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An original, paper Confirmation certificate in German dated 1900. First name is illegible, last name is Busch. Date is March 20, 1900. Artifact has colored ink artwork around writing, and was issued in Riverdale, Nebraska. This item is important…

This is the front page of the school report card of Emma Sutorius. A granddaughter of Swiss emigrants Gottlieb and Anna Schuetz, Emma was the first child of Dirk and Maria Sutorius. She married a recent emigrant from Germany (1908) Edo F. Harms in…

This document comes from the Family of Bill Dean Collection and belongs to the generation of Bill Dean's parents. The school report card from 1925-1926 school year illustrates that the form for school reports has largely remained unchanged for the…

An original, paper Baptism Certificate in German. Certificate has two dates: March 31, 1900 and possibly June (?) 4, 1900. Some of the information is handwritten in German, and indicates that the Baptism either took place or was recognized in…

Marlene Volkmer presents atlases of the world and Otoe County, Nebraska to UNL History Harvest graduate student assistant Leslie Working. The World Atlas is printed in the German "Der Lincoln Freie Presse" in Lincoln, Nebraska and contains Nebraska…

Margaret Dean talked about the fate of her German American family in the years between the World Wars (1914 - 1945) to UNL History Harvest graduate student assistant Leslie Working. You can find this and other stories on the History Harvest…

Ms. Dean shares the official papers (marriage certificate, baptismal record, confirmation record, and a marriage license) and a photograph of the married couple, printed in Nebraska at the end of the nineteenth century in German with UNL History…

Ms. Dean shared the 19th century Dean family ancestors' papers, letters, and a photograph of the married couple with UNL History Harvest graduate student assistant Leslie Working. You can find this and other stories on the History Harvest YouTube…

This is the Schuetz family history starting from Gottlieb Schuetz and Anna Parli who came from Canton Berne, Switzerland to Humboldt, Nebraska in 1870. The family history dates back to the early 20th century, as it is typed on the stationery of the…

These are baptismal documents for Gottlieb Schuetz, the second great-grandfather of Bill Dean, whose family provided the document. A son of soap manufacturers Hans (John) Schuetz and Magdalena Luthi, Gottlieb was born in 1838 in Canton Berne,…
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