German Cincinnati Revisited

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Arcadia Pub., 2011 - History - 127 pages
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German Cincinnati Revisited illuminates the major festivities, celebrations, and events throughout the calendar year in the Greater Cincinnati area that reflect the German heritage of the region. It begins with the celebration of Bockfest in March, heralding the end of winter and the beginning of spring, continuing on with chapters on Maifest, German Day, RoeblingFest, Schuetzenfest, Oktoberfest, and German-American Heritage Month. A final chapter covers the German Heritage Museum of Cincinnati.

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Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann is the author and editor of numerous books on German American history and culture. He has received many awards, including the Federal Cross of Merit from Germany, the Ohioana Book Award, the German-American of the Year Award, and the Outstanding Achievement Award of the Society for German-American Studies. Now retired, he served as curator of the German-Americana Collection and director of the German-American Studies Program at the University of Cincinnati. Currently he is president of the German-American Citizens League of Greater Cincinnati, curator of the German Heritage Museum of Cincinnati, and also historian of the Covington-Cincinnati Suspension Bridge Committee and the Steuben Society of America.

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