A Guide to the Gus Hanewald Diary, 1930
Born in Germany in 1870, Gus Hanewald emigrated to San Antonio, Texas, around 1920.
The Gus Hanewald Diary, 1930, documents Hanewald’s trip to Germany from May 22 through September 23, 1930. Entitled Eine Reise nach Deutschland, the diary describes traveling with a friend by train on the Southern Pacific Railroad from San Antonio to Houston and eventually to Galveston, where he embarked on the ship Rio Panuco bound for Germany. Additionally, Hanewald discusses his fellow passengers, social affairs, and his travels through Germany.
This collection is open for research use.
Gus Hanewald Diary, 1930, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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