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Germany--Description and travel--20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Lane Carlson Papers

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Identifier: MS 00004
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1972, of Colonel Bonnie "Lane" Carlson, originally from Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Colonel Lane Carlson was one of the first five female colonels in the United States Army. Primarily includes letters written to and from her parents throughout her life, beginning with her time at Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia, various military bases, postwar Japan and West Germany. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include base life during the war, the experience of a commissioned...

Phillip Coddington Letters

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Identifier: MS 00135
Scope and Contents Letters, 1951, of Phillip Coddington, a Captain in the United States Army, written to his wife. Most of the letters are written from Germany, while some are written from Texas and New York. Coddington served as a dentist during the Korean War, but it seems that he was never stationed in Korea itself.

Foreign Travel Records

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Identifier: UA 226
Scope and Contents This collection contains one flier from Lufthansa describing a tour of Europe for January 1977 used at the College of William and Mary.

Betty Movern Diary

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.89
Scope and Contents Diary (1947-1948) of Betty Movern detailing her extended tour of post war Europe. She describes the trips she made with her husband and adult son with hopes of selling the manuscript for eventual publication. She records visiting Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Luxembourg, and England. She describes a visit to Hitler's country home and meeting a German man who swam from Russian occupied East Germany to West Germany in order to obtain food for his family. Movern included...

Photograph Album (Europe)

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Identifier: SC 00793
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one album consisting of 40 black and white photographs kept by someone visiting Europe during the summer of 1936. Included in the album are photos of castles, landscapes, buildings, and the sea. There are several photographs that may have been taken in Berlin, Germany during the 1936 Olympics, including a photograph of someone waving from a car that may be Adolf Hitler. A few of the photographs have Rothenburg written on the back.

Clara Louise Schiefer Diary

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Identifier: SC 00724
Scope and Contents Diary, 1933,  of Clara Louise Schiefer, Rochester, N.Y. The following description was provided by the seller: "1933 handwritten diary of Clara-Louise Schiefer who had lived on Westland Ave. in Rochester, NY.  Lots of memorabilia stuck in between the pages in regards to that day's entry. Some of the memorabilia items are:  Vintage 1933 Halloween invitation to a party on Grosvenor Rd; School football photo of Brighton High School team; newspaper clippings, etc.  Ms. Schiefer toured Germany and...

Travel Diary (Europe)

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Identifier: SC 01004
Scope and Contents This diary documents a trip to Europe by an unknown individual in 1926. The diarist mentions traveling through German locales; other places may be mentioned as well. The exterior cover of the diary appears to predate the diary entries.

USS Franconia Travel Diary (Europe)

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Identifier: SC 01328
Scope and Contents Diary, 1929, of the trip of an American college student to Hamsburg, Germany, who traveled with his parents and his brother aboard the SS Franconia. Countries visited include Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France, Scotland and England. Entries include information about his departure, his activities aboard ship, and fellow passengers. Also includes details of the locations which they visited, hotels they stayed at, as well as the restaurants, shows they saw, and operas they attended.

Warner Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.251
Scope and Contents Diaries, accounts and address book of Anna P. (Anne) Warner (b. 1876) of Washington D.C.  and Rebecca P. (Bess) Warner, sisters of Washington, D.C.  The sisters came from a well-off family and traveled extensively in Europe. They remained single and shared an apartment.  It has not been determined if one of the two 1899 diaries and the address book were kept by one of the sisters or by another family member. Most of the diaries contain detailed entries on their travels abroad,...

Young Family Photograph Album of Germany

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Identifier: SC 01593
Scope and Contents 50 black and white photographs inserted into a small tourist photo album depicting showing various places in Germany while the Young family visited family from the United States. There are quite a few images of the Rhine River as well as Strasbourg, Cologne, and Leipzig where relatives Adolph, Walter, Jane and Emma lived. Two images show a little girl in Cologne in front of a Christmas Tree and nine images are of the re-militarization of Cologne by Hitler's Reichswehr army in early March. In...