Fraktur? What Is That?

Hello, my name is Janice Camren and I am a graduate student at Southeast Missouri State University working on a Master’s Degree in Public History.  This semester I have a project in a class called History Communications.  As part of that project, I will be a guest blogger for the Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum … More Fraktur? What Is That?

A Treasure Trove

I was all ready to tell a very sad story today, and I will, but that story led to some really great news for our research library.  Charlotte Saalfeld, a 60 year old woman, who was one of the original immigrants, died on February 27, 1839 in St. Louis, Missouri.  In other words, this elderly … More A Treasure Trove