Creator

Patrice Moran

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Description

This collection includes memorabilia from Julia and James Nahn's travels on the S.S. Bremen, and at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. S.S. Bremen materials include menus marketing the Olympic Games, and a passenger list with ship information. Olympics materials include a ticket book for attendance in the Olympic Stadium on August 2nd through 4th. August 3rd, 1936 was the date Jessie Owens won the gold medal for the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.3 seconds. A propaganda book titled Germany The Olympic Year is included along with film clips of the 1936 Winter Olympic Games. In addition to records pertaining to the Olympic Games, this collection contains family photographs of the Hoevelmann family, and photographs and film clips of family trips throughout Europe and the United States.

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Collection Dates

circa 1890-1955

Collection Size

2 boxes plus 1 framed item, (2 linear feet)

Keywords

Olympics, Winter Olympics, Nazi propoganda

Language

English, German

Finding Aid Publication Date

2018

Finding Aid Author

Ashley Toutain

Hoevelmann Family collection

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