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21.   A Sanatorium in the Harz Mountains (1907)
Sanatoria were popular spots for rest and relaxation. The photograph below shows guests wading in a sanatorium pool in Nordhausen in the ....
A Sanatorium in the Harz Mountains (1907)
22.   Soccer in Germany (1907)
Soccer was a popular sport in Wilhelmine Germany. Private clubs established networks of teams within cities or regions, and these teams, in turn, came together to form leagues. This photograph shows....
Soccer in Germany (1907)
23.   Relay Race in Berlin (1908)
Sport appealed to broad sectors of the population and sometimes enjoyed government sponsorship. Thus, the name of a team could occasionally be construed as an indirect political statement. In the....
Relay Race in Berlin (1908)
24.   Train Derailment (September 26, 1908)
In 1896, construction began on an elevated railway in Berlin. It was built according to plans by the businessman Werner....
Train Derailment (September 26, 1908)
25.   Anton von Werner, The Unveiling of the Richard Wagner Monument in Berlin (1908)
A statue of composer Richard Wagner (1813-1883) by Gustav Eberlein (1847-1926), one of the most important representatives of the Wilhelmine art establishment, was unveiled on October 1, 1903. Five....
Anton von Werner, <i>The Unveiling of the Richard Wagner Monument in Berlin</i> (1908)
26.   Coffee Canteen at AEG (1909)
Some large businesses provided workers with subsidized meals and housing. This canteen in the large-machine factory [GroƟmaschinenfabrik] of the AEG....
Coffee Canteen at AEG (1909)
27.   Augustiner Brewery, Munich (c. 1910)
Breweries were common locales for socializing, especially in Bavaria. Accommodating hundreds of guests, they were prototypical experiments in mass gastronomy, and their appeal transcended class barriers.....
Augustiner Brewery, Munich (c. 1910)
28.   Three Generations of Workers (1910)
German cities experienced dramatic growth from 1875 to 1914. In search of industrial employment, Germans flooded....
Three Generations of Workers (1910)
29.   Working Class Quarters (c. 1910)
In Germany, industrialization and urbanization went hand in hand, as individuals and entire families left the countryside and moved to cities in search of work. Living conditions were often miserable:....
Working Class Quarters (c. 1910)
30.   In the Care of Grandmother (c. 1910)
Industrialization caused a demographic shift in Imperial Germany. Seeking industrial employment, former agricultural....
In the Care of Grandmother (c. 1910)
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