DM-Staatsanzeiger.1914-08-06.1st-Page.WAR.jpg
translation of top headline: "Germany at War with Russia and France!"

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Clarence and John M. Englert relax c. 1920 in the office of the Englert Ice Co., located in the former Englert Brewery. On the wall hangs the portrait of their father John J. Englert, who together with his brother-in-law Frank Rittenmeyer assumed…

IC-Post.1881-04-15.Englert-Brewery.Crop.jpg
translation of ad: "The City Brewery of Englert & Rittenmeyer is confident that it will once again solidly maintain its long-standing distinguished reputation by virtue of the excellent quality of its product. Its beer is commonly recommended by…

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Iowa Brewing Company on the north side of Market Street between Linn Street and Gilbert Street in Iowa City, c. 1909. Founded as the Great Western Brewery in 1857, it was bought in 1873 by John Dostal and later run by his sons as the Dostal Brothers…

IC-Volksfreund.1874-12-18.Dostal-Great-Western.jpg
translation of ad: "J.P. Dostal, Great Western Brewery, maker of the finest beer in Iowa City and the whole region. I warmly recommend my brewery to the public. All orders from in and out of town will be processed promptly. J.P. Dostal"

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The former Gustav Burkart Building (1899) in West Liberty--now a Mexican restaurant.

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"Hawkeye Wedding" song for the marriage of refugee Ruth Salzmann and Sam Becker, to the tune of a well-known German children's song, "The Bird-Wedding."

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German POWs on a work assignment in WWII.

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German native Helen Tylee, who ran the family's Linn County farm during her husband's deployment.
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