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Title Velma Meyer
Catalog Number P2007.63.57
Accession number 2007.63
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Gelatin print of Velma Meyer.
Date circa 1947
People Meyer, Velma
Dobberstein, Velma Meyer
Subjects Portrait photographs
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Meyer/Lenzner
Catalog date 2009-12-18
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor view of Velma Meyer. She is sitting on the hood of a "Nash" and appears to be holding a camera.
Velma Meyer was born on the family farm in Winchester, WI on March 19, 1919, the daughter of Ida Magdelina Lenzner and Otto A. Myer. She married Gerhardt "Gary" Dobberstein on May 29, 1948, and the couple had three children: Dennis; Doreen; and Daniel. When her father retired from farming, she and her husband took over the Meyer family farm and managed it until her son Dennis Dobberstein took over. She died at New London Family Medical Center on March 29, 2009.
Orig/copy Original