Biographies > 21 Emigrants

Christian Barthelmess
Soldier, Musician, Photographer

Joseph Breitenbach
A Munich Photographer in New York

Barbara and Horst Caspers
"Back again completely" -
Back to Germany after almost 30 years in the USA

Hans and Xaver Dodel
Emigration as a way out of personal tragedy -
two brothers from Wolfertschwenden in San Francisco

Augusta Enders Schichanowsky
"In the Wonderland of Alaska" - an adventurous life

Siegfried Fischbacher -
From Rosenheim to Las Vegas

The Heilner-Brothers from Urspringen
A successful emigrant family from Bavaria

Max Jakob
A scientist expelled from Germany

Josef Krumbachner
"My time in America was the most valuable of my life"-
America through the eyes of a POW

The painter Richard Lindner
"... You don't become an American in America – you become one returning to Europe "

Anna Lutz
An American Deaconess

Emerenz Meier
The poetess from the Bavarian Forest in Chicago

Erhard Pentenrieder
Trader, Artist, and "Casino-Aristocrat"

Georg Schramm
An American pioneer from Upper Franconia

Johann Sigmund Schramm

Christina Siller and Rita Meeh
From dream to reality -
two Green Card winners

The Straus family
Four lives – an Emigrant Family from Otterberg in the Palatinate

Levi Strauss
A Bavarian-American success story

Gretl Uhl
The "Strudel Queen" from Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Carl David alias Charles Maria Weber
Adventurer and Town Founder

Gustav Albin Weißkopf
The Dream of Flight

The Zeilnhofer family
Emigration in the difficult years between the Two World Wars