Christine Sell was born in east central Iowa on June 25, 1891. The story follows her from a farm in northeastern, to northwestern Iowa working as a domestic, and then marriage and motherhood. Her story is made richer by the many photographs she left us.
This is the story of Peter Thiesen's journey from a village in northern Germany, to Iowa, then to Wisconsin, back to Iowa and finally a farm in southern Minnesota.
Photos and Text from Jim Thiesen's war years—1943-1946.
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