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Council Bluffs - 1950s Council Bluffs - Union Pacific Train Station Oakland - Main St. Council Bluffs - Jenny Edmundson Hospital Council Bluffs - Public Library  Neola - St. Patricks Church
Iowa School for the Deaf Council Bluffs - Kursai, Lake Manawa Council Bluffs - Wharf and Pavillion, Lake Manawa Council Bluffs - The Grand Hotel, view from Bayliss Park Council Bluffs - Mercy Hospital
Neola - Main St. & Trolley  Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln High School  

Council Bluffs in the 1950's

Union Pacific Train Station
Council Bluffs

This is an older post card of the main street in
Oakland, Pottawattamie Co.

Back side of card from Oakland

Jenny Edmundson Hospital
Council Bluffs
Post mark on card 1914

Council Bluffs Public Library
Moved to brand new library building about the year 2000.
This building is soon to become the Union Pacific Railroad Museum and is undergoing
renovation at this time (2002).

Iowa School for the Deaf
Established at Iowa City in 1855 ,but was later moved to Council Bluffs on a 90 acre tract of land, located two miles south of Council Bluffs. In October 1870, the main building and one wing were completed and occupied. In 1885 it was staffed with 15 teachers and attended by 292 pupils.

Kursai, Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Dated 1910

Wharf and Pavillion, Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Dated 1910

Council Bluffs, Iowa, The Grand Hotel, view from Bayliss Park.
Dated 1910
The back reads as follows:
Postmarked 3 Oct 1910, Casey, Iowa. Addressed to Mrs. Carl Tibbetts, Pawnee City, Nebr. Dear Friend, Am having a fine time. Went to Council Bluffs with Aunt & Cousins, visit a friend of hers. Uncle paid my way. Think so much of my Uncle's fine country here. signed, Mabel.

Mercy Hospital, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Dated 1910
The back reads as follows:
Postmarked 3 Sep 1913, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Addressed to Mrs. J. D. Bate, Gracey, Ohio. Sept 3rd 1913. Dear sister, we start for St. Joseph today. Will be home Sunday. Pa is anxious for us to get back. He is homesick. Is at Bessies now. Will write you a letter in a few days. Have something to tell you. We got a good shower yester-eve. Haven't had breakfast yet. Hope you are well. Love to all, Orinda.

St. Patrick's Church, Neola, Iowa.
Dated 1908

Main Street & Trolley in Neola, Iowa.
Postmarked 1914

Abraham Lincoln High School, Council Bluffs, Iowa.


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