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Catalog Number 2014.27.71
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2014.27
Description Wartime newsletter no. 5 from Elisabeth and Hans Culemeyer of Peine, Germany to Frieda Rosendahl of Riemsloh, Germany and her circle of relatives
Date: March 20, 1915
Document in German
Six typed pages

This letter is part of a series of seven wartime family newsletters compiled by Elisabeth and Hans Culemeyer of Peine, Germany that recounts family news from the field, the home front, and abroad during the first year of the war, 1914-1915. It was sent out to a circle of over 25 relatives who grew up in and around Riemsloh, Germany, most of whom bear the surnames or maiden names Culemeyer, Lange, or Nagel, but other surnames include Barre, Dreyer, Obermeyer, Pleimes, and Rosendahl. Seven letters total were sent out between November 1914 and June 1915 - one inaugural letter introducing the idea and six "wartime" newsletters. Newsletters were stored in a steel album cover, 2014.27.114.

Translation is needed.

From the collection of personal wartime letters received by German Vize-Wachtmeister Karl Rosendahl in the 10. Reserve Armeekorps and his wife Frieda Rosdendahl, who lived in Riemsloh in Melle, Germany.
Date March 20, 1915
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1915
Subjects World War I
German
Family
Correspondence
News
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