Sunday, May 31, 2015

Photo Number 1918

This is a photo from Joan, she had a box of photos from an estate sale that no one wanted.
This is the last of the school photos. Another year of school has come to an end for most children!

Someone has numbered the children on the old photo.
Here are the names;
Carl Grieser 1895-1918 Wyoming Cemetery Jones County Iowa  #77542846
Clare Fayrem Clair Ivan Fayram (17 Feb 1895 - 1999)
Mina Wheeler  Mina E. Wheeler (1894 - ?)
Crista Zak Christina Shimonek nee Zak (1894 - )
Ulie Zak Ulie was Julie Dahl nee Zak (1892 - ) 
Lelia Greiser Age 2 Iowa Census 1895 Madison Township Jones County Parents Rudolph and Mary
Margery Warriner
Edith Warriner Edith Nielsen nee Warriner (1892 - 1974)  # 98391167
Elva Comley
Velma Miller
Bertha Thomas
Blanche Wheeler Blanche Williams nee' Wheeler (1893 - )
Clarence Wherry
Elma Greiser Age 3  Iowa Census 1895 Madison Township Jones County Parents Rudolph and Mary
Vela Stoddard Viola May Plumbtree nee Stoddard (1893-1966 in Oklahoma) 
Myrtle Musser Myrtle J. Kokemuller nee Musser
Ella Profits
Lila Hess
Gerty Fugel
Bulah Reed
Leo Hugel
Carl Thomas
Dillon Stickley 1893 -1986 Clay Cemetery Onslow Jones County Iowa #35502925
Lee Stowers
Howard Conley
George McFadden  George McFadden (Aug 1892 - )
Chester Messer  Chester Musser (2 Oct 1892 - ) 
??? Mann
Frankie Coffin
Earney Musser
Louie Hannahs
Clide Ufidegraph ??Updegraff
Floyd Bristol
Mrs Lulu VanHorn  Lulu Davies Van Horn

As with all group photos.  I will send it out to the first person with a relative in the photo after that I will email out high quality copies.
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This photo went Full Circle 121 on July 5 2015.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Photo Number 1917

This is a photo from the antique shop in Brainerd Minnesota.
Marilyn '59
The photographer was David Banks Studio.  They are still in business with studios in Anoka and Fridley Minnesota. 
The pearls and that little curl all say 1959!  I bet that was a pastel colored angora sweater too!
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Friday, May 29, 2015

Photo Number 1916

This is a wallet photo from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.
Looks like she had a fresh perm for graduation.

Marie Borgward  Borgwardt 1930 
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Update from Iggy:
I am pretty sure this is Marie Estelle nee' Borgwardt Hughes (Oct. 16, 1912 in Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota - May 7, 2000 in Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado)

Marie Estelle Borgwardt, the daughter of George H. and Stella O. (Drake) Borgwardt, was born Oct. 16, 1912, in Fairmont. She received her education in Fairmont and also attended nurses' school, receiving her degree as a registered nurse. In June of 1937, she was united in marriage to Emory G. "Doc" Hughes in Fairmont.  Marie died May 7 2000. They had three children.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Photo Number 1915

This is a photo from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.

Herb Kanning  1930

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Update from Iggy:
Born in Fraser Township, Martin, Minnesota, USA on 1 Jun 1912 to Ernest Herman Kanning and Marie Elizabeth Schmidt. Herbert Henry married Merna Charlotte Stork and had 2 children. He passed away on 19 Jun 1981 in Ontario, Canada. 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Photo Number 1914

This is a wallet photo from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.
Charles DL Ant
Charles DL Ant
Charles back DL Ant
Charles Roth 1930
I am not sure what is written on the front of the photo.
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Update from Iggy:

The 1930 US census shows a Charles Roth as a roomer in Farimont, MN, born c. 1913 in Iowa. It is hard to be sure since this fellow got around - and there are a couple other fellows with the same name, but I think this is Charles Phillip Roth 
Birth 1 Jan 1913 in Estherville, Emmet, Iowa 
Death 26 Feb 1999 in Brownsville, Cameron, Texas
He worked in a road construction outfit based in Brainerd, MN for 20+ years.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Photo Number 1913

This is a wallet photo from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.

Bette DL Ant


Bette back DL Ant

Sis- We’ve had lots’ of fun in the past three years + it’s been swell knowing.  Have all the more fun in the future.  Love, Bettie

This is a tinted photo…not many people liked to pay extra for tinting. 

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Photo Number 1912

This is a photo from fellow blogger Nancy. 

Nancy wrote: A friend found this photo in the disbanded Eagles Club. I will gladly send it to you for your Forgotten Old Photographs blog.  All the soldiers are identified but the place & year are mysteries.
Hopefully it can find a good home.

Soldiers fron Nancy

RTC 86 A  RTC is Recruit Training Command

Soldiers fron Nancy back of photo

Here are the names. ( To the best of my ability)

1. Walter Uecker

2. Chille Thomas

3. Joseph Tutlewski

4. Rueben Tuejello

5. Gilbert J. Thiel

6. Ernest N. Turco

7. Floyd Thompson

8. Chester E. Swencki

9. Joseph  Trenal

10. Robert Tschohl

11. Albert Terrian

12.  Joseph P Toporski Jr

Cpl A.H. Yowell

Cpl Ludwig C. Schwartz


1. J ? Zwaneski ?

2. Leo F. Wolke

3. William E. Witt

4. Albert C. Zemke

5. William D. Woodlock

6. Orville Hanbey

7. Eugene Ziarkowski

8. Albert C. Fredericksen

9.  Alfred Vanden Breul


1. Vernie Stahl

2. Charles Wheatley

3. Layne Whitehead

4.  George A White

5. John Taslov  switch around with Alvin

6. Alvin C Zeleski switch around with John

7. Norman Steen

8. Edgar Steinke

9. Harold Stanull

10. Elmer Stafford

11. Lyle Wells

12.  Lawrence Stieber


1. George Stempke

2. George Staltmen

3. Denzel “Denny” Leeper

4. Howard Staxley

6. Edward s. Wozniak

7. Charles E. Spindlog

8. Lester L. Smith

9.  Carson Pearl

10. Stanley Skowronski

11. Alfred J. Spaetti

12. Harry I Skinowlorf


1. Benjamin Smith

2. Le Roy Spiegelhoff

3. Pvt. Ray J. Simon

4. Corp. Edward L. Kisten

5. Corp. Leon Bedwell

6. Sgt. Wolf

7. Wiley T. Moore

8.  Sgt. V. Grassman

9. Corp. H. M. Thompson

10. Chas A. Speck

11. Fred Snipes

12. Garret Smalligan

I will mail the original to the first person who contacts me, after that I will email a high quality copy.

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Update from Iggy:

Many of the soldiers are from Wisconsin, with an enlistment date of March 31 1942 and they are at Fort Sheridan, Illinois.

This photo went Full Circle 1912 on July 31 2017.

Please contact me by email found in my profile if you would like a email copy of this photo.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Photo Number 1911

This is a wallet photo from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.

Helen DL Ant

Lots of Luck Helen

Helen back DL Ant

Sis - Remember the good old days when we had so much fun.  And now suddenly it’s all over at least our high school days.  I hope we see each other after we’re out of school.  Good Luck to you and Moe.

I am thinking that the gal that kept these photos was known as Sis….and her beau is Moe.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Photo Number 1910

This is a High School Graduation  wallet photo from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.
Ray DL Ant
Ray Z Miengoon ? Ellingson ?
Ray DL Ant
Ray back DL Ant
Sis Remember those Tuesday nights on water tank hill and the charlee horse in your leg.  Seems funny now doesn’t it.  Good Luck with Moe.  Ray
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Update from MJM:
I think that last name is Ellingson. A possibility on the 1940 census is a family in Detroit Lakes with parents Abel and Lila with sons William L age 11, A Raymond age 9, and F Thomas 4

Friday, May 22, 2015

Photo Number 1909

This will be the last of Craig’s Scans for awhile.  I made it through the batch that I scanned.  We will have a few graduations photos now.
Wentworth Wright Class of 07 Craigs
Harry L. Plummer was the photographer in Lewiston, ME.
Wentworth Wright Class of 07 Craigs back
Yours Sincerely Wentworth S. Wright  St. A. ‘07
He has a stylin’ bow tie!
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Update from Iggy:
Wentworth Spencer Wright (8 Jan 1889 in Illinois - 14 Mar 1963 in Alameda, CA) 

His father, Edmund Wentworth Wright was an educator that graduated from Harvard. Edmund was a High School Principal in Old Orchard, Maine during 1906-1911.

Wentworth was an insurance salesman in San Francisco. Wentworth and his wife Inez had a son named Paul (c. 1920)

This photo went Full Circle 141 on March 21 2016

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Photo Number 1908

This is a Cabinet Card from Craig’s Collection.
Mrs Moll CRaigs
The photographer is R.W. Hubbell from Red Wing Minn
I found that he was an active photographer from 1886 to 1893.
I will guess this one is taken closer to 1886 because it looks like this gown might have a bustle.   The Cabinet Card also has a pink back that was seen from 1880 to 1890.
Mrs Moll CRaigs back
Mrs Moll
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Update from Iggy:
There is a chance this is Amanda Malvina Gurley Moll. (She was born in 1847 and married in 1865 and died in 1886.)

I believe her husband, Justus Bernard Moll worked for the railroad Chicago-Milwaukee-St. Paul-Pacific known as the Milwaukee Road that went through Red Wing.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Photo Number1907

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.

Paul 1910  Craigs

The photographer was w.J. Ramsey from Gainsville, GA

Paul 1910  Craigs back

Paul Thienlard?  1910  Made in Gainsville. Ga

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Photo Number 1906

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Jc Grigg Criags
The photographer is from Yankton South Dakota
Jc Grigg Criags back
J C Griggs and wife and girl…then John Griggs…then on the bottom …made in S Dakota.
Someone also did some arithmetic 1909 – 1896 = 13 Whatever that means.
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Update from Iggy:
Possibly this is John Colby Griggs 1837-1914
He married Lucy Hill and they had seven children.  She died in 1893.  He married Cora Azalea Bradish and they had three children; Samuel, Catherine, James and Mildred. 

Possibly the child in the photo is Mildred,,,she was born in 1895.  She married Glen B. Lukens and they had three children; Ellen, James and John.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Photo Number 1905

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Gustav Fran Craigs
Gustav Fran Craigs back
Gustave  Fran or Frau?
The photographer is unknown.
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Update from Susanna Rosalie:
This is German: Gustavs Frau = Gustav's wife

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Photo Number 1904

This is a Cabinet Card from Craig’s Collection.
Gustie Frohman Craigs
Prescher was the photographer  in Milwaukee
Gustie Frohman Craigs
Gustie Fohrman
Gustie Frohman Craigs back
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Update from Iggy:
This is a possibility
The 1880 US Census shows Augusta "Gustie" Fohrman (abt 1852 in Wisconsin) living with her parents, Joseph and Katherine Fohrman.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Photo Number 1903

This is a Cabinet Card from Craig’s Collection.
Mrs vetter Craigs
Max Platz from Chicago is the photographer.
Mrs vetter Craigs back
M A Veeder Lake ForestMrs vetter Craigs back
Most likely Lake Forest, Ill.  This looks to be a photo from around 1880 to 1890.
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Update from Susanna Rosalie:
This is a possibility.
This could be MARTHA ANNA VEEDER *22. September 1873 in Fonda, Montgomery County, New York, +9. January 1951.

The NYGenWeb page collected info on the work and biography of Dr. Major Albert Veeder (1848-1915; a descendant of Simon Volkertse Veeder), married to Mary E. Wood. Their children:
Albert F. Veeder
Willard H. Veeder
Sarah E. Veeder
Martha A. Veeder

Reading through this page, I found a possible connection to Illinois: Martha Anna's sister Sarah worked as a teacher at Frances Skinner Acadamy west of Chicago. So maybe at a visit, the photo was taken. I think timewise it could fit.

At the page of family search, a record is given showing the application for a passport of Martha Anna Veeder in 1910. Looking at the original, one can see the 'Description Of Applicant' with her features of a 'round face with a small mouth and small nose, a square chin, high forehead'...At least not contrary to the portrait above!

Friday, May 15, 2015

Photo Number 1902

This is a Cabinet Card from Craig’s Collection.
Father Straus Craigs
Wint was the photographer at 629 Hamilton St. Allentown PA
Father Straus Craigs
Father Straus Craigs back
Father Strauss  Harry’s Grandfather
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Update from Iggy:

This is a possibility:
This might be Alfred J Strauss (Nov. 5, 1865 - Feb. 1, 1910) 

He had a grandson named Harry Alfred Strauss, Jr.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Photo Number 1901

This is a Cabinet Card from Craig’s Collection.
Leona Clinton Craigs
Holmes S &Clark was the photographer at El Dorado Springs Mo
Leona Clinton Craigs back
Leona Clinton
Prop of Ethel C. Lowry
This Cabinet Card has a pink back.  From 1880 to 1890 different colors were sometimes used for the face and back of the mounted photos.
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Update from Iggy:
I think the Ethel referred to might be Ethel C[linton?] Lowry, the daughter of Dane Clinton. She was born in Aug, 1882 in Missouri and moved with her family to Los Angeles, CA sometime before 1900. I am not sure how she might be related to Leona - the missing 1890 US Census left a big hole here. Leona might have been an older sister. Leona does not appear with the Dane Clinton family in 1900. Ethel married Homer T Lowry and lived in the San Diego area.

Leona Clinton might be Leona Gibb (4 Jun 1869 in Missouri - 4 Oct 1943 in Alameda), the wife of James H Gibb (1851 to < 1930). It appears James was her second husband. She married George M Bennett in 1889 and is shown divorced in 1910.

The Bennet's had a daughter Bessie B Eib [later Betty B Gibb] (abt 1892) shown as widowed in 1920.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Photo Number 1900

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Mr Frucas Craigs
C.J. Pierce was the photographer at Green Lake Summer Resort Dartford Wis.
Mr Frucas Craigs back
Mr Frucas Krukas
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Update from Iggy:
This is a possibility:
Stanley John Krukas (8 May 1888 - Aug 1964)

He came into this country in 1906 so he may have had his photo taken shortly after he got there. 
Dartford is known as Green Lake after 1907.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Photo Number 1899

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Isabelle  Craigs
This is a small photo it measures 3 inches x 4 inches.
Isabelle  Craigs back
Isabelle Gerber   Ben Gerber (it is faint)
Mrs Levi Moushberger?? Moeschberger
Raymond  Eddy & Janettes Mother
The photo was probably taken about 1900.
I think one of these ladies may be  Isabelle Schwartz Gerber 1877-1949  Husband Benjamin 1874-1940.  Both are buried at Berne Adams County Indiana.

Update from Iggy:
In the same cemetery as Isabelle is a Levi Moeschberger / Meshberger He was born in 187 and his wife. Ellen / Ella was born in 1876. Her maiden name was Gerber but I think she was a cousin of Benjamin. She is Find A Grave Memorial# 55252705.

Levi and Ella had son Raymond (Find A Grave Memorial# 55252810) and the 1930 US census shows "Jennette" born in 1919. I think "Eddy" was Edward,

Most of the children changed the name to Meshberger.
They also had a son named Denver Meshberger who died in 2006.  Jeanette was still living at that time.

This photo went Full Circle 124 on July 8, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015

Photo Number 1898

These are two photos from Craig’s Collection.  They are both marked with the same name.
CH Radden Craigs
Maybe they just picked an apple?
CH Radden No 2 Craigs
Then this group gathered out by the clothesline for a photo.
I think these photos may have been taken about 1905 to 1910.  Probably by some just beginning his or her photography career.  The photos are cut a bit crooked.
CH Radden Craigs back
They are both marked with initials at the bottom C.H.R. and at the top with C. H. Radden
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Update from Iggy:
This appears to be Charlotte H. Radden (1888 - 1960) East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois the wife of Henry Christian Radden.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Photo Number 1897

This is a photo from the Antique Shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.

Two ladies and a baby Dl Ant  Azo Tricngles Up Postcard

This must be a photo of a child, mother and  maybe a friend or a sister, the other woman doesn’t look old enough to be the grandmother.  Too bad this photo is not marked.  I will point out that both ladies are wearing wedding bands, the lady on the right is carrying gloves and the lady pushing the carriage wears a double buttoned blouse…possibly for ease of nursing her baby.

It is a Real Photo Postcard from 1904 to 1918.  The ladies look all set to travel someplace.

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Photo Number 1896

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Norma Wells Craigs
The photographer is L.A. Sprague at the Elite Studio in Red Bluff, CAL.
Norma Wells Craigs back
Norma Chipnian Chipman Wells  Red Bluff
This is quite a large photo 4 x 5 1/2 inches and  7 x 9 inches framed.
I will guess the photo is from 1900 to 1910.
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