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Group at an Amana kitchen house preparing cabbage, ca. 1900
Description: Interesting view of 7 people (6 women and one man) with baskets and a pile of very large cabbage heads in front of a frame building., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Group of school boys in the apple orchard
Description: Group of school boys in the apple orchard, around 1895. This is a modern 8 X 10 print from an original image made by Bertha M.H. Shambaugh around 1895. Shambaugh mainly photographed in Amana between about 1892 and her marriage in 1897. This print was probably made in the 1970s and is of good quality. About 10 school age youths are in the picture, along with two older adults, one o... [description clipped]
Group of three women and two children in Homestead timber, ca. 1915
Mrs. Wm. Moershel (J. [unclear]), Mrs. John Eichacker, Mrs. John Morz, Elizabeth + John, Description: Probably taken by John L. Eichacker (1882-1935), the father of the children and husband of one of the women. Identified on the back of the card as Mrs. Wm Moershel, Mrs. John [Caroline] Eichacker (1886-1946), Mrs. John Marz and Elizabeth [Lipman] (1908-1982) and John Eichacker (1910-1945). John H... [description clipped]
Group photograph of women from Amana
Lawn Chair, Lena Trautmann, Gretchen Sontag , Louise Moershel [unclear] (1894-1916), In front of Trautmann Kitchen House, Amana, Description: 16) Group photograph, ca. 1903 of women in front of the Trautmann (later Noe) kitchen house (not completely sure of location) Woman seated, center, is Lina Trautmann, girl seated on ground is Louise Wilhelmine Moershel Stuck (1894-1916) Four other Amana wome... [description clipped]
Group photograph on steps of a frame Amana dwelling
Description: Trellis and plantings visible. Appear to be relatives here on a visit. This photograph probably dates from around 1910., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Henry Zimmermann Residence, Amana, late 1920s
Henry Zimmermann home, Description: Original photograph by Peter Stuck (1890-1979). This image is 2 1/2 by 4 and shows a circa 1860 sandstone house in Amana (now part of the Guest Haus Motel), Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Homestead Baseball Team, ca. 1928
Homestead Baseball, Description: Printed on post card stock. Shows group of players and the teams two managers: Dr. Henry G. Moershel (1891-1971) and Louis C. Selzer (1889-1960) (in suits) in front of a shed. This photograph was made by John L. Eichacker (1882-1935)., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Homestead Gas Station
May 21 - 1933, Description: This image was made several months after the station, one of two that the Society built right after the reorganization, had opened. A car and the stations two employees, twins Herbert (1909-1993) and Albert (1909-1979) Fels are in front. The station was built using bricks that were salvaged from a demolished portion of the Amana Calico Mill. Printed on post card stock, ... [description clipped]
Homestead School Children in Apple Orchard, ca. 1905
Description: Nice early post card image of 20 school children on a wagon and their teacher, Richard Seifert (1858-1927), in the Homestead apple orchard., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Homestead Schoolroom with 20 students and teacher, Richard Seifert, ca. 1910
By John Eichacker, Description: This is a 1970s 8 X 10 copy of an original photograph by John L. Eichacker (1882-1935). Print has a crease in it. Teacher, Richard Seifert, Sr. (1858-1927) stands at right., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Homestead ice cutting scene - post card stock
John Dietrich with horse, August Dittrich w plow, Description: Group of 11 men with ice plow, horse and ice saws. Back is marked, in pen, "John Dietrich with horse August Dittrich [1886-1952) with plow." This was a Homestead ice crew. Photograph attributed to John L. Eichacker (1882-1935)., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Horse and sleigh in winter scene, printed on post card stock
Horse - sleigh, Description: Good condition, no marks, folds or tears. Sleigh in snow scene, probably near Homestead. Photograph attributed to Jacob F. Selzer (1888-1917)., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Horse-drawn wagon
Description: Small image, not mounted, of a horse drawn wagon in front of the Amana General Store. The Lauer Saal (original 1856 meeting house, no longer extant) is visible in the background. The dozen women, men and children seated on the wagon are clearly excursionists who have arrived by train. A row of picnic baskets is visible on the wagon, and one of the women is shading herself with a la... [description clipped]
Horsebarn fire at Homestead
horse barn fire, Description: Photograph of aftermath of a horsebarn fire. Likely taken by Jacob F. Selzer (1888-1917)., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Inside carding and spinning building after 1923 Amana Woolen Mill fire
Inside carding and spinning building after 1923 Amana Woolen Mill Fire., Description: 33) Very dramatic image of the inside of the carding and spinning building of the Amana Woolen Mill following the August 11, 1923 fire that destroyed ten buildings at the complex and seriously handicapped the financial health of the Amana Society. Collapsed drive shaft, collapsed interior frame and other equipmen... [description clipped]
Interior of main building looking south
Interior of main building looking south., Description: Image showing the inside of the spinning and carding building of the Amana Woolen Mill following the fire of 1923, looking south, towards the mill race. Twisted drive shafts and equipment, a view of total devastation. This building was rebuilt inside the original 1859 stone shell within a year. Photo by F. William Miller (1876-1952), the Amana... [description clipped]
Interior of weaving building at the Amana Woolen Mill
Factory 1899, Peter Hoehnle, AW Selzer's Coll., Description: Interior of the weaving building at the Amana Woolen Mill marked "Factory 1899" on reverse. Image is 3.5 X 4 3/4 mounted on an embossed card that is 5.5 X 6.5. Two young men are seen standing to the left of four power looms. The drive shafts are visible on the ceiling in this very unusual early interior view of the woolen mill., Prove... [description clipped]
Jacob Frey
Jacob Frey, Description: 21) Portrait of Jacob Frey. Early copy of an oval photograph of Jacob Frey of Main Amana. Image is 5 X 4, unmounted. Not the best print. $20., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Johanna Nemer, Lina Seifert (Tautenhahn girls)
Johanna Nemer, Lina Seifert (Tautenhahn girls), from Lina, Miss Louisa Kaiser, Homestead, Iowa, Description: Early 1910s portrait of two young women, Johanna Werner (1894-1978) and Lina Seifert (1895-1973), seated on a wooden bench in front of a frame house in Homestead. The women are identified on the reverse by name with the notation "Tautenhan girls". Post card sized image. Early 1910s., Prov... [description clipped]
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.

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