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State Library of Queensland - Germans in Queensland 2010 - Out of the Port

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Germans in Queensland - Out of the Port talks, presented by the State Library of Queensland. Images from the John Oxley Library and Heritage Collections. focusing on Queensland Memory.

Germans in Queensland - Out of the Port talks, presented by the State Library of Queensland. Images from the John Oxley Library and Heritage Collections. focusing on Queensland Memory.

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  • 2. Two men on a horse and cart (Negative: 110628). Heck's outfit (Description supplied with photograph). The men stand on the two-horse cart. The field and trees of the farm property are visible in the background.
  • 3. Family group on a farm in the Fassifern District . (Negative 168490). German settlement in the Fassifern District. The family members pose in a field with cattle. Trees have been cleared in the foreground. Farm buildings can be seen beyond the fence.
  • 4. Crew of the Karlsruhe (ship) marching through Boonah, 1934 . (Negative 33870 ). A crowd watches the crew of the Karlsruhe (ship) march through Boonah. The sailors are in uniform and march two by two. [Arial 10].
  • 5. German farming family and farm in Fassifern, ca. 1890 . (Negative 168552 ). Collection reference 5478 Johann Christian Heussler Presentation Album.
  • 6. Von Senden family . (Negative 188898 ). Von Senden was born in Holstein, Germany in 1852 and came to Australia in 1865. The family were pioneers of the Logan Agricultural Reserve. (Description supplied with photograph.).
  • 7. Amalie Dietrich, 1821 - 1891 . (Negative 60188 ). Amalie Dietrich was a German naturalist who helped introduce Australia's natural wonders to Europe. She spent nearly ten years (1863-1872) in the barely-settled wilds of northern Queensland, collecting for the Museum Godeffroy in Hamburg, Germany. Information taken from Wisenet website, 2005, retrieved on 28 February 2005 from <http://www.wisenet-australia.org/ISSUE42/dietrich.htm>).
  • 8. Class portrait of the students of the German Community School, South Brisbane, ca. 1890s . (Negative 10122 ). Students of the German Community School, South Brisbane, photographed with their teacher, in the late 1890s. The flags on the wall in the background appear to be in the colours black, white and red which were the colours on the German national flag until 1919 (when they were replaced by the black, red and gold).
  • 9. Hauling sugar cane, Marburg, ca. 1910 . (Negative 121070 ). German workers hauling sugar cane with a four-horse team. The cart is heavily loaded with cane. Railway tracks can be seen in the background.
  • 10. Members of the Deutscher Klub, Brisbane, 1912 . (Negative 20708). Members relax at tables on the verandah of the Deutscher Klub, 1912. The men drink beer and play cards, possibly including cribbage. A small boy stands next to the first table. The verandah is enclosed with trellises and blinds.
  • 11. Wagon wedding party, West Moreton, 1907 . (Negative 36641). Caption: A German wedding in West Moreton. The wedding party on their way to the church in a German wagon
  • 12. Members of the Goethebund at Beenleigh, ca. 1934 . (Negative 33869). The Goethebund members gather on the lawn of a property bordered by a picket fence. The Goethebund was a non-political organisation whose principal objective was to foster German literature, art, music and culture. It was founded in 1927 and was dissolved in 1939 (Information taken from: A. Corkhill, Queensland and Germany : ethnic, socio-cultural, political and trade relations 1838-1991, 1992).
  • 13. Holzheimer farm at Bethania, Queensland, ca. 1872 . (Negative 20134). German family standing in front of a farmhouse with a shingled roof. Brick structure to the far left of the photograph has a smoking chimney. Photograph also depicts a horse- drawn-wagon and a man on horseback. [printed inversely]
  • 14. Engelsburg Baptist Church Band, Kalbar, 1907-1914 . (Negative 78856). The group members from left to right include Henry Moller on the stairs and the drummer August Rieck. Standing from left to right are Fred Moller, Pastor Windolf, ?, August Stibbe, August Muller, Henry Muller, Charles Muller and Jack Rieck. Seated are Harry Stibbe, Ferdinand Kruger, Bill Topp and Joe Muller.
  • 15. First dwelling of a German settler, Rosewood?, Queensland, ca. 1880 . (Negative 168500). German settlers photographed in front of their home, possibly at Rosewood, Queensland, around 1880. Caption: Erste Wohnhutte eines Deutschen Ansiedlers (translation: First hut of a German settler).
  • 16. German family outside a farm building in the Bethania area, Queensland, ca. 1871 . (Negative 20265). Unidentified German farm property in the Bethania area near the Logan River. A horse-drawn wagon appears in the foreground. The family, including children, are posed in front of the farm building which has a shingled roof.
  • 17. Lutheran Church at South Brisbane, St. Andrew's Church at North Brisbane and the German Club at Woolloongabba, Brisbane, 1912 . (Negative 20711). Images of the Lutheran Church in South Brisbane, St Andrew's Church in North Brisbane and the German Club in Woolloongabba. Also included are the German Imperial War Ensign, the British White Ensign and the Maltese Cross.
  • 18. German Empire celebration at Enoggera, Brisbane, 1908. (Negative 39297). Various depictions of the German Empire celebrations at Enoggera, Brisbane, with crowds dressed up for the occasion. The German Eagle is imprinted on the top image.
  • 19. Kangaroo on board the German warship 'Karlsruhe', 1934 . (Negative 33866). The kangaroo 'Boonah' on board the 'Karlsruhe'. The kangaroo was later placed in the town Karlsruhe's zoo in Germany. It was still there in 1941.
  • 20. John Nicholas Beit. (Negative 135901). German immigrant to Sydney who established John Beit and Sons, a company who introduced German labourers into New South Wales. His son William became a partner in Westbrook Station.
  • 21. Carl Dickfos and wife, married for 60 years, ca. 1931 . (Negative 107666). Mr and Mrs Carl Dickfos emigrated from Germany in 1860s and married in 1871. Carl is buried at Colleyville Cemetery.(Description supplied with photograph.)
  • 22. Gottfried Wagner . (Negative 11128).
  • 23. Wilhelm Zornig . (Negative 40941). Wilhelm Zornig, known as Bill, was the first Australian-born son of Eagleby pioneer farmers Tomm and Abel Zornig. He was working coastal ships to far north Queensland until the 1891 Maritime Strike, then joined the Queensland Railways and became a steam train driver. (Description supplied with photograph)
  • 24. Arrival at Boonah Railway Station of sailors from the Karlsruhe (ship), 1934 . (Image Number ba0562). German sailors from Karlsruhe (ship) on a good-will visit to Australia. The fleet of new motor vehicles was at hand to take the sailors around the district. (Information taken from: Pfeffer, C. K., The Fassifern Story, 1991)
  • 25. Johannes Christian Brunnich (1861-1933) . (Negative 182233). Immigrating to Australia and arrived in Brisbane early in 1885. He married Kate Terry in 1886 and became chief chemist and mill manager for the Colonial Sugar Refining Company at Homebush, Mackay, and early in 1897 was appointed chemist in the Queensland Department of Agriculture. Please read more inforamtion from the Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2006, retrieved 11 February 2009, from <http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070464b.htm>)
  • 26. Presentation of medals on board the Senator Versmann, Brisbane, 1899 . (Image Number 12036). Presenting medals to German veterans of the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War.
  • 27. German settler and his family, Rosewood Scrub, ca. 1880 . (Negative 79545).
  • 28. Old quarry site and German Club in Woolloongabba, ca. 1888 . (Negative 159524).
  • 29. Advertisement for The Premier Butchery, South Brisbane, 1933. (Negative 19791). Advertisement for The Premier Butchery of Otto Shuren in Stanley Street, South Brisbane, 1933, from the Brisbaner Deutsche Turn-Verein 1883-1933. The advertisement reads in English as: Only first class mutton, pork and veal as well as pickled meat is sold. We give rural orders special attention. Wholesale butchery for maritime supply, etc. (Description supplied with photograph.)
  • 30. Advertisement for A. Wegener & Son, Cash Grocers, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, 1898 . (Negative 108185). A. Wegener & Son, Cash Grocers advertised to the German speaking population. Text is in German.
  • 31. Johannes Christian Brunnich . (Negative 182224).
  • 32. German clergymen and Marburg residents . (Album: APE-64). Back row, left to right:n Rev. G. M. Rice : Otto Krueger. Front row seated, left to right: Rev Windolf; Cael Kreuger. (Description supplied with photograph.) Possibly taken during the Conference of German Baptist Churches.
  • 33. Twin cupolas decorate the German Club in Woolloongabba, Brisbane, 1907 . (Negative 48347). Signage on the front of the German Club in Vulture Street reads 'Brisbane Deutcher Turn Verein AD 1890'.
  • 34. German Consul's wedding in 1901 . (Negative 177767). Herr Von Ploennies, the Queensland Consul for Germany, married on 9 April 1901.
  • 35. Second German Clubhouse, East Brisbane, ca. 1896. . (Negative 168483). The second German Clubhouse opened in 1890 and served for 43 years. It housed a ballroom, bar, library, kitchen and dining room, billiard room and skittle alley (Information taken from: F. J. Jenner, Die Geschichte des Vereins, geschrieben anlaesslich seines 75... = The history of the German Club, written on the occasion of the Club's 75th anniversary, 1883-1958, 1958).
  • 36. Family of Carl Heuschele and his wife Anna in Middle Ridge, Queensland. (Negative 142721).
  • 37. Fraulein Elli Beinhorn at the opening of the William Jolly Bridge in 1932 . (Negative 102624). Bridge on Wednesday 30 March 1932. Fraulein Beinhorn had just completed a solo flight from Berlin to Australia. She started her flight in Berlin on 4 December 1931 and arrived at Archerfield Aerodrome on 29 March 1932. She flew a Klemm 80 h.p. monoplane. (Description supplied with photograph.)
  • 38. Wilhelm Carl and Ida (nee Barens) Heindorff . (Negative 86440). Photograph taken in Germany. (Description supplied with photograph.)
  • 39. Wedding of Friedrich Wilhelm Venz and Anna Luise Poelitz, Templin, 1899 . (Negative 20517). Friedrich and Anna Luise were married at Dugandan on 20 April 1899. Family and friends of the bride and groom are gathered for this photograph. The bride and groom sit, with arms linked, in the second row on the left. Wilhelm Poelitz, the bride's father is in the third row on the left. Children seated on the left have taken their shoes off and one guest, standing in the back row, is pouring himself a drink.
  • 40. Portraits of members of the Brisbane German Club, Brisbane, 1907 . (Negative 173122). Names appear under each small portrait of the members of the Brisbane Deutscher Turn-Verein.
  • 41. External view of the Deutscher Turn-Verein building, Brisbane . (Negative 190432).
  • 42. Social gathering at the German Club, Brisbane, ca. 1913 . (Negative 54068).
  • 43. Field ambulances wait at Kantara for the wounded from the front, ca. 1916 . (Negative 182325). Fighting between the Allied troops and the Turks and Germans took place around Kantara, on the eastern bank of the Suez Canal, in February 1915. (Information taken from The long, long trail website, 2005, retrieved on 24 May 2005, from <http://www.1914-1918.net/palestine/suez.htm>)