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German Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

William Louis Ahrens Collection

Identifier: P1029
Scope and Contents

The William Louis Ahrens Collection contains one hand-colored, black and white studio portrait showing Staff Sergeant William Louis Ahrens wearing his military uniform, ca. 1941.

Dates: ca. 1941

Alewel Family Papers

Identifier: A0016
Scope and Contents The collection contains memorabilia mostly concerning Ms. Norma E. Alewel and her father Louis Emil Alewel, including tax receipts and various St. Louis brochures and blueprints of buildings owned by Olivia and Louis Alewel and designed by Julius E. Tarling. The collection includes many photographs of the Alewel family. Box 3 contains several brochures and pamphlets regarding the St. Louis Relief Committee for Central Europe. Box 4 contains a ledger for an upholstery business for Louis E....
Dates: 1893-1966

Arleth Family Papers

Identifier: A3139
Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of Arleth family correspondence, mostly letters of Frederick “Fritz” Arleth Jr. to his wife, Christina, and letters of Minnie (Mina) Hieber to her sister Mrs. Christina Arleth. (These letters are in German, and English translations appear at the bottom of this finding aid.) The collection also includes receipts, promissory notes, statements, and accounts mostly of Christopher F. Arleth while in St. Louis.

Dates: 1869-1940; Majority of material found within 1869-1881

Krausse Collection

Identifier: P0967
Scope and Contents The Krausse Collection contains photographs depicting the family of engraver Emil B. Krausse. The bulk of the photographs show Emil’s wife, Anna Veerkamp Krausse, and Emil and Anna’s children and their families: Hedwig “Hattie” Krausse Stocker; Selma Krausse Papendick; Emil B. Krausse, Jr.; and Cornelia Krausse Vogel. Two photographs show Emil Krausse, Sr., as well. Other photographs show members of the Veerkamp family and Papendick family. Most photographs are studio portraits showing...
Dates: 1852-1934; Majority of material found within ca. 1865-1900

Carl Lippman Scrapbook

Identifier: P0982
Scope and Contents The Carl Lippman Scrapbook documents Lippman’s service with the 153rd Infantry and QMC Labor Company 5 during World War I and his active involvement with veterans’ organizations after the war.Snapshots taken during the war show Lippman and his fellow soldiers, as well as the cities, villages, and battlefields of Europe. The scrapbook also includes documents such as draft registration cards, a form letting the recipient know that the soldier’s ship arrived safely overseas, a troop...
Dates: ca. 1890-ca. 1965; Majority of material found within 1918-ca. 1965

Henry Lyon Naturalization Document

Identifier: A3110
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the naturalization document issued to Henry Lyon by the Clerk of the St. Louis Circuit Court on 4 April 1857, Stephen Rice. Lyon applied for citizenship and proved to the court that he had been in the U.S. for five years, had lived in the state of Missouri for one year, renounced all foreign allegiances, and declared that he would support the Constitution of the United States.

Dates: 1857

Rausendorf Family Papers

Identifier: A1802
Scope and Contents The Rausendorf Family Papers consist of correspondence, including letters written during World War I and World War II, family records, passports, certificates, notebooks, programs, newspaper clippings, journals, medals, and foreign currency. The Family Records consist of general Rausendorf family documents, ranging in date from 1864 to 1947, including ancestry charts, Charles Rausendorf’s citizenship papers, baptismal...
Dates: 1892-1988

Kathlyn Wieland Collection

Identifier: P1008
Scope and Contents The Kathlyn Wieland Collection contains one scrapbook documenting Helen Penhall and her classmates at Bryan Mullanphy School and one photograph showing a 1913 confirmation class. The scrapbook and photograph do not appear to be related.The scrapbook was created by Helen Penhall (1919-2007), and the cover is titled "Classmates and School Memories." The bulk of the material focuses on Helen's time at Bryan Mullanphy School, from which she graduated at the age of 15 in January 1935,...
Dates: 1913; 1933-1943