Gaylord Photographers' Collection
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Gaylord Photographers, 1960-1990s
Duane Thiele, Jack Schuster, & William Wetmore
We are pleased to offer a selection of photos for sale from 1960 to 1995.
Obtain copies by calling the Museum or by sending requests by mail.
Sales benefit Sibley County Historical Society.
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Thiele, Duane G.
Studio: Thiele Studio
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Article, courtesy of The Gaylord Hub
Address: 1221 Greeley, Glencoe, Minnesota
Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1950s; 1960s
Successor: Schuster, Jack
Notes: Opened a branch of his Glencoe studio in Gaylord in 1960; sold it to employee Jack Schuster in 1962.
Studio: Schuster Photography
Address: Gaylord, Minnesota
Dates of operation: 1960-1974
Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1960s; 1970s
Predecessor: Thiele, Duane G.
Successor: Wetmore, William
Notes: Managed Duane G. Thiele's studio in Gaylord and then purchased it in 1962; sold studio to William Wetmore in 1974.
Studio: William's Studio
Address: 416 Main, Gaylord, Minnesota
Decades Worked in Minnesota: 1970s, 1980s
Predecessor: Schuster, Jack
Notes: Purchased studio from Jack Schuster in 1974.
David Mumme bought William's Studio in 1995. Later, upon closing the studio in Gaylord, he donated all the negatives from William's Studio to the Sibley County Historical Society. David later operated "Photography by David" in Redwood Falls, MN.
Price: $10.00 per sheet
Sheet options: One 8x10 or two 5x7s
We have looked through several of the large file boxes which store these
photos and negatives. Here is just a sample of what we found:
Senior Portraits - Belle Plaine, LeSueur, Henderson, Gaylord
Confirmation - Groups and Individuals
Homecoming Royalty - 1983 Henderson, 1983 Nicollet, 1988 Gaylord
1977 & 1994 Gaylord Homecoming Coronaton
1983 Belle Plaine Prom
1984 Gaylord High School Basketball
1979 Belle Plaine High School Winter Sports, Cheerleading, Band, Pep Chorus
1984 Belle Plaine High School Winter Sports
1980 Henderson High School Football
1986 Winthrop High School Volleyball
Stop by for a visit and re-discover your own treasures!