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Indianapolis Maennerchor Records

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Identifier: MSS040
Overview The Indianapolis Maennerchor (men’s choir) emerged from a circle of young men who were part of a wave of immigration that followed the failed European revolutions of 1848. From its formal organization in June 1854 and first performance in May 1855, the Maennerchor provided a cultural focus for the 48ers that was as important as the Asound mind and body@ activities of the Turners. After the American Civil War the Maennerchor emerged as one of the most significant German organizations in...

Oscar F. Frenzel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss070
Scope and Contents The Oscar Frenzel Collection contains nine series: Publications, Correspondence, Financial, Personal, Maennerchor, New American Opera Company, May Music Festival, Socialer Turnverein, and Independent Turnverein.Publications (1877-1903) includes issues of Puck, a German-language magazine published in New York; Beiblatt der Fliegenden Blatter, a German magazine; and miscellaneous publications in English or German.Correspondence (1874-1888) contains both Frenzel's personal...

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