Group photograph of men wearing military medals, including for the Grand Army of the Republic and Cavalry insignia. Note on back of frame backing states "Left hand corner Geo. S. Rettig, grandfather Jack Rettig." George Rettig served in the U.S. Army 15th Infantry, Company D, during the "Indian Wars." John Finney appears to be third from left in the back row.
This collection is made up of general photographs from the Highland Park Historical Society archives. It is comprised of 17 (artificial_ series with 29 sub series. The series are divided into topics with the sub series dividing some of the larger series into more specific smaller topics, while remaining general. The topics that are covered in this collection include places, locations, buildings, negatives, and people. Many of the images were done at the Brand Brothers Studio in Highland Park. Their photographic contribution to the documentation of Highland Park through the years is vitally important and the majority of the images held by HPHS.
This sub series contains images from the Zimmer family. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.
Unidentified baby in wicker carriage with white parasol, No Date, 69-181-1 Mrs. Beneduk Knudsdon? Grandmother of Mrs. Ethel Smith and Mother of Mrs. Roy Zimmer, ca. 1900-1910, 69-180-1 68-496-3 : old snowplow by Nora Zimmerman, 1918.