Harvey Stich

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Collection Harvey Stich
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print on large cabinet card of Harvey Stich.
Year Range from 1908
Year range to 1910
Medium Photographic Paper/Cardstock
Notes Full standing view of Harvey Stich as a boy. He is wearing a man's suit which is too large for him. He holds a rolled document in his left hand and his right hand is resting on a small book or Bible. A white lily is in a pot beside him. Probably taken on the occasion of his confirmation.
Harvey Stich was the son of Charles Stich. He was born in Nekimi on February 15, 1898. The family moved to Oshkosh when he was young. He worked in the press room of Diamond Match Company. He enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in March 1917 and was sent to Camp Douglas in July 1917. Company F became Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Division and left for France in October 1917. He served in every action and was in the Army of Occupation in Luxembourg. He died there December 27, 1918 of pneumonia. He was buried in France, but was disinterred and returned to Oshkosh in September 1920. He is buried in Doty Street Lutheran Cemetery.
Object ID P2003.15.7
Object Name Cabinet Card
People Stich, Harvey
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 6" x 8"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Title Harvey Stich
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