Women with Schuetzen Rifles | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


Women with Schuetzen Rifles


Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "schuetzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenverein was a target shooting society organized on the same basis as those found in Switzerland at the time.


Image ID: 9831

Creation Date: 1889 ca.

Creator Name: Gesell, Gerhard

City: Alma

County: Buffalo

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Gerhard Gesell photographs and negatives, circa 1875-1950

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 6131, 3/14

Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches


In June of 1888, Fannie Laue, Julia & Emma Protz, Clara Tester, Dora Valaer, Louisa Biron, Julia Laue, Louisa Menrich and Mill Dillman shot at targets especially set up for them.


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