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Guide to the Hoevelmann Family collection
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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1, Folder 1

Certificates and family information 1918; 1935; 1941; 1955

Box 1, Folder 2

"Dad" [James Nahn] Portrait by the Gerhard Sisters, St. Louis undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Mary Hoevelmann framed painting; Mary Otten pin; Theodore Otten pin undated

Box 1, Folder 4

James Nahn and Julia Hoevelmann photographs undated; 1942

Scope and Content Note

[Childhood and family photographs.]
Box 1, Folder 5

Nahn-Heberer Realty and Budweiser certificate 1930; 1933; 1937

Box 1, Folder 6

Hoevelmann Family photographs circa 1890 - circa 1910

Box 1, Folder 7

Berlin Olympics 1936

Scope and Content Note

[Includes the S.S. Bremen passenger list for the voyage departing July 17, 1936. This is the ship Julia and James Nahn took to attend the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin. Includes a concert program and menus for meals attended on the S.S. Bremen. Also includes a ticket book for seats in the Olympic Stadium between August 2nd and August 4th.]
Box 1, Folder 8

Germany The Olympic Year 1936

Scope and Content Note

[Promotional propaganda book of photographs and descriptions about Nazi Germany and it's hosting of the 1936 Olympic games. Includes a description of German economic strife between 1918 and 1933 and praise for Adolph Hitler's rise to power.]
Box 1, Folder 9

Königsplatz Nazi soldier photographs and Paris souvenir undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Moran photographs of Venice, Rome, Amsterdam, Munich, and London 1947-1955

Box 1, Folder 11

DVD. Compilation of moving image film that was transferred from 8mm film reels to DVD.

Additional Note

See Box 2, items 1 - 5 for video and film reel descriptions. A disc image and .MOV files have also been created of these videos. These are retained in CopDarc/Videos/SpecialCollections/Hoevelmann
Box 2, Item 1

5" 8mm film reel. Label reads "Hitler Winter" 1936

Scope and Content Note

[14.45 minute silent film. Black and white footage of 1936 Winter Games held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany including images of Winter Olympics events including figure skating, bobsleigh, ski jumping, ice hockey, alpine skiing, and a view of the USA team. Event footage is interspersed with images of Adolf Hitler motorcade, views of German streets, houses and landscape.]
Box 2, Item 2

5" 8mm film reel. Label reads "Venice" undated

Scope and Content Note

[11.32 minute silent film. Black and white footage with cameraperson on a canal in a gondola.]
Box 2, Item 3

5" 8mm film reel. Label reads "1948 COLO COLOR" 1948

Scope and Content Note

[9.12 minute silent film. Color footage of Hoevelmann family at lake with mountain, river and forest scenes.]
Box 2, Item 4

5" 8mm film reel. Label reads "Zion" undated

Scope and Content Note

[12.50 minute silent film. Color footage of various locations including playing with a dog in winter, in front of a church, at a pool, people boating on a lake, and driving along the coastline.]
Box 2, Item 5

7" 8mm film reel. Label reads "14096 4- 50' Reels" undated

Scope and Content Note

[12.50 minute silent film. Color footage of family gathering, scenes of town and resort lined with palm trees, scenes at a zoo and a garden.]
Map Case SC.4, Item 1

Framed silk print of U.S.S Washington voyages 1906-1910