Turngemeinde Archives

Image Name Description Inventory Location
Item 1908 Kreis Turnfest Real Photo Postcard Sepiatone 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 postcard postmarked June 29, 1908. Group photo of gymnasts on bars on the athletic field at Schuetzen Park DTG-001 Park
Item Liederbuch Deutsche Turnerschaft 3 1/2 x 4 1/4 pocket size song book. DTG-002 Park
Item East Davenport Turners 5 cent Token Aluminum token 1 inch diameter. DTG-003 Park
Item Dubuque, IOWA Turnhalle Picture postcard. Not written on & not postally cancelled DTG-004 Park
Item Davenport Turngemeinde Founders Photo 4 x 6 1/2 photo by Huebinger. Depicts Christian Mueller, Gus Becker, Carl Matthey, F. Fahner, Rev. Niederschmidt etc. DTG-005 Park
Item 1892 East Davenport Turners Ball Invitation 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 invitation on heavy card stock. DTG-006 Park
Item Lady Turners Group in Costume 6 1/2 x 4 /1/4 Studio photo of Lady Turners group. By Huebinger. DTG-007 Park
Item Lady Turners Pair Photograph Studio photo of a pair of costumed lady Turners. By Huebinger. DTG-008 Park
Item Marcella Latzer Photograph Marcella Latzer in front of the Music Pavilion at Schuetzen Park during the June, 1923 Kreis Turnfest. DTG-009 Park
Item East Davenport Turners Wooden Nickle 1 1/2 diameter "Good for One Free Drink" token. DTG-010 Park
Item Constitution and By-Laws of the Davenport Turngemeinde 4 x 6 booklet 1931 32 pages DTG-011 Park
Item 1913 Denver, CO Golden Jubilee Turnfest Program 5 1/2 x 9 Program booklet with 8 pages DTG-012 Park
Item 1932 Moline, IL Turnfest Program 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 Program booklet 12 pages. DTG-013 Park
Item 1948 Davenport Turner National Bowling Tournament Program 9 x 6 Program booklet 30 pages. DTG-014 Park
Item 1930 Buffalo New York Turnfest Program 7 1/2 x 10 54 pages National Turnfest Number DTG-015 Park
Item 1908 Davenport Kreis Turnfest Program 9 1/4 x 5 fold-out program. Many local ads. Freie Deutsch Schule. June 25, 26, 27, 28. DTG-016 Park
Item N.W. Davenport Tuners ByLaws 4 x 5 pocket booklet DTG-017 Park
Item 1936 Cleveland National Turnfest Program 8 x 11 48 pages. DTG-018 Park
  Two 3 ring binders of Turner Newspaper Clippings Hundreds of newspaper clippings from 1936-1939, mostly Davenport N.W. Turner events. DTG-019 & DTG-020 Park
Item 1923 Kreis Turnfest Photo 3 x 5 1/2 photo of Ben Berg judging prize turning at Schuetzen Park DTG-021 Park
Item 1923 Kreis Turnfest Photo 3 x 5 1/2 photo of John Trauffer in prize turning contest high jump. DTG-022 Park
Item Grundsaetze und Forderungen des Noramerikanischen Turnerbundes Constitution and ByLaws of the North American Turnerbund in German dated 1900 DTG-023 Park
Item Davenport Turngemeinde Drum & Bugle Corp Photograph 8 x 10 black and white by Frohmader DTG-024 Park
Item 1893 Milwaukee Turnfest Program Multi page 10 x 8 Event program book. DTG-025 Park
Item American Turner Song Book 10 x 7 multi page songbook DTG-026 Park
Item American Turnerbund Annual Report 6 x 9 multi page booklet DTG-027 Park
Item Davenport Turngemeinde Members c. 1880 6 1/2 x 4 multi-photo cabinet card. Instructor William Reuter in center. DTG-028 Park
Item DTG 1909 Commers Program 5 x 10 1/2 opens to 5 x 21 Honoring the passing of Heinrich (Henry) Koehler DTG-029 Park
Item DTG 1907 Grosser Commers Program 6 3/4 x 10 1/2 single page program DTG-030 Park
Item DTG 1900 Grosser Commers Program 8 x 11 4 pages celebrating the 700th member to be inducted. DTG-031 Park
Item DTG 1902 Grosser Commers Program 8 x 11 4 pages DTG-032 Park
Item DTG 1899 Grosser Commers Program 8 x 11 program celebrating the induction of the 600th member. DTG-033 Park
Item DTG 1925 Annual Honor Banquet Program 8 x 11 4 pages honoring Charles Ranzow and John Bredow 50 year members. DTG-034 Park
Item DTG 1908 Washington Lincoln Celebration Program 6 x 10 4 pages DTG-035 Park
Item 1908 Davenport Kreis Turnfest Pin 1 1/4 inch pin for the June 25-28 event held at Schuetzen Park. DTG-036 Park
Item DTG Turner Hall Tavern Sing-A-Long Card 4 x 9 1/4 4 pages of songs in English & German DTG-037 Park
Item DTG Turner Hall Tavern Sing-A-Long Card 4 1/4 x 7 1/2 4 pages of songs in English & German DTG-038 Park
Item DTG Turner Hall Sterling Silver Spoon 5 1/2 engraved with hallmarks DTG-039 Park
Item Albert Pertersen Maennerchor Mug 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 Director of the Tri-City Symphony, Director of the Fair Booster Band and Petersens Band. Has chips ans stress cracks. DTG-040 On loan to German American Heritage Center, Davenport
Item DTG Turner Hall Dish 4 1/2 x 6 souvenir novelty dish with photographic transfer of the Central Turner Hall in Davenport DTG-041 On loan to German American Heritage Center, Davenport
Item DTG Turner Hall Novelty Pitcher 2 x 2 Souvenir pitcher with view of Central Turner Hall Davenport DTG-042 On loan to German American Heritage Center, Davenport
Item 1906 Tuner Fair Novelty Vase 2inch Souvenir of the annual Turner Fair held at Davenport Central Turner Hall. Theme of the event Alt Heidelberg. DTG-043 On loan to German American Heritage Center, Davenport
Item DTG Turner Hall Art Nouveau Vase 3inch Souvenir of Davenport Central Turner Hall stress crack at top made in Germany for Hinrichs Crockery Co of Davenport DTG-044 On loan to German American Heritage Center, Davenport  
Item DTG 1879 Maskenball Adv. Adv from Der Demokrat still intact partial pages for Feb 8 1879 Ball in Davenport Turnhalle DTG-045 Park
Item American Turner Logo brass printers block 1/2 inch printers imprint block on wood base DTG-046 Park
Item Buffalo, IOWA Turner Hall Post Card Black and white photograph post card postmarked Jan 22 1908 Made by Geo L Stevens of Chicago DTG-047 Park
Item Turner Hall Rectangular Dish 4 1/2 x 3 china dish with photograph transfer of Davenport Central Turner Hall at 3rd & Scott Streets DTG-048 Park
Item DTG 75th Anniversary Booklet 7 x 10 26 pages DTG-049 Park
Item DTG 100th Anniversary Booklet 9 x 11 1/2 110 pages DTG-050 Park
Item NW Davenport Turnverein Ribbon 2 1/2 x 8 inch with celluiod pin hanger by Lemm & Schlafke of Davenport DTG-051 Park
Item Moline C G Turnverein 25 Year Pin 1/2 x 3/4 inch 14k gold membership pin DTG-052 Park
Item East Davenport Turners 25 year Pin 3/4 x 1 inch 14k gold membership pin DTG-053 Park
Item DTG 1897 Volksturnen 1st Prize Pin 2 1/2 x 1 /14 two piece 14k gold pin with chains. By Nabstedt and Sons awarded to F A Strohkarck DTG-054 Park
Item Kreis Turnfest Turner Hall Post Card Special event stamped card postally used postmarked June 26 1908 DTG-055 Park
Item Davenport Central Turner Hall Post Card used but not postmarked printed by Rock Island Post Card Co DTG-056 Park
Item DTG Fair Post Card Turner Fair Alt Heidelberg Nov 24-29 1906 postally un-used printed by Wagners Printery Davenport DTG-057 Park
Item DTG 1883 Members Portrait 4ft x 3ft 100+ membership of the DTG photograph portrait by Lenz Studio DTG-058 Park
Item 1906 Turner Fair Festschrift 2006 chronicle of the Alt Heidelberg Fair at DTG Central Turner Hall Davenport DTG-059 Park
Item 1968 DDR Turner Magazine 8 x 11 1/2 East German Turners Der Turn und Sportwart Heft 11 Nov DTG-060 Park
Item 1968 DDR Turner Magazine 8 x 11 1/2 East German Turners Magazine Der Turn und Sportwart Heft 11 Jul DTG-061 Park
Item DTG Patriotic Event 8 x 10 probably on stage at Central Turner Hall ca. 1918 photo by Studion Deluxe of Davenport DTG-062 Park
Item Turnerbund Diploma 12 x 16 Ray Miller 1st place parallel bars June 10, 11, 12, 1927 Clinton, Iowa DTG-063 Park
Item Turnerbund Diploma 12 x 16 Ray Miller 3rd place Horizontal bars June 10, 11, 12, 1927 Clinton Iowa DTG-064 Park
Item Turnerbund Diploma 12 x 16 Ray Miller 2nd place long horse June 10, 11, 12 1927 Clinton, Iowa DTG-065 Park
Item Turnerbund Diploma 12 x 16 Ray Miller 3rd place in prize turning Jun 8 1929 at N W Davenport Turner Hall DTG-066 Park
Item 1944 Davenport NW Turner Ribbon 1 1/2 x 6 May 20 21 25th Anniversary and Convention Ladies Auxiliary White Rosette with blue ribbon DTG-067 Park
Item 1932 Moline Turnfest Ribbon 1 1/2 x 5 white ribbon with gold gilt hanger. Mid-West Invitational June 24-26. Ribbon belonged to Cora Rieche. DTG-068 Park
Item NW Davenport Liedertafel Ribbon 1 1/2 x 4 gurgandy ribbon with large metal medallion of Richard Wagner. Gegruendet 1885. DTG-069 Park
Item 1891 DTG Damen Sektion Ribbon 2 x 20 silk sash ribbon Davenport Turngemeinde DTG-070 On Loan to the University of Iowa
Item DTG Indian Clubs pair of indian clubs from Central Turner Hall, Davenport DTG-071 Park
Item East Davenport Turn-Verein Ribbon 2 1/2 x 9 1/2 with gilt hanger and celluoid FFST Frisch Frei Stark Treu medallion. By Whitehead & Hoag Newark N.J. DTG-072 Park
Item Concord Germania Turn-Verein Ribbon 2 1/4 x 7 Mitglied Moline, IL gilt hanger with heavy brass medallion FFST Frisch Frei Stark Treu. By Whithead & Hoag Newark N.J. DTG-073 Park
Item 1888 Übungen 13te Bezirks Turnefest 5 x 7 1/2 8 pages Program of excercises for the June 2,3,4,5 District Turnfest in Davenport DTG-074 Park
Item Central Turner Hall Souvenir Plate 5 1/2 diameter porcelain place of Davenport Central Turner Hall. Reverse: Wheelock: Made in Germany for Harned Von Maur, Boston Store, Davenport, IOWA DRESDEN DTG-075 Park
Item 1926 National Turnfest Official Program American Turnerbund Louisville, KY June 15-20. 12 x 9 1/4 inches 72 pages DTG-076 Park
Item American Turners Lapel Pin 7/8 inch round screw-back pin. DTG-077 Park    
Item Friedrich Ludwig Jahn: Leben u. Wirken 28 pages 8 1/2 x 5. Acquired at the Jahn Museum in Freyburg an der Unstrut Sept. 2010. DTG-078 Park
Item Blue Davenport NW Turners Jacket Athletic team style jacket, blue with white stripes. No marking or tags inside to indicate owner or maker. DTG-079 Park
Item 1908 Kreis Turnfest Mailing Card 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 card postmarked June 27, 1908. Addressed to Mr. J Pollak Chicago. DTG-080 Park
Item Moline Turners Post Card Un-used color post card of the Moline Tuner Hall. Reverse: Established July 27, 1866 DTG-081 Park
Item 1952 Turners Bowling Button 1 1/2 inch round plastic button with metal backing & pin. DTG-082 Park
Item N W Turner Hall Dance Invitation Circa 1922 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 DTG-083 Park
Item 1936 Turners Cleveland Map Fold-out map of Cleveland, Socialer Turn Verien welcome item. DTG-084 Park
Item Central Turner Hall Song Cards 6 examples 4 1/2 x 8 numerous songs for sing-a-long at Turner Hall DTG-085 Park
Item 1948 Physical Education Review 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 folded DTG-086 Park
Item Davenport Central Turners Bowling Alley B & W picture postcard of the bowling alley once located in the Central Turner Hall in Downtown Davenport, IOWA DTG-087 Web Image Only
Item 1901 Davenport Maennerchor Button 1 3/4 inch celluoid pinback button commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Davenport Turngemeinde. Maennerchor (mens chorus). Union lable on reverse mfg. by Whitehead & Hoag, Newark, NJ Patent dates on reverse. DTG-088 Park
Item 2011 Turnfest Booklet 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 16 pages plus cover. Schuetzen Park advertisement within. DTG-089 Park
Item Davenport Männerchor Central Park 60th Anniversary of the Davenport Männerchor photo taken in Central Park. Circa 1911. DTG-090 Web Image Only
Item 1947 Turner Newspaper Article Turner Societies Hold Last Showing of Gymkana Here Tonight DTG-091 Park
Item 1947 Turner Newspaper Article Moline Turners Launch Gym Activities DTG-092 Park
Item Rock Island, IL Turner Hall Photo 9 x 11 b & w photo. Possibly stood at the location of Rock Islands current City Hall. DTG-093 Park
Item American Turner Patch 3" round red & white clothing patch. DTG-094 Park
Item 1905 Davenport Turngemeide Membership Card Hugo Ranzows membership Card. 3.5 x 1.75. John Berwald signature as Treasurer. DTG-095 Park Turner Collection Lock Box
Item Moline Turner Mug 1960 Charter Member Stein Club of the Moline Turners Wilbert Slieter. 5 1/4 tall made by Burk Patterson Co of Detroit DTG-096 Park
Item Moline Turners Pioneer Singers Trophy 17" tall trophy. Pioneer Singers of the Moline Turners Their 100th Anniversary from German-American Central Society Peoria 1958 DTG-097 Park
Item 2013 Jügesheim Turnverein Yearbook Annual yearbook of the Turnverein of Jügesheim, Germany DTG-098 Park
Item 2013 Deutsches Turnfest Materials Programs and materials from the Internationales Deutsches Turnefest in Mannheim, Germany , 2013. DTG-099 Park
Item East Davenport Turners Auxiliary By-Laws 3x5 booklet 1960 DTG-100 Park
Item East Davenport Turners Auxiliary By-Laws 3x5 Booklet 1951 DTG-101 Park
Item Officielles Protokolle Multi-year Protokolle of the North American Tunerbund 1902 Davenport, 1904 Pittsburg and 1906 Newark. DTG-102 Park
Item 1891 Davenport Turngemeinde Verfassung 7 x 5 42 page booklet printed at Der Demokrat. Includes amendments from a previous 1886 version. DTG-103 Park
Item Davenport Central Turner Hall Shell Shaped Dish 5-inch porcelain dish marked Made in Austria for J.H.C. Petersen and Sons Davenport, IOWA DTG-104 Park
Item Pretzel Alley Gesundheit Post Card Turner Fair Alt Heidelberg 24-19 Nov. 1906 Pretzel Alley postcard. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 printed at The Democrat. DTG-105 Park
Item Spooning in Pretzel Alley Post Card Turner Fair Alt Heidelberg 24-19 Nov. 1906 Pretzel Alley postcard. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 printed at The Democrat. DTG-106 Park
Item Pretzel Alley Gretchens Post Card Turner Fair Alt Heidelberg 24-19 Nov. 1906 Pretzel Alley postcard. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 printed at The Democrat. DTG-107 Park
Item 1908 Kreis Turnfest Group Photo 4 x 3 1/2 photo of Turner Team of unknown individuals from unknown participating Verein at Schuetzen Park June 25-28. DTG-108 Park
Item 1908 Kreis Turnfest Group Photo 4 x 3 1/2 photo of Turner Team of unknown individuals from unknown participating Verein at Schuetzen Park June 25-28. DTG-109 Park
Item 1908 Kreis Turnfest Group Photo 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 Chicago team on parallel bars on the athletic field at Schuetzen Park DTG-110 Park
Item Carl Hartz - DTG Member Photo Carl Charles (Dick) Hartz Sr. Birth 3. Aug 1883 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, USA Death 25. Jan 1944 in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, USA (circa 1900 tintype flipped) - from Camilla Hartz Hollister collection DTG-111 web image only
Item D.T.G. Camp Post Card Real photo postcard of the Davenport Turngemeinde Campgrounds near Princeton, Iowa. DTG-112 Park
Item 1915 Turnbezirk Delegate's Medal Metal and celluloid medal for the April 17-18 Convention of the Upper Mississippi Valley Turner District hosted by Davenport N.W. Tuners. DTG-113 Park
Item Turner Hall Plate 5" diameter fancy plate depicting the Central Turner Hall in Davenport. Made in Dresden, sold in the Boston Store, Davenport DTG-114 Park
Item 1938 N.W. Turner Sing-A-Long Card 1938 Turner Convention hosted by the N.W. Davenport Turner Society. about 11 x 17 inches 4-fold DTG-115 Park
Item N.W. Davenport Turner Token Aluminum token. 22mm Reverse side blank. DTG-116 Park
Item 1907 Rock Island Turngemeinde Flag 4ft x 6ft silk flag of the Rock Island Turngemeinde 1857-1907. 50th Anniversary DTG-117 Park
Item 1907 Rock Island Turnverein Program 5 1/5 x 7 bi-fold paper program for the 50th anniversary of the Turnverein DTG-118 Park
Item Upper Missiissippi Turner Constitution Pocket handbook size 6 total pages. DTG-119 Park
Item 1909 Rock Island Turner Constitution Small pocket booklet 4 x 5 with 92 pages. DTG-120 Park
Item Pretzel Alley Waltz Sheet Music 1906 Turner Fair "Alt-Heidelberg" sheet music. DTG-121 Park Oversize Item Box
Item 1979 Moline Turnfest Event Fob 2 inch x 1 1/2 inch arrowhead designed event souvenir. Blank reverse. DTG-122 Park
Item 1908 FDL Turners at Schuetzen Park Kreis Turnfest 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 Real photo post card. Reverse Geo. Sanders and F.D.L Turners. Un-used not posted. DTG-123 Park Turner File
Item 1908 DTG Special Meeting Notice Special notice to members to discuss the sale of the Grand Opera House. DTG-124 Park
Item Turner Works Booklet Nineteen pages 5 1/4 X 8 1/4 inches circa 1930 DTG-125 Park - Turner Box
Item Davenport NW Turner Stoneware Cup Small cup for unknown purposes, size of a coffee cup. No maker mark. No handle. DTG-126 Park
Item 1924 Midwest Kreis Turnfest Medal 1 x 1/2 dia. brass medal with hanger. Kreis Turnfest (Mispelled Kreiss) Whithead & Hoag Mfg. Moline, IL DTG-127 Park
Item Eldridge Turn Verein Lapel Button 5/8 inch Maker maker on reverse I U in double acorn DTG-128 Park
Item Eldridge Turn Verein Lapel Ribbon 9 x 2 1/2 with celluloid pin-back. Wagner Printerty Davenport DTG-129 Park
Item Eldridge Turn Verein Honored Member Ribbon 9 x 2 1/2 with celluloid pin-back. Ehrenmitglied DTG-130 Park
Item 1929 Upper Mississippi Turnfest Ribbon 4 x 1 / 2 with metal pin-back and round center medallion 1 inch dia. DTG-131 Park
Item Cleveland Turnfest Program 1936 4 1/4 x 9 32 pages. Turnfest results written in by hand on last few pages. DTG-132 Park - Turner Box
Item N.W. Davenport Turner's Trade Token 5cents 3/4 x 3/4 square aluminium trade token. DTG-133 Park
Item 1906 Turner Fair Green Glass Cup 3 inch tall x 2 1/2 inch diameter green milk glass cup/mug. Produced for sal at the 1906 Turner Fair "Alt Heidelberg" DTG-134 Park
Item 1902 Davenport Turnhalle Event Postcard 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 Bundestagsatzung from July 1902. Christmas greetings in writing, sent to Germany. DTG-135 Park
Item 1897 St Louis Turnfest Honorable Mention Certificate Framed 22 x 19 - List names of Davenport Turngemeinde members who participated. Had laurel leaf wreath and silk ribbon, very deteriorated. DTG-136 Park
Item Louisville Turnfest June 1926 Framed period photo. Philadelphia Turngemeinde Team at Louisville. Reverse signed by J.A. Welzenbach. DTG-137 Park
Item DTG 50th Anniversary Book 6 x 9 format. 125 pages. Authored by August Paul Richter, printed by Henry Lischer Publishing. 1902 DTG-138 Park
Item 1911 Kansas City Turnfest / Davenport Team Photo 8 x 10 b/w Kreis Turnfest, Davenport Team, most likely N.W. Davenport Turner Society. Photo by Nordling Studio K.C. Mo. DTG-139 Park
Item 1911 Kreis Turnfest Medal As seen in photo. DTG-140 Park    
Item 1897 St. Louis Turnfest Medal 2 piece aluminum made by Trebus and Steiner of St. Louis. 3 inches by 1.5 inches. DTG-141 Park
Item 1908 Kreis Turnfest Nordwest Davenport Team 16 x 20 inch photo on heavy pasteboard. Photo taken at Schuetzenpark, Davenport. DTG-142 Park
Item Pretzel Alley Cant Make me Mad Post Card Turner Fair Alt Heidelberg 24-19 Nov. 1906 Pretzel Alley postcard. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 printed at The Democrat. DTG-143 Park
Item Nordwest Davenport Turnverein Team Photo 11 x 14 image of N.W. Davenport Turnverein team members at unk. event at unk. location - early 1900s. Matted and framed. DTG-144 Park
Item American Turners Belt Buckle 3 inch diameter. Made by Wyoming Studio Artworks. DTG-145 Park
Item American Turners Embroidery Patch 3.5 x 2 inch red, white & blue. DTG-146 Park
Item American Turners 25 Year Membership Pin Half inch diameter - no maker\'s mark. Pin clasp on reverse. DTG-147 Park
Item Nordwest Davenport Turnverein 1908 Kreis Turnfest Unused picture postcard 5.5 x 3.5, publisher unknown. DTG-148 Park
Item Wilkommen Zum Turnfest Pennant 12 x 24 linen red, white, blue with stars for border. DTG-149 Park