Lost German Chicago Exhibit | DANK Haus | Museums | Chicago Reader

Lost German Chicago Exhibit

When: Sat., Feb. 6, 11 a.m. 2010

“Lost German Chicago” in its newly created museum space. The exhibition features art, artifacts and memorabilia from within Chicago’s German American community. The items record what has been lost in the Chicago German community while archiving and preserving that which has been entrusted to DANK. Highlights include: exquisite wood carvings dedicated by the Germania Club by the Oscar Mayer family, relics from the Deutsches Haus at the Columbian Exposition, Hessen Verein standards, items from dozens of restaurants including the original Red Star Inn, Schulien’s Math Igler’s Casino, the Golden Ox, memories of St. Boniface Church, Deli Meyer, FC Hansa, the Schiller Liedertafel, Schoenhofen Brewery, Lincoln Park Turner Hall and many more.

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