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Date: 2007-10 

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

Date: 2007-10 

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

Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, 8th Wisconsin Governor

Learn about the German born man who would become Wisconsin's 8th governor. This article includes links to original documents.

Date: 1901 

Description: Cover of a German language advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover's color illustration features a woman with a rake watching a...

Map or Atlas

Sedition Map

Date: 1918 

Description: Removed from the "New York Sun," March 21, 1918. Shows "where disloyalty in Wisconsin chiefly centres." Shaded areas indicate regions of suspected pro-Germ...

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.

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Photograph

Oktoberfest Parade

Date: 2007 

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

Date: 1953-05-29 

Description: Etti Gelan, a nurse's aide at Methodist Hospital, gives a drink of water to a male patient, William Laerk of Waukesha. She left her native country of Germa...

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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.

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoner of war camp with tents and fencing surrounding the area. Several people are on the grounds. Prisoners are working in the local cannery.

Photograph

H.H. Gerth

Date: 1944-07-28 

Description: Portrait of H.H. Gerth, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin. Gerth was born and grew up in Kassel, Germany, and escaped about s...

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoners of war line up for inspection outside their barracks before going to work at a local cannery.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to New Holstein, Wisconsin.

Read about opposition to and participation in World War I before and during American involvement, as well as anti-German sentiment in Wisconsin.

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: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Using photographs and accounts, students will learn about German POW camps in the United States and Japanese American internment

Date: 1948-09-21 

Description: Portrait of Dr. Elizabeth Schliebe-Lippert, member of the Ministry of Education for Greater Hesse, Germany. Dr. Lippert was a guest of three Madison educat...

Photograph

The Brau Haus

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Brau Haus, a German-American Rathskeller. A German band wearing costumes stands on the small stage at the restaurant, some holding musical...

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