A few months ago, Chuck Hughes sent me 2 wonderful and very historically important booklets to scan.
The first thing I did was to remove the badly rusting and oxidizing staples that hold the sheets together. I've worked with items like this for many decades and have seen the damage the staples do to the paper...the rust bleeding into the paper, the crumbling oxidized particles falling off and then making spots that bleed on the paper.
The other reason to remove the staples is to get a good flat image to scan.

I made very high resolution scans of the pages. For the most part, if the print was crooked on the page I left it that way but I did slightly adjust some of the pages that were printed very crooked.
Generally I make things square to the world but in some cases like this I scan as is to show the item as it is in the original form.
Someday I envision doing some restoration and then making a new print of this booklet, but for now here are 29 of the 64 total pages.

I'm so glad Chuck sent these items to me to scan so they were digitized. So many times people will send old items to local groups or individuals connected to Manning and then I never hear about them, so they don't get digitized. Eventually I know some of those items will get lost or thrown away after they are sent to other organizations or individuals.

Anything sent to me will be placed in a future Manning Museum.

Take the time to read all of the information and absorb the amazing history in front of you on your computer screen.

Here is the first booklet

Below: Silas Priest was one of Manning's Civil War Veterans - he is buried in the Manning Cemetery.

For most of the pages I cropped off the edges, but here are 2 complete pages that show some edge damage...
Most of the pages are in good to very good shape - just some edge damage

For this next booklet, I'll show just some of the other material I have in my immense database that will provide more information for some of the 1926 ads...

I keep going out of my way spending extra time with these web features to try to encourage more people with Manning connected pictures and history to contact me and get me their old stuff to scan.

Here is the 1926 booklet

Edward Farrell

Edward Farrell, 17th regiment Spanish American War

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Ed & Theresia Farrell - from the Voge/Lamp collection

Birth: April 3, 1878 - Littleport, Clayton, Iowa, United States
Death: March 28, 1955 - San Diego, San Diego, California, United States
Buried: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego - Plot P, 110
Parents: James P. Farrell, Margaret Farrell (born Dignan)
Wife: Theresia M. Farrell (born Wiese)
Siblings: Thomas Farrell, Nellie Kubias, William Farrell, Mary Moroney), Catherine Carey, Agnus Farrell, Frances Lorretta Donnelly, and unknown names of 2 more siblings

Thanks to Gerhardt Voge who steered me to the fact that Ed Farrell was a Veteran. Gerhardt couldn't remember which war specifically but told me a very important factoid: Ed told Gerhardt that he was a war prisoner and was drug behind a horse as torture.

Gerhardt's daughter, Ann, also helped a lot by finding where Ed was buried and some more information about him.

The 17th Regiment lost heavily in killed and wounded in the Spanish-American War, where it participated in the battles of El Caney and Santiago, and many of the officers and men were decorated for conspicuous bravery in action.

William Addison
Dr. William D. Addison (Veterinarian) had a building on Main Street and he also lived there.
A machine shed was built from salvaged lumber in the destroyed Trinity Lutheran Church in 1913.
He built the shed in the area where the shooting range of Great Western Park is now.
Gerhardt Voge purchased 110 acres from Dr. Addison
William Addison had a son Winford

Winford Addison
Another son, Robert, was killed in a sledding accident when he was 15
As told by Gerhardt Voge February 14, 2016

William Addison - scan from newspaper clipping

Not sure of order: Winfried, Ruby, Elsie, Cecilia, Fern, William
William married Elsie Rogers, Ruby was Lyle Schrum's mother, Cecelia married Si Nickum
This is a scan from a paper copy from the Lyle Schrum collection...
I hope someday I can get an original to scan.

Fern Addison - scan from the Manning Centennial book

Item I purcahsed off E-bay last year.

Below are some pictures of the city officials

Charles Arthur Easterly Dentist: born in Lisbon, Iowa 1873; came to Carroll County 1885
scan from a 1906 Atlas

Charles Easterly, postmaster

Arthur Eden, Lee Rocksien, Robert Easterly (I assume son of Charles)
C.M.T.C. 1926 Ft. Des Moines
Scanned from a Parker descendant's collection

Mark Francis Enenbach with son, William.
From the Judy (Enenbach) Quest collection

1935 Back: Mark, Phyllas, Henry, Perdita, William
Front: Vivian, Mark, Anna, Eileen


Back: Bob Petersen, Grant Eckholdt, Harlyn Hinz, Merle West, James "Coonie" Vollmer
Front: Paul Curtis, Elroy Schrum, Lester Wyatt, Bill Enenbach, Bill Ohde, Woody Reinholdt, Ernie Nissen
In background to the north is the Northwestern spur that went down to Gray/Audubon.

Henry Timmerman with children, Warren, Annette Hinz, Max

Alfred Kuhl & Herman Vogt 1956 float

October 22, 1936 Monitor Kuhl & Vogt ad

Albert Detlef Wiese, Bank of Manning teller

Albert Wiese

red arrow points to August Reinke's blacksmith shop

I enhanced the sign that says "Blacksmith Shop"

Harold with his mother, Minnie (Stumpe) Reinke July 1943...son & wife of August, respectively

Paul G. Moerke, cigar factory

Paul Moerke (left) 412 Main Street
This building was once the Fire Station with library on 2nd story.
Just south of this building was an alleyway and then the hospital.
Today it is the south end of the Manning Plaza

Top lid of cigar box

inside cover of cigar box

Candy Kitchen, James Varlamos "Jimmy the Greek" - 409 Main Street

September 3, 1925

Note the "Stove Hospital" business above

Standard Oil Service Station - north end of Main Street

Arrow points to the Standard station - looking east on the intersection of Second Street & Main
1931 Manning Golden Jubilee (50th) parade.
202 Main Street - Standard Oil Filling Station (Ole P. Lindholm manager 1926, Leo Kerwin after Ole)

The building was moved to the now present day Snyder farm just east of the Manning Heritage Park

This is a building that should be moved to the Heritage Park and restored for preservation!!!

Herman F. Hagedorn woodshop - present day location of the American Legion building
Herman was the father of Ralph Hagedorn, and grandfather of Mark Hagedorn

South side - the Hagedorn building was torn down and the lumber was used to build the Legion hall.

North side - the old Northwestern spur to the south.

Some of the volunteers who tore down the building and later helped to build the Legion hall.

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