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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

Jennie Edmundson Administrator Edward Lynn . . . walks along the bluff overlooking his hospital which is now expanding its facilities.

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.

Council Bluffs Police Patrolman Scott Milner started work Wednesday with this dog, "Apoll II," the newest addition to the Council Bluffs Canine Corps. The German Shepherd is trained to detect illegal drugs. "Apoll II" is the police department's…

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…

Operating Electroencephalogram . . . at Jennie Edmundson Hospital is Miss Mary Jo Franks, a staff member. The patient is in the adjoining test room.

Laying Bricks . . . for a new motel are Millard Seldin, Donald Shafto, Mayor Maynard Telpner and Millard Krasne. The ceremony was held under a tent due to rainy weather.

To be single or not to be single--that is the question which confronts Robert, a bachelor, in "Company," a musical comedy, which opens Friday at the Chanticleer Community Theater.
Directed by Lowell Thomsen, the show involves a bachelor and his…

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.
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