CAN YOU IDENTIFY THIS?
 
 

Who are these people?  Picture taken 1922.

The known individuals span four generations.  This appears to be a reunion of several families, along with partners and staff of the old FUNK Gift and Jewellry Shop, once located on Genesee Street in downtown Waukegan.

Let's use these silhouettes to help ID these people.  Ruth's got some of them IDed already, as you can see from her notations along the bottom, and the following list:
                                            Age in Aug 1922
( 1) Emil Charles David Streed          38
( 2) Mrs [“Stubby”] Fred Falls, who was in the jewelry business with Fred Funk
( 3) Anna C Funk, Fred’s sister
( 4) Louise (Anna) (Ziebell) Streed, Emil’s wife        29 3/4
( 5) Felix Lewis Streed              near 26
( 6) Fred [“Fritzie”] Falls – (Fred Funk’s business partner)
( 7) Mrs Caroline (Carolina) Funk – Fred Funk’s mother - widow of Dietrick Funk    65-67
( 8) Miriam (Barnaby) Streed, Felix’s wife (holding daughter, “Mimi” Miriam Louise Streed)  23 & 3 months
( 9) Fred W Funk, Sr                       42
(10) Judith Elsie (Streed) Klinefelter – with Jean Margaret Klinefelter    31 & 18 months
(11) Ellen (Streed) Funk– with Felix’s daughter Ruth Lilian Streed     40 & 1½
(12) Lois Ellen Klinefelter                  3
(13) Frederick W Funk, Jr           abt. 8
(14) Ardath Streed, d/o Emil Streed         8
(15) Glen Olson - related to (21) and (26)        abt. 5
(16) Young man with jug ears          abt. 30
(17) Timid-looking young woman, possibly wife of (16)       abt 28
(18) Sophisticated-looking young woman        abt. 26
(19) Self-assured looking young man         abt. 26
(20) Young man with family resemblance to (16)       abt. 28
(21) Mr Olson, probably father of Glen Olson, #15.
(22) Young woman, about 7+ months pregnant        abt. 25
(23) Cheerful young woman, somewhat resembles Mr Olson      abt. 25
(24) Pensive young woman holding child about 18 months old      abt.2
(25) Child                               abt. 18 months
(26) Mrs Olson, probably mother of Glen Olson, #15
(27) Probably an Olson sibling of Glen Olson
(28) Boy with blond hair, probably with his brother behind him      abt. 8
(29) Boy with cloth cap, probably brother of (28)       abt. 10
(30) Smiling boy with unruly light hair, holding dog       abt. 11
(31) Blonde girl with sailor blouse, probably sister of (32)      abt. 10
(32) Light haired girl, also with sailor blouse, probably sister of (31)     abt. 11
(33) George Felix Funk          abt. 7

If you know who they are, send an e-mail to either Ruth Streed Filstead or the ILLAKE-L mailing list.



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