may, 2019

wed22may11:00 amHuffman/Cameron: Frontier Photographers In Montana11:00 am St. Lucas German American Museum Event Organized By: St. Lucas Historical Society Age:All agesCost:Free/Small Donation

Event Details

Duane Fenstermann, retired Luther College Professor and Library Archivist Emeritus, will speak May 22, 2019, at the German Historical Museum, in Saint Lucas, Iowa at 10:00 a.m. His presentation will focus on two early Montana photographers, one of whom came from Winneshiek County, Iowa. The presentation is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Fenstermann served on the Luther College faculty from 1966 to 2001. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Morningside College, a Master of Divinity from Duke University and a Master of Science in library science from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Fenstermann held library positions as acquisitions librarian, head of Technical Services and archivist.

He was director of Northeast Iowa Union List of Serials for 19 years; faculty meeting secretary for 17.5 years; and gave presentations on paper preservation during Luther College’s Congregational Heritage workshops for almost 20 years. Fenstermann founded the Iowa Library Association Foundation, was named Iowa Library Association member of the year in 1991 and is a life member of several organizations. In 2006, Fenstermann published the definitive history of Decorah’s Congregational United Church of Christ.


(Wednesday) 11:00 am


St. Lucas German American Museum

212 East Main Street, St. Lucas, IA 52166


St. Lucas Historical SocietyThe mission of the St. Lucas Historical Society is to preserve the past, celebrate our cultural heritage and embrace the future. The Society is a team of active participants from the community and across the Nation who are dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the historic school building, the continued growth and development of the German American Museum, Library and Family History Center, and the celebration of the rich history and cultural heritage of the 212 East Main Street, St. Lucas, Iowa 52166