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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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Wax seal presented in 1979 by the City of Vienna to Eric Kollman, who had fled Vienna in 1939 and who became a history professor at Cornell College.
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Passport of Ruth Salzmann, a refugee from Berlin and later an Iowa nurse and activist.
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Wedding of Fred Kaltenbach, Iowa's best-known traitor. Son of German immigrants, he founded a high school club in Dubuque modeled on the Hitler Youth. During the war, he broadcast pro-German propaganda to the American Midwest from Berlin.
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Boy Scout from Amana in 1934.
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Helen Tylee's family poked fun at prohibition during her 1930 visit to Germany. The child's sign reads "Prohibition kaput." Helen is on the left.
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Iowa Ben Tylee and German native Magdalena (Helen) Gerhard at their 1922 wedding in Germany.
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Women's basketball team of the Northwest Davenport Turners, 1929.
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Englert Theater advertisement. The Englert Theater, built in 1912 for vaudeville shows, was rebuilt as a modern movie palace in 1926.
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