The Ottumwa Courier

December 19, 2013

Video: Mid-century Ottumwa as seen by the Army


Ottumwa Courier

OTTUMWA — A film by the U.S. Army featuring Ottumwa is available on YouTube, and it is a look at a different time.

The film, part of the Army's "Big Picture" series. It dates to when City Hall was still a federal building, among other things. If you were here in the 1950s, you'll probably recognize quite a bit.

Here's a look at it: