• Tags: Westerland, Germany
ElsaRehderPostcard_Ludendorff.jpeg

Postcard from Elsa Rehder to American relatives sent in 1915 with image of Ludendorff on front.
1935 - March.jpeg

Rather more upbeat letter from Max Rehder, which he attributes to his satisfaction at the new National Socialist government, as well as his burgeoning position within it. He still can't pay Theodor back, however.
1932 - December.jpeg

Letter from Max Rehder discussing his pessism regarding German politics and current business prospects, as well as his only hope in the coming "Hitler Government." Of note is the stamped swastika on the bottom.
1931 - January.jpeg

Letter from Max Rehder in January, 1931. He discusses financial troubles, the coming "national government," business prospects, and antipathy towards Jews. Of note are the National Socialist stickers attached to the letter.
1931 - December.jpeg

Letter from Max Rehder to American relatives discussing financial troubles, nationalism, kerfuffles with communists, and that loan.
1928 - November.jpeg

Letter to Theodor Rehder from Max Rehder in 1928 from Sylt, Germany. He discusses his current inability to repay a loan to Theodor, the Dawes Plan, German politics, and his hope that the American Rehders will visit Sylt.
1920 - February.jpeg

Letter from Max Rehder to relatives in Iowa in 1920. He comments pessimisstically upon the post-war sitation and local business prospects.
1914 - September.jpeg

Letter from Max Rehder in early years of First World War to relatives in Iowa. Max is notably confident and strikes a cheery tone.
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