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Dredge boat
Description: Very clear 8 X 10 print of the dredge boat on the mill race at Amana. Taken from upper level of the flour mill elevator building. Focus is sharp on the boat, less distinct on the houses in the background. This is a modern print from the original glass plate. One of a series of experimental prints that I worked with a good friend to make in the 1990s. Not historic but an interesti... [description clipped]
Dredge boat at Amana Canal
Dredge boat at Amana Canal, Description: The vantage point for this photograph was probably the Amana Flour Mill. The scene is looking to the west and shows the main channel of the mill race, as well as the side channel (since filled in) that led to the Calico Mill. Photograph dates from circa 1910., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Dredge boat on side channel of millrace
Description: Probably taken from the Amana flour mill. The boat is in the foreground, at the point in the side channel where it was usually stored for the winter. This is a modern 8 X 10 print. Picture dates from circa 1910., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Drug store, Amana
drug store Amana, Description: Photograph of Amana Pharmacy before 1900 (Dentist Office, built that year, is not present in photograph). I would date this to the late 1890s, because the windmill behind the pharmacy is not visible, and we believe that it was removed in the early 1890s. Image is 3 X 4 and mounted on a gilt edged piece of card stock 4 1/8 X 5 1/8. $100., Provenance: Purchased from Pe... [description clipped]
Eichacker family picnic in Amana Picnic Grove
Eichacker Family picnic in Amana Pine Grove., Description: Family group (father, mother, son and daughter) having a picnic in the Amana pine grove. The family is that of John Eichacker, Sr. (1882-1935)who was later the President of the Amana reorganization committee. Eichacker was a photographer and this may be a self-portrait., 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.
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.
Envelope
Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle, Original digital object name: yhm-spe-ama-eph-005
Feeding hogs at West Amana
Description: Two men feeding hogs in front of the West Amana hog barn. Photograph was taken c. 1920s. Text printed on the image "Feeding Hogs at West Amana." Post card sized image, Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Four young Amana women, original photograph
Left to right, Lena Trautman, Louise Trautman Zimmerman, Louise Fritsche, Louise Schadt, July 1894, Adolph Siegrist, PHOTOGRAPHER, Description: The women pictured are Lina Trautman (died 1946), Louise Trautmann Zimmermann (died 1926), Louisa Fritsche and Louise Schadt and the photograph was taken in July 1894. The image is extremely clear, in sepia tones, and mounted on card stock. Image is 4 5... [description clipped]
Frame house, possibly in the village of Amana, ca. 1900
Selzer, Description: Gable end view of a small Amana house in the process of being shingled. A barn and some other residences are visible in the background. Picture dates to around 1900. No original markings on the reverse. I have been unable to identify the location. Image is 3 1/4 X 4 and is mounted on an embossed card that is 4 1/4 X 5 1/4., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Gate at Arnsburg Estate in Germany one of the refuge estates rented by the Inspirationists in the 1830s prior to immigration
Arnsburg - Thor., Description: Image is mounted on card stock. Probably taken by Dr. C.F. Noe, Amana, during his period of study at University of Berlin in 1900., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
George Bernhart (died 1919), portrait, seated, ca. 1918
George Bernhart, Description: One of a series of photographs of "alien" citizens living in Amana, taken by F. William Miller. Bernhart, who died in 1919, was a resident of the village of Amana and a member of the Amana Society., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Graf (later Moser) Kitchen house, Amana, Iowa
Graf (later Moser) Kitchen House - Amana, Iowa, Description: Photograph of the Graf Kitchen House- Amana, Iowa. This building was constructed in 1872 as a kitchen house serving residents of the village of Amana. It is unusual in that two walls of the structure are built of dressed stone bought from an Iowa City quarry. This kitchen was under the management of the Graf family for some time. It sta... [description clipped]
Greeting from Amana, Iowa
Description: Hand colored post card made in Germany of the "Print Works." Early 1900s commercial post card of the Amana Calico Mill. No marks, good condition., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Greetings from Amana, Iowa
Description: Commerical post card. Post card printed in Germany for sale in the Amana general stores, around 1900. The two buildings pictured were housed the Amana village school. The building on the right (constructed c. 1860) was for the lower grades, while the building on the left (constructed 1870) housed the upper grades. This structure later became the Amana Post Office and is now the headqu... [description clipped]
Greetings from Amana, Iowa
Description: This image was a commercially available post card of the Middle Amana Woolen Mill (later the site of Amana Refrigeration) and dates to around 1910., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Greetings from Amana, Iowa
Description: A commercially produced post card that would have been available to visitors to the Amanas at the turn of the century. Shows the main buildings of the Amana Woolen Mill. The building at left is the weaving building, the only structure to survive a disastrous 1923 fire intact. This structure was built in two parts in 1891 and 1908, still stands and is still (2012) used for woolen produ... [description clipped]
Greetings from Amana, Iowa
from Carl Zimmermann, Mr Wilhelm Moershel, Sheboygan, Wis, Foeste Hotel, Description: This is a hand colored early postcard that actually was used as such. It was sent by Carl Zimmermann to Wilhelm Moershel, who was one of the Society's traveling salesmen, care of a hotel in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on May 12, 1909. The building at right dates to c. 1860 and housed the lower grades, the building at le... [description clipped]
Greetings from Homestead, Iowa
Homestead ca. 1915 looking west, Description: View shows the tinshop, a communal kitchen, the east side of the Homestead Store and both of the Amana Society warehouses. Probably taken by Jacob F. Selzer (1888-1917)., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.

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