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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...

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...

Date: 1952-06-26 

Description: Portrait of four siblings of the Henry W. Vogts Sr. family. Seated at center is Mrs. Dora Olhagen of Hanover, Germany. At left is her sister, Mrs. Emma Sch...

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...

Date: 1945-07-13 

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

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about the pre-WWI peace movement by having students take a closer look at Julia Grace Wales

Date: 1917 

Description: Hardware store owners Louie Vanderiff (played by Clarence Kolb at left) and Mike Amsterdammer (Max Dill) pose in rough working clothes in a scene still for...

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: 1900-06-17 

Description: View down street of German soldiers on a march from the depot of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad on their way to Turner Hall.

Date: 1936-07-08 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu in the form of a house decorated with folk art painting and trim, and a man and a woman in traditional dress perched at the two open w...

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...

Date: 1917-10 ca.

Description: Poster commissioned by the Rememberance League for an October, 1917, exhibition on German war crimes in France. Poster image shows a drawing of a German so...

Date: 2007-10 

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

Date:  

Description: Young man standing next to a bee skep while holding a swarm of bees. German writing on back: "Mein John Felix."

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: 1917 

Description: Louie Vanderiff (played by Clarence Kolb at left) and Mike Amsterdammer (Max Dill) pose in street clothes in a scene still for the 1917 silent comedy "Belo...

Photograph

Oktoberfest Parade

Date: 2007 

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

Photograph

Nazi Surveillance

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Street scene of people in the Jewish ghetto in Szydlowiec, Poland, being addressed by two German soldiers. The scene was witnessed by American journalist A...

Photograph

Nazi Youth

Date: 1939-07 

Description: German youth marching during a Nazi rally in Danzig.

Date: 1945-07-13 

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

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