Join us for an overview of German-language resources for genealogists and suggestions on where to find them. We will learn how to interpret historic documents and practice deciphering Old German script and print.
Doors open at 5PM, music begins at 6PM
This early evening event with food and cash bar is free and open to the public.
Die Tanzgeiger is a traditional Austrian dance band with Upper Midwestern connections,...Read More
One of the most fascinating phenomena in the animal kingdom is the migration of salmon. This photo presentation by Arthur Frederick Hasler tells the story of his father Arthur Davis Hasler (1908-2001), a former UW-Madison Limnology Professor, who...Read More
When immigrants from German-speaking Europe came to the Midwest in the nineteenth century, they brought with them their culture and traditions, especially culinary ways and recipes. Before long, cookbooks were printed in this country for the...Read More
This year the Friends of the Max Kade Institute will step back to the early days of the twentieth century by visiting the historic Fromm Brothers Fur and Ginseng Farm in the Town of Hamburg, Marathon County. We will learn how five brothers, whose...Read More
For more information go to https://www.oshkoshpubliclibrary.org/events/2018-04-16-230000-2018-04-17...
- Thursday, April 12, 6:00 p.m. at Prescott Public Library (...
This lecture is the keynote address at the opening of the exhibit “German Iowa and the Global Midwest." It is followed by a reception.
Glenn Ehrstine is Associate Professor of German a the University of Iowa. His research focuses on...Read More
This exhibit, created by the University of Iowa, visualizes the story of German immigration to Iowa in the context of global migration to the American Midwest, and examines pro- and anti-immigration sentiment, the value and challenges of...Read More