Charles Bysegger slides, 1940s-1960s

Overview of the Collection

Bysegger, Charles, 1886-1968
Charles Bysegger slides
1940s-1960s (inclusive)
1 folder  :  47 color slides

Collection Number
PG 110
Slides of photographs taken by Charles Bysegger between the 1940s and 1960s. Images show Charles Bysegger and Edward Bysegger farms in Latah County and members in the Bysegger, Brown, Strong, Brandt, Krasselt, Katzenberg, Hubbard, Carscallen families.
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
Telephone: 2088850845
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Charles Bysegger was born in 1886. He married his wife, Rose Katzenberger, on 8 August 1914. Between the years of 1920 and 1955 they served as missionaries to the Navajo Indian Reservation in Chinle, Arizona. They returned to Potlatch in 1955. Charles died in 1968.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of 47 colored slides of photographs taken by Charles Bysegger. Images are of the Edward and Charles Bysegger farms on East Deep Creek north of Potlatch, Idaho. They show scenes of the farms, as well as members of the Bysegger, Brown, Strong, Brandt, Krasselt, Katzenberg, Hubbard, Carscallen families. Photographs were identified by Anna L. Bysegger Conditt in December 1991.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Material received from Anna L. Bysegger Conditt in 1991 (MA 1998-18).


"Rose Bysegger, 98, resident of Moscow." The Lewiston Tribune. 25 December 1994, Accessed 25 March 2020.

Rail, Maggie. Freeze Cemetery - Surnames A-C - Latah County, Idaho., 10 Oct. 2003,

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder object
1 1
East Deep Creek children, with D.I. Nirk sawmill in background
1 item : Back row, left to right: Anna L. Bysegger, Clay Brown, Phyllis Strong, Allen Strong, Gary Strong, Laurel Strong, Sharon Brandt; front row: Clinton Krasselt, Melvin Krasselt, Wendell Krasselt, Highway 95 in background. Possibly a birthday party at Dwight Strong's farm (old Katzenberger homestead)
circa 1948
1 2
Charles Bysegger home, East Deep Creek.
1 item : Allen Strong and Larry Nirk
circa 1948
1 3
Gary Strong with fish at Charles Bysegger home, East Deep Creek
1 item
circa 1948
1 4
Chatcolet Lake
1 item
circa 1940s
1 5
John Elmore homestead, East Deep Creek
1 item : Bysegger homestead in background. Highway 95 in middle distance.
early 1940s
1 6
Looking north towards Edward Bysegger farm from Nirk's hill
1 item : Highway 95. Shattuck farm on right.
1 7
Edward Bysegger farm, East Deep Creek, with brush piles from clearing land.
1 item
1 8
Crabapple trees on Charles Bysegger farm (John Elmore homestead)
1 item
1 9
Charles Bysegger farm, horsedrawn hay mowers
1 item : Ed Bysegger's horses: Jerry and Dan, Toots and Tony. Ed Bysegger on first mower. Unknown on second mower. Crabapple trees.
1 10
Edward Bysegger mowing hay on Charles Bysegger farm with tractor
1 item
early July, circa 1950s
1 11
Edward Bysegger home with hay shocks
1 item
early 1950s
1 12
Edward Bysegger farm - Hay wagons with horses
1 item : Horses: Toots and Tony, Jerry and Dan. Persons unknown.
1 13
Edward Bysegger farm - Loading hay slip
1 item : Horses: Jerry and Dan. Stationary hay baler. Edward Bysegger (second from right). Adjacent to East Deep Creek.
1 14
Edward Bysegger farm - Stationary hay baler
1 item : Edward Bysegger right on baler, other two unknown. Charles Bysegger's Chevrolet in background.
1 15
Edward Bysegger farm - the first movable hay baler (International)
1 item
1 16
Hay shocks on Edward Bysegger
1 item
1 17
Rose Katzenberger Bysegger and Charles Bysegger, syringa in background
1 item
1 18
Nirk floathouse on Lake Chatcolet (west side)
1 item
1940s or 1950s
1 19
Hay shocks on Charles Bysegger farm
1 item
1 20
Edward Bysegger farm - Stationary hay baler
1 item : Possibly duplicate of object 14
1 21
Looking east from Charles Bysegger farm to Edward Bysegger farm.
1 item : Edward Bysegger's red barn. Clover in foreground.
1 22
Rose Bysegger in hay field
1 item
1 23
Edward Bysegger on tractor with grain binder, with Roger and Lydia Hubbard (visiting Navajos)
1 item : Edward Bysegger farm. Wheat or oats.
1 24
Edward Bysegger with horsedrawn binder on Charles Bysegger farm
1 item : Wheat, barley, or oats
1 25
Don Katzenberger (left) and V.G. (Valentine or Valley) Katzenberger (Rose's father)
1 item : Small sawmill. Site unknown
1 26
Hereford bull, Hereford and Angus livestock
1 item
circa 1950s
1 27
Shorthorn bull
1 item : Site unknown
circa 1950s
1 28
Edward Bysegger team of horses
1 item : Jerry and Dan
1 29
Edward Bysegger farm - Stationary hay baler
1 item
circa 1950s
1 30
Edward Bysegger farm - Stationary hay baler
1 item
1 31
Black Angus bull, registered
1 item : Possibly Doc Hodson on right. May Be University of Idaho bull.
1 32
Edward Bysegger's registered Black Angus bull on Charles Bysegger farm
1 item
1 33
Edward Bysegger's first registered Black Angus bull
1 item : J.O. (Jimmy) Broyles' mailbox
1 34
Hereford bull
1 item : Edward Bysegger second from right. Site unknown.
1 35
Edward Bysegger's farm - thrashing machine
1 item : International truck. Wheat. Edward Bysegger home in background. One of the last active thrashing machines in Latah County. On East Deep Creek. Edward Bysegger in middle with pitchfork.
circa 1952
1 36
Wheat shock on Charles Bysegger farm
1 item
1 37
Field of shocks on Charles Bysegger farm
1 item
1 38
Norman Jean Nirk Cridebring and Bob Cridebring with bass
1 item
1 39
Charles Bysegger with Clearwater Rivver steelhead
1 item
late 1950s to early 1960s
1 40
Rocky Point, Lake Chatcolet
1 item : Anna Bysegger in background in water. Others are children of Dr. Robert Starr
1 41
Edward and Charles Bysegger's whitetail does
1 item : Charles Bysegger farm. Framing for Charles Bysegger home.
1950s or 1960s
1 42
Edward Bysegger farm
1 item
1950s or 1960s
1 43
Edward Bysegger house and outbuildings (earlier house)
1 item : Highway 95 in background
1 44
Charles Bysegger home - V.J. Katzenberger's birthday
1 item : Back row standing: Vincent Katzenberger, Dorothy Katzenberger, Rose Katzenberger Bysegger, Betty Carscallen Nagle, Don Nagle, Janice Carscallen Palmer, Donovan Palmer. Front row: Bill Carscallen, V.J. Katzenberger, Louise Katzenberger Carscallen
circa 1960
1 45
Shocks on Charles Bysegger farm
1 item
1 46
Shocks on Charles Bysegger farm, looking north
1 item
1 47
Shocks on Charles Bysegger farm
1 item

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Farm equipment
  • Farms
  • Livestock
  • Rural families

Personal Names

  • Strong, Gary E.

Geographical Names

  • Potlatch (Idaho)