Transatlantic Connections


Augustus Sinning's Anmeldebuch, Cover Page

Cover page of Augustus Sinning's registration book at the Friedrich-Wilhelm's-Universitaet in Berlin from the late nineteenth century.
Four pages of Augustus Sinning's autobiography

The four pages cover Sinning's year at a German university in Berlin, his relationship with famous German physicians there, and his involvement in a specific case.
Images from Augustus Sinning's German Hometown

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 theā€¦
Five pages from a biographical sketch of Augustus Sinning

Sketch of Augustus Sinning's early life in both Germany and the United States, including education and labor history.
Postcard Image of Spangenberg, Germany with Castle

Postcard image of Spangenberg, Germany, hometown of Augustus Sinning.
Letter from Max Rehder to Theodor Rehder, 1914

Letter from Max Rehder in early years of First World War to relatives in Iowa. Max is notably confident and strikes a cheery tone.
Letter from Max Rehder to Theodor Rehder, 1920

Letter from Max Rehder to relatives in Iowa in 1920. He comments pessimisstically upon the post-war sitation and local business prospects.
Letter from Max Rehder to Theodor Rehder, 1922

Letter to Thedor Rehder from his German relative Max Rehder from Zurich in 1922.