SS C. F. Tietgen Ephemera Collection
All Digitized Ephemera for the SS C. F. Tietgen available at the GG Archives. Common items of ephemera in our maritime collection include passenger lists, brochures, event and entertainment programs, and other memorabilia produced for a voyage or ship.
- Steamship Line: Scandinavian America Line / Skandinavien-Amerika Linie
- Class of Passengers: Cabin
- Date of Departure: 4 July 1907
- Route: Copenhagen to New York
- Commander: Captain A. G. Thomsen
50-Page brochure from the Scandinavian-American Line promoting their service from Scandinavia to New York focused on Third Class accommodations and persuading immigrants to cross the Atlantic on one of their steamships. Featured Ships: C. F. Tietgen, Hellig Olav, Oscar II, and United States.
Ephemera contained in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenirs provided to the passengers of each voyage. Many of these souvenir ephemeral items have disappeared over the years.
Our selection varies considerably by ship, and likely contains only a sampling of what was originally produced and printed by the steamship lines.
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