Isabel Styve and W.C. Lembke family history, 1903-2010

Title

Isabel Styve and W.C. Lembke family history, 1903-2010

Description

Organized by Joan Styve for online documents. Includes:
  • Photocopies of photographs of Isabel Styve and W.C. Lembke and family from the collections of Isabel and W.C. Lembke, Pernilla Lembke, and Lucille Brandt Lembke
  • Recollections of "house car" built by W.C Lembke in 1923 for family camping trip
  • Civil War letters (translated) from Ole O. Styve
    • Enlisted under the name Ole Oleson (Olson), Co. K, 5th Wisconsin Infantry, May 13, 1861-July 11, 1865. According to family lore, Ole met Abraham Lincoln during a hospitalization after being wounded.
  • Family pedigree charts and recollections
    • Topics include: Grain buying in 1903, weather and blizzards in North Dakota, logging camp near Kelliher, Minnesota, baseball career from 1904-06, courtship, rattle snake scare, tornado/cyclone of 1919, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, dog named Rusty.
  • Transcript interview of Bernadine Lembke and Pernilla Lembke
    • Topics include: Model School, run in with barbed wire and a crochet hook, tornado in Fergus Falls, little girls clothes, cold bedrooms and crowded beds, dog fights and struck by lightening, dating and boyfriends
  • Letters from Pernilla Lembke to her parents, 1951-1968
  • Holiday traditions: Stories and Recipes from the W.C. and Isabel Lembke Family, 2010
Formerly part of P539.
1 folder

Creator

Date

1903-2010

Language

English

Type

Photocopies
Reminiscing
Correspondence
Photograph albums

Identifier

2019/957

Citation

Styve, Joan, “Isabel Styve and W.C. Lembke family history, 1903-2010,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed April 11, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/2411.