This photo comes from Dr. Leslie Hemmingson, a veterinarian from Le Mars, Iowa, who retired after 42 years in practice. His grandfather, Henry T. Hemmingson of Lily, South Dakota, owned this 1918 Model T Ford, and his father, Elbert O. Hemmingson is the second boy from the left.
Also pictured is grandmother Hattie (Mathre) Hemmingson, holding their young daughter, Dorothy (Bennell); the oldest son, Harold Hemmingson, who later had the Ford Garage in Kadoka, South Dakota; Elbert, who farmed southwest of Canton; and two sisters – Elsie who married Clarence Jensen of Bristol, South Dakota, and Arline, who married Orlando Kjosa of the Butler-Bradley area and later Sioux Falls.
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