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Frances Foy Mural
"Advent of the Pioneers, 1851"  Mural 15' x 5' painted in 1938 by Frances Foy, second cousin of Emily Foy Biggins. In East Lobby of Chicago Main Post Office, 433 W. Harrison Street. Commissioned by U.S. Department of Treasury, Section of Fine Arts, for the Chestnut Street Post Office, where it hung opposite a mural entitled "Great Indian Council, Chicago—1833" by Gustaf Dalstrom, husband of Frances Foy. Photo by Mikal J. Sutherlin, U.S. Postal Service. Large image.
Drüecke house in Ostentrop
Oil painting of an idyllic scene in Ostentrop, Germany, just to the north of the intersection of Mittelweg and St. Lucia Straße. To the right is a house built around 1740, which was the home of Johann and Elisabeth Bitter Drüecke from 1790 to 1798, and their descendants thereafter. To the left is a half-timbered structure built by Johann Drüeke in 1786, prior to their marriage. The structures are now owned by two brothers, Andre and Markus Eckert, who are renovating them for use as their own homes. Between the two structures in the background is St. Lucia Chapel. Source: Stefan Schröder.
Foy farm
Eastward view of five of 18 sheep on portion of 21-acre Foy farm of Margaret and the late Thomas Joseph Kerrigan. Derreennascooba, south of Killavally (Killawalla), County Mayo, Ireland, 2007. Lough Nacorralea is in the background. Dominick and Anne Walsh Foy lived in Derreennascooba, where their son John Foy was born in 1848. Large image.
Bark Sophie
Bark Sophie. Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (German Maritime Museum). Bremerhaven, Germany. Ship that brought Franz Berles from Bremen to Baltimore in 1844.
William and Rose Smith Drueke in Flanders Suburban, 1911
William and Rose Smith Drueke with Irene, Joseph, and Marian. Flanders Suburban, 120 Grand Avenue, Grand Rapids, 1911.
Henrietta
Henrietta "Bunny" Kenny Carroll.
Carroll-Kenny Wedding. Carroll-Kenny Wedding, 1934.
James and Charlotte McDonald Kenny
James and Charlotte McDonald Kenny.
John Alfred and Jane Drueke Biggins
John Alfred and Jane Drueke Biggins and family. From left: Peter Biggins, James Biggins, Jane Drueke Biggins, Sarah Biggins, Al Biggins, and Emily Biggins. At Frances Foy's house, 2637 N. Dayton Street, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Summer 1944.
John Foy
John F. Foy at 2318 Sheffield, Age 83, 1931.
Welcome Grand Ma/Pa
John Alfred and Jane Drueke Biggins. Birmingham, Michigan, September 1979.
George and Molly Foy Donahue
George and Molly Foy Donahue, circa 1900.
Maggie Foy Kane
Maggie Foy Kane, daughter of Dominick and Ellen Graham Foy.
Carroll Family 1910
Carroll Family, circa 1910. Emma and David with their children Catherine and Edward.
David and Emma Starke Carroll
David and Emma Starke Carroll, circa 1940.
Edward and Henrietta Kenny Carroll
Edward and Henrietta Kenny Carroll.
Four generations
Four generations at 120 Grand Avenue in 1939: Elizabeth Berles Drueke, 81; Emily Jane Biggins, 1; Jane Drueke Biggins, 25, William Francis Drueke, 56.
Brendan and Al Biggins, Christmas 1975
Brendan Biggins and Al Biggins. Monkey Jungle, Miami, Florida, Christmas 1975.
Johannes, by Jacob Boettger, 1835
Ship Johannes by Jacob Boettger (German, 1781-1860), watercolor, 1835. Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (German Maritime Museum), Bremerhaven, Germany. Ship that brought the Schickell family from Bremen to Baltimore in 1834.
Glass Beads
"Glass Beads" painting of Emily Foy Biggins by Elizabeth Biggins Schaab.
Foy Apartments, 2000
Foy Apartments, 1035-41 W. Byron Street. Two blocks north of Wrigley Field. Built in 1914 by John F. Foy.
Father Zugelder's Band
Father Zugelder's Band, Beaver Island, 1899-1905.
Fr. Zugelder's zither
Fr. Zugelder's zither, puchased in 1919, Wurzburg, Germany.
Edward Carroll, Yellowstone. Edward Carroll and Old Faithful. Yellowstone National Park, 1938.
Bunny, West Frolics, 1944. Bunny Carroll, West Side Frolics, 1944.
Marilyn and Maureen Carroll at Christmas. Marilyn and Maureen Carroll, Christmas 1946. 200 N. Lamon Avenue, Austin, Chicago.
Edward Carroll first communion. Edward Carroll, first communion. Precious Blood Parish, Garfield Park, Chicago, 1914.
Leslie Biggins
Leslie Biggins, 1895, Age 18.
Loreley. Advertising poster for "Loreley" Sour Mash Whiskey
Wm. Drueke Co., circa 1903-1910.
Franz Berles, Dealer in Groceries and Provisions, 1874. 1874 Grand Rapids Directory ad. for the grocery store owned by Franz Berles.
Wm. Koch, Undertaker and Funeral Furnisher, 1875
1875 Grand Rapids Directory ad, for the undertaking business of William Koch.
St. Hippolytus Church. St. Hippolytus Church, Helden, Germany
Parish where William Peter Drueke was born in 1853.
Edward W. Carroll. Edward W. Carroll 1906-1955.
Class of 1924
Class of 1924 at St. Vincent de Paul grammar school in Chicago, with Al Biggins kneeling second from left in second row. Photo may have been taken in 1923 or 1922. See Alumni Association.

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