New Bremen Historic Association

Index of Photos from 1900-1925

This is an index of photos with a year label from 1900 to 1925. 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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2. Looking north, from Monroe St., with the Western Ohio Railway car approaching. The WO Railway was in operation from 1902 to 1932. Early 1900's photo. 141-791040-KC

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2. Looking north, from Monroe St., with the Western Ohio Railway car approaching. The WO Railway was in operation from 1902 to 1932. Early 1900's photo. 141-791040-KC

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3. Hotel French at 24 N. Main St. at corner of 1st. Street Early 1900 photo.

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12. City Park, east of St. Paul's Church 1900's

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13. City Park, east of St. Paul's Church 1900's

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14. City Park, east of St. Paul's Church 1900's

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15. City Park, east of St. Paul's Church 1900's

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17. Luelleman House with Anna & Alvina in early 1900's 786-10-10760

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27. Sun Printing Company early 1900's 00-83-1000

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36. NB Bridge Company in 1917 on South Herman, building became part of Stamco

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39. Boesel & Kunning store at Main & Monroe in 1904

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47. Southside of Monroe St. - Schulenberg - Laut Building - early 1900's

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48. Northwest corner of Monroe and Washington street 1920's

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55. A closer view w/ Wyen? & Irwin Wissman on right - late 1920's

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65. Hollingsworth Hotel Jimmie Schnell (1925-1996) in late 60's or early 70's

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66. NW corner of Main & Monroe St. NB Sun bldg. early 1900's

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76. Play ad 1904

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77. Play at opera house in early 1900's

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78. High School play at opera house in early 1900's

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90. Western Ohio Railway wreck – two killed July 1909

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90. Western Ohio Railway wreck – two killed July 1909

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95. Parade at lift bridge on Monroe St. early 1900's

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100. Dierker building natural gas explosion on January 26, 1905

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1005. NB football team of 1911

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1006. NB football team of 1913 432-01-2134A

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1007. NB Athletic/Boxing Club of 1902 with Landry Koeper, Grover Wissman

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1008. First NB basketball team in 1915-16 587-04-2543

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1018. ? possibly Boesel children in 1906

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1024. New 1925 Ford Model T, won by Katherine (Langhorst) White in raffle at

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1026. Shopping at the Schulenberg store in the early 1900's

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1035 thru 1038. Eddie Wehrman (1904-1945) Machine Shop – The New Bremen Rubber Company was started in 1936 in the former Auglaize Furniture Company (1912-1929) building at the corner of Plum and Herman St. They manufactured rubber toys, baby pants and rubber gloves. After several name changes, including Seiberling Latex Products, the business left New Bremen in 1967 for Oklahoma City, where they ceased operation in the 1970's.

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1035 thru 1038. Eddie Wehrman (1904-1945) Machine Shop – The New Bremen Rubber Company was started in 1936 in the former Auglaize Furniture Company (1912-1929) building at the corner of Plum and Herman St. They manufactured rubber toys, baby pants and rubber gloves. After several name changes, including Seiberling Latex Products, the business left New Bremen in 1967 for Oklahoma City, where they ceased operation in the 1970's.

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106. Washington street looking south from Monroe, after 1920 424-01-2626B

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1089. 115 S. Main Princess Anne Style early 1900's

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1090. 123 S. Main Shingle Style from 1905

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1091. 127S. Main Stick Style early 1900's

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110. Fire Department in 1914 with raised bell tower for better sound dispersion

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1106. 407 W. Monroe 1908 Boom Town Front Style of Advance Auto

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1107. 15 S. Franklin 1901 Queen Anne by George Klanke of Klanke Furniture

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111. Looking towards the south in 1920's The Mills Brothers (singing group from Piqua came weekly to mills and then had dinner at Wint's.

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1113. 124 S. Franklin. American Four Square Style by Otto Boesel in 1912

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1120. 9 N. Herman Bungalow Style from 1920's

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1121. 35 S. Herman 1908 school superintendent home with community room

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1123. 34 S. Herman 1914 American Four Square Style home

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113. Washington street on east side early 1900's 144-81-1483

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115. The Arcade department store after 1903

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1181. 1909 photo of the Wm. F. Greber Walnut Hill Fruit Farm in the strawberry fields.

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1181. 1909 photo of the Wm. F. Greber Walnut Hill Fruit Farm in the strawberry fields.

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1182. 1909 photo of the Wm. F. Greber Walnut Hill Fruit Farm in the strawberry fields.

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1182. 1909 photo of the Wm. F. Greber Walnut Hill Fruit Farm in the strawberry fields.

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1184. White Mountain Creamery workers in 1923..

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1186. Heidleberg College class of 1920 at their 50 year reunion in 1970 with Rev. Lewis Fritz 5th from the right..

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120. Inside the Elk Cafe in 1918 with Fred Kamman

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1223. Christine and Ralph May at Lake Loramie in 1923.

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1224. Christine and Ralph May at Lake Loramie in 1923 with Wallace Grothaus “ “.

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123. Kuenzel Mills and wooden Lock I, before 1908

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123a. Kuenzel Mills and concrete Lock I, before 1920 786-10-11113

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124. Kuenzel Mills with silo erected, taken after 1920

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1258. Dr. Carl Ekermeyer (1900-1941).

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

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1275. Color postcard of South Washington St. in early 1900's.

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1287. Central School, built in 1920 and razed in 1930 due to an . unstable/repairable foundation. Some materials were reused in the

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130. Inside Arcade in early 1900's

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131. Mill employees in 1908-1910

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1377 & 1378. James F. Dicke (1922-2106) former president of Crown and it's founder.

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1381. Helena Kuck (1920-2007) WW II army service member

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1384. Les Blanke (1905-1998) Teacher, principal and rural mail carrier for 33 years..

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1385,a & b. Ralph Boerger (1919-2014) WWII Silver Star Medal Medic..

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1387. Paul (1903-1989) and Pauline (1903-1996) Gilberg in 1986

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1400. Schulenberg-Laut building in 1913

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149. Looking south from mill in 1924 121-76-785L

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154. Drug store in the 1920's 13-83-1633H

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158. Rabe Lumber before 1900 13-83-1368C

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161. Inside the Arcade early 1900's 244-83-1644

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161a. A receipt from the Arcade in 1914

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173. Early canal view, looking south from Lock I in 1912 “ 11118

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175. View from St. Pauls looking south - circa 1900

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177. Flooding in 1913 “ 11060

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180. Water wagon to control dust on streets in early 1900's “ 11122

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

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199. Canal looking north at Lock I – after 1904 “ 11120

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204. White Mountain Creamery around 1915 11116

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

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213. Man & son in carriage in early 1900's 11086

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222. St. Paul's Church with parsonage built in 1909 11126

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222. St. Paul's Church with parsonage built in 1909 11126

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223. St. Paul's Church with parsonage built in 1909 11077

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223. St. Paul's Church with parsonage built in 1909 11077

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223a. St. Paul's Church with parsonage built in 1909

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223a. St. Paul's Church with parsonage built in 1909

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225. WW I fund raising event at Opera House in 1917-8 11076

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226. South Walnut near 1929 school in early 1900's 11087

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227. South Walnut near 1929 school in early 1900's

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242. Road construction on old Route 66, 3 miles north in 1914

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245. Paul Gilberg (1913-1989) in 1920

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245. Paul Gilberg (1913-1989) in 1920

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248 Family of ? Circa 1900's 84-76-45K

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250. Lock Two Mills early 1900's

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251. Senior class play in 1921

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252. Lanfersieck & Grothaus Plow shop workers in 1901

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257. Sunday school class in 1922 at St. Paul's Church with Hulda Wiehe, teacher and Anna Kuest in white, Alvina Burke in middle,

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269. NB football team in 1902 29-82-1625

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275. NB School photo 1920's 608-09-10326

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277. NB School 1920's 527-02-2258I

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279. NB School Class of 1923 684-16-11969

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

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289. Barber Shop of ? 1920's 583-12-11553

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333. North School in Lock Two in 1922

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364. Sunday school class in 1920's 10420

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421a. Canal boat early 1900's

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425. Plum street wing bridge in 1905

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426. Ducks and geese by J.A. Long poultry house in 1905 with a young Ralph May

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428. J.A. Long poultry and produce building before 1912 brick building

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429. J.A. Long poultry and produce building built in 1912

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430. Canal boat headed to Loramie Reservoir for Firemen's picnic in early 1900's

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431. Lock I looking south in 1912

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432. Lock I looking south in 1912

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455. Emil ”Flip”, Arthur and Luetta Fledderjohann in 1919

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458. Horse drawn hearse in early 1900's with Wilson Vornholt & Fred Nieter

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460. Parade at the lift bridge on Monroe street in early 1900's

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578. Grade 2-3 in the 1920's 786-10-10692

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579. 1922 786-09-10419

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585. 1920's 786-10-10689

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

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590. 1902 Chemistry class

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591. The class of 1925 in elementary school

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592. Huenke School at Rt 66A and Southland Road 1920's 786-10-1065

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594. Huenke School 8th grade in 1922

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595. Lock Two School 4th grade in 1925

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596. 8th grade photo of Class of 1926, taken in 1922 617-04-2720

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597. 1st grade photo of Class of 1925, taken in 1913 “

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597. 1st grade photo of Class of 1925, taken in 1913 “

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598. Class of 1925-6, taken in 1915 “

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598. Class of 1925-6, taken in 1915 “

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

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657. St. Paul's pastor 1907-1922 – Rev. Henninger “ 9591

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657. St. Paul's pastor 1907-1922 – Rev. Henninger “ 9591

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659. St. Paul's pastor1922 -1947 – Rev. Melchert & family “ 959L

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684. St. Paul's Informant from 1923

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698. St. Paul Church picture in German in 1906 article

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

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708. Early sewing club in the early 1900's

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711. Young businessmen in 1905 - L to R: Roy Hoverman – photographer, Harry Koeper – shoe store, Pete Merkle – baker, Ed Allen – handle factory and Joe Lanfersieck – barber

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713. Early 1900's

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724a. Ben Waterman family at Christmas time in 1909

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724a. Ben Waterman family at Christmas time in 1909

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725. Ben Waterman Christmas time in 1914

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745. Conrad Gruebmeyer family 1907 “ 10719

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753. Rabe's Pond & Lumber Co. 1900's “ 10711

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770. Canal view looking south at future WPA pool site in 1920's “ 3936SS

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786. & 786a Lock Two store grocery/huckster wagon in 1919 with Emil Schneider (1884-1972) from New Knoxville 13-83-1633R

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795. Sullivan family ? 1909 754-08-9787

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795. Sullivan family ? 1909 754-08-9787

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796. Charles Linbach & wife, school superintendent from 1905-08

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798. Irene, Hilda, Viola, Olevg ? in 1919

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800. Out for a spin in the 1920's

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805. NB phone operators with Hilda Broerman, Geciena Halsema, Anna Kuest and Elizabeth Halsema in the late 1920's – 30's.

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

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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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872. Garmhausen Store in early 1900's

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

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

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890. Auglaize Furniture Co. in 1915 ?

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891. Lanfersieck & Grothaus Plow Works in 1901 23-75-356

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

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

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

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

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897. & 897a “ “ trucks around 1920's 537-02-2268C

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905 Klanke Furniture Co. 1881-1913 year 1910

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911. Looking north from water tower with old brickyard on left in the early 1900's

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914. Heinfeld Manufacturing Company employees in 1900's

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

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930. Enjoying the old fairgrounds in the early 1900's 213-81-1463

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944. Factory workers in 1904 84-76-44K

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945. 1912 Woodmen Dedication E.J. Neuman 361-97-2038B

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955. Zion Church 1900

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956. Zion Church Confirmation class in the 1920's

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961. 1920's South view along canal on far right from Kuenzel silo

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963. 1900's vacation time on the porch

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964. 1900's vacation time on the porch

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965. 1900's vacation time on the porch

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968. From Kuenzel silo looking NW in 1924

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970. Kids at play in1906

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972. Picnic at the lake in St. Marys in 1907 with ?

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973. Picnic at the lake in St. Marys in 1907 with ?

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974. Picnic at the lake in St. Marys in 1907 with ?

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975. Picnic at the lake in St. Marys in 1907 with ?

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976. Picnic at the lake in St. Marys in 1907 with ?

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977. Picnic at the lake in St. Marys in 1907 with ?

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982. The Cluck's Nest Club around 1900 at Lake Loramie

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984. Boxing match in early 1900's

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989. NB High School play, in 1915 -18

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990. NB High School play, in 1915 -18

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997. Reuben & Leola Wissman's “cottage” at Lake St. Marys. One of the former cars of the WO Railway / Interurban system in NB from 1902-30