|Letter from Donald Winberg and his sister Leota Truax describing birthplace of Karl "Charles" Winberg, page 1. (Original: Joan Collinge)
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|Letter from Donald Winberg and his sister Leota Truax describing birthplace of Karl "Charles" Winberg, page 2. Note that the listing of descendants does not include Annie, described in a letter from Ingeborg Winberg to her nephew Bob Winberg (shown later in this album).(Original: Joan Collinge)
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|Letter from Ingeborg Winberg (Fred's wife) to Bob Winberg, Fred's nephew through his brother Karl "Charles", written soon after Fred's death. Establishes that the youngest Winberg sister, Annie, remained in Sweden. (Original: Bob Hart, Bob Winberg's USS Wainwright scrapbook)
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|Map showing location of Zinkgruvan, Sweden. Permission for use in Winberg book from Carl Rosenberg of Falling Rain Genomics, Inc.
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|From Donald and Leota's letter: "The yellow house is named "Vikingsberg" and is in the town of Zinkgruvan and is the house Grandpa [Karl Fritzhof Winberg] was born in. Of course, it's much larger now than it was." (Original: Joan Collinge)
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|From Donna and Leota's letter: "This is Aunt Anna standing in the entrance to the root cellar built into a hill that belongs to the yellow house." (Original: Joan Collinge)
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|From Donna and Leota's letter: "This house is named "Aspelund", also in the town of Zinkgruvan, and is where Grandpa, along with his mother, brothers, and sisters moved after his father (our great-grandpa) [Klaus Fritzhof Winberg] passed away. We think it was great-grandma's [Wilhemina Sopia (Lind) Winberg] brother's or sister's house." (Original: Joan Collinge)
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|From Donna and Leota's letter: "This is the Zinc Mine Museum where our great-grandpa [Klaus Fritzhof Winberg] worked. It's about one mile from where they lived. He worked there until he died. There is still a large working mine in the town." (Original: Joan Collinge)
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|Claes Fritiof Winberg, father of the four Winbergs who emigrated to America (Karl "Charles", Axel "Fred", Freda, and Maria). This photograph was identified by two Winberg relatives in Sweden who have seen other photographs of him and recognize him. By the time he was old, the work in the zinc mine had affected his lungs, and he slept sitting in a chair.(Original: Mary Hundeby)
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|Unknown. This photograph was mounted in a Jonkoping, Sweden studio. Jonkoping is a city on the southern tip of the same long narrow lake in Sweden that Zinkgruvan is near; the picture was found in the posession of Winberg descendants in Minnesota. The Swedish relatives who identified the previous picture of Claes Fritiof were not able to identify this person. (Original: Mary Hundeby)
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