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Date: 1936-06-13 

Description: One-page dinner menu for the Steuben Hof, a German American restaurant, on a form menu with a roundel illustration of three men raising their tankards in a...

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: 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: 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

Massacre Victim

Date: 1939 

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

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...

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

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.

Date: 1973 before

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, poses with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Schmidt Reese, and brother-in-law Dr. Hans Reese on the shrub-bordered brick driv...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Artist's rendering of an elevated view of the first kindergarten, with children and a teacher gathered in front of the building. There are inset portraits...

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...

Date: 1942-02-26 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the program for the Third Annual Dinner of the Overseas Press Club of America for Anti-Axis Solidarity, with an illustration...

Date: 1954-06-20 

Description: Portrait of Dr. Philip and Edith (Stolle) Wallestad who were honored at a party celebrating Dr. Wallestad's graduation from UW Medical School and Edith's 6...

Photograph

Massacre Victims

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1933-06-22 

Description: Twelve boys and girls, coached by J.C. Haberman, in an acrobatic/gymnastic pose at the Madison Turners Hall, 21 South Butler Street. They performed seven "...

Date: 1905 

Description: This map shows the German-born population in the state of Wisconsin. County boundaries are visible. In the lower left margin it includes a legend showing t...

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...

Date: 1952-02-28 

Description: Portrait of a group of ten German students at the University of Wisconsin. The group rehearses regularly with the Madison Maennerchor.

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...

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