Louis A. Draheim

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Record 251/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of Louis A. Draheim.
Year Range from 1942
Event World War II
Year range to 1943
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Louis A. Draheim. He is wearing a summer service khaki shirt and cap.
Louis A. Draheim was born January 29, 1898 in Little Wolf, Waupaca County, WI, the son of Amelia Draheim. He moved to Oshkosh in 1920 and worked for Waite Carpet Company. He was married to Lydia and the couple had a daughter Jeane. They later divorced. Louis was drafted in August 1942 and served in the Pacific Theater. He was drowned on February 7, 1943 under unknown circumstances.
Object ID P2005.20.75
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Draheim, Louis A.
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army
Pacific Theater of Operations
Drowning victims
Title Louis A. Draheim
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