Erich Cramer Stern Papers, 1868-1967

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Title: Erich Cramer Stern Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1868-1967

  • Stern, Erich C. (Erich Cramer), 1879-1969
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss EM

Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (18 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

Papers of Stern, a Milwaukee lawyer who served as an alderman, 1908-1910, state assemblyman, 1910-1912, and a major apologist for Germany's cause during World War I. Included are primarily personal and family correspondence, much of which is in German, clippings and comments on the war, brief aldermanic papers with information on a nation-wide survey on street maintenance and financing, legislative papers pertaining to a law establishing non-partisan municipal elections, financial papers of Stern's father's wholesale drygoods business, and other documents. Prominent correspondents include Benjamin Harrison, Werner Hegemann, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Theodore Roosevelt, and Carl Schurz (concerning the Schurz Memorial Association).

Language: English

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