Wordless Wednesday - Cooper

This photo is a cooper (barrel-maker) from the Octoberfest Museum in Munich, taken by me January 2009.  I have two ancestors who were coopers by trade.
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  1. [...] same position until they moved to America.  In America, I had ancestors work on the railroad, as coopers, as construction workers, as homemakers, work on the Erie Canal, own and run bars and corner stores [...]


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