Collection: Queenie Mertle Family Photograhs. Ray Mertle has a large collection of local history and gave his brother, Gary Mertle, these photos to share with Virginia (Ginnie) Larson in May 2018. Ray and Gary are sons of Nate and Queenie Mertle, and the photos were originally from Queenie. Ginnie picked up the photos from Gary on her way back from her annual trip to Mexico. These images are the property of the Karuk Tribe. Permission is required for any use of any image. Please contact email@example.com to request permission for use.