view across Lake Manawa.

UPPER RESERVOIR - WATER WORKS - FAIRMOUNT PARK.jpg
Photograph of Upper Reservoir, Water Works and Fairmount Park. Located at the top of Glen Avenue. Two million gallon concrete storage tank located on this site.

UPPER BROADWAY.jpg
Photograph of Upper Broadway. East from approximately Fourth Street.

UNION PACIFIC TRANSFER.jpg
Photograph of the Union Pacific Transfer. Depot and Hotel South 21st Street and Twelfth Avenue. Closed and torn down about 1935. Later site of United States Mail Terminal.

UNION ELEVATOR.jpg
Photograph of the Union Elevator. Foot of Sixteenth Avenue.

SUBSIDIARY RESERVOIR AND PUMPING STATION.jpg
Photograph of Subsidiary Reservoir and Pumping Station. North Thirty-seventh Street near Missouri River.

ST. PAUL EPISCOPAL CHURCH.jpg
Photograph of St. Paul Episcopal Church. Located at 223 South Sixth Street. Built in 1886 and torn down in 1972. New Pottawattamie County Court House is on this site.

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER ACADEMY.jpg
Photograph of St. Francis Xavier Academy. Later St. Francis High School. It was located between South Sixth and South Seventh Streets on the north side of Fifth Avenue.

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