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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...

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: 1971-04 ca.

Description: Large cartoon of a German man in lederhosen, eating sausage.

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

Date: 1933 ca.

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

Date: 1950-02-21 

Description: Members of the Madison Maennerchor, the oldest singing society in Wisconsin, stand around their accompanist, Mrs. Grace L. Snell, at the group's ninety-eig...

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: Prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Groups of Nazi prisoners are being guarded by Allied soldiers.

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

Berger, Victor, 1860-1929

Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism

Learn about the man who was the symbol of Milwaukee Socialism. Read about his involvement in the newspaper business, politics, and his anti-war stance.

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

Conrad Seipp

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Oval-framed quarter-length portrait of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890). He is wearing a suit and vest with bow tie. The collar of the suit coat ha...

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: 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: 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...

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.

Date: 1919 

Description: German U-boat commander Lieutenant Brandt (played by Wallace Beery) and American Merchant Marine Captain Oscar Krug (Hobart Bosworth) face a crowd of angry...

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: 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...

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoner of war pitching pea vines into a viner at a cannery.

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.

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