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Item ID   156710    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.628 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1977.005 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1977.005 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Baumann family similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Muhlfelder family similar items
Title   Baumann-Muhlfelder family papers similar items
Filing Title   Baumann-Muhlfelder family papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1858-1935 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 box (.4 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   Julius Baumann was born in Germany, and arrived in the U.S. in time to volunteer for service in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. He enlisted under the name of John Bowman and served in West Gulf Squadron. He received his American citizenship papers in 1868; he married Henriette Ballin, who had emigrated from Germany with members of her family; and lived in the American Midwest and East. He owned and operated a highly successful women's shirtwaist factory and died in 1916. Julius's daughter, Doretta, was a debutante who attended secretarial school and married a milliner, Samuel Muhlfelder. Doretta and Samuel's son, Gilbert, moved to Oakland, Calif. similar items
Scope and Content   Family correspondence; citizenship papers and a certificate; booklets; a scrapbook of Doretta Baumann Muhlfelder; photographs; a membership card for the Associated Veterans of Farragut's Fleet (relating to Julius's service in the Civil War); and a letter signed by Admiral George Dewey. ǂb Also contains letters from Julius Baumann to the American government in which he requested a pension for his military service during the Civil War; a confirmation certificate for Henriette Ballin and her German religious schoolbook; a fiftieth wedding anniversary booklet for Julius and Henriette Baumann, with accompanying photographs; and a family scrapbook. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156710 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18568185~S1    
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