Albert Borth (5th from left, arms crossed) Threshing rig engine burned straw. 1921 Albert Borth - father of Mrs. Art (Lena) Asmus Asmus family came from Lester Prairie to Chokio 1896 Borth family came from Arlington, Minnesota to Chokio about 1900.
The Alfalfa Arch was constructed across Atlantic Avenue in honor of the Corn and Alfalfa Exposition held in Morris on December 10-12, 1913. The Expo was dedicated to the promotion of corn and alfalfa growing as well as the general virtues of diversified farming.
View of Atlantic Avenue, east side 7th and 6th Streets. Compare to 84.117.117 (copy negative number 0183). Power lines and an electric light fixture were removed from this image to make the colored postcard, 84.117.117. Also 2001.26.11 shot from opposite end of the street.