German American, History Highlights

Norddeutscher Lloyd of Bremen was the primary means of┬átransporting German emigrants to America

Before WWI they were on top of the world. The North German Lloyd company, NDL, was founded in Bremen in 1857 and developed into one of the two most important German shipping companies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Operating out of Bremen, it became the primary means of transporting German emigrants to America, and also was instrumental… Continue reading Norddeutscher Lloyd of Bremen was the primary means of┬átransporting German emigrants to America

Notes on German Culture

An 1844 German postal coach encounters its evolution just 100 years later

A time warp image exemplifying how time flies faster than we can comprehend....From a Lufthansa poster celebrating 25 years of airmail service in 1944. "Tempus Fugit"... already in ancient times the Romans felt that time flies. Today it seems that time flies even faster. Think about our own lives flitting along with incredible changes in… Continue reading An 1844 German postal coach encounters its evolution just 100 years later