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After the First World War: Articles from the Syracuse Union, available through the New York State Newspaper Project



Webpage 1 : November - December 1918:

  • Masthead for the November 14, 1918 edition, the first issue published after the artistice was signed.
  • October 4, 1917, p.2, editorial section. A Look Back at the Reaction to the Trading with the Enemy Act of October 6, 1917.
  • Newpaper address, founder, ownership, editor, subscription information
  • If the Cap fits, wear it! from the December 5, 1918 edition
  • Teacher's Journal on the Warpath against German Names from the December 12, 1918 edition.


Webpage 2 : January - April 1919:

  • January 2, 1919. Accusations against Foreign Language Newspapers misguided
  • January 2, 1919. A Refreshing Change
  • January 9, 1919. Obituaries for Theodore Roosevelt
  • January 9, 1919. It just makes sense!
  • January 9, 1919. Noteworthy Causes of Wars, The Classics in Yiddish, In Madame Tussaud's Chamber of Horrors
  • January 16, 1919. Statement issued by the American Friends of German Demmocracy
  • January 16, 1919. "Friends of German Democracy" Banquet, Roosevelt's Last Will and Testament
  • January 30, 1919. History of the Parachute
  • February 6, 1919. Women in These New Times.
  • March 6, 1919. Louis N. Hammerling resigns, German Names
  • March 13, 1919. A Word opposing Unamerican Agitation
  • March 27, 1919. How We abused the Loyalty of Our Foreign Born, Our Boys in France and in Germany
  • April 17, 1919. The most successful Purification of the German Language


Webpage 3 : May - August 1919:

  • May 1, 1919. Signs in Buffalo Restaurants, Germans once again allowed to become Citizens
  • May 8, 1919. How Strong is the German Element in the United States?
  • May 29, 1919. Official Appreciation of the Patriotic Work of the Foreign Language Press, to the Readers of our Newspaper, Hyphenism is Dead
  • June 19, 1919. The German Language diligently studied at the Univerity of Pennsylvania, The Origin of the word "Pumpernickel"
  • July 31, 1919. A Balloon crashes through a Roof, Soldiers who were not U.S. Citizen receive Citizenship without waiting, The German Order of the Harugari 235 Years Ago, Fateful Days: A Poem by Hermann Hesse
  • August 14, 1919. The Foreign Language Governmental Information Service, The 73rd Session of the German Order of the Harugari
  • August 21, 1919. War Lies Once and For all
  • August 28, 1919. Shall German be Banned?


Webpage 4 : September - December 1919:

  • September 4, 1919. To Our Readers (raise in subscription prices)
  • September 11, 1919. All German Prisoners of War to be sent Home September 25th
  • September 25, 1919. German-Americans
  • September 25, 1919. Food Packages to Germany and German Austria
  • November 6, 1919. No Conversations in the German Language : A Decree from Police Commissioner Weir of West Hoboken, N.J.
  • November 6, 1919.Ban on German Opera, A Poem in Protest to the Ban on German
  • November 6, 1919. American Pilots to photograph the entire United States
  • November 13, 1919. Wagner's Meistersinger performed in Paris
  • November 13, 1919. Chinese see another War (unless all German territory returned to China)
  • November 20, 1919. Two large German Newspapers merge, A Lesson in Selling to Foreigners
  • November 27, 1919. The Myth of the Much-Touted German Propaganda
  • December 11, 1919. The German Language is Indespensible, Surveillance of German-American Letters to Germany


Webpage 5 : January - December 1920:

  • January 8, 1920. Ludendorff Sees Disaster Approaching
  • April 15, 1920. From the Life of Deadwood Dick
  • April 15, 1920. French Academy in Quandary
  • April 22,1920. The Letter from a Traveler
  • April 22, 1920. Due to Paper Shortage
  • April 22, 1920. Nowadays, Everything is "Less."
  • April 22, 1920. Notification to our Readers
  • May 6, 1920. The Germanic Tribes
  • May 13, 1920. Subscription Prices, The German Language Newspapers in America
  • July 29, 1920. Foolishness Costs A Life (Going over Niagara Falls in a Barrel)
  • September 2, 1920. Goethe and the Banned St. John's Eve Bonfire
  • September 23, 1920. America excludes Germans
  • October 7, 1920. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc. Required by the Act of Congress of August 24, 1912.
  • October 7, 1920. German Pilot will attempt a Transatlantic Flight
  • December 2, 1920. The Zipfer in America
  • December 9, 1920. The Syracuse Union becomes Agent for the "United American Lines."


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Project initiated November 4, 2019

Translation by Susan Kriegbaum-Hanks