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Date:  date unknown

Description: German Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels (left) and Louis P. Lochner, foreign correspondent (third from left) sit around a small round table with three o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Louis P. Lochner, somewhere in Germany, stands next to a Nazi soldier seated in a piece of artillery. In the background are more soldiers. Lochner is weari...

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.

Photograph

The Village Green

Date: 1956-10-09 

Description: View into a German wooden shoe-making shop in The Village Green, a Wisconsin Historical Society exhibit. Shown in the shop are Marcia Harrington and Koroth...

Historical Essay

Brewing and Prohibition

Read about the brewing industry, the temperance movement, and the effects of prohibition in Wisconsin.

Discover the connection between P.T. Barnum and the 1853 statewide referendum on liquor sales and why it failed.

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...

Photograph

Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

Date: 1953-09-04 

Description: Portrait of Paul W. and Emmy Schultz of 1006 University Bay Drive on their 30th wedding anniversary.

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

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: 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: 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: 1957-02-05 

Description: Edith Meinke from Ludinghausen, Germany, a Brittingham scholarship student at the University of Wisconsin, exhibits some Wisconsin apples during the Univer...

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...

Photograph

Bettina Bjorksten

Date: 1953-12-08 

Description: Portrait of Bettina Bjorksten, an opera singer and teacher in Madison and other cities. Her family migrated from Germany to Brazil when Naziism became 'une...

Date: 1916-08-01 

Description: Crowd gathered at the Kristiania Peace Meeting, where Louis Paul Lochner spoke through an interpreter.

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...

Photograph

German Graves

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Graves of German soldiers buried near Warsaw.

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