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Photograph

German Press Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of members of the German (Deutsche) Press Club. Standing, from left to right are: Herman Pabst, Henry J. Stark, George Parker, (unidentified...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Kaiser Wilhelm II with Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff, commanders on the World War I western front, planning military strategy.

Historical Essay

Brewing and Prohibition

Read about the brewing industry, the temperance movement, and the effects of prohibition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1886 

Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with The Atlanta Cyclorama as a backdrop. Included in the...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Printed petition addressed to Governor Leonard J. Farwell concerning the lack of qualifications of the present state Emigrant Agent and their desire for th...

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

Photograph

Beer Barons

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...

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...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

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...

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: 1933-06-23 

Description: Madison Turnverein acrobats/gymnasts pose in an adagio formation, tutored by J.C. Haberman, at Madison Turner Hall, located at 21 South Butler Street.

Date: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of a man operating an International tractor with in a field in Germany.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A map indicating the population density of German-born people in Wisconsin based on the 1905 census. The map shows the county boundaries throughout the st...

Historical Essay

Catholics in Wisconsin

Brief history of Catholics in Wisconsin.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.

Photograph

Massacre Victim

Date: 1939 

Description: A German person who fell victim to a massacre by Poles in Lemberg, Poland as the Nazis invaded.

Date: 1905 

Description: Group portrait of a German party thrown by the junior and senior class at Menomonie High School. Students are dressed as famous German figures or in tradit...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Kellermeister Beer, made by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. Includes an image of a Ge...

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