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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: 1917-05-23 

Description: Unnaturalized Germans registering as enemy aliens at the New York Federal Building. Registration was necessary for them to be able to travel within the va...

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...

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: 1953-09-18 

Description: Alfred Hopf, a German Jewish refugee, wearing his uniform and sitting in his taxi, says driving a taxi in Madison is a far cry from his old career as promi...

Historical Essay

Brewing and Prohibition

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

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...

Photograph

Nazi Rally

Date: 1939-07 

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

Date: 1950-11-23 

Description: Three charter members of the Turner auxiliary of Madison are shown at the 56th anniversary luncheon. They are Marguerite Drews, Alma Speckner, current pre...

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: German prisoner of war camp with tents and fencing surrounding the area. Several people are on the grounds. Prisoners are working in the local cannery.

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:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of a man plowing a field in Germany with a McCormick 624 tractor and disk plow.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of a man operating an International tractor with in a field in Germany.

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...

Photograph

German Market

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...

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: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

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...

Date:  

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

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