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Hermann, MO 65041

Maibaum Archives

Notes:  (a) Issues are identified by volume number (number appearing after the “V”) and issue numbers (numbers appearing after “No”) as well as season/year.  (b) The page numbers listed are those printed on the Maibaum pages and usually, except for a few exceptions, correspond to page numbers in the Portable Document Format (PDF) files.  The names of the PDF files correspond directly to the individual Maibaum issues.

V1No1-Spring 1993

1. View Point: Ein Augenblick; Recent Acquisitions: Kürzliche Anschaffungen
3.  Food History – Überlieferte Speisen: Apples in German Cookery
4.  Gardens: Spring Gardens at Deutschheim
5.  Meet the Staff: Ilse Hochhalter
6.  Our German Heritage: Early 19th Century Peasant Clothing
8.  Museum Shop
9 .  The Deutschheim Assn. Historical Notes: Deutschheim State Historic Site
10.  Folkways: From a German’s Mid-19th Century Pocketbook Notes

V1No2-August 1993

1.  View Point: Ein Augenblick; Coming Events
2.  Gardens: Summer Gardens at Deutschheim
3.  Meet the Staff: Ron Hostetter
4.  Our German Heritage: Early 19th Century Rural German Immigrant Clothing
6.  Recent Acquisitions
7.  Food History – Überlieferte Speisen: Potatoes in German Cookery
8.  Folkways  Volksbräuche

V1No3&4-Winter 1994

1.  Viewpoint
2.  Food History: Midwest Food Customs and Traditions
6.  What’s for Supper?
8.  Our German Heritage:  Early 19th Century Peasant Clothing – Women’s and Men’s Shoes
10.  Lesetip – Books Worth Knowing: Zion on the Mississippi by Robyn Burnett
12.  Deutschheim Flood Fund
13.  Why “Maibaum”?
15.  Weihnachtsfest at Deutschheim:  December 11 & 12, 1993
16.  Folkways: From a German’s mid-19th Century Pocketbook Notes

V2No1-Spring 1994

1.  German Heroes: Arminius a.k.a. Hermann the Cheruscan
2.  Viewpoint
5.  Civil War: A Near Lynching of Seven Confederate Prisoners, 1861 by Steven Rowan
9.  Garden Party in June; Deutschheim at SGAS; Deutschheim on TV
10.  Cook Book
11.  Civil War: Battle of Cole Camp by Bob Owens
14.  The Wind-Mill; Spring in the Gardens
15.  Folkways
16.  Renewal Notice

V2No2-Summer 1994

1.  Our German Heritage: Emigrants from Germany, Immigrants to the Midwest, Part I
      by Erin McCawley Renn
2.  Introductions: Adolf Schroeder, Linda Walker, Steven Rowan, Jack Coder
6.  Ferdinand Freiligrath, 1810 – 1876
9.  German-American Heritage Map I (1990) – Where German-Americans Live
10.  Gardens: Summer Gardens at Deutschheim
11.  Food History: Überlieferte Speisen
12.  Windmills in the Midwest, Part I by Erin McCawley Renn
15.  Recent Acquisitions

V2No3&4-Fall&Winter 1994

1.  Our German Heritage: Emigrants from Germany, Immigrant to the Midwest, Part 2
      Life at Sea (Leben auf der See) by Erin McCawley Renn
5.  The Easter Rabbit (Der Osterhaas)
6.  Food History: The Paschal Lamb Cake;  Überlieferte Speise (Der Osterlammkuchen)
7.  Windmills in the Midwest, Part II by Erin McCawley Renn
11.  Der Mai ist gekommen – Jubilate! (May has come – Jubilation!)
12.  Nineteenth Century German Script
14.  Gardens (Die Gärten); Recent Acquisitions Kürzliche Anschaffungen
15.  Museum Shop Museumsgeschhäft - Struwwelpeter

V3No1-Spring 1995

1.  Our German Heritage: Emigrants from Germany, Immigrants to the Midwest, Part 3
5.  Taste of Summer
6.  Finally, the Museum has a Logo

V3No2-Summer 1995

1.  A Utopian Settlement on the Frontier: Wilhelm Keil and the Bethel Colony, Missouri, by Adolf E. Schroeder
4.  Fortune Favors the Bold: The Saga of Johann August Sutter
6.  Food History: Autumn Dishes the German American Way

V3No3-Fall 1995

1.  The Disaster: Johann August Sutter – The Saga Continues
5.  Der Belsnickel
11.  Christmas Run-Up: A Family of Four Recipes

V3No4-Winter 1995-96

1.  Folkways: Children and the “Good Old Days”
6.  Germany Wedding Customs
10.  Food History: A Hamburg Culinary Tradition

V4No1-Spring 1996

1.  The Comic German
5.  Turners, Turners!  Turnvater Jahn and the Creation of the Turner Movement
6.  Children and the “Good Old Days”, Part Two
8.  Two Rivers Heritage Archives
10.  Food History: Spring Greens

V4No2-Summer 1996

1.  Our German Heritage: Turners, Turners!  Turnvater Jahn & the Early Turner Movement
4.  The German Fatherland
6.  A Long-lived Warren County, Missouri Tradition: Die Schützenfests des Vogelschiessens, by Dorris Keeven
8.  Letters Home
10.  Summer Treats

V4No3-Fall 1996

1.  Our German Heritage: The Green Man
4.  Robert Blum
5.  Our German Heritage: Turners, Turners!
10.  Old-Fashioned Fall Treats

V4No4-Winter 1996-97

1.  Our German Heritage: Letters Home – politics
4.  North German Square Dancing by Bob Stockman
6.  Slaves, Serfs, and Peasants
8.  Our German Heritage: German Kitchen Stoves
10.  Food History: Gedünsete Pute auf englische Art
11.  Ode to Coffee: An Urban Cultural Icon

V5No1-Spring 1997

1.  Slaves, Serfs, & Peasants
5.  North German Square Dancing by Bob Stockman
7.  German Immigrants and the Theater in America by Peter C. Merrill
9.  Muhlenberg: Parson and Warrior
10.  1855 Menus

V5No2-Summer 1997

1.  Our German Heritage: Marriage Contracts
4.  A Summer Field Trip
5.  Morgenlied
9.  German Theater, Part II by Peter C. Merrill
10.  Summer Fruit the German Way
11.  German Heritage Stamp Rejected

V5No3-Fall 1997

1.  German Christianity In and Around Nineteenth Central Missouri
6.  About Bread Baking the Old Fashioned Way
9.  Plows
10.  Food History: Two Westphalian Bread Recipes

V5No4-Winter 1997-98

1.  Our German Heritage: Dream and Reality – Three Letters to Spohle, Oldenburg
6.  German Christianity Along the Nineteenth Century Missouri River Valley, Part 2
9.  The Eastern Farmers Market – Detroit’s Old German Downtown
10.  Hearty Cold Weather Treats
11.  1895 Murphy Bed

V6No1-Spring 1998

1.  Our German Heritage: German Blaudruck – The Folk Art of Patterning Fabrics with Indigo
6.  An American Abroad – Samuel Clemens
7.  The Lord’s Prayer
8.  Kaltschalen, Fruchtsuppen – Fruit Soups Hot or Cold
9.  Sweet Music!  Liebliche Musik!

V6No2-Summer 1998

1.  Our German Heritage: Summer Adventures
6.  It goes well, yes, very well with us…
8.  Dual Language Journals
9.  Unsympathetic View of an Immigrant Union Officer
10.  Late Summer Cooking with a German Accent
11.  Saat Vaterunser

V6No3-Fall 1998

1.  Our German Heritage: An Account of the Great Land Promoter Gottfried Duden and His Projected Germania at Lake Creek, in 1820s Missouri, by Dorris Keeven Franke
4.  Puchta Letters: 1849 – How It All Began
5.  Puchta Letters or Life in the California Goldfields
6.  Anke von Tharaw
10.  Why Not Fish?

V6No4-Winter 1998-99

1.  Our German Heritage: A German Journal’s Thoughts on Easter Customs
5.  The World We Have Lost: Thatching
6.  The Pucha Letters
10.  The North Wind Doth Blow and We Shall Have Snow

V7No1-Spring 1999

1.  Our German Heritage: The Münch Family of Lake Creek Valley, Missouri, by Dorris Keeven Franke
6.  Maifest Memories, by Anita Mallinckrodt
8.  Cooking Basket
9.  Puchta Letters: Life in California and the Civil War
10.  Hot Weather Soothers

V7No2-Summer 1999

1.  Bier! Bier!
4.  The Strange Case of Jacob Brodbeck: The Man Who Would Fly by Robert F. Voelcker
5.  Puchta Letters: Life in California
6.  Puchta Photographs
10.  The Eifel Revisited

V7No3-Fall 1999

1.  Our German Heritage: Is There a Future in Plattdeutsch? by David Menke
5.  Der Deutsche Farmer
6.  Bier! Bier!
7.  C. Magnus’ Eagle Brewery
8.  Lives and Letters of an Immigrant Family
9.  Further Thoughts on Platt and Other Dialects
10.  Platt Recipes
11.  Life: Carl Schurz, Budweiser

V7No4-Winter 1999-00

1.  Our German Heritage: From Saxony and Massachusetts The Singer Papers
7.  In Memoriam: Caroline K. Kallas
8.  Bier! Bier!
9.  Maibaum Revisited
10.  Stockfisch – Dried Cod

V8No1&2-Spring&Summer 2000

1.  Our German Heritage: Constantin Hering – Father of Homeopathy in America, by Linda Walker Stevens
3.  Dirndls
6.  Bier! Bier!  A prohibited health food, by Erin McCawley Renn
8.  Germans in the Civil War, by Steven B. Rowan
10.  A Gift from the Kaiser, by Donald H. Bergman
11.  Heirloom Volunteers, by Erin McCawley Renn
12.  A German American soldier remembers by Robert L. Owens
14.  An Impartial Historian, by Dorris Keeven
16.  Recipes with Schmecks Appeal, by Erin McCawley Renn

V8No3-Fall 2000

1.  Our German Heritage: Gospels in Glass by Ken Luebbering and Robyn Burnett
4.  German Holiday customs at Concordia by Adolf E. Schroeder
6.  Dresden Christmas Stollen by Barbara Gibbs Ostmann
9.  Chiststollen mit Marzipan, Ilse’s Marzipan
10.  German Wine Songs
11.  Deutsch Country Days

V8No4-Winter 2001

1.  Our German Heritage – Hermann, Missouri: Pearl of Great Price by Linda Walker Stevens
2.  Historic Partnership: Deutschheim and the Verein
3.  Hermann, Missouri: Pearl of Great Price
4.  Biedermeier Style by Linda Walker Stevens
9.  Maibaum – A  pagan custom converted by Augusta Hermann
10.  Proverbs and sayings on food
11.  Punxsutawney Phil’s German Roots  
         

V9No1-Spring 2001

1.  Our German Heritage: Franz Schwarzer – The Zither King by Dorris Keeven
3.  Castles in the Sky – The Berlin German Society for founding a pure German Republic in the State of Missouri
10.  Searching for your German ancestors?
11.  Easter Bread (Osterfladen)

V9No2-Summer 2001

1.  We had settled our accounts with heaven…A brief German account of a battle at Vicksburg
5.  A Visit with Friedrich Muench by Siegmar Muehl
11.  Maifest
12.  Deutschheim Awarded Prestigious IMLS Grant

V9No3-Fall 2001

1.  Our German Heritage: Christmas Customs in Germany and the Midwest
3.  Bericht – Report from the Chairman
4.  Two Faces of 19th Century German-American Rationalism by Siegmar Muehl
7.  We had settled out accounts with heaven… A brief German account of the battle at Vicksburg
9.  The Story behind Struwwellpeter
10.  By any other name by Linda Walker Stevens
11.  A Midwest German Christmas

V9No4-Winter 2002

1.  Our German Heritage: The Pelster Housebarn – Old World Building by Dorris Keeven Franke
1.  Traditions in the Midwest
4.  Report: From the Chairman and From the Site
6.  We had settled accounts with heaven…A German’s brief account of the Battle at Vicksburg translated by Ilse Hochhalter
9.  Vegetable Soup, The Mysteries of New Orleans translated by Steven Rowan
10.  German Language Newspapers in the State Historical Society Collection
10.  Index to Der Maibaum 2001 – 2002
11.  Deutshheim State Historic Site

V10No1-Spring 2002

1.  Inside the Old Turner Hall by Dorris Keeven Franke
2.  From the Chairman
9.  Our German Heritage: Maifest
11.  Eduard Muehl: Hermann’s Brave Fighter for Truth and Human Rights
14.  From the Deutschheim State Historic Site by Bruce Ketchum
15.  Husmann Exhibit to Open
15.  German-American Events in Cole Camp
16.  Der Maibaum

V10No2&3-SummerFall 2002

17.  Ozark Journey in the Year 1851
18.  Der Maibaum
19.  The Death of Charles Manwaring by Arthur Draper
21.  Food History
24.  The Devil in New Orleans translated by Dr. Steven Rowan
32.  Heir to the Farm from Bruettendorf, Germany; Makes His Fortune in the New World
37.  The President’s Message by Roger L. Jungmeyer

V10No4V11No1&2&3-December 2003

1.  Commemorative Issue – “Best of Maibaum”
2.  Table of Contents
3.  Why “Maibaum”? by P. J. Meyer
4.  Early 19th Century Peasant Clothing by P. J. Meyer
8.  The Cincinnati Central Turners by Dr. Erin McCawley Renn
9.  Emigrants from Germany, Immigrants to the Midwest by Dr. Erin McCawley Renn
15.  About Bread Baking – the Old Fashioned Way by Dr. Erin McCawley Renn
19.  An Account of the Great Land Promoter Gottfried Duden and His Projected Germania at Lake Creek, in 1820’s Missouri by Dorris Keeven-Franke
21.  Is There a Future for Plattdeutsch? by David Menke
23.  Dresden Christmas Stollen by Barbara Gibbs Ostmann
26.  Franz Schwarzer – The Zither King by Dorris Keeven-Franke
30.  Eduard Mühl: Hermann’s Brave Fighter for Truth and Human Rights by Siegmar Muehl

V12No1-Spring 2004

1.  How the Devil is in New Orleans and How He Lifts the Roofs from Houses, translated by Steven Rowan
2.  Table of Contents
4.  Jacob Naumann’s detailed account of his travel to America in 1836
5.  Reminiscences of Rudy Hoffstetter about WWI in Perry County, Missouri
10.  Deutschheim Historic Site is Upgrading for the Future by Bruce Ketchum
12.  Zwiebelkuchen

V12No2-Summer 2004

1.  The Parish of Cedron by Roger L. Jungmeyer
2.  Table of Contents
4.  How the Devil is in New Orleans and How He Lifts the Roofs from Houses translated by Steven Rowan
7.  Report from Deutschheim by Bruce Ketchum
8.  Gedeckter Apfelkuchen by Marilyn Rowan
8.  Message from the President

V12No3-Fall 2004

1.  50 Years After Lewis & Clark: Washington on the Missouri by George Bocklage
6.  Indiana German Immigrants
7.  How the Devil is in New Orleans and How He Lifts the Roofs from Houses, Part IV translated by Steven Rowan
12.  Upcoming Holiday Events

V12No4-Winter 2004

1.  The Skillful Pen of Gottfried Duden by Dorris Keeven-Franke
6.  How the Devil is in New Orleans, Part V translated by Steven Rowan
8.  Winter at Deutschheim by Bruce Ketchum

V13No1-Spring 2005

1.  Hermann’s Licht-Freund and Wochenblatt by Dorris Keeven-Franke
4.  Message from the President
4.  Recipe for Grukensalat
5.  How the Devil is in New Orleans, Chapter Six translated by Steven Rowan
8.  From Deutschheim by Bruce Ketchum

V13No2-Summer 2005

9.  How the Devil is in New Orleans and How He Lifts the Roofs from Houses translated by Steven Rowan
12.  New Book: Immigrant Women is the Settlement of Missouri
12.  Sauerkraut with Sausages by Marilyn Shuster Rowan
16.  Events at the Deutshheim State Historic Site by Bruce Ketchum
16.  Deutsche-American Day at Kohmueller Farm

V13No3-Autumn 2005

17.  Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Egloffstein – A Baron in the West by Steven Rowan
19.  A Society of Immigrants by Doris Keeven-Franke
22.  Zwiebelkuchen
24.  Deutschheim State Historic Site by Bruce Ketchum

V13No4-Winter 2005-06

25.  A Society of Immigrants by Doris Keeven-Franke
28.  German Rationalism and its Hermann Proponents by Bruce Ketchum
30.  Cream of Celery Soup
30.  The Strehly House by Bruce Ketchum
31.  Excerpts from the Diary of George Carl Nägele

V14No1-Spring 2006

1.  Creating Momentary Ethnic Unity: Voting Habits of the German Element in St. Louis, Missouri, 1856 – 1860 by Petra DeWitt
4.  From the Deutschheim State Historic Site by Bruce Ketchum

V14No2-Fall 2006

9.  A Rags-to-Riches Immigrant Story by Randolph E. Puchta
14.  In Memoriam: Randolph Everett Puchta
15.  Becoming German-American: Settlement Patterns in Gasconade County Missouri, 1837 – 1910
20.  A German’s Legacy Lives on in His Former Slave by Dorris Keeven-Franke

V15No1-Spring 2007

1.  The Autobiography of Henry Wellenkamp (1822 – 1907) Edited by Ralph Gregory
3.  Editor’s Page by Petra Dewitt
4.  From the Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann by Bruce Ketchum
15.  The St. Louis Altenheim Contributed by K. K. Ridgeway

V15No2-Fall 2007

1.  Found in Hermann: A Cincinnati German Book by Don Heinrich Tolzmann
3.  Editor’s Page by Petra DeWitt
4.  From the Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann by Bruce Ketchum
7.  Im Jahre 19000
8.  William Wilke: The Life and Remembrances of a German-American Farmer from Franklin County by Petra DeWitt

V16No1-Spring 2008

1.  “Far West:” The Writings of Friedrich Muench by Don Heinrich Tolzmann
3.  Editor’s Page by Petra DeWitt
4.  From the Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann by Bruce Ketchum
10.  William Wilke: The Life and Remembrances of a German-American Farmer from Gasconade County (continued from a previous issue) by Petra DeWitt

V16No2-Fall 2008

1.  “The Development of Missouri in a Series of Cultural Historical and Political Sketches” by George Bocklage
3.  Editor’s Page by Petra DeWitt
4.  From the Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann by Bruce Ketchum
10.  “Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Missouri”  Gustav Körner AttacksGottfried Duden in 1834 by Steven Rowan
14.  From the Attic to the Settler in Missouri: The Search for the Descendents of Johann Christoph Keller by Petra DeWitt 

V17No1-Spring 2009

1.  “Gustav Körner’s Illinois Gesetzbuch:  A Legal Handbook for Illinois Germans in 1838” by Steven Rowan
3.  Editor’s Page by Petra DeWitt
4.  Announcements
8.  “Luther in Missouri:  Recollections of Dr. C. F. W. Walther” by Don Heinrich Tolzmann
12.  “Warrior Armament at the Time of Hermann in A. D. 9” by Ralph Rowlett

V17No2-Spring 2009

1.  “Hermann and the Battle at Teutoburg Forest:  Culture, Life and Legacy”  by Ralph M. Rowlett
3.  Editor’s Page and Announcements
4.  Warrior Armament at the Time of Hermann
8.  Civil Clothing Worn by Tribesmen
13.  Female Clothing Among Hermann’s Folks
18.  Hermann’s Villages
25.  The Battle of Teutoburg Forest

V17No3-Fall 2009

1.  From Wein to Wine:  The Evolution of Missouri’s Wine Industry by Ralph Haynes
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3.  Editor’s Page
4.  Site Report and Announcements
5.  “From Wein to Wine” continued from Page 1
11.  “The Grape Culture in Missouri” – Gert Goebel’s Account of the Early Wine Industry
In Hermann, Edited by Petra DeWitt
16.  The “Victory Celebration” – On September 23 and 24, 2009, the City of Hermann commemorated the 2000th anniversary of the famous battle in the German Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D. with a “Victory Celebration” and dedication of the nine-foot “Hermann” bronze statue on Market Street Plaza near the new Christopher S. Bond Bridge.

V18No1-Spring 2010

1.  “The Gast Family”
2 .  Harolyn Schultz Obituary
3 .  Administrator’s Report
4 .  “A New Germany in America:  The Invitation and Explanation (1833) of Paul Folllenius and Friedrich Muench” (Part 1 of 3) by Don Heinrich Tolzmann

V18No2-Fall 2010

1.  “The Autobiography of Friedrich Muench” translated by Ralph Gregory  
3.  New Administrator for Deutschheim:  Cynthia Browne
4.  “A New Germany in America” (Part 2 of 3) by Don Heinrich Tolzmann  
9.  “Camp Jackson Incident” by Steven Rowan 
13.  “Sommer Republik” by Dorris Keeven-Franke
 

V19No1-Spring 2011

1.  “Paul Follenius” by Ralph Gregory
3.  “Count Adelbert von Baudissin on Keeping Servants and Slaves in 1854” by Stevan Rowan
4.  “A New Germany in America” (Part 3 of 3) by Don Heinrich Rolzmann 
11.  “Leopold Gast:  On Becoming a Rich Land Owner” translated by Ralph Gregory
14.  “A Religious Note” contributed by Shelly McCaskill and George Bocklage

V19No2-Fall 2011

1.  "In Command of Jefferson City:  Colonel Henry Boernstein, 1861" by Dr. Steven Rowan
3.  "From the Deutschheim State Historic Site in Hermann" by Administrator Cynthia Browne
6.  "The Approach of the Tempest" by Walt Larson, Richard Baumann, and Ralph Gregory
10.  "Soldier Henry Eitzen" by Walt Larson

V20No1-Summer 2012

1.  "Hermanner Wochenblatt"
2.  Deutschheim Historic Site
4.  "Edward Muehl and the Issue of Slavery"
5.  "Missouri Germans and Slavery" by Erin McCawley Renn
10.  "The Emancipation Legislature"
13.  "Degrees of Allegiance" by Dr. Petra DeWitt
14.  Souvenir Lithograph of the Missouri Ordinance Abolishing Slavery

V21No2-Fall 2012

1.  "The Piano-fortes of Charles Pommer"
3.  Deutschheim Historic Site
4.  "Philadelphia Biedermeier:  Germanic Craftsmen and Furniture,"  edited by Cynthia Browne
10.  "Runaway Slave Rescues"

V22No2-Fall-Winter 2013

1.  A Special Issue Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. Adolf E. Schroeder, Professor Emeritus
4.  Schroeder Interview
6.  "Longer than a Man's Lifetime in Missouri," by Gert Goebel, reviewed by Petra DeWitt
7.  "Hold Dear as Always"
7 .  "Little Germany on the Missouri"
16.  Weihnachtsfest 2013 at Deutschheim

V22No3-Spring-Summer 2013

1.  "Schnitzelbank" by Dr. William D. Keel
3.  Deutschheim Historic Site
9.  "Prince, Soldier, Fraud:  A Story of Fred E. Franke," by Marc Hausemann
14.  "A Letter from Gettysburg" translated by Steve Rowan
16.  Deutschheim Gardens - 2013

V23No1-Spr_Summer 2014

1.  "The Life and Music of William Henry Pommer"
3.  From the Desk of Richard G. Baumann
13.  "A Visit to List"
20.  "W. H. Pommer:  A Preliminary Overview of His Musical Style"
22.  "Stella Smith Pommer"
2.  Miscellaneous
26.  "Three Poems of Music"
27.  "Soul Voyage"
28.  Pommer Obituary
30.  Suggested Readings
31.  Deutschheim Historic Site
32.  "Music washes the soul of the dust of daily living."