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Doemel and Bruette Saloon

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Description Gelatin print of "Doemel and Bruette/Return home from Fort Sheridan/February 28, 1917/Border Sevice".
Year Range from 1917
Event Mexican Border 1916
Year range to 1917
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Interior view of the Doemel & Bruette Saloon at 182 Main Street. Fred A. Doemel and Peter E. bruette owned and operated the establishment. A large crowd of men in overcoats are gathered to welcome home several members of the Supply Company, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard after serving on the Mexican Border. At far left is Lieutenant Robert A. Hellard wearing a campaign hat. Standing next to him is possibly Sergeant Henry G. Doemel. In the center of the room, wearing a uniform and smoking a cigar is an unidentified soldier. American flags and a banner reading "WELCOME" decorate the walls.
Object ID P2000.34.92
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Hellard, Robert A.
Doemel, Henry G.
Bruette, Peter E.
Doemel, Fred A.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 7" x 9.5"
Subjects Group Photographs
Male
Saloons
Taverns (Inns)
Eating & drinking
Beer
Spittoons
Homecomings
Mexican Border War
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
Smoking
Cigars
Title Doemel and Bruette Saloon
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