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Kapaun home near Pilsen, Ks.
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Kapaun family farm.
Enos and Bessie Kapaun with baby Emil.
Emil Kapaun sits for a portrait on the day of his first communion, May 29, 1924.
The Kapaun family reunion, though the date is unknown, it is believed the Emil is in the arms of Bessie in the front row.
Emil Kapaun, 4 years old.
Kapaun family home Christmas of 1939. Note on the back of the photo reads "icy now, snow came later."
Emily Kapaun, 6 years old.
Emil Kapaun and his little brother Eugene.
Emil Kapaun play baseball at the family home in Pilsen. Kapaun enjoyed sports of all sorts.
Emil Kapaun walks to his car. Date unknown
Emily Kapaun home from seminary with his mother Bessie.
Emil Kapaun and his first car, $308.90. 1931
Mr. and Mrs Eugene Kapaun wedding party. Father Kapaun is on on the far right.
Harvest crew, Emil Kapaun is kneeling in the second row. His father Enos is in the center of the back row. Date unknown.
Enos, Fr Kapaun, Bessie and Eugene.
Emil Kapaun, age 18.
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