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Swede Besalke

Photograph of Swede Besalke in his Herald and Review Building Department uniform at the Decatur Herald and Review in Decatur, IL .

Swede with the Contest Mail

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

Besalke Family Reunion

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,…

Fred Wittke Clan in Cedar Rapids, IA

Photograph of the Fred Wittke family clan in Cedar Rapids, IA on August 26, 1950. Swede and Lucille Besalke can be seen in the photo.

Last Snapshot at Maxwell Place

Photograph of Swede Besalke, Lucille Besalke, Dorothy Hale, Lyle Hale, Eddie Besalke, Rose Besalke, and Marie Maxwell, around a table at Maxwell Place in 1950.