Artifact of the Month:

Picture5Donor: Kenneth Dahlke

Accession #: 2008-0320-001

Silver colored metal loving cup. A trophy for the McLeod County Rural Track Meet. Engraved on front “Dist. 17, 1918”; and on the back “Dist. 79-1916”, “Dist. 12-1917”, “Dist. 72-1919”, “Dist. 31-1920″,”Dist. 31-1921.” Last belonged to Louis Dahlke (1904-1985), winner of many ribbons 1919-1920-1921 for District 31. Museum has framed collage of his ribbons #2008-0320-002. Louis Dahlke was the father of donor Kenneth Dahlke.

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