19.92.207 a
Box, Fan
Material: celluloid, textile, shell, metal. Size: 5" W. x 14" L. x 3" H. Description: cream colored celluloid - rectangular shaped - decorative tan lettering on top: "Fans" entwined with painted pink and white apple blossoms with green leaf garland - hinged lid closes with a gold colored decorative front latch - decorative scroll work on both sides of box - blue satin lining.
Woman's Accessories. Found inside a black cardboard box #19.9.207b,c Bierman Collection: Bernie Bierman was a football coach at the University of Minnesota for the Golden Gophers. Bernie Bierman was the grandson of a Waseca County pioneer, Heinrich F. Bierman. In 1855, Heinrich made a claim in sections 13, in Wilton and 18 in Otisco where he lived until December 22, 1882, when he was accidentally killed by a fall from a wagon. His wife and five children lived in Waseca after his death. Luella and Marguerite Herbst are the granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs. Heinrich Bierman, and the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Herbst. Mrs. Herbst was Elizabeth Bierman. They also donated items from Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Perrin. Mrs. Perrin was Emma Bierman.