Max Kade Institute

for German-American Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison


German Interest Group Wisconsin
The purpose of the German Interest Group - Wisconsin (GIG) is to educate and support its members with their German genealogical research. The GIG sponsors monthly evening meetings with speakers and an annual workshop.

German Fest
The official Web site of the annual German Fest in Milwaukee, WI

Hessischer Verein
Home page of the Hessischer Verein in Germantown, WI

How Milwaukee's German Americans Faced Down Facism (Milwaukee Independent)
In the 1930s, the Wisconsin Federation of German-American Societies opposed the fascist German-American Bund

Madison Männerchor
Founded in 1852, the Madison Männerchor is the oldest German singing organization in Wisconsin, and the second oldest in the United States. Their goal is the perpetuation of choral music (both German and American), German culture, and Gemütlichkeit.

Pommerscher Verein Freistadt
Home page of the Pommeranian Society of Freistadt

Sauk City Freie Gemeinde Library and Music Archives
PDF bibliographies of the library and music archives of the Freie Gemeinde in Sauk City, Wisconsin

The Swiss Connection
Newsletter focusing on Swiss genealogical research

Wisconsin German Community
A Facebook community page dedicated to the collection and preservation of both the histories and the languages of Wisconsin German speakers.