Nov 15, 2008


to locate this image on the American Memory website use search terms ANDREW OSTERMEYER The caption associated with this photo reads: "The hands of Mrs. Andrew Ostermeyer, wife of a homesteader, Woodbury County, Iowa."

Other photos explain that this 76-year-old and her 81-year-old husband had their farm re-possessed by the loan company and now live with their son.

Photo by Russell Lee, 1936.

to locate this image, use search terms: Andrew, Ostermeyer