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Frederick Baumberger - Modern Era

Frederick H. Baumberger, born on the family farm, saw action in WWII then returned to farming. He was involved in farm and community organizations, radio reporting, raising Standard bred horses and served on the local Board of Education during a school consolidation.

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Living Until God Calls Me Home

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AV Barn

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Fred Baumberger

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November of 2007

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public domain

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Mrs. Lola Baumberger with her children in a wheat field next to a Dodge touring car.

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Around 1928

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Narrator's Photo

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The family's new farm house goes up.

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Around 1916

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The Baumberger's new farm house.

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Around 1916

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Grandfather Baumberger with a team of horses and a mower.

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The Buamberger children getting a ride to school. From left to right are Keith , Helen , Ed , Fred and Jean Baumberger.

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John Lohurson, a carpenter, who built the family home, cattle barn, and granary at the old Paisley place. He stands next to a gasoline engine.

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Around 1914

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Narrator’s Photo

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The Baumberger farm being worked by a four horse hitch.

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Grandfather Baumberger stands next to a gate directly east of the family house. In the back is the family's Model T Ford truck.

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A crew saws wood west of the Baumberger house.

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Grandfather Baumberger with an infant Fred east of the cattle barn.

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Narrator's Photo

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The Baumberger farm home.

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During the 1920's

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Narrator's Photo

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The Baumberger residence.

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July, 1946

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A cattle barn on the Baumberger farm.

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Around 1914

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Fred Baumberger's grandfather, also named Fred, mowing sorghum for the silo.

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Narrator's Photo

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The Reno School

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1960

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Narrator's Photo



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