Collection - Gieser Family Collection

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Gieser Family Collection


  • 1890 - 2000 (Creation)

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This collection regards the Gieser family, their descendants, and extended relatives from the turn of the 19th century to the present day in Highland Park. According to the Gieser family history, they are descendants of the Duke de Guise of France who immigrated to what is now known as Highland Park sometime in the late 18th century. This collection pertains to the members of this family, as well as those who would eventually marry into the family.
This collection contains a plethora of faded and yellowing photographs that seem damaged due to being removed from their original black scrapbook background, and various other artifacts such as Adolph Gieser's fire chief medallion, and a DVD containing an interview with Elise Weisenber Gieser about her family and her life,

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  • Box: Untitled