Chapter 6: The Enchantment of Everyday Life (Alltagskultur)

What was part of a typical day for a German in Missouri? In Chapter 6, we discuss German cuisine, Gemüsegarten, or the “kitchen garden”, German music, and other material culture. We’ll even tell you where to find authentic German cuisine!

Missouri Humanities has spent the last several years forming partnerships and developing programming dedicated to commemorating and interpreting Missouri’s rich German cultural heritage. In 2019, Missouri Humanities partnered with Missouri Life Publishing to create a “book-a-zine” exploring the many facets of “Germanness” in our state: Explore Missouri’s German Heritage. Authored by Dr. W. Arthur Mehrhoff, the publication serves as both a travel guide and coffee table book.  
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