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Photo of John A. (Jack) Coughlin
WWII - Herald and Review Library; Coughlin, John A. (Jack), 6/24/1942. Article on back of photo: "Corp. John A. Coughlin, 221, S. Taylor Ave., was one of 21 soldiers surviving the June 15 sinking of the medium-sized American freighter off the east…

"A Coming Eve
WWI - "A Coming Eve" float with hanging effigy of Kaiser Wilhelm in the Red Cross parade, May 1918.

"Army Boy"

Photograph of H. Roberts. Photo is labeled "Army Boy" on the back.

"Homecoming of A-Co. 124 Machine Gun Co."
WWI - Float in Homecoming Parade of A Co. 124 Machine Gun Battalion for Heroic Dead. pg. 54. c.1918

"Immortal J.N." Free

Photograph of "Immortal J.N." (Jacob Newman) Free (d. 6/27/1906). Free was a wanderer who traveled throughout the United States for 50 years by riding for free on every railroad, and staying in hotels at their expense. He was considered harmlessly…

"Just Me"

Photograph of Mabel Grubbs labeled "Just Me" on the back.

"Papa" Besalke and the Men

Photograph of William Besalke, William Derr, Otto Smith, Wilifred Smith, Carl Molin, Eddie Ernst, William Johnke, and Martin Michalboeck standing in a field in June 1939.

"Saving Wood"

Photograph of Edna sitting on a wood pile. Photo labeled "Saving Wood" in photo album. Back of photo: "Don't I look industrious on this wood pile? I didn't saw it however! This was taken in a timber west of our place. This is the size picture my…

"The Good Old Times on the Farm"

Photograph of the farmhouse at the Adkins farm.