The following panels are collages of historical materials of the Blaska
family compiled by Burdette Blaska. These panels include vintage
photographs, newspaper clippings, legal records, land deeds, genealogical
records, maps and much more.
Open Individual Pictures: You may
open individual pictures or items from within the panels below by left
clicking the item. That item will open as a JPG file in a new web
page. Once the picture is open, you may save it to
your computer by right clicking on the picture and selecting, "Save
Open Entire Panel: For each panel
below, you may open in a new page the entire panel by clicking on the
title at the top of the panel. Once the picture is open, you may save it to your computer by right clicking on the picture
and selecting, "Save Picture As..."
View Slideshow: At the below each
panel is a slideshow. You can click on the image to progress to the
next picture or you can use the buttons at the bottom:
1st button causes the slideshow to scroll through the
2nd button reverts to the previous picture.
3rd button moves to the next picture
4th button doesn't seem to do anything at all???
To view or download the panels in their original, raw TIFF format, follow the instructions below. Please note that
each panel is an approximate 25 megabyte TIFF file, which is very, very
large. To view them actually requires they be downloaded to your
computer, which will take about 10 minutes for each panel with a typical
high-speed broadband Internet connection. Don't try it with a dial-up
To view or obtain the full sized panel, click on the thumbnail
version below and a File Download menu will appear.
You can click 'Open' and the file will be downloaded to
your temp folder and will automatically open when the download is
Or, you can click 'Save' and save the file to a
destination on your hard drive. Once it has finished downloading,
you can click 'Open' to see the file.
Note, you will need a program on your computer that can
open a 'tif' or 'tiff' file, such as: