• Tags: Built Environment
KeyesHouse.JPG

Charles and Sarah stand in front of their recently completed house in Mount Vernon, Iowa
FriendPostcard_Berlin.jpeg

Postcard from family friend to Theodor Rehder. The sender raves about Berlin and the German people.
Spannenberg_Heimat.jpeg

Postcard image of Spangenberg, Germany, hometown of Augustus Sinning.
HeimatAufnahmen.jpeg

Front and back of a scrapbook page focusing mostly on images of Augustus Sinning's hometown over the course of the twentieth century. There are eight individual images, showing relatives, ancestral homes, and the ruins of the town following the…
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.
Magnus Eagle Brewery_Cedar Rapids.jpeg

Illustrated image of Christian Magnus's Eagle Brewery in Cedar Rapids. The caption states that this is "the largest and only first class building of this kind west of the Mississippi."
Lehmann Brewwery_Elgin.jpeg

Illustrated image of the Schori and Lehmann Brewery in Elgin, Iowa.
Klein Brewery.jpeg

Illustrated image of Joseph Klein's City Brewery in Decorah, Iowa, situated in three buildings upon a river.
Hamburg Brewery.jpeg

Illustrated image of the Hamburg Brewery in Fremont County, operated by Philip Nies and Bro. Visible on the storefront is "Established 1867."
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