This week’s story comes to us from the German Heritage in Letters project. The German Heritage in Letters project digitizes hand-written correspondence between German immigrants in the U.S. and their family back home. The project helps preserve preserve and tell an authentic story of immigration from Germany. The letters are primarily from 1840s – 1880s, where at the peak, more than 3 million letters were sent each year.
This May, 300 students and teachers from across the US gathered at Loyola University in Chicago for the Sustainability Summit to learn about sustainability and find solutions for climate change and other environmental topics.
In celebration of German-American friendship, we’re featuring stories from people like you! This week’s story was written by Mitchell Staub.
The first stop of the PopUp Tour was a stellar success! More than 21,000 visitors attended 52 of our events in Chicago.
In this guest blog post, Jacob Comenetz wrote about his experience on the Fulbright Germany “On the Road” road trip project, traveling from Milwaukee, WI to Fayetteville, AR with a team of three German and three American Fulbright participants!