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German Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Diederick Hein papers

Identifier: LaRC-432
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence (1850-1891) to Diederick Hein of New Orleans, from his mother in Glückstadt, Germany, and his brother, Johann Heinrich Andreas Hein in Kiel, Germany. The letters contain family news, describe economic and working conditions, and contain references to the writers' desire to immigrate to the United States. In addition, there are letters from Johann Friederich Rebstock, a German miner in California during the Gold Rush. There are also the...
Dates: 1844-1920

Menke, Burlage, and Kracke families papers

Identifier: LaRC-603
Scope and Contents The collection consists of German manuscript poetry from the 1850s. Some of the poems were written by Reinhardine Menke, but most are of unknown authorship. Most of the poems are contained in Menke's composition books (1844, 1850-1856). These notebooks also contain moral philosophies supported by biblical quotations. Also included is family correspondence (1866-1887), compositions and school exercises (1854, 1873-1879), clippings of German and English poetry, and a notebook of Johann Hermann...
Dates: 1842-1887

Schuppert family papers

Identifier: LaRC-327
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of correspondence, legal documents (birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, emigration and citizenship papers, powers of attorney, testaments) relating to the family of Dr. Moritz Schuppert, originally from Barburg, Kassal in Germany. There is also a genealogy of the Banner-Schuppert family, a newspaper clipping and translations of some of the documents in the Schuppert Collection by Dr. Rudolph Matas.

Dates: 1837-1938