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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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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.

Fred Wittke Clan in Cedar Rapids, IA

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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.

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."