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German Free Thinkers Society

Date: 1902
Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.

Madison Turnverein Acrobats

Date: June 22 1933
Description: Twelve boys and girls, coached by J.C. Haberman, in an acrobatic/gymnastic pose at the Madison Turners Hall, 21 South Butler Street. They performed seven "...

Loading an Ambulance

Description: Medical personnel load a wounded Prussian into an ambulance. Captioned: "A wounded Prussian being loaded in my car for evacuation. He was shot just under h...

Charles Pfeifer, Deutsche Apotheke (German Apothecary)

Date: 1888
Description: Charles Pfeifer stands on the entrance steps to the drugstore with his wife Emma Pfeifer, who holds a baby. Other children and adults pose with them.

J. Cunradi's Drugstore

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.

German Scientist with Test Tube

Date: 1880
Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

German Farmers Baling Hay in Alpine Country

Description: German farmers baling hay in southern Germany's Alpine country. The men are using an International D-214 tractor with mower and wagon. Original caption rea...

The Kaiser, Hindenburg, and Ludendorff planning "The Final Drive"

Date: 1916
Description: Kaiser Wilhelm II with Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff, commanders on the World War I western front, planning military strategy.

Milwaukee Harvester Company Catalog

Date: 1901
Description: Cover of a German language advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover's color illustration features a woman with a rake watching a...

Turnverein Acrobats in Adagio Formation

Date: June 23 1933
Description: Madison Turnverein acrobats/gymnasts pose in an adagio formation, tutored by J.C. Haberman, at Madison Turner Hall, located at 21 South Butler Street.

Baron Von Prittwitz, German Ambassador

Date: March 22 1932
Description: German Ambassador to the United States, Baron Friedrich Von Prittwitz und Gaffron, stands next to a railroad passenger train car.

Invitation to Fourth Annual Ball

Date: 1876
Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...
Map or Atlas

Ethnic Stocks Map

Date: 1940
Description: Map of the people of Wisconsin according to ethnic stocks.

Completion of 1st Tractor at Neuss Works, Germany

Date: March 15 1937
Description: Several men, most likely factory and company mangers gathered to celebrate the completion of the first tractor manufactured at International Harvester's Ne...

German Farmers

Description: German farm couple returning from the fileds, crossing railroad tracks.

German International Industrial Tractor Catalog

Date: 1930
Description: Cover of a German advertising brochure for International industrial tractors featuring an illustration of the Graf Zeppelin landing at Los Angeles, Califor...
Book or Pamphlet

German Flyer for Deering Mowers

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...

McCormick 624 Tractor and Plow

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

German International tractor

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

Milwaukee Panorama Artists

Date: November 1887
Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

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