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Title Harry and Dorthy Abraham Krippner
Catalog Number P2011.45.38
Accession number 2011.45
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Gelatin print of Harry and Dorthy Abraham Krippner.
Date 10/06/1956
People Abraham, Dorthy
Krippner, Dorothy Abraham
Krippner, Harry H.
Subjects Group photographs
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Abraham
Catalog date 2012-01-24
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view portrait of Harry and Dorthy Abraham Krippner. The image was taken at her sister Norynes wedding.
Dorthy June Abraham was born June 25, 1912 in Oshkosh, the daughter of Arthur A. and Mathilda Manser Abraham. She was married in Oshkosh on May 12, 1945 to Harry H. Krippner. In the 1950s and 1960s she operated Abraham Insurance Company. After retirement, she and her husband, along with her sister and brother-in-law, travelled about the country and world. They frequently filmed their travels and presented them to the Oshkosh Community. She was active at Christ Evangelical Church and the Oshkosh Public Museum Auxiliary. She died in Oshkosh on July 11, 2007 at the age of 95.
Harry H. Krippner was born in Minnesota on June 30 1902, the son of Adolph and mary Krippner. By 1930 he was living in Oshkosh and working as a foreman for E. F. Gust Construction. At the outbreak of World War II, he enlisted in the US Army on July 30, 1942 and rose to the rank of sergeant. He married Dorthy June Abraham on May 12, 1945. The couple had no children. Following the war he was worked for the Winnebago County Patrol and rose to become an officer. After retiring he went to work as the Timekeeper for Oshkosh Truck. He and his wife and in-laws traveled the US and World and gave home movie lectures. Harry died in Oshkosh on May 24, 1980.
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