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1956 Yearbook (Annual) of Abraham Lincoln High School.

City sign for Earling, Iowa

Approximately, this Mills County town was named after an official of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. The town was established as a station on the C.B. & Q. in 1869. Its first and foremost citizen, history tells us, was L.W. Tubbs.

Hastings, Iowa road sign

Her Children Travel . . . at times like the doll-infant that Mrs. Stephen Akangbe, a Nigerian, displays for Mary Hurlbut and the Rev. and Mrs. George Campbell, Farragut. Miss Hurlbut holds an African woman's hoe.

The Authentic Danish Windmill . . . spins its blades near the south side of Elk Horn. The windmill was disassembled in Denmark and reassembled with volunteer labor in Elk Horn. It drew over 52,000 visitors last year.

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.

The Boy With The Leaking Boot...has become an internationally known statues although its origin and sculptor remain unknown. Once located at the Swan Pond in Fairmount Park, this copy is now i the garden of Gen. and Mrs. Bruce Holloway at Offutt Air…

Fairmount Park Swan the turn of the century shows "The Boy With The Leaking Boot," under arrow in center of the photo. Exact date of this photo, from Nonpareil files, is not known.

"The Boy With The Leaking Boot" least 75 years old, proudly stands with Mrs. Bruce K. Holloway, wife of the commander-in-chief of the Strategic Air Command, in her garden pol at Offutt Air Base.

No, the statue hasn't been embalmed. "The Boy With the Leaking Boot" arrived in Council Bluffs on June 3 in a wooden box resembling a coffin. Head Librarian Mildred Smock examines the statue in the basement of the Public Library where it is being…

A "Breakneck" Speedster...which averaged 31 miles per hour in a mail run from Chicago to Council Bluffs in 1884 is shown in this 75-year old photograph. The steamer pulled two cars.

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.
[Best_Pictures_Best_Stories_1959_3_8_1959_03.jpg is enlarged version of this photo, measuring 13.5 x 13…

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…

Elaborate Log House . . . is one of the more interesting aspects of the legendary 'Hopkins Hog Ranch" now owned by Earl Root.
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