Speaker Series

This is the slide deck that Martin Schnipper used on 4/14/2018 for his presentation “German Influence in Ballwin and Missouri: An Historical Perspective” as the first of the 2018 series of presentations by the Ballwin Historical Commission.

INTRO–German Influence in Ballwin and Missouri–An Historical Perspective

Ballwin–Images of America–(Highlights)

SUMMARY–History of Salem in Ballwin Methodist Church–(With Addenda)

Pages 293-296 from Jubiläumsbuch der St. Louis Deutschen Konferenz–(1906)–Optimized

1–SUMMARY–I’m Going to Find a New Fatherland–Nationalism and German Colonization Societies in the Frontier State of Missouri–Missouri Historical Review–October 2010

1a–Germans in America: Into the Promised Land–(link to video)

2–SUMMARY–Race Should Be as Unimportant as Ancestry–German Radicals and African American Citizenship in the Missouri Constitution of 1865–Missouri Historical Review–April 2010

3–SUMMARY–Imprudent Utterances–Loyalty, Liberty, and the Role Reversal for German Missourians from the Civil War to WWI–Missouri Historical Review–July 2017

4–SUMMARY–Drifting Back into Their Old Ways–Local Efforts to Banish the German Language from Missouri during the Great War–Missouri Historical Society–April 2009

5–SUMMARY–We, Too, Are Still Here–German Americans in St. Louis, 1919-1941–Missouri Historical Review–July 2009

5–SUMMARY–We, Too, Are Still Here–German Americans in St. Louis, 1919-1941–Missouri Historical Review–July 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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