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Women with Rifles

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DESCRIPTION

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

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 9831

Creation Date: 1889 ca.

Creator Name: Gesell, Gerhard

City: Alma

County: Buffalo

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Gesell, Gerhard: Photographs, ca. 1875 - 1950

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 6131, 3/14

Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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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Shooting

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Technology

Women

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