Max Kade Institute Digital Collection

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The Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies is an interdisciplinary unit at the University of Wisconsin–Madison dedicated to researching, preserving, and sharing the stories of German-speaking immigrants and their descendants in the larger context of global migration past and present. In this digital collection are digitized archival collections and digital copies of contemporary works published by the Max Kade Institute.

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Van Steenwijk’s advertisement in Der deutsche Auswanderer. (Archiv der Handelskammer Hamburg) from The Wisconsin Office of Emigration 1852-1855 and its impact on German immigration to the state by Johannes Strohschänk and William G Thiel.