Edna Knueppel

Date: 1992-12-27 

Description: "Having been born on Christmas Day in 1898, Edna Knueppel celebrated her 94th birthday recently. Although not as mobile as she used to be, Edna still has a...

Date: 1998-05 

Description: "Ruecker family members gathered when 'Buddy' (far right) received his award."

Date: 1979-12 

Description: Kathy Benter receives a gift from Santa at the Lions Christmas Party. Her husband is at the left. Lions members are Silver Polster and Ollie Weninger.


Silo Fire

Date: 1980-07 

Description: "Theresa firemen respond to a silo fire at the Henning farm on County P."

Date: 1978-02-14 

Description: "Principal Delores Justman and her first and second grade class — Theresa Public School."

Date: 1946 

Description: View of page 71 from an issue of "Popular Photography" magazine. The article demonstrates Jim Widmer's dry mounting method for organizing his photographic...


Theresa Fire Chief

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Theresa Fire Chief Bob Bogenschneider takes charge."

Date: 2003-07 

Description: Images of the American flag appear in tiny droplets of water.

Date: 1991-06 

Description: "Otto Manthey, Mayville, former member of the famed 32nd Red Arrow Division, was an interested observer when the marker was dedicated."


Ice Cream Social

Date: 1997-09 

Description: Arnold Hartman, Les Beck, and Ralph Widmer lounging at ice cream social.

Date: 1981-08 

Description: "Bodden family reunion. From left; Herb, Oscar, Armella, Clara, Joe, and John Bodden, are parents of all these offspring."


Winter Wonderland

Date: 1983-12 

Description: "Winter Wonderland."

Date: 1993-11 

Description: "High winds played havoc with the cross on St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Steeplejack, Tim McNitt, of Kiel was called in to rectify the 'leaning cross.'"


Horse-Drawn Sleigh

Date: 1958 

Description: "Erhard Luhn comes to the cheese factory in a sleigh."

Date: 1991-11 

Description: Fire at Das Pioneer Bier House in Theresa. Firefighter holding hose.

Date: 1998-03 

Description: "Village officials help kick off Valley Estates Subdivision."

Date: 1968 

Description: "Paul Koll loads empty milk cans at Widmer Cheese Factory."


Union Cemetery

Date: 1997-05-26 

Description: "Theresa American Legion Post 270 veterans visited seven cemeteries as they paid homage to departed comrades. Gary Erdman, Sargent-at-arms, stood at attent...


Wedding Gifts

Date: 1949-10-29 

Description: Newly married Mr. and Mrs. Sauer open wedding gifts.

Date: 1989-06 

Description: Widmer cheese float in the Firemen's Parade.

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