New Bremen Historic Association

Index of Photos from the 1800's

This is an index of photos with a year label falling somewhere in the 1800's. The photos were copied from the green albums and follow the order they were in the albums. The pictures are not in chronological order in many cases, but the exact dates were added when known, as well as the people pictured when known.

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1. SE corner of Main and Monroe St. in 1870's

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7. Fire Department (now Post office)

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18. August Schneider & Henry Wiegman at barrel shop in 1898

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31. NB Sun building built in 1892

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35. Early gas utility bill of 1898 387-99-2080D

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53. August “Peanuts” Dierker tin shop near canal 182-80-1413

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62. G. Boesel Millinery Store and Enterprise Grocery, at 103 W. Monroe St. Building on right was moved to rear of lot in 1898. Site then became brick Schawberow store.

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66a NW corner of Main & Monroe St. Purpus General Store 1890's

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71. Schwaberow Store late 1890's

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80. Ed Purpus Toy & Fancy Store at corner of Main & Monroe St.- before 1892

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94. Rathbone Lodge #543 K of P 1890's 00-84-1698J

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1021. ? from 1890 from Siferd/Quellhorst family?

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105. Heil & Schnieder Tin Shop 1888

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1075. 8 N. Main . German Canal Style – Bakery with home. Built in 1850

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1076. 17 N. Main Built in 1852

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1079. 103 N. Main Former Zion Reformed Church, built in 1897 in the

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1080. 109 N. Main Built in 1852 and operated as the Laut Hotel

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1081. 112 N. Main “ “ 1855 as the F. I. Steinberg General Store. Later

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1082. 117-119-121 Main The Lehmkuhl Hotel, built in 1846-1858. Razed in 1983

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1083. 122 N. Main The Luelleman House, begun in 1837 and enlarged to its

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1083a. present size in 1846. Timber braced with brick lining.

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1084. 126 N. Main Leather shop and tannery from 1869

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1085. 222-224 N. Main Adam Brueggeman Store, dating from 1849

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1086. 315-317 N. Main Christian Schmidt General Store from 1848

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109. Fire Department building at 1897 dedication 701-07-3759

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1095. 102. W. Monroe Queen Anne Style by Henry Schwaberow in 1898 for

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1098. 116 W. Monroe Italian Villa Style home, built in 1876 by Jacob Boesel

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1099. 124 W. Monroe Constructed in 1864 as the Boesel & Kunning Dry Goods

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1101. 218-224 W. Monroe Canal House Style

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1102. 7-17 W. Monroe Schulenberg-Laut Building of 1891, as it looked in the1970's

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1103. 103 W. Monroe Frame double store built in the 1890's

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1104. 115 W. Monroe Boesel Opera House, built in 1895 for $6925.

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1108. 16 S. Franklin 1890 Victorian Eclectic by Theodore Purpus

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1109. 22 S. Franklin 1899 Shingle Style

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1110. 27 S. Franklin 1870 Italianate by Charles Boesel, Jr.

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1114. 110 S. Franklin. Queen Anne by Adolph Boesel in 1898. This home was

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1115. 231 N. Franklin Log home by Dietrich in 1860's, later disguised by adding

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1116. 9-11 N. Franklin Constructed in 1846 and served as a school until 1878

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1117. 101 S. Franklin Union Central School, built in 1878 for $17,460

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1118. 303 N. Franklin St. Peter's Church, Late Gothic Revival Style, built in 1887

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1119. 119 N. Franklin St. Paul's Church, Late Gothic Revival Style built in 1891

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1124. 214 N. Walnut 1853 Canal House facing the canal

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1125. 15 S. Walnut . 1860 Canal House facing the canal

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1131. 36 S. Washington 1847 Theodore Rabe House with recessed doorway

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1133. 104 S. Washington. 1853 Store and home of Captain John Wiemeyer

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1135. 126 S. Washington. Greek Revival Style by Henry Rabe in 1855

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1136. 206 S. Washington. Canal Warehouse style by Dr. B.F. Schroeder in 1853

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1137. Lock Two 1893 Commercial Brick Style to replace destroyed frame store

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1138. Lock Two 1893 John Garmhausen residence

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1139. Lock Two Mills acquired by Garmhausen family in the 1850's

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1140. Lock Two Mills acquired by Garmhausen family in the 1850's

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1141. 967 Lock Two Rd. at Rt. 364 William Barth home of 1872 in the two story .

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1142. 6811 Quellhorst Rd. Queen Anne Style of Julius Boesel, built in 1896

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117. Arcade store front in 1890's with mud street “ “

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118. ?

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1221. Village ordinance of 1893 to authorize the installation of electric power in NB.

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1222. Village ordinance of 1893 to authorize the installation of electric power in NB.

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1242 & 43. Ads from 1898.

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127. Ralph May (1892-1981) on donkey in early 1900's

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1274. Construction of the Garmhausen store in Lock Two in 1892.

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1379. Ralph May (1892-1981) born in New Bremen and long time author/historian

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160. Theodore Rabe's Cheap Store 132-77-918

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181. Fred Ende's Jewelry Store “ 11074

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182. Star delivery wagon “ 11157

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183. Dr. Mathew Simpson Ekermeyer 1860 - 1919 “ 11148

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184. Getting ball diamond ready at Tri-County Fairgrounds “ 11061

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196. Old Northern fire engine pumper of 1887 era 11080

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211, 211a & b Klanke Furniture employees - in business 1880-1913 11093

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246. NB businessmen in 1894. See #727 for listing of names 511-02-2213

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259. High School play in 1897 700-07-3744

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262. Installing natural gas lines to NB in 1888 00-84-1697J

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265. Professor Elmer Ende (1892-1966) 128-76-11488

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266. St. Peter's Church Orchestra of 1890 with musicians L-R: Herbert Garmhausen- flute, Henry Mueller - cello, Edward Conradi – violin, August Mueller – clarinet, Charles Garmahusen – viola, John Mueller – cornet 351-11-11488

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267. The New Bremen Athletic club in 1891

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288. Early 1900's with Frances Schulenberg (1881-1962) 710-07-3736

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314. August Dierker's tin shop late 1800's

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318. Family of Edith Stroefer ? 786-09-10375

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324. Styling in the 1890's “ 10381

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325. Styling in the 1890's 10396

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402. thru 411 Kuenzel Mills (1867 – 1956) brochure in 1930-40 786-09-10365

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441. Winter hockey on canal at J.A. Long building 618-05-2724

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452. Josephine Lanfersieck 1895

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469. Canal boat in 1889, the “Honor Meakam” 223-82-1523J

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584. 1890's with Catherine Fricke 617-05-2716

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586. Central School on Franklin Street 1878 - 1957 617-05-2720

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589. 1911 - 4th grade class - “X” Marian (Blanke) Pape 589-04-2418

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599. 1875 picture with teacer Julius Zwez 577-04-2411

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600. 1876 picture “ 2412

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614. 1890's 812-10-11017

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650. Ladies Aid Society from St. Paul's Church in 1880's 615-10-11052

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651. Ladies Aid Society from St. Paul's Church in 1890's “ 11051

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652. Second St. Paul's Church in 1849 45-77-959S

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653. St. Paul's Church fire in 1897

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654. St. Paul's Church fire in 1897

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655. St. Paul's Church fire in 1897

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656. St. Paul's pastor 1894 -1906 – Rev. Bertram 45-77-9593

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669. Zion Church – built 1897

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673. 1st Catholic Church 1872 -1895 on S. Walnut St. - then Christ Church

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675. Zion Church Confirmation in late 1890's 562-03-2295-2

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703. Little German Band/Little Six Band from 1887

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703a. Otto Mesloh(1867-1923) John Phillip Sousa's 1st trumpet.

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706. “Among the Breakers” a play by the Knights of Pythian Drama Club in 1894

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712. 1890's young men - L to R: William Nieter, August Schroeder

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724. Ben Waterman and Sophia Meyer wedding day in 1899

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727. New Bremen businessmen in 1894 & also see #246 for picture

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733. late 1890's

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744. ? family in the late 1890's “ 10686

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754. Julius Boesel's home on NB – NK road. Built in 1895 10735

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755. Julius Boesel's home on NB – NK road. Built in 1895

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793. Dr. J.A. Kussman, wife Catherine, son Cyril in 1894 28-75-227

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794. Threshing crew Adam Bruggeman in 1895 527-02-2258G

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807. Howard R. Hoffman 1893-1969 Hollywood actor and the youngest son

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817. Royal Tangeman(1897-1966) with daughter Jean(1921-2008) in 1922-23

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820. Northern Fire Company 1857-1927 hat worn about 1900

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823. Northern Fire Company photo of 1880's

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824. Alert #1 Hook & Ladder Company in the 1890's

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873. Lock Two Mill in 1890's ?

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875. Lock Two Mill 807-10-11185A

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880. Wheat threshing at Arnold Heinfeld farm in 1895 242-82-1616

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887. 1905 Klanke Furniture Co. 1880-1913 and Central School 29-75-251

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892. Lanfersieck & Grothaus Plow Works (1881-1900?) in 1901

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894. Blacksmith Shop with Richard Schroeder in 1898 00-83-1000

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895. White Mountain Creamery 1882-1990, taken in 1909 00-83-1000

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905 Klanke Furniture Co. 1881-1913 year 1910

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913. Heinfeld Manufacturing Company employees in 1890's

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915. a & b. Streine Tool & Mfg. Company (Stamco) 1885-2915 in 1937, 1965 & 1968

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922. New Bremen Broom Co. 1894-1947 employees in 1916 174-78-1182

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980. 1890's era group ? 916-17-12134

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983. Irene Deuhel Gast & Edna Deuhel McCallum in 1890's