Exterior view of the Gag family home, built in 1894. Wanda Gag was born March 11, 1893, to Anton and Lissi Gag in New Ulm. She was the first of their seven children. Wanda Gag lived there until age 20. After the death of her parents, Wanda was forced to provide for her sisters and one brother. She also wanted to pursue her dream of becoming an artist. She wrote and illustrated "Millions of Cats", which was published in 1928. Wanda Gag died in 1946. The Gag house is located at 226 North Washington Street and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.