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Threshing Crew

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of seven men, each holding a pitchfork, standing in a yard. Front row, left to right: Herman Bentert, Herman Riebe, Henry Burchardt. Back row, left...

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Description: Milton and Adeline Retzlaff live a mile west of Theresa at W1346 Hwy 28 (Section 9). The Retzlaff's, who will be married 60 years in August, last milked co...

Date: 2004 

Description: The Steinbachs are organic farmers and get a premium price for their milk and crops.

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Description: The Retzlaff's own this antique potato planter, which was purchased from Ed Radke, a long time Theresa resident.

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Horse-Drawn Sleigh

Date: 1901-02-10 

Description: Winter scene with Herman Riebe, his four sisters, and a cousin riding in a bobsled pulled by a team of white horses through the snow. A fence, a snowy fiel...

Date: 1996-06 

Description: "When Theresa firemen purchased a new truck, as is customary, other fire departments came to initiate the new truck."

Date: 2004 

Description: Eric and Melissa Krueger, and their dog Stanley, live at W2001 Hwy 28/67 (section 17). Melissa works at the Dodge County Jail, and Eric is a patrolman. He...

Date: 1931 

Description: Group of women posing in front of the new barn foundation. Jennie Krueger stands second from right, Florentina Krueger stands fourth from the right, and El...

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New Fire Truck

Date: 1996-06 

Description: "New fire truck celebration at Theresa."

Date: 2004 

Description: This old house is on the Krueger property. Lore has it that they made moonshine here during prohibition.

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Schneider Barn

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Description: Michael and Amy Schneider, with their children, Maggie and Matthew, live at 807 Allen Road (Section 26). They have lived here for 8 years.

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Poll Workers

Date: 1992-11-03 

Description: "Poll workers front to back: Lester Unglaub, Millie Leichtle, Evangeline Koll, and Ethel Rahjes."

Date: 2004 

Description: Gordon and Gayle Luhn, and son, Derek, live at N8499 Bancroft Rd (Section 16). They purchased the property in 1978.

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Barn Raising

Date: 1931 

Description: Men building a new barn for the Krueger family. The framework, foundation, and part of the siding are put up.

Date: 2004 

Description: John Kasmiski is a veteran, having served with the 3rd Marine Division.

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Giese Barn

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Description: Gary and Sue Giese live at W1161 Zion Church Road (Section 27). Their granddaughter is Sydney Comstock. The Giese's milk 30 cows that produce about 1,000 l...

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Weber Brewery

Date: 1991-07 

Description: "Deep in the bowels of the old brewery, Craig Ruffing and Les Beck examine an old cellar."

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Beck Funeral Home

Date: 1978-02-15 

Description: "Lester Beck, Undertaker. In 1913, Lester's father, Fred Beck, and Robert Kietzer formed a partnership as undertakers and, in 1917, Fred went on his own in...

Date: 2004 

Description: Gordon and Gayle Luhn were married September 1, 1979.

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Theresa Lions Club

Date: 1976 

Description: "The Theresa Lions Club has installation of officers at the American Legion Hall."

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