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englertoffice.jpg
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…

IowaBrewingCo2005_10.jpg
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"

Der Raub in Iowa_23May1884.pdf
Article borrowed from Illinois Staatszeitung commenting upon proposed prohibition in Iowa.

Brauer Convention_discussingProhibition_25April1884.pdf
Article on Iowa Brewer's Convention occuring in midst of prohibition legislation. The members therefore pledge to fight the convention in courts and raise funds.

MarxPostcard_GermanAmerica.jpeg
Postcard from Max Rehder while in America, sent from New York with image of German Rathskeller in Washington D.C. on front.

Selzer Brewery_Sioux City.jpeg
Illustrated image of R. Selzer's Brewery in Sioux City, Iowa. Included are an "Ice House" and R. Selzer's residence. Of note is the figure in the right of the image shown swinging on a beam, a likely representation of the influence of German…

Schaeffer Brewery_Muscatine.jpeg
Illustrated image of John Schaefer's Western Brewery in Muscatine, Iowa.
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