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Besalke Family Collection Finding Aid

This is the finding aid for the Besalke Family Collection (2017.13).

Decatur Boat Club Crew

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Photograph of the Decatur Boat Club crew rowing on Lake Decatur in Decatur, IL. From left to right, the crew is: Dorwyn Bennington, Harold Carr, Jack Hathaway, and Thomas Page. The photo was taken by Seitz Studio of Decatur, IL, and ran in the…

William and Augusta's 52nd Wedding Anniversary Party #2

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Photograph of William, Augusta, Swede, Carl, and Arthur Besalke at William and Augusta's 52nd wedding anniversary party on February 8, 1952.

William and Augusta's 52nd Anniversary Party #1

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Photograph of William and Augusta Besalke at their 52nd wedding anniversary party at February 8, 1952.

Swede with the Contest Mail

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Photograph of Swede Besalke looking over the contest mail at the Herald and Review on March 14, 1955.