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Nordamerikanische Turnerbund

 Organization

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

American Turners Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS030
Overview Immigrants to the United States in the nineteenth century founded organizations that served as social centers, maintained cultural identity, and promoted the ideals and the interests of the immigrants and their American-born descendants. The American Turners is an example of such an organization. Established by German immigrants in 1850, the American Turners advocated a liberal political philosophy and fought to protect both the political rights and the German heritage of the immigrants. The...