German ancestry in the U.S.

The [almost] lost idendity

With their practical skills, dedication, passion for art and culture, German-Americans have helped shape the country and contributed greatly to the American way of life.

History painting of emigrants leaving Germany by Boat
Emigrants Farewell 1860 by Antoine Volkmar

"America cultivates best what Germany brought forth".

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