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Photograph

German Farmers

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Description: German farm couple returning from the fileds, crossing railroad tracks.

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1886 

Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with the cyclorama of the Battle of Chattanooga/Missionar...

Historical Essay

19th-Century Immigration

Read how improving transportation and the opening of lands formerly held by Indian tribes brought immigrants from Europe and eastern states to Wisconsin.

Photograph

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...

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The newspaper articles, photos, and letters in this section are samples of the rampant anti-German hysteria in Wisconsin during World War I

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Two German prisoners of war, at a prisoner of war camp, cutting rye bread. The food preparation area includes large quantities of bread on another table co...

Date: 1993-02-02 

Description: "Tour guide, Ralph Widmer, displays a Swiss cow bell to visiting AFS students at Widmer's Cheese Factory. Students were from Thailand, Yugoslavia, Germany,...

Photograph

Men on a Windmill

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

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.

Date: 1888 

Description: Charles Pfeifer stands on the entrance steps to the drugstore with his wife Emma Pfeifer, who holds a baby. Other children and adults pose with them.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Three German prisoners of war are scrub their clothes on the cement floor of their barracks at a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners are engaged in agricul...

Photograph

The Village Green

Date: 1956-10-09 

Description: View into a German wooden shoe-making shop in The Village Green, a Wisconsin Historical Society exhibit. Shown in the shop are Marcia Harrington and Koroth...

Date: 1953-09-17 

Description: "Alfred Hopf makes his final visit to the blood center to give his last pint of blood before his 60th birthday makes him ineligible to donate again. He is...

Date: 1932-03-22 

Description: German Ambassador to the United States, Baron Friedrich Von Prittwitz und Gaffron, stands next to a railroad passenger train car.

Date: 1953-09-04 

Description: Portrait of Paul W. and Emmy Schultz of 1006 University Bay Drive on their 30th wedding anniversary.

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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.

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Description: Medical personnel load a wounded Prussian into an ambulance. Captioned: "A wounded Prussian being loaded in my car for evacuation. He was shot just under h...

Photograph

Retreating Germans

Date: 1918-11-20 

Description: Victor Morris took this photograph of German troops leaving Ham, a French village on the Somme, nine days after the armistice. In accompanying notes, Morri...

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