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California
Fresno
American Historical Society of Germans from Russia
3233 N West Ave
Fresno CA 93705
Phone 559 297-8287
Web Site http://www.ahsgr.org/chapter.html
E-mail mailto:ahsgrfr@mindspring.com
Description genealogy library and collection of artifacts from immigrants
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
Collection A-F Furniture
Group Identity German
Research/Reading Library
 

  CA

  Oakland

  German American Culture Center

  1720 Mac Arthur Blvd

  Oakland  CA   94602    

  Phone  510 336-9198

  Web Site www.germancenter.org

  Description  to promote German culture, currently fundraising for new center and

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Group Identity  German

  New or Updated:   9/8/2006

California
Pacific Palisades
Friends of Villa Aurora
520 Paseo Miramar
Pacific Palisades CA 90272
Phone
310 454-4231
Web Site
http://www.villa-aurora.org/institution.about.english.html
E-mail
mailto:infola@villa-aurora.org
Alt Web
http://www.usc.edu/isd/locations/ssh/special/fml/Villa_Aurora.html
Description
artist in residence program in one time home of writer Lion Feuchtwanger
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility
Architecture
Group Identity
German
New or Updated:
05/14/2003

  Iowa
 
Ackley
 
Ackley Heritage Center
 
737 Main Street
 
Ackley             IA     50601    
 
Phone   641 847-2201
 
Alt Phone   641 847-6975
 
Web Site  http://www.ackleyheritagecenter.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:ackleyhc@mchsi.com
 
Description  museum & soda shop, Settlement of the Prairie house, one room school,                     gardens & crops
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type   Store
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Group Identity   German
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:      12/12/2003

Davenport
German American Heritage Center
712 West 2nd St
Davenport IA 52802
Phone
319 322-8844
Web Site
http://www.germanamerheritage.org/
Description
groups aims to promote knowledge of German American history through research, events, tours,
Type of Resource
History Related Organization
Primary Focus
History Resource
Building Type
Hotel
Group Identity German
New or Updated: 04/29/2003

Iowa
Haverhill
Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop
214 1st Street
MAIL Historical Society of Marshall County, Box 34
Marshalltown 50158
Haverhill IA 50120
Phone
641 475-3299
Alt Phone
515 752-6664
Web Site
http://www.iowahistory.org/sites/edel_blacksmith/edel_blacksmith.html
E-mail
mailto:Marshallhistory@adiis.net
Alt Web
http://www.marshallhistory.com/Blacksmith.htm
Description
shop of German immigrant blacksmith from 1883 until his death in 1940, intact as of the last day he used it.
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Industrial
Building Type
Trade/Craft
Group Identity
German
Owner/Operator: State Historical Society of Iowa
New or Updated: 05/17/2003

  Manning

  Manning Heritage Park

  12196 311th Street

  PO Box 302

  Manning  IA   51455    

  Phone 712 655-3131

  Web Site http://elwood.pionet.net/~mmu/culture.htm

  Toll Free 800 292-0252

  E-mail  mailto:heritag@longlines.com

  Alt Web http://www.manningia.com/

  Description  restored, transplanted German Hausbarn

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Agricultural

  Building Type  Farm

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Group Identity German

  Owner/Operator:  Manning Heritage Foundation

  New or Updated:  8/13/2006

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