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Award given to the Berliner Bären, German American club, for their 25th Anniversity. The award was given by the Berliner Verein in Detroit, Michigan.

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Late 20th century stools, hand-carved from single pieces of wood.

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522nd Field Artillery Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, ca. 1945. Although their families were incarcerated back home, Japanese American soldiers served with distinction in World War II. The segregated 100th Battalion and 442nd RCT, and the…

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The Ķezbers family left Latvia in 1944 and emigrated to the United States in 1949.
The Ķezbers family’s first home was on a farm in Jacksonville, Illinois, owned by Dr. A.B. Applebee. The father, Kārlis Ķezbers, worked as a field hand for Dr.…

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A community youth acting class hosted in OPEN Center for the Arts.

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A community youth acting class hosted in OPEN Center for the Arts.

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A community youth acting class hosted in OPEN Center for the Arts.

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Rare adoption document during times of famine. The translation reads:

"This is the document that gives our own son away, by Chen Dian-yuan, village of Heng-mei. During this time of famine, there is no way to feed all family members. Therefore,…

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Adult bib with blue ribbons used during membership initiation for the Berliner Bären, German American social club.
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