Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge Virtual Exhibit
Part of the audience of approximately 300 people. On the front row are four generations of the Kroegel family. The gentlemen on the extreme left, wearing bow tie and holding child, is Warden Kroegel's grandson Frank; the child is Warden Kroegel's great granddaughter.
From left to right at this point: Frank Kroegel's wife with another great grandchild; Mrs. Helen Stewart, cousin of George Nelson (Former Prepator-in-Chief of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard, who made available to the Bureau hand-painted glass lantern slides and black and white negatives of Pelican Island and surrounding area from about 1908-1920; Warden Kroegel's son Rodney; Warden Kroegel's daughter Mrs. J. T. Thompson; Warden Kroegel's wife Ila; and J. T. Thompson, husband of Warden Kroegel's daughter.