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Bible. German. Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Göttliche Heilige Schrift alten und neuen Testaments, nach der Deutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers; Mit jedes Capitels kurzen Summarien, auch beygefügten vielen und richtigen Parallelen: Nebst einem Anhang des dritten und vierten Buchs Esrä, und dritten Buchs der Maccabäer. Germantown, PA: Christoph Saur, 1776.
Missing pages and back cover (last full page is p. 272); inscribed Zacharias Endress, Elkton (Maryland). [For family history, see: Endress im Hof: A Genealogical History of the Endress Family, compiled by William Fries Endress (New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1926), at the Wisconsin State Historical Society CS71.E562 1926]. Donated by Thomas Fairchild.

Blätter und Blüten. Vol. 31. 2nd ed. St. Louis: Louis Lange, 1936. 160 pp., ill.
Donated by James Steakley.

Brockmann, J. H., Hrsg. Kleiner Liederschatz für Jung und Alt. [2nd ed.]. Milwaukee, Wis.: Northwestern, ©1881. 96 pp.
Religious songs, including: Eingangslied; Advent und Weihnachten; Neujahr; Epiphanias und Mission; Passion; Ostern; Himmelfahrt; Pfingsten; Trinitatis; Evangelium; Lob, Dank und Bitte; Vertrauen; Abschied aus der Zeit und ewige Heimat; Jahreszeiten; Tageszeiten (Morgenlieder, vor und nach dem Unterricht, Abendlieder); Lieder gemischten Inhalts; Schlussverse. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Choralbuch. Eine Sammlung der gangbarsten Choräle der evang.-Cover of "Der Deutsche in Nebraska"lutherischen Kirche, meist nach Dr. Fr. Layriz, nebst den wichtigsten liturgischen Sätzen. St. Louis: Concordia, 1902. vi, 232 pp.
Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Der Deutsche in Nebraska illustrirte Volks-Kalender für das Jahr 1916. Mit bildern in Dreifarben- und Tondruck und zahlreichen Illustrationen im Text. Omaha, NE: Omaha Tribüne, [1915]. 102 pp., ill.
Includes a calendar with astronomical events, aphorisms, poems, essays, fiction, and war news. Article and stories include: "Gesprengte Fesseln," by E. Krickeberg; "Die Waldungen der Vereinigten Staaten," by Walter V. Woehlke; "Die verbesserte Schraube: Humoreske aus dem Soldatenleben," by Ferdinand Bonn; "Feuerschutz in den Wäldern des Felsengebirges"; "Unter falscher Flagge: Einem Erlebnis im U-Boot-Kriege," by Fritz Camphanser[?]; "Nach dem Sturm," by T. H. Randel; and "Der Pfingstritt," by G. Schätzler-Perasini. Donated by Arlyn Fuerst.

[Evangelical Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania and the Adjacent States]. Erbauliche Lieder-Sammlung zum Gottesdienstlichen Gebrauch in den Vereinigten Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinen in Pennsylvanien und den denachbarten Staaten. 7th ed. Philadelphia: G. und B. Billmeyer, 1818. [20], 463, [8], 26 pp.
German Lutheran hymnal for use in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. This edition is printed in two columns in fraktur type; it contains the texts of the hymns only, no music. Bound with Kurze Andachten, a short collection of morning, evening, and other occasional prayers. Handwritten on first blank pages: Anna Maria Endress, Nov. 9, 1822, Lancaster, PA. Donated by Thomas Fairchild.

Advertisement for beer from back cover of "Der Deutsche in Nebraska"———. Liturgie oder Kirchen-Agende, der Evangelisch-Lutherischen Gemeinen in Pennsylvanien, und den benachbarten Staaten. Baltimore: Schäffer und Maund, 1818. 103 pp. A liturgy for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Churches. Donated by Thomas Fairchild.

Evers, Ernst. Gnadenquellen: Vier Erzählungen zu den beiden Hauptstücken von den Heiligen Sakramenten. 4th ed. Reading, Pa.: Pilger, n.d. 346 pp.
A German-American author. Contents: "Der Strandpeter," "Patentreue," "Verloren und Gefunden," "Am Bruderherzen." Donated by Arlyn Fuerst.

Luening, Dietrich C. Vom Schiffsdeck zum Katheder: Werdegang eines Menschen welcher sich erst spät im Leben gefunden. Milwaukee, Wis.: Selbstverlag, 1922. 73 pp.
Autobiography written in the third person. Dietrich C. Luening was born in Amsterdam in 1848, and moved to the Bremen area, where he was reputed to be a juvenile gang leader. He was sent away to sea and came to the US as a teenager. He became a school principal in Milwaukee and was active in public education for over fifty years, and was one of the very early members of Milwaukee's Masonic Aurora Lodge No. 30. Second copy donated by Hope Hague.

[Ruetenik, Herman Julius.] Berühmte Deutsche Vorkämpfer für Fortschritt, Freiheit und Friede in Nord-Amerika von 1626 bis 1901: Einhundert und fünfzig Biographien, mit Portraits. Cleveland, Ohio: Forest City Bookbinding Co., 1904. 500 pp., ill.
Biographies of famous German-Americans. Tipped-in dedication reads: “Herrn Harm H. Saathoff in Macon, Franklin Co., Nebr., ist dieses Buch als Anerkennung seiner Bemühungen um die Hochhaltung der "Weser Nachrichten" dankbarst gewidmet von J. C. van Goens, Herausgeber. Chicago, Ill., Weihnachten 1905." Donated by Arlyn Fuerst.

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Subject Collection

Althoff, Karl. "The Shipwreck of the Powhattan: Tragedy for Emigrants from Budenthal in 1854." The Palatine Immigrant, vol. 28, no. 3, June 2003, pp. 26-29.
"On April 5, 1854, the American ship Powhattan...had 315 emigrants as passengers destined for New York [sailing from the port of Le Havre]. They were within sight of the coast of New Jersey when the ship sank with all passengers on board....[A]mong that number were 45 Bavarian citizens...from the governmental region of the Pfalz."

Blankenbaker, John, ed. Beyond Germanna. Chadds Ford, PA: John Blankenbaker.
Beyond Germanna is a newsletter that focuses on the history of Germans who lived east of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia during the eighteenth century, in what today are the counties of Culpeper, Fauqueir, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock. The first group of Germans came to Virginia in 1714, followed by another group late in 1717, with a steady influx of Germans arriving until after the Revolutionary War.

Boeck, Brian J. "Review of Germans and Indians: Fantasies, Encounters, Projections." H-NET Book Review, April 2003, 6 pp.
Book review.

Bohlman, Philip V. "Ethnic Musics/Religious Identities: Toward a Historiography of German-American Sacred Music." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 127-58, ill.
Includes bibliography.

Bohlman, Philip V., and Otto Holzapfel. "The Musical Culture of German-Americans: Views from Different Sides of the Hyphen." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 1-28, ill.
Includes bibliography.

Boock, Darcy. "Early Families of Trinity Lutheran Church, Spencer, Marathon County, Wisconsin." Germanic Genealogy Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, Summer 2003, pp. 14-15.
Lists the surnames of some Lutherans who settled in the area of Spencer, Marathon County, Wisconsin, in the 1880s, along with the villages of their birth. The majority of the villages are in Kreis Saatzig and Kreis Naugard, Germany.

"A Brief History of New Braunfels and Comal County, Texas." The Journal (German-Texan Heritage Society), vol. 24, no. 2, Summer 2003, pp. 102-3.
"Prince Carl of Solms Braunfels landed at Galveston in July, 1844 and traveled on horseback through the territory of Texas to acquire exact knowledge of where best to locate the German immigrants who were to follow." New Braunfels was founded on March 21, 1845.

Burdette, Alan R. ""Ein Prosit der Gemütlichkeit": The Traditionalization Process in a German-American Singing Society." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 231-57, ill.
An examination of the Germania Männerchor in Evansville, Indiana.

Carsten-Miller, Ingeborg. 15 Years in the Federal Poet. Silver Spring, MD: Carmill Press, ©2002. 42 pp.
Poems in English and in German. Donated by the author.

———. Die roten Schuhe. Silver Spring, MD: Carmill Press, ©2002. 28 pp. German-American author; donated by the author (May 2003). Poems by a contemporary German-American author. Contents: “Die Fische singen,” “Pommern,” “Die roten Schuhe,” “Wandern,” “Hilfe!” “Optimisten,” “Haben wir zuviel Freiheit,” “Klaustrophobie,” “Die alte Jugend,” “Hillhaven,” “Schuld und Sühne,” “Ostersonntag,” “Malen solltest Du!” Donated by the author.

Conzen, Kathleen Neils. "Ethnicity and Musical Culture among German Catholics of the Sauk, 1854-1920." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 31-71, ill.
Includes bibliography.

"Documentary: German-Texan Artists Lungkwitz and Petri 'Hin nach Texas.'" The Journal (German-Texan Heritage Society), vol. 24, no. 2, Summer 2003, pp. 120-121.
The documentary, produced by Suenderhauf Produktion of Germany in 2002, depicts the lives of Hermann Lungkwitz (1813-1891) who was born in Halle, Germany, and died in Austin, Texas, and of Richard Petri (1824-1857) who was born in Dresden, Germany, and died near Fredericksburg, Texas.

Enninger, Werner, and others. Language and Language Use of the Amish and of Mennonite Groups of Swiss-German Origin: An Annotated Bibliography. Series A. General and Theoretical Paper, no. 530. Essen, Germany: Reproduced by LAUD, Linguistic Agency University Essen, Fachbereich Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaften, 2002. 189 pp.
Annotations cover more than 260 titles dealing with the languages used by the two Anabaptist groups in the course of their history. Issues of structural change and functional shift in the language contact situation are in the focus of most studies included. Donated by Mark Louden.

"French Francs Pay for German Schleisingerville: Washington County Village Changes Name to Slinger after WWI." Perspektiven (Goethe House of Wisconsin), vol. 2, no. 3, Summer 2003, pp. 1, 4-5, ill..
"In 1845, with money intended for the purchase of horses for the French government, Baruch Schleisinger Weil instead bought 1,950 acres of government land in Wisconsin for the price of 25 cents an acre.”

Führer, Karl Friedrich. "Wahrheit und Guter Rath, an die Einwohner Deutschlands, besonders in Hessen = Truth and Good Advice, to the Inhabitants of Germany, Especially in Hesse. Philadelphia: Carl Cist, 1783." Edited and translated by Christoph E. Schweitzer. Yearbook of German-American Studies, Supplemental Issue, vol. 1, 2003. 78 pp.
Reproduction, with translation and commentary, of a pamphlet urging Germans to settle in America. The pamphlet "not only tells us about the excesses of the [military] recruitment practices in Hesse-Kassel but also presents the most radical anti-feudal statement in German at the time." It concludes with a "fiery poem" directed to the Hessian and other German troops that were sent to America. The commentary discusses Hessian soldiers in the American Revolutionary War; provides evidence for identifying the pamphlet's author; and examines the structure, language, and style of the writing.

Guten Appetit: Kochen und Kultur (Cooking and Culture). Traditional German Recipes. Milwaukee: German Fest Milwaukee Inc., 2003. 144 pp.
Presents recipes from various geographical areas of Germany, along with brief descriptions of nearly forty German-ethnic organizations in Wisconsin.
Donated by Wilma Giese, Milwaukee Committee of Americans of German Descent and World Citizen, 2000.

Haller, Charles R. "Emigration from Westfalen." Der Blumenbaum (Sacramento German Genealogy Society), vol. 20, no. 4, Apr./May/June 2003, pp. 152.
Cites eleven "little-known printed immigration sources" related to Westphalia, including Friedrich Müller's three-volume Westfälische Auswanderer im 19. Jahrhundert; Wolfgang Reichmann's "Vivat Amerika": Auswanderung aus dem Kreis Minden, 1816-1933; and Fritz Verdenhalven's two-volume Die Auswanderer aus dem Fürstentum Lippe. Also provides brief information on the geography of Westphalia and a short case study following Johann Kemper from Siegen to Virginia.

Hoffmeister, Karl, ed. Romeo, oder Erziehung und Gemeingeist. Aus den Papieren eines nach Amerika ausgewanderten Lehrers. Essen: G. D. Baedeker, 1834. Vol. 1: vi, 280 pp.; vol. 3: 370 pp. 1988;
Purportedly the published letters of a teacher who emigrated to Missouri. MKI owns only vols. 1 and 3 of a 3 vol. set. Donated by Hugh H. Iltis.

"Immigrant Stories: Part 1." Germanic Genealogy Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, Summer 2003, pp. 6-13, 28-29.
Brief stories submitted by Germanic Genealogy Society members. Includes an index of surnames and localities.

Leary, James P. "The German Concertina in the Upper Midwest." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 191-232, ill.
Includes bibliography.

Libin, Laurence. "Commercial Accounts of Early Moravian-American Music." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 99-110.
Includes bibliography.

McClain, Meredith. "German Texans: Leaving Their Mark on the Lone Star State." The Journal (German-Texan Heritage Society), vol. 24, no. 2, Summer 2003, pp. 152-55, ill.

Mehrländer, Andrea. "Review of Michael Zimmer's Diary: Ein Deutsches Tagebuch aus dem Amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg." H-NET Book Review, April 2003, 3 pp.

Merkel, Bernhard. "From Baden to Galena, Illinois: A Memoir." Germanic Genealogy Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, Summer 2003, pp. 5.
Bernhard Merkel and his family left Grossweier, Baden, Germany on October 11, 1854 when he was nine years old. Of the eight members of his family, four died on the journey or within the first few days of arriving in America.

Pietsch, Rudolf. "Burgenland-American Music and the ‘Ethnic Mainstream.’” Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 258-93, ill.
Includes bibliography.

Pommern Life: As Heard on WRIG Radio.Wausau, WI: Pommerscher Verein—Central Wisconsin, [2002]. 7 compact discs.
The Pommern Life radio series began broadcasting in July 2001. The programs seek to "provide entertainment, information, and education about the life and times of Pomeranian immigrants to Wisconsin and their descendants in Central Wisconsin. The format includes a host and a guest each week discussing Pomeranian culture, heritage, customs, history, foods, the Plattdüütsch language, genealogy, and music."

Prinz, Harvey L. "A Memory Rises from the Rubble: The Anken Flats Building." Infoblatt, vol. 8, no. 3, Summer 2003, pp. 9-12, ill.
The Anken Flats buidling was erected in 1893 in Davenport, Iowa, across the street from the Davenport Turner Hall and Opera House. The builder was David Anken, born in Dermstetten, Switzerland, in 1839. The building originally held the Anken & Knaack Cheese Company. It then held the area's first major wholsale ice cream plant, Prinz & Larmore. Article relates the life of Charles Prinz, with a focus on his success in the ice cream business.

Prinz, Merle E. "The Contributions of Carl Schurz, 1829-1906: A Radical, a Fugitive, and a German-American Leader. Part 6, Becoming American." Infoblatt, vol. 8, no. 3, Summer 2003, pp. 17-21, ill.

Pula, James S. The Sigel Regiment: A History of the Twenty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1865. Campbell, CA: Savas Publishing Co., 1998. viii, 485 pp., ill. Mustered into service in Milwaukee on September 17, 1862, and named the "Sigel Regiment" after German General Franz Sigel, the 26th's service spanned three years and three theaters of war. Includes maps, photographs, roster, demographics, engagements, and fatalities. Donated by Helmut Schmahl.

"Rahr Leaves Indelible Mark on Manitowoc." Perspektiven, (Goethe House of Wisconsin), vol. 2, no. 3, Summer 2003, pp. 9-10, ill.
"William Rahr grew up as a member of a brewing family in Wesel on the Rhine River in Bavaria.... Beginning in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, with a brewery, Rahr and his descendants changed the face of barley farming and brewing, ultimately making a world-wide impact as a producer of quality malt and an industry leader into the 21st century."

Richter, Gustav. Der nordamerikanische Freistaat Wisconsin. Wesel: J. Bagel, 1846. 32 pp.
A description of the climate and weather conditions, natural and animal resources, economy, and Native populations in Wisconsin; includes "Constitution des Staats Wisconsin," pp.16-32. Photocopy only in MKI collection; original is in Historical Society Library Rare Book Collection. Donated by William Thiel and Johannes Strohschänk.

Rippley, La Vern ed. "What Were Steerage Passengers Thinking As They Set Off for America?" Der Blumenbaum (Sacramento German Genealogy Society), vol. 21, no. 1, July/Aug./Sept. 2003, pp. 12-14, ill.
An excerpt from an article by Josiah Flynt ("The German and the German-American"), originally published in The Atlantic Monthly in 1896, describing the journey by ship from Bremerhaven to New York.

Roeber, A. Gregg. "Lutheran Hymnody and Networks in the Eighteenth Century." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 113-26.
Includes bibliography.

Rohrbach, Lewis Bunker. "The 1710 Swiss and German Settlers of New Bern, North Carolina." Swiss American Historical Society Review, vol. 39, no. 2, June 2003, pp. 5-48.
Reprint of the introduction to Even More Palatine Families, this article examines the 752 settlers from Switzerland and Germany who went to North Carolina in 1710. Includes reconstructed passenger lists; a reproduction of a 1711 Swiss map of New Bern; and a recounting of the difficult relationships between the settlers and the local Native Americans, which resulted in the Tuscorora Indian War.

Schelbert, Leo. "Glimpses of an Ethnic Mentality: Six German-Swiss Texts of Migration-Related Folksongs." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 72-98.
Includes bibliography.

Silvers, Amy Rabideau. "A Peaches 'n' Cream Career: Founder of Kopp's, 92, Kept Customers Fed and Custard Flavored." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2003.
Obituary of Elsa Kopp, born Elsa Moll in Munsingen, Germany. She immigrated to the United States in 1929, and in 1950 began Kopp's Frozen Custard Stand on West Appleton Avenue in Milwaukee.

"Slinger Beer Toasted before Village Renamed." Perspektiven (Goethe House of Wisconsin ), vol. 2, no. 3, Summer 2003, pp. 6-7, ill.
Lehman Rosenheimer came to the village of Schleisingerville, Wisconsin, in 1856. He bought a brewery in 1870, which was bought by H. Charles Storck and William Hartig in 1877. "By 1895, Storck's beer became so popular, he sent it as far as Stevens Point, Wisconsin, by rail.... The Storcks fought off competition by introducing Slinger Beer, the name the village would change its name to in 1921." During Prohibition the Storck brewery publicly shifted to producing ice cream, although beer was still secretly manufactured. "The brewery was forced into involuntary receivership during September 1958."

"Terrorists Are No Match for Two German Master Bridge Builders." Der Blumenbaum (Sacramento German Genealogy Society ), vol. 21, no. 1, July/Aug./Sept. 2003, pp. 10-11, ill.
Born in 1896 in Mühlhausen in Thüringen, John Augustus Röbling developed a method for stranding and weaving wire cable and became renowned for building bridges. His most famous work is the Brooklyn Bridge, although he died shortly after construction began, and the bridge was completed under the direction of his son, Washington Augustus Röbling.

Thieme, Emma. "Germans from Russia." The Researcher: The Sheboygan County Historical Researcher Center Newsletter, vol. 12, no. 3, May 2003, pp. [4-5].
Excerpts from A Time for Reflection: The First One Hundred Years. Discusses the settlement of Germans in Russia, their exodus to America with a focus on settlement in Sheboygan, and their employment, religious life, and social activities.

Thürkauf, Ernest Albert. One Small Lifetime. Jr. Edited by Ernest Albert Thurston. 2nd ed. Swiss American Society Special Publication, no. 20. Rockport, ME: Picton, 2002. viii, 254 pp., ill.
The story of a Swiss family that migrated first to Halifax, Canada, and then to the United States during the early years of the twentieth century. Includes family letters, notes from travel diaries, and images of Swiss family documents (marriage and birth certificate, citizenship certificate, and passports). Donated by the Swiss American Historical Society.

True, John Henry. "My Memories of Growing Up in German Davenport [Part 2]." Infoblatt, vol. 8, no. 3, Summer 2003, pp. 5-8, ill.
True (1905-1979) describes his childhood years between 1910 and 1917, when Davenport's German culture was still prevalent. In this article he discusses his grandfather's grocery story, band concerts at Schützenpark, the Turngemeinde's Vogelschiessen (bird shoot), and examples of childhood patriotism.

Uebelherr, Jan. "One Hundred Years of 'The Settlement': Classic Cookbook Began With Humble Mission of Assimilating Immigrants." Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 18 April 2001.
The Way to a Man's Heart: The Settlement Cook Book was first published in Milwaukee in 1901 under the guidance of Lizzie Black Kander. The book taught young Jewish immigrant women how to take care of a household while also helping them to assimilate into American society. Include recipes from the cookbook.

Ward, Robert E. "Cleveland's Germans in Historical Perspective, Part I." German-American Journal, vol. 49, no. 2, March/April 2003, pp. 13.
Discusses the earliest German immigrants to the Cleveland area.

———. "Cleveland's Germans in Historical Perspective, Part II." German-American Journal, vol. 50, no. 3, May/June 2003, pp. 13.
Discusses the arrival of the Forty-Eighters, early German businesses, role in the Missouri Synod, early press and stage, and "entering the main stream."

Wulz, Helmut. "Musical Life among the Canadian Hutterites." Land without Nightingales: Music in the Making of German-America. Edited by Philip V. Bohlman and Otto Holzapfel. Studies of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies. Madison, WI: Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, 2002, pp. 159-87, ill.
Includes bibliography.

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Family Histories and Archives

Becher, Willie. [School Notebook: German Essay Writing, 1st Seminar and Elements of Algebra.] [July 23, 1895]. [41] pp. School essays in German (Deutsche Aufsätze) titled "Meine Heimat: Eine Beschreibung" (he says he was born in Chemnitz, Sachsen), "Ein Situationsbild (Nach dem Gedichte, 'Das Negerweib' v. Geibel)," "Die Lebensgeschichte Schillers," "Der Ring des Polykrates," "Steter Tropfen höhlt den Stein" (an essay on idiomatic sayings), "Charakterbeschreibung des Ritters in dem Gedichte 'Der Kampf mit dem Drachen,'" "Friedrich II und der Müller" (a play), "Die Rache," and "Die Rettung Baumgartens (Von ihm selbst erzählt)." Loose pages written in English include "Tiger Lily's Race" and "The Black Horse and His Rider" (by George Lippard?). Also an advertisement for a play titled "Die Ahnfrau."

Boehmke, LaVerne Telle, comp. The Descendants of Johann Boehmke, ca. 1818-1983. Comprising the Boehmke, Latotski, Kluck, Klein, Radtke, Gruhlke, and Reibe Families. St. Louis, MO: Robert E. Parkin Genealogical Research & Productions, [1983]. 196 pp.
"The Boehmke's arrived in the United States in the early 1880's.... In Europe the Boehmke's lived in the area known then as West Prussia...near the market town of Preussisch-Stargard." Donated by LaVerne Telle Boehmke.

Endress, Elizabeth Lummes. Abriss eines Unterrichts in der Christlichen Lehre für die Evangelische Jugend [Handwritten Catechism/Confirmation Book].
Printed text and handwritten catechism or confirmation consisting of a series of questions and answers on religious topics completed by Elizabeth Lummes Endress. Other writing on the book indicates she was born May 14, 1806, and that she completed the catechism in 1822. Donated by Thomas Fairchild.

Uecker, Erwin A., comp. Uecker/Schoenheider/Meyer/Wolfram Family Tree. Family Tree Maker computer file, 1 compact disc.
"The tree consists of four major lines, all originating in Germany. Paternal lines: Uecker/Heise (Pommerania to Watertown, Wisconsin; to Chicago; to Wright County, Minnesota); Wolfram/Schmidt (Thuringen (Wolfram) and Alsace (Schmidt/Klein) to Carver County, to Wright County, to Todd County, Minnesota). Maternal lines: Neupert/Schoenheider/Suessenguth (Thuringen to Chicago); Meyer/Goltermann (Landesbergen and Erichshagen, Hannover, Germany, to DuPage County, Illinois, to Chicago, Cook County, Illinois)." Contains more than 107,400 individuals and shows some 36,574 marriages. Donated by Erwin A. Uecker.

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Textbooks

Baumbach, Rudolf. Der Schwiegersohn. Edited by Hedwig Hulme. International Modern Language Series. Boston: Ginn, ©1909. xi, 186 pp.
Includes introduction, notes, exercises, and vocabulary. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Bonsels, Waldemar. Mario und die Tiere. Edited by William Diamond and Frank H. Reinsch. New York: Holt, 1935. xiii, 195, xciii pp., ill.
Includes questions on the text in German, translation exercises, and a vocabulary of words in German with English meanings. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Elz, Alexander. Er ist nicht eifersüchtig. Lustspiel in einem Akt. With a vocabulary by Benjamin W. Wells. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1900. iii, 57 pp.
Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Ernst, Paul. Der Schatz im Morgenbrotstal. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1938. x, 181 pp.
With introduction, notes, and vocabulary by Harry Eisenbrown. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Gerstäcker, Friedrich. Irrfahrten. Humoristische Erzählung. Edited with notes and vocabulary by F. B. Sturm. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1905. iv, 203 pp.
Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Hauff, Wilhelm. Der Zwerg Nase. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1913. vi, 107 pp. With introduction, notes, exercises, and vocabulary by Otto R. Patzwald and Charles W. Robson.
Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Hillern, Wilhelmine von. Höher als die Kirche. Edited with notes and vocabulary by S. Willard Clary. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1907. iv, 129 pp.
Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Müller-Partenkirche, Fritz. Kaum genügend Schulgeschichten. Edited by Hedwig G. Leser. New York: Holt, ©1935. xv, 76, xlix pp.
Includes questions on the text in German, translation exercises, and a vocabulary of words in German with English meanings. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Münchhausens Reisen und Abenteuer. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1906. xi,123 pp.
Selected and edited with introduction, notes, vocabulary, and exercises for conversation and composition by F. G. G. Schmidt.
Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

[Priwin, Hans Wolfgang]. Kriminalkommissar Hornleighs Erlebnisse. Adapted by E. Schaerli. Boston: Heath, [1939?]. 93 pp.
Includes a vocabulary of German words with English meaning. "[The] cases ... have been carefully adapted for the use of students of intermediate German in high schools and colleges."--Ed. note. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

Schiller, Friedrich. Schillers Das Lied von der Glocke. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1900. vi, 43 pp.
With introduction, notes, and vocabulary by W. A. Chamberlin. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

———. Schillers Maria Stuart. Edited by Lewis A. Rhoades. Heath's Modern Language Series. Boston: Heath, ©1894. xxiv, 314 pp.
Includes a vocabulary of words in German with English meanings. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

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With introduction, notes and vocabulary by Dr. Wilhelm Bernhardt. Donated by Linda Albright from the collection of her father, Walter Hemp.

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