Dean Kimble, son of Walter and Bertha [Dettbrenner] Kimble, gave a wonderful talk in 2009 on growing up in Bremen in the 1920s and 30s. Among other things, he talked about his grandfather, blacksmith August Dettbrenner, as well as his… Continue Reading →
August 25, Dean Kimble, the 97-year-old former proprietor of Kimble Furs in Bremen, gave a History Chat at the Bremen History Center on the fur business over his 50+ years in it.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of air mail service in the US—and in an effort to promote the service during the Great Depression—the US Postmaster General designated May 15-21, 1938, “Air Mail Week”. Campaigns were launched with local postmasters,… Continue Reading →