Ostrom Photos Identified Through
Area Newspapers - 2015

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

Ostrom camera.jpg

Seven (7) photos were identified in 2015.

(Ostrom Camera - From the museum collection)

Lucille Witt
& Edward Schaubhut

c. 1955

N-387 Identified by Sam Shult

Roger & Eldonna Laabs

N-385 Identified by Janice Drill, Courtland & Elaine Ricke Wirtanen

Kenneth & Ronald Bahr

c. 1955

N-384 Identified by Bonnie Pettis & Georgia Schulte, both of Gibbon, and Rueben Stresemann, North Carolina

Confirmands: Charles Nelson, Robert Johnson, Bea Lynne Felter, Judy Swanson, Sherry Jans

c. 1955

Reverend Campbell

N-383 Identified by Sherry Jans Feige, Little Falls and Sandra Ulrich

Front: Emil & Ida Gehrke
Back: Alice, Clarence, and Loretta

N-382 Identified by Jackie Bernstein and Irene Leske, Winthrop

Elaine Clark & Lloyd Baumgarten

N-381 Identified by Elaine herself! And Mary Lou (Becke) Otto

Edward (Ed) & Annie Anderson family
Children: Waldo, Wendell, Kenneth, Ralph, and Iva

N-56 Identified by Joan Johnson, Minneapolis (Annie is her grandmother's sister)


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