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Emma and John Beck, Homestead
Emma + John Beck Homestead, Description: Portrait of John (1911-1993) and Emma Beck, Homestead, Iowa. Photograph dates from circa 1916., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Emma and John Beck, Homestead
Emma + John Beck, Homestead, Description: Photograph on postcard stock, ca. 1915 of John (1911-1993). Building in background is the Homestead Bakery where there father, John, was the baker., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
John and Emma Beck
John - Emma Beck, died 1990, died 1996, Description: Marked in pencil and ink on reverse John (died 1990) and Emma (died 1996) Beck., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Portrait of Emma Beck, Homestead, Iowa
Emma Beck, Description: Portrait of Emma Beck standing inside a grape vine covered arbor near her family home in the village of Homestead. Fence in background is wire on wooden frame and Beck is dressed in a dress that, while dark and somewhat plain, clearly shows the outside influences creeping into the community around the late 1910s when this image was taken, probably by Jacob F. Selzer (1888-1... [description clipped]