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1956 Yearbook (Annual) of Abraham Lincoln High School.

Tugging the air giant. . . over plywood paths is a huge wrecker using cable and crane. A crewman helps direct the operation from the cockpit window. -- Nonpareil Photo.

Immersed In Ice a man about to undergo brain surgery. Nurses use paddles to keep ice cubes circulating throughout the tank.

Surgical Team...takes over in an operation that lasted six hours. Instruments shown are hemostats, clamped to the incision to slow bleeding.
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Electronic Thermometer...which instantly records body temperatures is observed constantly while patient is receiving hypothermia treatment.

"Here Lies The Bertrand" is the heading on the wooden tombstone marking the spot where the 100-year-old boat rests 12 feet below water on De Soto National Wildlife Refuge. The marker, designed by Refuge Manager James Salyer, shown with the…

Asst. Police Chief Merle Sass...of Missouri Valley steps off distances at the scene of Friday's accident which killed five Southwest Iowa youths and injured two others. Greer auto came to rest (1) after it was in a collision with the Keairnes car…

A Metal Building...begins to crumble and melt as the intense flames, fueled by the wooden elevators, rage out of control Tuesday at Bluffs Elevator Co. Many cars and trucks parked near the elevators were damaged by debris and flames.

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'Keel' is laid: Like the keel of a giant ship, the spillway at Prairie Rose Lake southeast of harlan is beginning to extend up the hill and around behind the dam at the new lake. The spillway will keep the water in the 218-acre lake at a constant…

"Old Rusty"...gets a checkover Thursday from Park Board Commissioner Everett Shockey. The fountain is scheduled to be removed from Bayliss Park.

Crusty Foundation...of Bayliss Park Fountain shows the scars of its 78 years and the fountain bowl now is too feeble to hold water. Officials say something will be done with the fountain soon.

Designation Ceremonies . . . at the former home of Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, 605 Third St., will begin at 3 p.m. today when District Judge Folsom Everest will accept a plaque from the United States Department of the Interior, making the home a…

Taking time off . . . from her duties as Council Bluffs librarian is Mildred Smock, center, show here reading to Gunn School first graders Jenny Tanous and Maria Elena Stacy, a fourth grader at Bloomer School. --Nonpareil Photo

...the local track located in what is now Playland Park operated from 1941-1946. patrons purchased "options"on the dogs to get around gambling laws. This photo was taken shortly before the operation was closed for good.
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Photograph taken by Gary Newman of the sculpture 'The Council of War'. Statue was given to Offutt Air Force Base in exchange for 'Boy with leaking boot'.

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Cast picture of "All Aboard" musical revue. Partial list of names on back.

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Cast picture of "All Aboard" musical revue. Partial list of names on back.

Music AL51d.tif
Partial cast picture of "All Aboard" musical revue
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