New Bremen Historic Association

Index of Photos from 1926-1950

This is an index of photos with a year label from 1926-1950. 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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195. New fire engine in 1926 - first motorized vehicle 11081

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264. Model T truck, converted into an early camper in 1926 by Ervin “Butch” Heinfeld, Gust Ruedebusch, Emil Kuenning and Ed Schafer to travel to Yellowstone Park. Complete, interesting story in April '94 Towpath

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322. Golden Wedding of ? 1926

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580. Class of 1926 “ 10687

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588. 1926 - 8th grade class

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

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613. Teachers in 1926-27

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801. Helen & Wilbert Quellhorst 1927 (Everett Topp's mother and father-in-law)

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

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836. 1926 Truck, driven by Irvin Wissman

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1000. NB girls team of 1926-27

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1008a. NB basketball team of 1926-27

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1088. 110 S. Main Colonial Revival Style from 1926

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1. SE corner of Main and Monroe St. in 1870's and 1929

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1a. SE corner of Main and Monroe St. in 1870's and 1929

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68. Smiths 5 & 10 cents store 1928 w/ Hulda Wiehe & Corrine Scheer Dicke

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69. Smiths 5 & 10 cents store 1928 w/Paul Kettler, Grace Scheer, Majorie Havemann Jung,

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89. SW corner of Monroe & Main before 1929 – Dr. Fledderjohann's Office

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168. a, b & c. New Bremen School, built march 1929 to December 1930

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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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253. St. Paul's confirmation class in 1929

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385. Removing the 1929 time capsule in 1979 at the school

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386. Removing the 1929 time capsule with Dave Waterman and Bernard Kelly

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716. 4-H Girls Club of 1928 Lodema Knost 2nd from the left

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717. 4-H Girls Club of 1929 Marie Waterman on left

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921. Broom factory manufacturing building on Herman St in 1928

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11001. NB girls team of 1929-30 916-17-12130

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1009. NB basketball team of 1928-29 397-00-2094G

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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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1246. Carl Arkenberg with his 1928 Chevy.

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1382. Edith Wissman (1928- ) Elementary school music teacher for ? years.

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1386. Donna Mae (1929-2015) and Stan (1928-2018) Kuenning

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32. NB water plant 1930's 790-09-2080D

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33. NB water plant 1930's

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40. NW corner of Monroe and Washington St. with Rairdon barn in 1930's

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49. Same view, only later in 1930's 121-76-787M

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83. Service station on SW corner of Monroe & Main St. 1930's ?

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107. East side of street in the 1930's

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125. 1930's street scene

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146. 1930's Washington street carnival

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168. a, b & c. New Bremen School, built march 1929 to December 1930

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169. a & b. Dedication 1930

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198. Monroe street looking east 1930's - 11082

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209. School kids with teacher Nettie Loy in 1930's 11150

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255. St. Paul's confirmation class year 1930 w/ Esther Headapohl Dicke 457-06-2999I

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261. From Kuenzel silo looking southeast in 1930 121-76-791M

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263. Jefferson street children in 1931 – with Cliff Sheer, - top center, Mary Louise Wissman – upper right, John Wissman – petting “Bubbles”, Ruth Poppe, and

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272. Sleigh ride in late 1930's with Emil Topp, Dolly, ? , William Combs, Edna Topp,

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276. Woodmen Baseball Camp 1930's 631-07-3389

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317. 1930's accident 585-04-2541D

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336. Auto accident in the 1930's “ 10476

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337. Auto accident in the 1930's

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338. Family with dog ? 1930's “ 10442

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363. Stamco Office in the 1930's 10496

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

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610. Teachers in late 1930's – early 40's: ? , ? , Margaret Shaw, Alberta Steinbrugge, Nettie Loy, Billie Streine, partially hidden Dorthy Harlamert,

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709 1930's A meeting? Or club?

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718. 4 – H Girls Club of 1930

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719. 4 – H Girls Club of 1931

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748. Mary Ellen Taylor and John Briggs in late 1930's “ 10701

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749. ? 1930's 10765

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776. 1930's, with Esther Fearing Quist on right “ 3956Z

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780. Building water tower in the 1930's 723-08-3956A1

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781. Building water tower in the 1930's A4

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782. Building water tower in the 1930's A3

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783. Building water tower in the 1930's A7

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784. Building water tower in the 1930's taken from Kuenzel silo looking east

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785. Building water tower in the 1930's taken from Kuenzel silo looking east

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789. John Wissman in race car in 1930 729-13-11780

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790. John Wissman in race car in 1930 695-07-3663

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804. 50th wedding anniversary of Louis & Emma Huenke in 1931

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808. Rueben Wissman's street car cottage in the 1930's, with Clarence Huelsman,

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850. Early 1930's racing 759-08-9950

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857. Speedway riot and fire in July of 1931

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858. Speedway riot and fire in July of 1931

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859. Speedway riot and fire in July of 1931

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860. Speedway riot and fire in July of 1931

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865, 866, 867. John Wissman at age 4 in 1930

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912. Circus train in town in the 1930's

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917. Streine employees in the 1930's

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918. Streine employees in the 1930's shipping product

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919. Streine employees in the 1930's shipping product by rail

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1002. NB girls team of 1930-31 373-98-2057 - Dorthy Gieseke, Helen Knipple, Ione Hartman McVey.

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1002a. NB girls team of 1931-32 Auglaize County Champs

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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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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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143. 1933 Centennial Parade

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144. 1933 Centennial Parade

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145. 1933 Centennial Parade

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169c. 1933 parade with Oscar Dammeyer, Karl Block & Oscar Lutterbeck

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174. High School on Walnut street in 1932

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258. Ladies of NB in 1932, with Alvina Burk in middle 373-98-2057

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291. NB School parade for Centennial 1933 w/ Frederick Luedeke 351-11-11487

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339. thru 349. Girls and Boys BB tournament program from 1933 786-09-10289

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423. Ice making in 1932 with Ben Waterman

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714. NB Women's Club in 1932-33 the 200th anniversary of Washington's birth

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777. Parade in 1933 ?

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778. Parade in 1933 ?

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874. Lock Two Mill float in 1933 Centennial Parade

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987. New Bremen Band in 1933/34

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988. New Bremen Band in 1933/34

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1003. NB girls team of 1932-33 916-17-12130

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1003a. NB girls team of 1933-34

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1010. NB basletball team of 1932-33 916-17-12131

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581. Class of 1935 “ 10431

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617. 3rd grade in 1935-36 with teacher Bertha Schowe 10289

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923. New Bremen Broom Co. 1934 116-77-965

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96. NE corner of Monroe & Walnut St. - in 1937 with Virgil Horn, owner

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137. Washington street in October of 1936

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176. Canal high water in 1937 “ 11117

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185. Fall Festival Parade of 1936 “ 11065

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374. Gast Shoe Store 1937? 10453

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427. Flooding on canal street bridge at Plum street in 1937

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456. Tom Purpus? in 1937

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465. Canal winter scenes in 1937, with Herman Vornholt

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582. Class of 1937 “ 10417

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616. 4th grade in 1936-37 with teacher Marie Waterman 481-09-10288

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

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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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1128. 317 S. Walnut English Tudor of 1937

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1283. Louis Landwehr at Louie's Restaurant (1937-46) 5 N. Main St..

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1383. Doc Riebel (1937-2013) NB dentist for 45 years from 1968.

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1390. Trudy Kuenning (1937-2011) NB Elementary Principal 1977-21390.

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79. Play at opera house with class of 1939 485-05-2187

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203. Clarence “Molly” Wehrman, Chief of Police 1939-1959 - Clarence “Molly” Wehrman, Chief of Police 1939-1959

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273. Julia Dammeyer Fark in front of NB Hardware in 1938

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355. WPA pool construction in 1938 “ 10502

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356. WPA pool construction in 1938 10454

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357. & 357a WPA pool construction in 1938 10498

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389. Decorating cars near Advanced Auto in 1938 “ 10462

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415. Lock I in the Spring of 1938

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601. The Class of 1949 in the 3rd grade in 1939 617-05-2717

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765a. Reuben Thiesing In 1938

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903 White Mountain Creamery 1938

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1939. Edna Marshall Crees

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1401. Schulenberg-Laut building in 1939 before remodeling into store.

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39a. same store 1940's

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159. Early Dicke Service Station in the 1940's

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241. Mr. & Mrs. Charles Boesel family in 1940's “ 9393

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358. Pool guards 1940 and 1950's

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602. The Class of 1949 in the 5th grade 1941 “ 2718

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680. Brotherhood Convention – late 1940's or early 1950's 617-05-2708

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742. Herb Kellermeyer family in the 1940's 786-10-10683

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746. The Kettlers 1940's – 1950's ? “ 10757

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751. Blanke brothers: Lloyd, Victor, Orin and Lester 1940's 10745

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888. Above a flight of B-17's in the 1940's with picture by Tom Kuenning

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889. Above a flight of B-17's in the 1940's with picture by Tom Kuenning 754-08-9782

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904 White Mountain Creamery truck in the 1940's ? 786-10-10773

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924. New Bremen Broom Co. 1940's manufacturing 552-02-2284D

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946. NBHonor Society Mock Council Meeting in 1941

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1030. At the pool with Bette Harris (1940 - 21030) and students in the late 1950's

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1940. Betty Ann Behm Kishler

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1941. Dorthy Fark Haupt

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1220. Weekly sales ad from Schelper's market in the 1940's(?).

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

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1370. Confirmation class at Zion Church in the 1940's. - Back row, L to R: Bill Conradi, Walter Kuhlhorst, Rev. N.E. Vitz,. Eileen Hehr Campbell, unknown - possibly Charles Schmidt.. Front row, L to R: Susan Schulenberg Rabe, unknown,. Joanne Koenig Katterheinrich, Jack McCollum and Juanita Roediger Scheer..

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1376. New Bremen Girl Scouts in the 1940's - Back Row, L to R: Mrs. Tangeman, ? , Bev Rump Plattner, Louise Lampert,.

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1402. Schulenberg-Laut building in 1940 as a Ben Franklin Store.

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280. Mueller's Men Wear 1942 351-11-11486

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370. WWII savings bond book 1942 10366

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604. The Class of 1952 in the 2nd grade 1942 3031

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1942. Shirley Fogt Blacksmith

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1943. Doris Waterman Howe

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63. Hollingsworth Hotel & the formal opening of Annex in 1945

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583. Class of 1945 “ 10433

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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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1045. Mel Luedeke dipping arms for dolls in 1945

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1944. Marian Frey Engle

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1375. Boy Scout Troop #61 at Scout Camp in Defiance, Ohio in 1944

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472. Monroe & Washington Street in 1947 593-05-2699

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623. 3rd grade in 1947 with teacher Mrs. Smith D

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

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735. Streine Tool (later Stamco – in 1951) engineering office staff in early 1946

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884. West of RR, north of Rt.274 (over Crown plant #3) in 1947 593-05-2693

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

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1947. Donna Greber Conradi

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97. Advance Auto building – prior to 1948

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577. 6th grade crossing guards in 1949 with Ferd Wint, Molly Wehrman , Elden Smith, Country Supt. Bendure, Jim Kettler, ? , Ed Conradi, ? , Joe Ritter, ? , Bill Ritter,

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601. The Class of 1949 in the 3rd grade in 1939 617-05-2717

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602. The Class of 1949 in the 5th grade 1941 “ 2718

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603. The Class of 1956 in the 6th grade 1949 651-06-3030

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618. 1948 with Class of 1956 with teacher Marie Laut 651-10-10898C

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619. 1948 with Class of 1954 with teacher Myrl Smith K

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624. 3rd grade in 1949 with teacher Mrs. Smith G

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959. Holy Redeemer Church in 1948

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995. Girls from the Class of 1948

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1012. Stamco Girls Softball Team in 1948

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1028. Val & Sue Rabe, Norma & Cade Schulenberg in 1949

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1029. Cade Schulenberg with daughter Susan in 1949

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1046. Break time in 1948 with, L to R: Walter Fry, Marshall Becker, Robert Heinfeld,

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1948. Jean Dicke Dickman

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1949. Delores Wissman Wiseman

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21. Home Furniture Store 1950's - 60's

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22. Home Furniture Store 1950's - 60's

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244. St. Paul's father/son dinner in 1950's or 60's? 617-05-2707

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268. The Bob Dicke Band in the 1950's, Doris Thielker Tangeman, Roger Dicke,

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285. Stamco prior to 1950's 856-13-11690B

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286. Stamco prior to 1950's 856-13-11690A

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287. Stamco prior to 1950's with Arnold Gieseke 856-13-11690E

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295. Kuenzel Mills late 1950's

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358. Pool guards 1940 and 1950's

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453. 1950's with Max Fledderjohann, Tom Thieman, Tom Fledderjohann

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473. Noreen Sue (Gross) Bushong by Thompson house in 1950

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575. & 576. On school playground in 1950's 651-06-3032 & 34

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605. 1950's

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620. 4th grade in 1950's with Class of 1962 M

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621. Class of 1959 in early 1950's I

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625. 1950 Class of 1960 with teacher Mrs. Smith“ F

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677. St. Paul’s Church banquet – 1950's 792-09-10616C

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678. SSt. Paul’s Church banquet – 1950's 10616D

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679. St. Paul’s Church banquet – 1950's

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680. Brotherhood Convention – late 1940's or early 1950's 617-05-2708

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746. The Kettlers 1940's – 1950's ? “ 10757

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896. Milk delivery used in New Bremen by Henry Westerheide - in the mid 1950's

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901. White Mountain Creamery 1950's

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940. October 1950 Meet the candidates ?

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941. October 1950 Meet the candidates

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947. Dedication of Post Office on Monroe St. in the 1950's

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994. Paul Opperman, Jim Kettler, Dave Roediger & Tom Waterman in early 1950's

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1025. Pat Connaughton taken in early 1950's

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1030. At the pool with Bette Harris (1940 - 21030) and students in the late 1950's

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1031. Baseball in the 1950's

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1950. JoAlice Kuenning Nieter

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1187. Canal bridges in the 1950's Plum St..

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1188. Canal bridges in the 1950's 1st. Street.

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1189. Canal bridges in the 1950's 2nd Street.