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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Herman "Swede" Besalke

Besalke Family Reunion

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Photograph of the Besalke family all together by the house. Left to right: Art Besalke, Alma Golka, Ruth Molin, Charles Besalke held by William Besalke, Carl Molin, Margaret Besalke, Carl Besalke, Elsie Ruth Molin, Augusta Besalke, Herman Besalke,…

Besalke Men

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Photograph of Herman Besalke and an unknown man standing in front of a tree.

Herman "Swede" Besalke

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Photograph of Swede Besalke standing in front of a tree.

Herman Laying Blocks

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Photograph of Swede Besalke laying the blocks and framing the cistern. Back says "Daddy laid all the blocks for us and framed it."

Herman, Lucille, and an Unknown Couple

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Photograph of Swede and Lucille standing behind an unknown couple in front of a church in July 1955.

Herman, Lucille, and an Unknown Couple

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Photograph of Swede and Lucille Besalke with an unknown couple in front of a church in July 1955.