Thanks and Appreciation

The German National Tourist Office and the German Information Center would like to express heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the following partners and people who contributed time and information to creating the content of the different chapters and sections of this Web site:

  • Dr. Heinrich Tolzmann, director of German Studies at the University of Cincinnati and president of the Society for German-American Studies
  • Dr. Wolfgang Grams, Routes to the Roots, Research and Travel
  • The German American Chamber of Commerce, New York
  • The Goethe Institut, New York
  • The German Agricultural Board (CMA), Alexandria, Virginia
  • The General Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York
  • Germany Embassy Washington, D.C. for making available a list of Germanclubs and organizations in the US
  • The “Partner for Innovation” initiative for the information from their booklet German Stars – 50 innovations everyone should know
  • Nadia Hassani, Jean Anderson Hedi Würz and Wolfgang Staib for the information from their books that contributed greatly to our recipes' section
  • The German Academic Exchange Serice, (DAAD), New York
  • Staatsarchiv Hamburg
  • Deutsches Museum Muenchen
  • German Emigration Center, Bremerhaven
  • Auswandererwelt Ballinstadt, Hamburg

Special thanks go to our various German partner organizations who delivered information, input and ideas for the places mentioned in our heritage section and the interactive map.