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History of the German element in Texas from 1820-1850, and historical sketches of the German Texas singers'; league and Houston turnverein from 1853-1913, by Moritz Tiling ...

Description: This volume covers the German Element in Texas, 1820-1850; an historical sketch of the Texas German Singers' League (Texas Staats Saengerbund), 1853-1913; an historical sketch of the Houston Turnverein, 1854-1913; German Day celebrations in Houston, 1889-1910; and an appendices.
Date: 1913
Creator: Tiling, Moritz Philipp Georg
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Turnverein Clubhouse and Grounds, Houston, Texas

Description: Color postcard depicting the Turnverein Clubhouse and grounds in Houston, Texas. Park benches and a gazebo sit outside the buildings of the clubhouse. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello! Little Girl, After many adventures I arrived here. It is a beautiful place. But have been sleepy most of the time. Write me little girl, Maude" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla. Postmark is from Houston, Texas on Jul 15, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes