the photographs: women: Brahmstedt_Reola_82__1_18_06_002R1

Name:ReolaAge:82Date photographed:January 18, 2006City of birth:Waco, NEEthnic heritage:GermanOccupation:Farmer's wifeNumber of grandchildren:6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildrenSomething you have always wanted to do:I couldn't say there was anything else to do other than what I did: I was so busy doing thatMost life-changing event that has happened to you:When we (husband and children) moved from Nebraska to Illinois when I was 35 years oldWhat would people be surprised to learn about you:I was one of eleven children growing up - number four in the birth order, and born at homeWhat would your dream job be:A nurse:  I took care of my grandmother for years when I was young...I wanted to apply for mail training to be a nurse, but my father wouldn't let me

Name: 

Reola 

Age: 

82 

Date photographed: 

January 18, 2006 

City of birth: 

Waco, NE 

Ethnic heritage: 

German 

Occupation: 

Farmer's wife 

Number of grandchildren: 

6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren 

Something you have always wanted to do: 

I couldn't say there was anything else to do other than what I did: I was so busy doing that 

Most life-changing event that has happened to you: 

When we (husband and children) moved from Nebraska to Illinois when I was 35 years old 

What would people be surprised to learn about you: 

I was one of eleven children growing up - number four in the birth order, and born at home 

What would your dream job be: 

A nurse: I took care of my grandmother for years when I was young...I wanted to apply for mail training to be a nurse, but my father wouldn't let me