Albert Kahn papers   1896-2014
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   Container / Location    Title
 
Scrapbooks [series]:
Box   1  
Unnumbered volume,  1892-1898     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Schmidt's resignation from Detroit Police Board Committee in 1894
    2. Schmidt as Pingree's preferred successor for mayor of Detroit in 1897
    3. Death of Traugott Schmidt, Carl Schmidt's father, in 1897
 
Box   1  
Volume 1,  1905-1906     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Travel to and around Walhalla
    2. Entertainment at Walhalla, including hunting, card games, target shooting
  2. Of special interest:
    1. Excursions to Walhalla
      1. "The Ride on the Locomotive," p. 22-24
      2. "A Northern Trip," p. 41-44 (printed article)
    2. Sketch of land and distribution of seeds at Walhalla, p. 135
 
Box   1  
Volume 2 with index,  1907-1908     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Travel to and around Walhalla
    2. Entertainment at Walhalla, including hunting, boating excursions, dining, card games
    3. German-language poetry
  2. Of special interest:
    1. Tree-planting expeditions at Walhalla, p. 3-36, 42-90
    2. Winter junket to Walhalla, p. 106-143
 
Box   1  
Volume 3,  1908-1909     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Travel to and around Walhalla
    2. Entertainment at Walhalla, including ice boating, card games, horse-back riding, boating
    3. German-language poetry
    4. Conservation in Michigan
  2. Of special interest:
    1. Promotion of reforestation in Michigan
      1. Schmidt appointed by Governor Warner to develop a comprehensive system of reforestation, p. 45
    2. Trip with Jo Labadie, photos, p. 127-138, and manuscript by Labadie, in volume 3 folder
 
Box   1  
Volume 4,  1911-1912     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Travel to and around Walhalla
    2. Entertainment at Walhalla, including ice boating, board games, hiking
    3. German and English-language poetry about Walhalla
    4. Correspondence about Walhalla
  2. Of special interest:
    1. Excursions to Walhalla
      1. Automobile trip from Detroit to Walhalla, p. 102-120
    2. Fire aftermath in Au Sable and Oscoda, p. 68-95
 
Box   1  
Volume 5,  1912-1916     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Detroit municipal issues
    2. Schmid's leather company
    3. Pacifist sentiment among German-Americans
    4. Conservation in Michigan
  2. Of special interest:
    1. Schmidt's criticism of the lumberjack, p. 20-22
    2. Advertisement for Schmidt leather goods, p. 26-27
    3. Schmidt's defense of the Kaiser in 1914, p. 126
    4. Schmidt's interest in municipal ownership of the street railway system, p. 138-139
    5. Resolution of German-Americans demanding pacifism on part of the U. S. government, back inside cover of scrapbook
 
Box   2  
Volume 6,  1916-1930     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Automobile touring in Michigan
    2. Farming at Serradella
    3. German-Americans' reaction to U. S. participation in World War I
    4. Schmidt's funding of Base Hospital No. 36, A.E.F., France
  2. Of special interest:
    1. The American Independence Conference, held in Chicago, on September 30, 1916, p. 46-51
      1. Minutes and statements
    2. Schmidt's leadership in the German-American move against Roosevelt, p. 57
    3. Jo Labadie's poem against the war, p. 63
 
Box   2  
Volume 7,  1914-1922     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. German-Americans' reaction to U. S. participation in World War I
    2. Prohibition
    3. Walhalla
    4. Schmidt's travels in Germany, 1921
  2. Of special interest:
    1. Schmidt's account of the war, and its affect on his writing, p. 2-6
    2. Photographs of Schmidt's tannery (?), p. 74-1/2-75
 
Box   2  
Volume 8,  1920-1925     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Serradella Farm
    2. Greenbush Inn
    3. German-American organizations
      1. Steuben Society of America
      2. Concord Society of America
 
Box   2  
Volume 9,  1921-1925     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Carl Schmidt's visit to Germany, 1921
    2. Steuben Society of America
 
Box   2  
Volume 10,  1922-1931     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Detroit German-Americans' "Jahrmarkt" in 1922 (fund-raising event for needy German children)
    2. Greenbush resort
 
Box   3  
Volume 11,  undated     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Walhalla excursions
    2. Germania "Kegel Klubs"
 
Box   3  
Volume 12,  undated     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Winter excursions to Greenbush
 
Box   3  
Volume 13,  1921-1934     
  1. Walhalla Guest Book
 
Box   3  
Volume 14,  1906-1935     
  1. General. subjects include:
    1. Reforestation in Michigan
    2. Carl Schmidt's death, 1934
 
Out. vol.  
Unnumbered volume,  1905-1913     
  1. General subjects include:
    1. Photographs of Walhalla lodge and farm scenes
    2. Au Sable River