GERMAN-AMERICANS IN MISSOURI AND ST. LOUIS

Updated Feb, 2017


ST. LOUIS


MISSOURI

  • Search the German Heritage Collection: MO's largest collection of primary historical documents.
  • Rootsweb: Missouri Genealogical Resources and more Genealogy
  • W. Historical Manuscript Collection: papers of 1848 revolutionary Friedrich Hecker
  • U. of MO Press: see works by Adolf Schroeder, Ken Luebbering, Al Camigliano, Linda Pickle.
  • The joys of living in a log cabin 1840-1870. "A treasure trove of detail about daily life, local customs and politics" & the story of the van Drefeldt brothers by Ken Kronenberg.
  • An informal, but informative history of Germans in Missouri and their impact.
  • Missouri bleibt in der Union. MO stays in the Union. Germans take over St. Louis armory.
  • Index to Missouri in the Civil War. Extensive. Rootsweb's Missouri in the Civil War.
  • Stephan Werly's diary: German-American soldier in the 21st Missouri infantry. 1862-1864.
  • The Third Regiment Missouri Volunteers: Germans in the Civil War.
  • Christine Totten's Roots in the Rhineland is a good work for midwestern G-A history.
  • Deutschheim Historic Site in Hermann. Quarterly journal, Der Maibaum, published since 1993.
  • Genealogy, Immigration, Civil War and other related resources.
  • Hermann, MO: home of the Oktoberfest and the Maifest, and several German-founded wineries.
  • MO Mark Twain's That Awful German Language. Comical literal translation from the German.
  • Deutsch Country Days: in Marthasville, MO. Mid-Ocober. . Old time arts, crafts, skills, food, etc.


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