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The photos below are from Tama County's past and either belong to the Historical Society or are submitted by its members and researchers. If you know the identities of any of the individuals in these photos, please let us know using the form to the right. If you have unidentified photos of people or places in Tama County you'd like to add to this gallery, please email us.
PHOTO 001: Garwin High School Girls Basketball Team, 1920.
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PHOTO 004: Rural school near Toledo, circa 1910.
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Images from Tama County's past
Angelina (Jackson) Sabin and sister.
Jacob and Eliza (Zehrung) Reinig
Warren and Angelina (Jackson) Sabin, Henry and Pearl (Sabin) Reinig, Lawrence Reinig.
Dan Hoffman, Tama.
Clarence LeRoy "Roy" Reinig, killed in France in World War I. From Toledo.
Albert C. Stoddard, captain of Company 3, 10th Iowa Infantry, in the Civil War.
Ella (Reinig) Metz, John Reinig.
Henry Reinig working for the Tama County Highway Department, 1940s.
Samuel A. Wilson and Sam "June" Wilson Jr., Carlton Township.
A group of women knitters from Garwin, circa 1900.
Berger Family Reunion, circa 1900.
Joe Churnich.
Garwin High School Girls Basketball Team, 1920.
Four generations of Sac & Fox Indians.
A Meskwaki family.
Toledo Public School teachers, 1885.
Henry and Minnie (Boldt) Staker, Gladbrook.
Students of Ethel Carpenter.
A group of Toledo children, circa 1912: Front (L to R): Horace Amidon, Fay Reedy. Middle: Harriette Amidon, Henriette Amidon, Verna Reedy, Vera Reedy. Back: Karl Wise, Carl Smith, Hollis Amidon, Mildred Smith, Audrey Berger. Photo courtesy of Mike Amidon.
Unidentified woman and child, taken in Traer, Iowa.
Chelsea High School Class of 1912.
Tama High School Girls of 1903 (L to R): Cora Peek, Edith (Russell) Buchanan, Edna Means, Faye (Brice) MacMartin, Mabel (Bancroft) Self, Agnes (Johnson) Allen.
Dorothy (Berger) Youngman-Ahl, Lonnie Berger, Ruby (Davis) DuToit, and Flossie (Berger) Campbell standing; LaRue (Davis) Turbett-Kaliban in the toy car.
Ezra Christian Ebersole (1840-1919)
Caption on back: Billiard Parlor, Grandpa Henry Schultz, Gladbrook, Ia, Home upstairs. Grandpa and Grandma top landing
Heinrich “Henry” Jacob Schultz (1827–1901) and his wife, Magdalena Margaretha Henrietta Peterson (1826–1907). Both born in Germany and died in Sutherland, Iowa. Lived in Gladbrook.
Front (L-R): Karl Johann "Charles" and Mary (Meyer) Unger. Back: Andrew Unger, Lewis Unger, Henry Unger, Charles Unger. Circa 1880s. Photos courtesy of Sara Stevens Patton.
Mary (Meyer) Unger. Photo courtesy of Sara Stevens Patton.
Mary (Meyer) Unger. Photo courtesy of Sara Stevens Patton.