You are here

Amana Society

Display Options

Pages

Planting onions at Amana
Planting onions at Amana, Description: Postcard of children working in an onion field by Main Amana with the school pine grove (Schulwald) in the background. Circa 1915, possibly photographed by F. William Miller (1876-1952)., 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]
Price list for wool flannels
Printed date: Feb. 10, 1931, Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle, Original digital object name: yhm-spe-ama-eph-004
Private residence at Homestead, Iowa
Dr. Wm Moershel Residence + Kitchen House, Homestead, IA ca. 1900, Description: Shows north facade of Dr. William Moershel house in Homestead. Postcard, ca. 1906, never mailed. Back of card has a penciled notation identifying the house (made by Peter Hoehnle). Photo dates from circa 1910., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Public school, Homestead, Iowa
Description: Printed on post card stock, ca. 1900. Teacher, Richard Siefert, Sr. (1858-1927) stands at left., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Public school, Homestead, Iowa
Description: Printed on post card stock, ca. 1900. Teacher, Richard Siefert, Sr. (1858-1927) stands at left., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Receipt
Inscription: OCT 6, 1904; Mr. Jacob Kerper; New Vienna, Ia.; 10 days 2% dice; 3 pc. B. blue prints,; 139 yd. 9$ 1251; We are out of 2 patterns ordered so have substituted nearest which we trust to be all right.;, Date stamped: Oct 6 1904, Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle, Original digital object name: yhm-spe-ama-eph-009
Receipt for Mr. Jacob Luttif
[M]r. Jacob Luttif[?], 2 doz [unclear] cotton 3/8, 88, [unclear], BR/RL Spelman, B. R. & R. L. Spelman, Bill $ ,, 88 Paid, April 12th 1861, Date inscribed: Apr 12; Date inscribed on back: April 13th, 1861, Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle, Original digital object name: yhm-spe-ama-eph-012
Ruins of Amana Woolen Mill after fire
Description: One of a series of photographs taken by F. William Miller (1876-1952) in August 1923., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Scene School St. in Gardenville, (Middle Ebenezer) New York, showing Ebenezer Society Buildings, c 1900
Trautmann, Oil Mill, Prestele, Fehr Residence, Middle Ebenezer Selzer, Description: This shows three prominent buildings still standing from the Ebenezer Society period. The photograph was made by Fred Oehl around 1900 prior to extensive later modifications of these buildings. From left they are the Trautmann kitchen and church room, the oil mill and the home of Joseph Prestele, Sr. (Oil mill has ... [description clipped]
Schaedlich Kitchen House at Homestead, ca. 1910
Schaedlich Kitchen House, Homestead c. 1910, Description: Frame house with family of six grouped around entrance. Woman in black is probably Martha Hergert Schaedlich (1878-1950), who was the kitchen boss. Picture probably the work of Jacob Selzer. (A really good example of a typical Amana house faade), Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
School House A
School House a, Description: Small sepia image of the Amana school buildings, ca. 1890s. This view is of the east elevations of the buildings, and is taken from the street. A board sidewalk, wood board fence, and other features are visible. The image is 3 1/4 X 2 and mounted on an embossed cream card that is 4 X 5. The image is dark. Back of the card is marked "School House A"., Provenance: P... [description clipped]
School boys walking down Main Street in Amana
Description: Group of school boys headed down Main Street in Amana, presumably from the school to a church service or outing. About twenty boys, most of them wearing straw hats, are seen on the main street in Amana, between the Moershel Kitchen House and the general store. View was taken from approximately in front of what is today the Ox Yoke Inn. In the distance, farther up the street, a grou... [description clipped]
School children on way to church in Amana
Bell Tower - Amana - John Dietrich House (we have glass plate for this image - shows school children on way to church), Description: School children shown walking from Amana school buildings (not visible) on way to church. Shows the Moershel and Dietrich residences and the General Store annex. Taken c. 1900., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
School children planting onion field at Amana, 1917
1917, School children planting onion field at Amana, Description: Two post card images (identical); $20., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
School children planting onions at village of Amana, ca. 1915
Description: Post card images of school children planting onions in the field in front of the Amana pine grove about 1915., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
School children planting onions in Amana
School children planting onions in Amana, Description: Never sent. Back of card has inscription "School children planting onions in Amana" made in pen, by Marie Selzer (1916-1999). Amana pine grove (Schulwald) visible in the background., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Shady Walk at Homestead, Iowa
Description: Postcard - intended for public use. This card has a printed title. It is unused. The scene is the long row of maple trees between the two sections of the village of Homestead, with the village orchard visible behind. Dirt road, telephone poles and a house are visible. Ca. 1915 Jacob F. Selzer (1888-1917) probable photographer., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Soap Factory, Amana, IA
Soap Factory, Amana, IA, Description: Copy of historic image, rather grainy. 4 X 5., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.
Sophie Mertz
Sophie Mertz, geb. am 18 Oct. 1839, gest. ' 5 Juli 1929, Description: 19) Portrait of Sophie Mertz (1839-1929). Extraordinarily clear image of an elderly seated Amana woman with calico apron, shawl and dress and cap. Identified on back by Peter Stuck, print likely dates from 1920s or 1930s. 3 X 4 7/8. $50., Provenance: Purchased from Peter Hoehnle.

Pages