German American Heritage

  • Americans from Germany. Gerard Wilk. 973.0431 WIL
  • Betty Groff’s Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook. Betty Groff. 641.597 GRO
  • Christmas in Germany. 394.26 CHR
  • A Documentary history of the Indiana decade of the Harmony Society, 1814-1824. Karl J. R. Arndt. Ind. Coll. 335.9 ARN
  • George Rapp’s Harmony Society, 1785-1847. Karl J. R. Arndt. Ind. Coll. 335.9 ARN
  • The German American family album. Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler. 973.04 HOO
  • The German-Americans: an ethnic experience. Willi Paul Adams. 973.0431 ADA
  • The German-Americans; an informal history. Richard O’Connor. 325.24 OCO
  • German cooking. Marianna Olszewska Heberle. 641.5943 HEB
  • Historic background and annals of the Swiss and German pioneer settlers of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and of their remote ancestors, from the middle of the Dark Ages, down to the time of the Revolutionary War; an authentic history. H. Frank Eshleman. 325.24 ESH
  • A history of the Pennsylvania Deitsch Society of Northern Indiana. Al Albrecht. Ind. Coll. 437.748 ALB
  • Hoosier German tales small & tall. Ind. Coll. 398.2 HOO
  • Indiana’s German sons: a history of the 1st German, 32nd Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry: Baptism of fire: Rowlett’s Station, 1861. Michael A. Peake. Ind. Coll. 973.747 PEA
  • Mennonite society. Calvin Redekop. 289.7 RED
  • The riddle of Amish culture. Donald B. Kraybill. 289.7 KRA
  • Vanished: German-American internment, 1941-48. Michael Luick-Thrams. 940.5317 LUI

BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR

  • Alfred Stieglitz. Richard Whelan. B STIEGLITZ
  • All in a lifetime. Ruth Westheimer. B Westheimer
  • Andreas Feininger, photographer. 770.92 FEI
  • The Big Bam: the life and times of Babe Ruth. Leigh Montville. B Ruth
  • The body and the book: writing from a Mennonite life: essays and poems. Julia Kasdorf. B Kasdorf
  • By myself and then some. Lauren Bacall. B Bacall
  • Chrysler: the life and times of an automotive genius. Vincent Curcio. B Chrysler
  • Clark Gable. Warren G. Harris. B Gable
  • Clearing the bases: juiced players, monster salaries, sham records, and a Hall of Famer’s search for the soul of baseball. Mike Schmidt. 796.357 SCH
  • A community of memory: my days with George and Clara. Jeff Gundy. 929.2 GUN
  • Considering Doris Day. Tom Santopietro. B Day
  • Conversations with Greta Garbo. Sven Broman. B Garbo
  • Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut. 813 VON
  • Custer: the controversial life of George Armstrong Custer. Jeffry D. Wert. B Custer
  • Dawn: a history of myself. Theodore Dreiser. Ind. Coll. B Dreiser
  • Doris Day: the untold story of the girl next door. David Kaufman. B Day
  • E = Einstein: his life, his thought and his influence on our culture. B Einstein
  • The education of a woman: a life of Gloria Steinem. Carolyn G. Heilbrun. B Steinem
  • Einstein: his life and universe. Walter Isaacson. B Einstein, Large Type B Einstein, CD B Einstein
  • Eisenhower: a soldier’s life. Carlo D’Este. B Eisenhower
  • Elvis by the Presleys. B Presley
  • Fixing tradition: Joseph W. Yoder, Amish American. Julia Kasdorf. B Yoder
  • Fritz Lang: the nature of the beast. Patrick McGilligan. B Lang
  • From place to place: travels with Paul Tillich, travels without Paul Tillich. Hannah Tillich. 910.4 TIL
  • Golden boy. Paul Hornung. 796.332 HOR
  • Herbert Hoover. William E. Leuchtenburg. 973.916 LEU
  • A hero all his life. B Mantle
  • Hershey: Milton S. Hershey’s extraordinary life of wealth, empire, and utopian dreams. Michael D’Antonio. B Hershey
  • The Honorable Mr. Marigold; my life with Everett Dirksen. Louella Dirksen. B Dirksen
  • HPB: the extraordinary life and influence of Helena Blavatsky, founder of the modern theosophical movement. Sylvia Cranston. 299.934 CRA
  • Ike: an American hero. Michael Korda. B Eisenhower
  • Images of Elvis Presley in American culture, 1977-1997: the mystery terrain. George Plasketes. 782.421 PLA
  • Invent radium or I’ll pull your hair. Doris Drucker. B Drucker
  • It doesn’t take a hero: General H. Norman Schwarzkopf: the autobiography. B Schwarzkopf, Large Type B Schwarzkopf
  • John Steinbeck. Jay Parini. B Steinbeck
  • Kissinger. Walter Isaacson. B Kissinger
  • The Letterman wit: his life and humor. Bill Adler. B Letterman
  • Lillian Wald of Henry Street. Beatrice Siegel. B Wald
  • The lost German slave girl: the extraordinary true story of Sally Miller and her fight for freedom in Old New Orleans. John Bailey. 305.8968 BAI
  • Luckiest man: the life and death of Lou Gehrig. Jonathan Eig. B Gehrig, CD B Gehrig
  • A lucky child: a memoir of surviving Auschwitz as a young boy. Thomas Buergenthal. 940.5318 BUE
  • A man without a country. Kurt Vonnegut. 818 VON, CD 818 VON
  • Marlene Dietrich. Maria Riva. B Dietrich
  • Marlene Dietrich; life and legend. Steven Bach. B Dietrich
  • My Einstein: essays by twenty-four of the world’s leading thinkers on the man, his work, and his legacy. B Einstein
  • My FBI: bringing down the Mafia, investigating Bill Clinton, and fighting the war on terror. Louis J. Freeh. 363.25 FRE
  • My story. Jack Nicklaus. 796.352 NIC
  • No such thing as over-exposure: inside the life and celebrity of Donald Trump. Robert Slater. 333.33 SLA
  • Parallel journeys. Eleanor H. Ayer. 940.53 AYE
  • Pioneer women: voices from the Kansas frontier. Joanna L. Stratton. 978.1 STR
  • Pulitzer: a life. Denis Brian. 070.92 BRI
  • A reporter’s life. Walter Cronkite. B Cronkite
  • Rocket man: the Roger Clemens story. Roger Clemens. 796.357 CLE
  • The Seuss, the whole Seuss, and nothing but the Seuss: a visual biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel.  Charles D. Cohen. B Seuss
  • Siegfried and Roy: mastering the impossible. 793.8 SIE
  • Stengel: his life and times. Robert W. Creamer. B Stengel, Large Type B Stengel
  • Titan: the life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. Ron Chernow. B Rockefeller, Audio B Rockefeller
  • The trust: the private and powerful family behind the New York Times. Susan E. Tifft, Alex S. Jones. B Ochs
  • Von Braun: dreamer of space, engineer of war. Michael J. Neufeld. B Von Braun
  • Witness to Nuremberg. Richard W. Sonnenfeldt. B Sonnenfeldt
  • Writings. Gertrude Stein. 818 STE
  • Your own, Sylvia: a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath. Stephanie Hemphill. Y 811 HEM
  • You’re never too young. Lawrence Welk. B Welk

GERMAN AMERICAN WRITERS

  • Awake in the dark: the best of Roger Ebert: forty years of reviews, essays, and interviews. 791.4375 EBE
  • Bloodroot: Indiana poems. Norbert Krapf. Ind. Coll. 811 KRA
  • The collected poems of Theodore Roethke. 811 ROE
  • The continual condition: {poems}. Charles Bukowski. 811 BUK
  • Desiderata: words for life. Max Ehrmann. Y 811 EHR
  • The people look like flowers at last. Charles Bukowski. 811 BUK
  • Sleeping preacher. Julia Kasdorf. 811 KAS

FICTION

  • All quiet on the western front. Erich Maria Remarque. Fic REM, Y Fic REM, CD Fic REM, DVD Drama, VIDEO Classic
  • The dealings of Daniel Kesserich: a study of the mass-insanity at Smithville. Fritz Leiber. Sci. Fic LEI
  • The Empress of Weehawken. Irene Dische. Fic DIS
  • The German bride. Joanna Hershon. Fic HER
  • Holy skirts. Rene Steinke. Fic STE
  • Homeland. John Jakes. Fic JAK
  • A house of tailors. Patricia Reilly Giff. Large Type Fic GIF, J AUDIO CD GIF
  • Jennie Gerhardt. Theodore Dreiser. Fic DRE
  • Karyn’s memory box. Stephanie Grace Whitson. Rel. Fic WHI
  • The Master Butchers Singing Club. Louise Erdrich. Fic ERD, Audio Fic ERD
  • Metropolis. Elizabeth Gaffney. Fic GAF
  • The moon looked down. Dorothy Garlock. Large Type Fic GAR
  • Nuremberg: the reckoning. William F. Buckley, Jr. Fic BUC, CD Fic BUC
  • Rich man, poor man. Irwin Shaw. Fic SHA
  • Shadows in paradise. Erich Maria Remarque. Fic REM
  • Slaughterhouse-five, or, The children’s crusade: a duty-dance with death. Kurt Vonnegut. Fic VON, Y Fic VON
  • Stones from the river. Ursula Hegi. Fic HEG
  • The unresolved. T.K. Welsh. Y Fic WEL
  • The vision of Emma Blau. Ursula Hegi. Fic HEG

REFERENCE

  • German-American names. George F. Jones. R 929.4 JON

DVDS & VIDEOS

  • Admiral Chester Nimitz: thunder of the Pacific. VIDEO 940.54
  • Cronkite remembers. VIDEO B Cronkite, CD B Cronkite
  • Stroszek. DVD Foreign S

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • America’s champion swimmer: Gertrude Ederle. David A. Adler. JB Ederle
  • Anna all year round. Mary Downing Hahn. J HAH
  • Christmas in today’s Germany. J 394.26 CHR
  • Cooking the German way. Helga Parnell. J 641.594 PAR
  • Did it take creativity to find relativity, Albert Einstein? Melvin and Gilda Berger. JB Einstein
  • Dr. Seuss: great story teller. Janeen R. Adil. EB Seuss
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower: our thirty-fourth president. Sarah Hansen. JB Eisenhower
  • Flora and Tiger: 19 very short stories from my life. Eric Carle. EB Carle
  • Food in Germany. Nancy Loewen. J 641.59 LOE
  • General H. Norman Schwarzkopf. Bob Italia. JB Schwarzkopf
  • German immigrants in America: an interactive history adventure. Elizabeth Raum. J 973.0431 RAU
  • Herbert Hoover: our thirty-first president. Gerry & Janet Souter. JB Hoover
  • How I became an American. Karin Gundisch. J GUN
  • John D. Rockefeller: oil baron and philanthropist. Rosemary Laughlin. JB Rockefeller
  • John Philip Sousa. Mike Venezia. EB Sousa
  • John Steinbeck. Tom Ito. JB Steinbeck
  • Joseph Pulitzer and the story behind the Pulitzer Prize. Susan Zannos. JB Pulitzer
  • Katie and the lemon tree. Esther Bender. J BEN
  • Keep smiling through. Ann Rinaldi. J RIN
  • Levi Strauss: blue jean tycoon. Meish Goldish. JB Strauss
  • Lou Gehrig: the luckiest man. David A. Adler. EB Gehrig
  • Mickey Mantle. John Marlin. JB Mantle
  • Mike Schmidt, the human vacuum cleaner. Mike Herbert. J 796.357 HER
  • The printer’s apprentice. Stephen Krensky. J KRE
  • Shake Rag: from the life of Elvis Presley. Amy Littlesugar. EB Presley
  • A spy on the home front: a Molly mystery. Alison Hart. J HAR Mystery
  • They called her Molly Pitcher. Anne Rockwell. EB Pitcher
  • Whaam!: the art & life of Roy Lichtenstein. Susan Goldman Rubin. JB Lichtenstein

SPANISH LANGUAGE / EN ESPAÑOL

  • Albert Einstein. Albino Arenas Gomez. Spanish Lang. B Einstein