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"The new fire-proof school was built during the years 1945 to 1946. A ceremony was held for the laying of the school's corner stone in 1945. Lawernce Anderson, the son of Art and Mini Anderson, was home on leave from the Navy. He, along with…

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Cora Brown; House; L.C. Brown;

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Alvin Peterson; Carl Peterson; Lillian Peterson; Victor Peterson;

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1912; 1966; Alice Miller; Belle Northway; Bert Anderson; Della Johnson; Des Moines Register; Emma Bringham; Eva Haws; Jennie Fox; Judy Reeves; Kate Winfrey; Lottie Miller; Manta Johnson; Nellie Miller; Pearl Burris; Pernina Snyder; Phoebe Boatwright;…

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Pleasant Hill PTA taken in front of school on Oakwood Drive. Names on back of photo are Daisy Peterson, Mrs. Woodley, Linola Hill, Elouise Blackford, Mary Blackford

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A Des Moines Sunday Register article, dated January 27, 1946, written by J. L. Smith, highlights the merger of Lower Agency and Pleasant Hill School Districts which resulted in lower taxes. Also, a new school was built to replace the one that had…

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1868 Polk County Tax Reciept issued to Hugh Stewart in Rising Sun

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School house built in 1945 after a fire destroyed the last one in 1943. Later, the building housed the fire deptartment and city hall.

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Snapshot of Kathrine Holt of Youngstown, Polk County, Iowa. Resided at 2213 Morton. 1935-36 is the dated written on the back.

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Booklet of the By-Laws of Circle No. 1. Mutual Protective Association Incorporated of Polk County, Iowa Located at Rising Sun, November 1916. Printed by Herald Print, Altoona, Iowa. Also in
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