Photos: Cokato portrait photographer's work illuminates the era


Mother and child portrait
1 Mother and child portrait 
Possibly a canning factory worker and family
2 Possibly a canning factory worker and family 
Ray Williams, allegedly the world's tallest man.
3 Ray Williams, allegedly the world's tallest man. 
The Cokato Girl Scout troop in 1944
4 The Cokato Girl Scout troop in 1944 
Family posing in 'necktie' style
5 Family posing in 'necktie' style 
Believed to be siblings or good friends
6 Believed to be siblings or good friends 
A baby in an elaborate wicker stroller.
7 A baby in an elaborate wicker stroller. 
Gust and Esther Akerlund, 1928.
8 Gust and Esther Akerlund, 1928. 
Earl and Doris Hayes, gospel ministry family
9 Earl and Doris Hayes, gospel ministry family 
Funeral photo of four year-old Carl Barr, 1908
10 Funeral photo of four year-old Carl Barr, 1908 
First communion, 1930
11 First communion, 1930 
Most likely a canning factory worker, unknown date
12 Most likely a canning factory worker, unknown date 
Unknown family, approximately 1910
13 Unknown family, approximately 1910 
Portrait of Gust, Esther, and Ted Akerlund, 1945
14 Portrait of Gust, Esther, and Ted Akerlund, 1945 
Child, around 1925.
15 Child, around 1925. 
Father in a playful pose with his daughter.
16 Father in a playful pose with his daughter. 
Woman in traditional Scandinavian dress
17 Woman in traditional Scandinavian dress 
Family, likely dressed in their best clothes
18 Family, likely dressed in their best clothes 
Girl, approx. 1910
19 Girl, approx. 1910 
The Cokato Lodge of the Modern Woodmen of America
20 The Cokato Lodge of the Modern Woodmen of America 
Likely a traveling musician, around 1940.
21 Likely a traveling musician, around 1940. 
Family of Audrey Ryti Tack, November, 1941
22 Family of Audrey Ryti Tack, November, 1941 
Wedding of Clyde and Harriet (Westerberg) Nyberg
23 Wedding of Clyde and Harriet (Westerberg) Nyberg