George C. and Eliza Harms Klehm Children Photograph, early 1900s

Title

George C. and Eliza Harms Klehm Children Photograph, early 1900s

Description

Portrait photograph of George C. Klehm and Eliza Harms Klehm's six children in the early 1900s. Shown (left to right): Lydia Klehm; George H. Klehm; Alma Klehm; Emma Klehm; Edwin T. Klehm; Dr. Amelia Louise Klehm. Many of the Klehm children contributed significantly to the Niles Center community. Edwin and George H. Klehm owned a successful general store, and George H. Klehm was mayor of Niles Center from 1910-1922. Alma Klehm organized several community organizations and was a teacher and principal in School District 72. Dr. Amelia Louise Klehm was a community organizer as well as Niles Center's first doctor. This photograph appears on page 37 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A Centennial History.
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Date

1900

Rights

No known U.S. Copyright restrictions

Access Rights

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Medium

black and white photographs

Source

Skokie Historical Society, Skokie, Illinois

Spatial Coverage

Skokie--Illinois--United States

Citation

“George C. and Eliza Harms Klehm Children Photograph, early 1900s,” Skokie History Digital Collections, accessed April 9, 2020, https://skokiehistory.omeka.net/items/show/1210.