June 23, 2017

The 2017 Northfield Conference, “Legacy of 1848 & Holocaust Education”, concluded with “Thoughts on Being German,” a poignant and heartfelt address delivered by Hans Jörg Gudegast, aka Eric Braeden. Born in Bredenbek, Schleswig-Holstein, Gudegast experienced firsthand the horrors of World War II prior to his immigration to the United States in 1959. Eric lives in Pacific Palisades, CA, known as “Weimar am Pazifik“ since 1933;...

April 3, 2017

German-American Conference in Northfield, Minnesota

"Holocaust Education & The Legacy of 1848, Transplanted Ideas and Values in America's Past and Present," a conference in Northfield, Minnesota from March 30 to April 2, attracted nearly 250 participants from the U.S., Germany, and Denmark. It was organized by historians Dr. Joachim (Yogi) Reppmann and Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann.

The conference began on Thursday with the opening...

March 16, 2017

This is a traveling exhibit that was introduced successfully to the public on March 30th, 2017 during our German-American conference in Northfield, MN. Please feel encouraged to print the 22 posters and use them freely. 

Download the Full Luther in Mansfeld Exhibit

Click the PDF below to download a copy of the exhibition as a PDF.

March 16, 2017

In short, the Legacy of 1848 Conference will attempt to highlight the timeless legacy of democratic and moral values the Forty-eighters brought to America.

We have the collection of talks of distinguished scholars from both Germany and America from the 2013 Wartburg College Legacy of 1848 Conference. Including such speakers as Professor Karl Fink, Edith Robbins, Michael Meyer, Marvin Kissmer, Tova Brandt, and Amanda Wolfson, th...

February 21, 2017

Before it closed in 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to the U.S. for over 12 million immigrants. As President Donald J. Trump's immigration policy continues to dominate the news, we're taking a field trip to learn more about this important part of America's history. Post your questions in the comments for our ranger guide, Doug Treem, and NYT reporter Josie Sedgwick will ask some.

October 4, 2016

Vortraege ueber zwei massgebende Republikaner der 1848er Demokratie-Bewegung am 5.Juni 2009 in der Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel. Anschliessend Einweihung einer Gedenkstele des Bildhauers Georg Wawerla. Weitere infos unter: www.moin-moin.us ,http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodor_..., http://www.kn-online.de/lokales/kiel/...,
http://www.aggsh.de/ger/pag/ags/o.htm, http://www.schleswig-holstein.de/Port...

Cole Camp (Missouri): Neues Denkmal

erinnert an norddeutsche Immigranten

Bewahrende Pflege der plattdeutschen Sprache und Bräuche -

US-Amerikaner sind verstärkt an ihren deutschen Wurzeln interessiert

Einige Dutzend Familien aus dem Norden Deutschlands besiedelten von 1830 an einen Landstrich im westlichen Teil von Missouri. Hier gründeten die deutschen Pioniere 1834 den Flecken Cole Camp, eine Gemeinde von heute rund 1.100 Einwo...

July 25, 2016

Northern Germany in 1846: Bleik Peters was 21 years old when he got to know Thilde Henningsen, who was 17 years young. He had rented a room at her relatives in Husum. After only a few weeks, they became engaged in secret. The young Bleik enthusiastically wrote, “Thilde charmed by her kindness, modesty and grace... . It was no wonder that I felt deep love for her.”

But politics tore the young couple apart. Bleik Peters studied l...

February 3, 2016

The German Forty-Eighters: A 165th Anniversary Assessment

By Don Heinrich Tolzmann

The following essay is by Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the new Stoltenberg Institute of Forty-Eighter Studies. Well known as “Mr. German-Americana,” due to his many contributions to U.S.-German relations and the field of German-American Studies, he spoke on German contributions to America at the White House on Octob...

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