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Clara Moehring - Comfort 1908-08-13 - in/near Comfort

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Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Anne Stewart

Clara Moehring - Comfort


Miss Clara Moehring, Comfort`s female photographer, who operated her photography studio from 1908-1920.





The beginnings of Sisterdale 1847 - in/near Sisterdale

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Photo Credit: Jay Pennington  
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The beginnings of Sisterdale


Nicolaus Zink was the 1st settler in Kendall County. His community in the idyllic valley of Sister Creek became one of the famous `Latin Settlements`. The leader of these free-thinking farmers was Ottomar von Behr and the circle included, Ernst Kapp, August Siemering, Julius Dresel, Gustav Theisen, and Edward Degener.




Camp Capers Bell Tower 1951---- - in/near Waring

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Camp Capers Bell Tower


Steves Hall with Bell Tower 1951, Camp was 93 acre Negley Farm purchased in 1945 and opened in 1947





The beginnings of Welfare 1875 - in/near Welfare

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The beginnings of Welfare


Once known as Bonton, the original name of the 1875 post office, it was changed to Welfare in 1880, possibly for the German word `Wohlfarht`, meaning pleasant trip. Carl Phillip Beseler was area`s first postmaster: serving Bonton and then as the first postmaster for Welfare.




Charles Schilling Threshing Crew 1918---- - in/near Holiday Road

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Charles Schilling Threshing Crew


Charles Schilling farm on Holiday road. He is sitting on a Ferguson tractor and George his father is standing next to the tractor. By the size of the haystack it must have been a good year.