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Digitizing Ethnic Newspapers

  • Saturday, December 18, 2021
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • DANK Haus 4740 N. Western Ave.


  • (Donation goes toward the Museum and Gallery.)

Registration is closed

**Update: virtual option now available, in addition to in-person! All registrants will receive the Zoom link**

In 2021, the DANK Haus's collection of the Eintracht newspaper was digitized and is now available on the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections website. The IDNC is a project of the University of Illinois. At the in-person presentation "Digitizing Ethnic Newspapers," you will learn about:

  • the DANK Haus's preservation of the Eintracht
  • the history of German-language newspapers in Illinois
  • the process of digitizing and hosting newspapers
  • the importance of ethnic newspapers

William Schlaack

Digital Reformatting Coordinator,

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sebastian Wüpper

Collections Consultant


Rosa Gallagher

Museum & Development Director


The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

Registration is free, with an option to donate $10 to the DANK Haus Museum. 

German American Cultural Center 

4740 North Western Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60625

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.

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