Originally coming from Germany, some of these families settled in New England, Michigan and in rural Wisconsin’s Fox River Valley. Numerous anecdotal memories of them are recounted here along with dates of birth, marriage and death. Many everyday snapshots along with studio photos are included, creating a glimpse into an interesting array of early twentieth century life.
Photographs from the Beebe, Perleberg, Quade, Zilles and Searles families
Old-Time postcards from the early 20th Century Small Towns
In 2014 residents of Webster City, Iowa, rallied to save their local movie house, The Webster on the 2nd Street strip was sandwiched between the Hallmark shop and Bettis Appliance and Television. Residents might watch Five Feet Apart this weekend for $4. After a manufacturing plant closed in Webster City in 2013, the citizenry gathered […]