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Photo Friday, June 18, 2021: Party at Liederkranz Park, Alma, Kansas, circa 1890s


Hi, Everyone,

It’s Photo Friday!  Here’s a great photo for you today, it’s a view of a group of men drinking and playing cards at Liederkranz Park, located on the southwest edge of town.

A group of men engage in refreshments and card playing at Liederkranz Park, Alma, Kansas, circa 1890s.

In this view by Alma photographer, Gus Meier, it is claimed that the men seen playing cards are from left, Huber, Sheriff Frey, Albert Copp and John Degenhardt. Standing in the background are from left, August Utermann, Eugene Schmitz, and Louis Undorf.

Liederkranz Park was a very popular meeting spot suitable for celebrations, ball games, picnics and parties.

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