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German Graves

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Graves of German soldiers buried near Warsaw.

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: High-ranking German Naval Officers arriving at the prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Allied soldiers are standing guard an...

Date: 1930-03-14 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, second from left, on a tour of the ruins of Heidelberg Castle with his guide, left, and two unidentified persons. They are standing in the c...


Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

Historical Essay

Schurz, Carl (1829-1906)

Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor

Read about Carl Schurz, the German immigrant and political reformer who helped elect President Lincoln, fought in the Civil War, served as a U.S. Senator.


Description: Dr. K. Bruennich, standing on a step ladder, holding a basket or skep, and with a cigar in his mouth, collecting a swarm of bees from a tree. Germany.

Date: 1917-10 ca.

Description: Poster commissioned by the Rememberance League for an October, 1917, exhibition on German war crimes in France. Poster image shows a drawing of a German so...


German Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Digging for bodies in a mass grave near Lemberg, Poland, where German civilians were killed by the Poles during the Nazi invasion. American journalist Alvi...

Date: 2007-10 

Description: Kathy Vehrenkamp, Mrs. Oktoberfest 1991, walking down the sidewalk in costume and proudly displaying her ribbon.


Oktoberfest Parade

Date: 2007 

Description: Women in costume smiling and clapping in Oktoberfest parade.

Date: 1948-07-10 

Description: Group portrait of six German radiomen from the Western Allies' zone visiting WHA, the University of Wisconsin-Madison radio station. The group was in Madis...


Men on a Windmill


Description: Several men, including Frank Klug, pose on the blades of a windmill positioned on the roof of a building.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Sigrid Schultz, Ambassador William Dodd, and Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels seen together at a social event.

Date: 1900-06-17 

Description: View down street of German soldiers on a march from the depot of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad on their way to Turner Hall.

Date: 1941-06-29 

Description: A map showing the national roots of the people of Wisconsin, based on the ethnic stock research by University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist Prof. George...

Date: 1952-06-26 

Description: Portrait of four siblings of the Henry W. Vogts Sr. family. Seated at center is Mrs. Dora Olhagen of Hanover, Germany. At left is her sister, Mrs. Emma Sch...

Date: 1936-06-13 

Description: Front and back sides of a one-page typewritten form menu for the Steuben Hof, a German American restaurant, with a roundel illustration of three men raisin...

Date: 2007-10 

Description: Two women (Frauleins) in costume pose for a picture at Oktoberfest.

Date: 1945-05 

Description: Members of Dutch Underground arresting a German soldier on the day of liberation in Amsterdam.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Panoramic group portrait of German Sängerfest. A number of the seated figures have been identified in the margin beneath the image field. The identifiable...

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