Schurz Home | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Schurz Home

Schurz Home | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Exterior view of the home of the Hon. Carl Schurz.
DESCRIPTION
Exterior view of the home of the Hon. Carl Schurz.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:37432
Creation Date: 1911
Creator Name:E.C. Kropp Co.
City:Watertown
County:Jefferson
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File**
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PF Watertown.57
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
#5029 The home was later destroyed by fire. Carl Schurz, one of the most celebrated German Americans, was born on March 2,1829, in Liblar, Germany near Cologne, and died on May 14,1906, in New York. He was a supporter of the early Republican party and was appointed U.S. envoy to Spain by President Lincoln. He served as Secretary of the Interior under President Rutherford B. Hayes from 1877 to 1881. He later moved to New York City, where he helped found the New York Evening Post and became nationally known as a political writer and reformer.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Dwellings
Lawns
Porches
Cities and towns

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