Photograph, Glass Plate, Digital
1917 Approximate
Hotel New Richland Hotel Dining Room. Digital scan of glass plate photo. Description: three women and three children sit at a dining table in the Hotel New Richland, later known as the Washburn Hotel. A woman server stands beside the table. Details of the dining room include the tin ceiling, plate shelving and the buffet in the background.
A collection of glass plate images were found in the old New Richland Faust Theater and given to the New Richland Area Historical Society; these images were projected to theater audiences in the 1930s and 1940s; the images were scanned into the Waseca County Historical Society Collection as well as the state of Minnesota Reflections collection in 2011 and 2012. This image had been reversed, but appears here in its corrected version. Also can be see on compact disk 27.20 or 28.20 in M.11-Drawer B.5-Folder 62.