Waseca County History, James Child. Material: paper, textile. Size: 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Description: red hard cover with gold spine title print: Child's History of Waseca County, Minnesota, for Fifty Years, 1854-1904; contents: 847 numbered pages detail events of Waseca County history between the years of 1854 and 1905 including the settling and growth of the county; portraits of notable citizens include names: Abell, Aughenbaugh, Bailey, Barden, Bishman, C. W. Brown, Burke, Byron, Campion, Carmody, Child, Clayton, Clement, Erfurth, Everett, Farrington, Flaig, Garland, Grapp, Haley, Henderson, Henry, Ide, Segurd Johnson, Krassin, Lewis, Madden, McDougall, Mellby, Miner, Moonan, Murphy, Newell, Norton, Reineke, Remund, Robinson, Sahler, Charles Smith, Warren Smith, Sutlief, Timlin, Trowbridge, Ward, Willis, Young; references to First National Bank, EACO Mills, Waseca Fence Tool Co., and the Wilton Group; indexed.
Additions to the First edition of Child's History: red label inside cover leaf: "From James E. Child, Waseca, Minn.; inscription on second page: August 30, 2010: This book being donated by Charles Bethke of Great Falls, MT to the Waseca County Historical Society in memory of my parents Benjamin and Leonora Minges Bethke; original gift: from Chas. W. Minges to Mr. and Mrs. Ben Bethke, Jan. 1, 1947.
Child\'s History of Waseca County for Fifty Years, 1854-1904
James E. Child
Whiting & Luers, Owatonna Chronicle Press