Julius Kirmse and Leonard Hacker

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Julius Kirmse and Leonard Hacker
Julius Kirmse and Leonard Hacker

Julius Kirmse and Leonard Hacker on a broken wooden mast
Julius Kirmse and Leonard Hacker on a broken wooden mast

Who

  • Left to Right – Julius Henry Kirmse,  Leonard Hacker

Second Snapshot

What

Bridge that goes across the  Mississippi River to Chester, Illinois.

Visiting with Leonard Hacker.  Leonard was a cousin of Julius Kirmse.

Pictures taken while Julius Henry Kirmse and his parents, Martha (Cordes) and William Kirmse, were visiting relatives in Missouri during the fall of 1948.

When

Fall 1948.

Where

Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. Taken near Cape Girardeau at the Mississippi River as can see bridge to Illinois in the background. Cape Girardeau was where Edward Doernhoefer lived at the time.

Notes

  1. Scanned from negatives of pictures taken by Julius Henry Kirmse during a visit to Missouri relatives.
  2. Identifications confirmed by Helen (Kirmse) Hacker –  Email  August 21, 2015.: “It is the bridge that goes to Chester Ill. “