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Valentine F. Brossart Photo Album

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Interview Photograph
Valentine Brossart
Photographed by Will Clark
[5 July 2006]
KC
Valentine Brossart is an active member of the Knights of Columbus
A Book of Memories
Valentine and Alice (Walter) Brossart put together a book of memories for their children. Here's the introductory page.
The Brossarts
Valentine and Alice (Walter) Brossart
“Grandpa & Grandma Brossart” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“Frank & Elizabeth (Voeller) Wedding – November 1918” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“Grandpa & Grandma Walter” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“Frank & Catherine (Abel) Wedding – November 1921” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“Great Grandpa & Great Grandma Brossart” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“John & Francis (Vetsch) Wedding – Married in South Russia in 1885” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“Great Grandma Catherine Voeller” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“100th Birthday – 1980” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
The Brossart Women
“(l to r) Mrs. Phillip (Margaret) Keller (Grandma’s sister) & Grandma Brossart 1973” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Grandparents
“Grandma & Grandpa Brossart” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Dad’s Home
“House where dad grew up (Daniel’s farm) 1942” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart
The Barn
“Barn on the farm where dad grew up (same barn on Daniel’s farm today 1941” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart
Hauling Hay
“Dad sitting on a 1940 Chevy pickup – hauling hay (Daniel on top) 1943” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart
Mowing
“Dad mowing the yard with the hay mower 1943” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart
Unloading Grain
“Dad unloading grain with the grain elevator 1943” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart

Combining
“Dad and Grandpa combining (Grandpa on tractor – dad on top) 1942”
– by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart

The Tractor
“Grandpa on the tractor with the swather (tractor dad had restored) 1942” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart
It’s Me
Valentine Brossart [1946]
Graduation Photograph
“Mom’s graduation picture 1946” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Our Wedding #1
Alice (Walter) and Valentine Brossart
[23 October 1950]
Our Wedding #2
“Mom and Dad on their wedding day at the Karlsruhe hall[.] Wedding was at 10:00 am” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart and “mom” refers to Alice (Walter) Brossart
Our Wedding #3
“Grandpa & Grandma Walter, Mom and Dad, Grandpa and Grandma Brossart” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart and “mom” refers to Alice (Walter) Brossart
“Mom & Dad’s Wedding Picture” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“(L to R) Alice Kraft, Frances, Issy, Mom and Dad, Joe Keller, Buddy, Casper, Janet Abel (mom’s cousin) – flower girl” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart and “mom” refers to Alice (Walter) Brossart
The Farmstead #1
“The farmstead in 1912 – it was Emil Lewison farmstead[.] Mom and Dad moved to this farm in 1952[.] The Quonset now is where the house was – steer pen is where barn was” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart and “mom” refers to Alice (Walter) Brossart
The Farmstead #2
1956
The Farmstead #3
1975
The Farmstead #4
1977
1956 #1
“Snowstorm – Winter of 1956” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
1956 #2
“Farmyard in the spring of 1956” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
The International “M”
“Dad’s new International ‘M’ – 1952 – Shed in background is right beside house garage” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Note: “dad” refers to Valentine Brossart
The Quonset
“Building the Quonset – 1968” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“House on the Farm” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart #1
“1955” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
“House on the Farm” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart #2
“1979” – by Alice (Walter) Brossart
Farm Machinery
Valentine Brossart on an old piece of farm machinery

Photographs (1-34) (35-57)

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