This is what I always hope will be the result of having Manning pix and history shown on my web pages.
Many times I can help those people with information and pictures but when I ask them if they have old pictures and information, it sadly goes silent much of the time.
I know that sending me their pictures and history can be a hassle and there are concerns with their pictures getting lost or damaged or not returned, but it should be quite obvious
by visiting my web pages that lots of people are sending me their pictures from around the U.S.
If I wasn't returning things or stuff was getting damaged or lost - word would get around very soon. Since I've been receiving and returning family collections for over 20 years through the mail with NO problems, I've got a very good record.
Here is another reason why I need to go through people's collections. They will start picking and choosing things they think will interest me and not realize I'm looking for any and ALL
Manning connected pictures and history.
I'm now finishing scanning the Lamp collections of pictures and this last bunch is a gold mine for me. There are military pictures of men I did not have and one picture showed me that he served in the military BUT his obituary mentioned absolutely nothing about it.
So I hope by showing even more military pictures, that this will encourage people who are hesitant in sending me their stuff, to work with me so I can find even more "Manning treasures."
This first Veteran below is the son of John Ewoldt. John served during WWI and is buried with his wife in the Manning Cemetery. I don't have any
pictures of John but have just a little military information about him from his obituary - he served overseas.
His obituary states that he moved with his family to Denison in 1940, so Iven did live in the Manning area for a while. Either way, I would still include Iven in the Manning Veterans' history book with the family Veteran connection. Now I hope someone in the Ewoldt family will send me information about Ivan's service.
For this next Veteran, I had no pictures until finding this one in the Lamp collection. I have a little military information from his obituary, but hope a family member will send me more information and pictures.
This last Veteran from the Lamp collection surprised me.
I have an obituary for LeRoy Hansen but there was no mention at all about him serving in the military.
Then I checked to make sure this wasn't a different LeRoy Hansen, but sure enough, Margaret Lake was listed as his wife.
Another military connection is that Margaret's brother, Robert Lake, was KIA in Germany during WWII, so I definitely want to include LeRoy in the Manning Veterans' book, but I hope that a family member will come forward to help with military information and more pictures.
The Lamp collection is extra fun for me to work on since they are related to me too.
Here are some other connections the Lamps have here in Manning.
Ed & Laura (Friedrichsen) Lamp
Elda (Rothfolk) Barten
Dorothy (Ewoldt) Dettbarn
Myron & Dorothy (Ewoldt) Dettbarn
Minnie (Stumpe) Reinke, Jessie (Lamp) Voge
grandson of Joseph and Agnes (Wiese) Lamp
Wiese brothers - not sure of order: Rudolph, Adam, Frank
Harry & Louise (Lamp) Koester
Back: Joanne Drees-Dunkerson, Eunice Koester, Lucille Boelle
Front: Elverda Schwitzer, Amelia (Westphalen), Hubert
Iola (Taylor) Stammer
Joe & Alice (Guth) Lamp
Julius & Eunice (Lamp) Koester
Clara Kruetzfeldt, Adele Jensen who married Harry Kruetzfeldt
Louie & Lucille (Lamp) Boell
Lyle & Joyce Karsten
children of Lester & Florence (Lamp) Karsten
Back: Joe, Louise
Front: Marvin, Rose
Marvin - son of Joachim & Agnes (Wiese) Lamp
son of John F. & Hilda (Hueschen) Hansen
Walter & DeLoris (Lamp) Sonnichsen
Dale & Luella (Ahrendsen) Koester
I'm not sure if these people are related to the Lamp family or were friends of the family
Joe & Anna (Muhlbauer) Hugeback - seated
Evelyn Wanninger - daughter of Wolf Wanninger
Lena Mohr - daughter of John & Ida (Lage) Mohr
Did you know that the Lamps first lived on this farm before moving to the last location where Darlene Lamp lived along 318th Street at the south edge of Manning?