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Pictures that do not fit anywhere else
some should not even be shown.

Going to the Jr. Sr. Prom in 1954 at the Women's Club
Peg Severson, Anna Nielsen, Wilma Wilson, Joan Voorhees and Joyce Besh
 


1953 Footbal team
 


1953 Football
 


1954 Track records
 


Old School
 


New School
 


Jerry Mooers enjoying a crumbly burger (2004)
 


 

Mike Myers, Don Denkinger, Gary Stokes, Don Rekers, (?), Bill Bell, and Bruce Billings
Graduation trip to Chicago, meeting at
Chez Paree 
 


Jr./Sr Prom in 1953
 


Johnny Rapp's Gas Station Circa 1963

Now a historical monument


Romance in the movies


You must be a middle-aged baby boomer from Cedar Falls if...

 

  • You stared in awe the first time you saw the Land'O' Lakes butter cow at the Cattle Congress...
  • You remember the tractor square dances in the IH tent at the Cattle Congress...
  • You've ordered a "Cheese Frenchy" on a phone from a booth at King's Food Host...
  • You know what Dr. made a "house call" every weekday at 4:00 on WMT and you sent away for your "Important Book"...
  • You know what "wah-wah toosey" meant and now realize that Mombo was probably gay...
  • One of your grade school field trips was the Grout Museum planetarium...
  • Your big TV debut was at KWWL on "The Bozo Show"...
  • You can finally admit it: I watched a full half hour of "The Leo Greco Show" or "Floyd Warren's Iowa Jubilee" sometime during my childhood...
  • You've thrown popcorn from the balconies of the Regent, Paramount, Strand and Waterloo theatres...
  • You wore a white t-shirt swimming in the Cedar River and presto! it became a brown t-shirt...
  • You saw the movie "Castaway" and had a flashback of Robinson Crusoe Park...
  • You know what's "knee-high by the 4th" and DETASSELLED IT!!...
  • You live out of state and have to explain what a Maid-Rite is...
  • You still know what color socks a "luncher" wears...
  • You remember when a short-haired George Carlin did TV ads for Ozark Airlines...
  • You remember when big planes with more than two engines landed at the airport...
  • One of your friends or relatives still works at John Deere...
  • You remember shopping at Black's a week after Halloween and not seeing a single Christmas decoration...
  • You have relatives who still wear leisure suits to family gatherings...
  • For most of your childhood and adolescence Robert Ray was the governor...
  • You can properly pronounce "Wapsipinicon" and "Quasqueton"...
  • You can still do a great Jim Holdiman imitation...
  • You know what had "heap big flavor in every pack"...
  • You live in another city with a river and say to yourself, "Waterloo sure has a heckuva lot more bridges."
  • You remember when your car tags began with a simple "7"...
  • You had to drive over an hour to get on an interstate...
  • Although you lived miles away, you'd wake up on some cloudy days thinking Rath Packing was operating right next door...
  • Sometimes your Halloween costume was a parka and a pirate mask...
  • You remember when a real bad traffic jam was waiting for a train on Rainbow Drive...