A photo of the Ays family.
(back) George & John Ays sons of (seated) Dorothee nee: Sieveking and John Ays. This was taken a few years after immigrating to the US from Germany.
This photo was taken in Germany although Katie was born in the US. They had gone back to Germany for about 8 years from about 1900-1908. While in Germany Katie apprenticed as a seamstress.