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Date: 1945-05 

Description: Members of Dutch Underground arresting a German soldier on the day of liberation in Amsterdam.

Date: 1946 

Description: Front cover of die-cut menu from White Oak's Restaurant = Rathskeller in the shape of a decorated beer stein. On the stein is a man and a woman holding alo...

Date: 1945-05 

Description: Disarming of German soldiers after the war in Amsterdam.

Photograph

Massacre Victims

Date: 1939 

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

Historical Essay

Madison Fire Company Banner

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Madison Fire Company No. 2 silk banner, 1857. (Museum object #1951.288)

Photograph

German Graves

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Graves of German soldiers buried near Warsaw.

Photograph

Nazi Rally

Date: 1939-07 

Description: Soldiers watching a Nazi rally in Danzig from which American correspondent Alvin Steinkopf was reporting for the Associated Press in 1939.

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: 1931 

Description: German advertising leaflet for International Harvester's Deering line of mowers. Features a color illustration of a farmer in a field with a horse-drawn mo...

Date: 1905 

Description: Group portrait of a German party thrown by the junior and senior class at Menomonie High School. Students are dressed as famous German figures or in tradit...

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...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early hand-carved table made by Levi Havemann, a German immigrant to Madison, c. 1860. (Museum object #1998.21.1)

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three farm girls, probably of German extraction, seated on a bench, playing with three kids (young goats) in their laps. There are buildings in the backgro...

Photograph

Nazi Rally

Date: 1939-07 

Description: A crowd of civilians attending a Nazi rally in Danzig.

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.

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:  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...

Book or Pamphlet

Program for Mai-Fest

Date: 1922-05 

Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...

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...

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...

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