Ostrom Photos Identified Through
Area Newspapers - 2020

Unidentified Ostrom photos were first published in area newspapers in January 2006. 
Subscribers are asked to provide identifications to the Sibley County Historical Society.  Many photos have been identified through the newspapers.

We enthusiastically thank all newspapers participating in this project!
Gaylord Hub
Lafayette-Nicollet Ledger
Standard-Gazette and Messenger (Gibbon & Fairfax)
Winthrop News

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Eight (8) photos have been identified in 2020.

(Ostrom Camera - From the museum collection)


Ed and Delia Carlson

60th Wedding Anniversary

February 1964

N-440 Identified by Becky Briggs (Eagan)


Jimmy and Gary Raeth



N-411 Identified by Marsha Reinhart (rural New Ulm)


Ruschmeyer Siblings

Sharon, Larry, and Susan

N-405 Identified by Larry Ruschmeyer (Darwin) and Sharon Gutknecht (Glencoe)


Lillian & Ernie Voss

N-395 Identified by Elaine Blade (niece), Rosemary Arhart (Winthrop), and Irene Leske


Eva Chamberlain & Fred Totman

Married 1955

N-391 Identified by LaDonna Totman (Gaylord)


Bahr Famiy Group

About 1954

Seated (l-r): Leonard and Ludwig

Infant David and Darwin

N-348 Identified by Les Ulrich (Darwin's cousin)


Joseph & Scholastica Steinbach Family

Fairfax area

Front row (l-r): Margaret, Anne, Joseph, Johanna, Scholastica, & Marie

Back row (l-r): Herbert, Benedict, Joseph, Clarence, & Otto

S-317 Identified by Jerome Steinbach, son of Herbert


Audrey Anderson & Leroy Lindorf Wedding

October 1944

Adults: LaGrande Wegner, Melba Anderson, Richard Kosak, Phyllis Anderson, Audrey & Leroy, Deloris Lindorf, Rodney Anderson

Flower girls: Lois Anderson and Valerie Anderson

S-75 Identified by Judy Volinkaty-Bickel and Carol Peterson


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