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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Near the end of the 1800's, this picture was taken on Main Street, looking south from First Avenue. The occasion was the parade of the Gentry Dog and Pany Show. posters noted the price at 15 and 25 cents. At top left…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--The Hagenbeck circus elephants attract a lot of attention back in 1905 as they are being watered along the north shore of Lake Manawa, just west of the park area. At that time, the lake was a popular resort spot for…

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Parade of elephants in the Gentry Dog and Pony Show

Postcard depicting the winner of the Carl Hagenbeck's Elephant Race at Lake Manawa.
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