The photographer was O. E. Moilan, he was in Virginia Minn in 1906.
Kusti Ojala something something Minn
In the Center: Gutsogale Tsorgale= 26 ( circled)
New York Mills Minn
At the bottom it says : Kust Ojala
Someone once told me that many times old photos were marked with crosses above the people who were deceased. I am not sure if that is correct or not..I suppose it is a possibility.
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Update from Iggy:
Per relatives this is not the Kust or Gust or Gus that married Elsa.
Find A Grave shows a "Gust Ojala" Birth: Nov. 2, 1880
Death: Nov. 25, 1913
New York Mills
Otter Tail County
This photo was mailed to Tricia a cousin in Wisconsin on March 06, 2012
This photo went Full Circle 49 on March 19 2012