Nathan and I travelled to Walla Walla, WA on December 29-30, 2001 and visited our Aunt Helen. She was kind enough to let us photograph some pictures that she has. If you would like a digital copy of any of these pictures, just let me know!
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|Howard Elmer Santmire, circa 1909. He was 18 years old, I believe, in this shot. He married Bertha Brinkman and they had two daughters, Bernice Anna and Helen May. He died of the flu in 1918.|
|Bertha Brinkman, circa 1935, just two months before she died.|
|Bertha Brinkman, probably around 9 or 10 years old.|
|Baptism photo of Bernice and Helen.|
|From left: Warren "Sonny" Wilson, John Wilson, Charles Mizen, Charlene Mizen, and Sharon Wilson.|
|Bernice and Helen with their dolls.|
|Bernice and Helen with their dolls, a little later.|
|Aunt Helen's graduation photo.|
|from left: Charles Mizen, Charlene Mizen, Charles "Chucks" Mizen. I'm not sure what the cat's name was!|
|The house at 42 Blair St. in Tiffin where Bernice and Helen were born. I'm not sure who built this house.|
|The house at 46 Jackson St. in Tiffin which was built by Bertha (Brinkman) Santmire's father. I believe that would be Conrad Brinkman? Anyway, Bernice and Helen grew up in this house. Bertha, Bernice and Helen are on the porch.|
|Parker Santmire and his "American" motorcycle. On the porch are John Amos Santmire and his wife, Martha. Circa 1918.|
|Howard Elmer Santmire, his daughter Bernice and his "Excelsior" motorcycle. Circa 1916.|