Bertha Galpin or Wizard of Oz Villian? You decide

Bertha Galpin

A fun picture to enjoy on a Friday. I love this picture because Bertha Galpin reminds me of Miss Almira Gulch - the mean lady who wants Toto destroyed -  from The Wizard of Oz (1939 film). It's the bike that brings the comparison to mind.  All that's missing are baskets for the front and back. Bertha is not a relative of mine, but she was a friend to the Bausmans.  The photo is kept in a beautiful antique Bausman photo album. Written on back of photo: Bertha Galpin, no relation. Neighbor & Friend of the Bausmans. Photo taken at Byerly in Parkersburg, Iowa. … [Read more...]


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