Labes



Country stud farm Labes 1911. Postcard of Trudy Hawley.



Photos from Larry Marquardt.

A military parade by the old cemetery. General Field Marshall von
Mackensen with adjutant major. Further back is Reverend Kiekebusch, around 1930.




The unveiling of the Kaiser Wilhelm I monument on July 9th 1911, in
the presence of Prince Oskar of Prussia. (Prince Oskar was the
5th son of Kaiser Wilhelm II and lived until 1958).




A postcard of Labes




The intersection of two streets, possibly at the market square.




Two views of the post office





Beutler Street




The market with town hall




The promenade to the Hainholz (Restaurant/Cafe) with the city hospital




The Rega Mill




Restaurant and Cafe Heinholz (Grove-wood) in Labes, owner Carl Mundt




Mainstreet or Hindenburg Street with park, 1968.




Two views of the starch factory after the war





The starch factory after 1945




The factory in 1972




Inside the starch factory



About Labes from Meyers Grosses Konversations Lexikon:

Labes, the capital of County Regenwalde in Prussian Governmental
District Stettin, on the Rega (River), knotpoint of the State
trainline from Stettin to Belgard, and the small train from Daber to
Labes. It has an evangelical church, synagogue, Court of Law, horse
stud farm, fabrication of parquet flooring, leather, maccaroni,
farming machinery, spirits distillery, dairy and (in 1900) 5069
mostly evangelical inhabitants. Labes belonged earlier to the von
Borcke Family.




Kirchenstrasse - Churches Street from the book: Heimatbuch des Kreises Regenwalde 1970



Postcards from Wolfgang Pautz






Town hall 1908.




The trainstation




The Evangelical church interior 1917. Postcard of Wolfgang Pautz.




Labes harvest festival 2007. Photos by Gary and Louise Thompson.




Labes harvest festival 2007. The booth of Ruhnow.



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