Print, Photographic
1918 Approximate
Elmer Philip Nelson U.S. Navy. Material: paper. Size: 5" x 7". Description: black and white photo of E.P. Nelson in Naval Aviation uniform.
Elmer Philip Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Nelson, was born 13 March 1895, in Albert Lea, Minnesota. During World War I, E.P. served in Naval Aviation under Lieutenant Commander Richard A. Byrd. Elmer was stationed at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Elmer Philip Nelson lived at 822 3rd Ave SE Waseca, MN and owned land south of 3rd Ave SE (Goodspeed Addition). The land south of 3rd Ave SE was home to Nelmoor Stables for about thirty years. Elmer Philip Nelson owned the State Theater in Waseca, MN.