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Fifteen (15) photos were identified in 2014

(Ostrom Camera - From the museum collection)

Bride: Amelia Dahms
Groom: Gustav Bleck

Attendants: Ella Lehman, Alma Black, George Black, and Henry Black


N-16 Identified by Grace Bleck Fischer, Nicollet (granddaughter of the couple) and Geri Kiecker, Edgeley, ND (grandniece of the couple)

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Bride: Theresa Regner
Groom: Charles Holm

Attendants on left: Hildegard Regner & John Knoff

Flower Girl: Catherine Regner

October 1956

S-360 Identified by Doris Moses, Gaylord


Emil & Henrietta Boettcher family

Front: Alvin, Emil, Henrietta, Selma

Back: Paulina, Arthur, Gustave Zuehlsdorf, Lydia

S-351 Identified by Karla Meyer, Duluth (granddaughter of Selma)


Irma Carlson & Edna Carlson (bride)
Richard Vanderwerf & Lester Vanderwerf (groom)

October 1955


S-337 Identified by Irma Carlson Raddatz


Joseph & Dora Brandel family

St. George - early 1950s

Front: Zita, Joseph, Dora, Viola

Back: Wilfred, Laurel, Francis, Norbert

S-333 Identified by Anita Hoffman, New Ulm, Marie Brandel, Bernie Bastian, Mankato, and Carolyn Bentz Johnson


Sharon L. Reese
Larrie S. Reese

Winthrop - June 1953

N-315 Identified by Betty Reese Henke, Gaylord & Greg Johnson, Winthrop

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Bride Darlene Nelson & Groom Richard (Dick) Garson

Attendants: Gloria Nelson, Marlene Garson, Mrs. James Garson, Janice Meyer, James Garson, Phillip Hanevold, LeRoy Hauge, Gary Schiller

April 1955



S-304 Identified by Janice Meyer Ahlness, Mankato. She writes to us, "I usually check the paper at the North Mankato library. I was surprised to see a picture of myself in the Vintage Photo in that issue." She ends her note with, "Thanks for putting these pictures in the paper."


Bride Marilyn Seitz
Groom Cyril Dording

May 1951

Attendants: Bernadine Dording Whittet, Harold Reiner, Angeline Dording Broich, Peter Dording, Robert Goblirsch, Edmund Seitz, Donna Franta, and James Dording

Children: Susan Franta and Richard Broich

S-257 Identified by Dennis Dording (son of the couple)


Bride: Dorothy Vanderwerf
Groom: Kermit Sjogren

Lafayette - 1941

Attendants: Sylvia Vanderwerf & Clifford Sjogren

Flower Girl: Marlene Oscarson

S-246 Identified by Pat Ericson, Gibbon & Becky Briggs, Eagan


Henry & Grace Maiers family

Stewart, MN

Row 1: Patrick

Row 2: Sister Mary Jean, Grace, Henry

Row 3: Joseph, Virginia, Stan

Row 4: Brennan, Maureen, Madonna (Sister Gracemarie), Allan

Row 5: Genevive (Sister Gen), Grace (Sister Brendan/Brenda), Therese

Row 6: Paul, Jack, Ray, Loy 

S-238 Identified by Allan Maiers


Alex & Anna Sandquist Family

Lafayette, MN

Children l to r: Lorenda Sandquist Turner, Elmer, Reynold, Helen Sandquist Swenson, Donald and Rachel Sandquist Kellogg

(S-236) Identified by Dolores Lueck, Reynold Sandquist (Hopkins, MN) and Ethel Lund (Lilydale, MN)


Bride: Bessie Guggisberg
Groom: Linus Baumann

April 25, 1946

Attendants: Joe Baumann & Gertie Guggisberg Donahue

S-198 Identified by Janet Guggisberg Steffl (a cousin)


Stanley and Dorothy Hall


Attendants on left: Stanley's sister Florence Hall Goebel & his brother David

Attendants on right: unable to identify

S-188 Identified by Janice Hall (daughter of David Hall), Hutchinson


Ed and Bertha (Stueber) Schultz Family

Stewart, MN

Children standing: Goldie, Elmer, Irene, Howard, & Myrtle

All lived in the Stewart, Buffalo Lake, or Gibbon area

S-136 Identification by Willard Braun (Winthrop) & Elva Bethke (Redwood Falls)


Anna Borchert & August Habeck

Sept. 10, 1931

Attendants: Esther Schuft & Ervin Habeck

S-23 Identified by Anna & August's daughter Inez Habeck Dascher (Buffalo Lake)

2014 Newspaper IDs: Education
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