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A Concise History of the Freeport Saengerbund
1855-1905

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 Transcribed by Alice Horner

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13th Saengerfest of the Saengerbund Des Northwestern June 29 & 30, 1887
Medallion belongs to John Kornfeind and is about the size of a US half dollar


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Philip Knecht ~ W.H. Wagner ~ Philip Hoebel

german bank
Courthouse and German Insurance Company
W. Exchange St. cor N. VanBuren Ave.

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Galena Street Top photo: Galena St., East From Walnut (Later became Main Street.)
Bottom photo: Stephenson St., East From Walnut

Grace episcopal church
Grace Episcopal Stephenson Street looking West


debate memorial
Memorial of Lincoln and Douglas Debate
Held at Freeport August 27, 1858
Dedicated by President Theodore Roosevelt

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Freeport Saengerbund


officers
Officers

Stephen Bering - President
Theo H. Trost - Director
Peter Brauer - Secretary

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John Schneider, Treasurer
_. Brauer, ___?
John C. Kiefer


The Festival Chorus of the 50th Anniversary of the Freeport Saengerbund, July 3rd and 4th

President, Miss Clara Steffen.
Vice-President, Mrs. Prof. Theodore Trost.
Secretary, Walter L. Burkhart.
Librarian, B. Brauer.
Director, Prof. Theodore H. Trost


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Jubilee Chorus

Freeport Saengerbund
I. Tenor

Stephan Bering

Walter Burkhart

John Eberle

Robert L. Frick

John Kiefer

Chas. A. Moers

Emil Mohlfeld

Simon Mueller

Charles G. Steffen

Al. Tempel

H. Tenor

Wm. Boelter

B. Brauer

W. Bressler

John Green

C. D. Grothe

Fritz Guensler

Charles P. Guenther

Robert Hadler

Aug. Luedeking

W. Schuermann

Henry B. Witte

I. Bass

P. Brauer

G. A. Dinges

Jac. Kerch

Jos. Redlinger

Augt. Schmacker

John Schneider

Herman H. Schulte

H. Bass

Jac. Boehner

D. Brauer

Albert Dittman

Rob’t Fischer

John T. Hinderks

Al. Hofmann

Otto H. F. Kieckhaefer

W. A. Kintzel

John Rau

W. H. Wagner

Chas. Winter


bertha heustis
Bertha Lincoln Heustis


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Mrs. Wally Heiber-Vizay - Matinee Program Monday afternoon


herman kurtzisch
Herman Kurtzisch


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Christ Bach - Monday evening performance

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Theo Hatrost - Monday evening performance


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