Finding aid for the Zoar, Ohio/Florence Kathrein Collection


Title:
Zoar, Ohio/Florence Kathrein Collection
Repository:
Ohio Historical Society
Phone: 614-297-2510
http://www.ohiomemory.org/cdm4/index_aids.php?CISOROOT=/aids
Creator:
Florence Kathrein
Dates:
1915-1970
Bulk dates:
1915-1920
Quantity:
0.04 cubic feet
Abstract:
This collection contains 38 photographic prints and postcards that were taken by Florence Kathrein (the great-aunt of the donor's husband) when visiting Zoar, Ohio during the Summers of 1915-1920. Included are images of the Zoar depot, family portraits, people posing in a canoe on the Tuscarawas river, John Frogner farming with a horse-drawn plow, and girls playing tennis in the Summer of 1915. Also included are the Zoar hotel, Zoar's Main Street, Residence no. 1, the Hermitage, Christina Peterman's tomb stone, John Ruof's home, and an aerial view of Zoar. Among the people identified are Emma Frogner, Ella Koppel, Rose and Florence Kathrein, the Koppel family, the Sturm family, the Ruof family, Richard and Alameda Beiter, and Edna Bimeler.
Identification:
AV 5
Location:
Ohio Historical Center
Language:
The records are in English