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SS Deutschland Ephemera Collection

All Digitized Ephemera for the SS Deutschland 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.

SS Deutschland Breakfast Bill of Fare 26 February 1902

1902-02-26 SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Bill of Fare for 26 February 1902 featured a typical American fare including Buckwheat Pancakes, Omelots, Ham, Bacon, in addition to Rumpsteak, Calf's Liver and Grilled Vienna Sausages.

SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu Card 2 March1902

1902-03-02 SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Breakfast Bill of Fare Card from 2 March 1902 featured Eggs Périgueux Style, Potato-Pancake with Cranberries, and Omelet aux Confitures.

Passenger Manifest, Hamburg-Amerika Linie SS Deutschland, 1909

1909-10-07 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 7 October 1909
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain C. Kaempff
Brochure Cover, The New Twin Screw Steamship Deutschland of the Hamburg America Line.

The New Twin Screw Steamship Deutschland - 1924

8-Panel Flyer offers a quick look at the SS Deutschland, a 21,046-ton ship, launched on 28 April 1923 with her maiden voyage on 27 March 1924. Superb interior photographs create a visual feast of this elegant ship of the Hamburg America Line (HAPAG).

Front Cover, SS Deutschland Passenger List 30 July 1926

1926-07-30 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 30 July 1926
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Schwamberger
1927-08-12 Passenger Manifest for the SS Deutschland

1927-08-12 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 12 August 1927
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Langer
1927-09-23 Passenger Manifest of SS Deutschland

1927-09-23 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 14 September 1927
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Langer
Vintage Menu, Hamburg America Line, SS Deutschland, 30 September 1927

1927-09-30 SS Deutschland Daily Menu Card

Vintage Third Class Daily Bill of Fare Card from 30 September 1927 on board the SS Deutschland of the Hamburg America Line featured Boiled Eggs for Breakfast, Braised Fillet of Fish for Dinner, and Matjes Herrings, Bacon Sauce for Supper.

Covers for the 1928 Hamburg American Line Brochure Across the Atlantic - First Class.

HAPAG - Across the Atlantic in First Class - 1928

Outstanding brochure from the Hamburg America Line captures the opulence of first-class transatlantic travel in the late 1920s. Rare interior photographs of public rooms such as the shopping plaza or promenade make this an excellent booklet. Ships Featured: Resolute and Reliance, New York, Hamburg, Albert Ballin, and Deutschland.

1928-10-12 Passenger Manifest of SS Deutschland

1928-10-12 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie / Hamburg America Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 October 1928
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Langer
1928-10-12 Passenger Manifest of SS Deutschland

1930-08-22 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie / Hamburg America Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: First Class, Tourist Third Cabin, and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 22 August 1930
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Buch
  • Note: Three separate passenger list booklets provide complete coverage of all passengers on board the SS Deutschland for this voyage. Information for Passengers for each class is also included. 1,164 Passengers and 47 Crew Members are listed for this voyage.
Receipt from Intercollegiate Travel Bureau for Round-Trip Transatlantic Voyages 1932

1932-04-11 Intercollegiate Travel Bureau Receipt - Transatlantic Voyages

Receipt that itemized a round-trip voyage to Europe for Mr. and Mrs. David S. Kane via the SS Hamburg and SS Deutschland of the Hamburg America Line in 1932.

Front Side, Hamburg America Line Purchaser's Receipt and Contract for Prepaid Ticket and Passage

1933-06-05 Prepaid Ticket - Hamburg to New York

Tourist Class Passage for Three Family Members living in Berlin prepaid by another family member living in Maryland for a voyage from Hamburg to New York, departing 5 June 1933 on the Hamburg America Line steamship Deutschland.

1935-08-15 Passenger Manifest of SS Deutschland

1935-08-15 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: First and Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 15 August 1935
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton, Cherbourg, and Cobh (Queenstown)
  • Commander: Captain Dau
Front Cover for a Joint Line Brochure from Hamburg America Line and North German Lloyd Entitled Go Tourist Class.

HAPAG-North German Lloyd - Go Tourist Class - 1936

26-Page Brochure "Go Tourist Class" is a joint production of HAPAG-NDL. Profusely Illustrated with interior photographs of Tourist Class accommodations and ships of both lines that carried passengers of that class. A superb brochure produced for American tourist of the Summer Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Bremen, Europa, Columbus, Berlin, New York, Hamburg, Deutschland, Hansa, and St. Louis

1936-08-27 Passenger Manifest for the SS Deutschland

1936-08-27 SS Deutschland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Class not Stated
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1936
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Friedel
Front Cover, On Board Events Program Covering a Transatlantic Voyage of the SS Deutchland Beginning Thursday, 27 August 1936.

1936-08-27 Voyage Events Program - SS Deutschland

Tourist Class Events Program on the SS Deutschland of the Hamburg America Line for the voyage beginning 27 August 1936. Activities included Dances, Movies, Concerts, "Get-Togethers," Horse Races, Beer Parity, and Horse Races.

Front Cover of 1937 Brochure from the Hamburg-American and North German Lloyd on their Transatlantic Ships.

1937-10 HAPAG-NDL Ships in the Transatlantic Service

14-page small format brochure produced jointly by HAPAG-LLOYD welcomes you to Germany in 1937 on their transatlantic ships Bremen, Europa, Columbus, New York, Hamburg, Hansa, Deutschland, St. Louis, and Berlin. Brief information along with a photograph of each ship is included in this booklet.

Front Cover, Hamburg America Line 1938 Brochure "In The Third Class to North America."

In The Third Class to North America - 1938

This is a well-preserved brochure that was published before the beginning of the European conflict that became World War II. Superb photography makes this an exceptional record of the Third Class accommodations on the steamships Deutschland, New York, Hamburg, and the Hansa.

Titelblatt, Hamburg America Line 1938 Broschüre "In der dritten Klasse nach Nordamerika."

In der Dritten Klasse nach Nordamerika - 1938

Es handelt sich um eine gut erhaltene Broschüre veröffentlicht wurde, dass vor dem Beginn des europäischen Konflikt, der sich aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Superb Fotografie macht dies ein Rekord excecptional der dritten Klasse Unterkünfte auf dem Dampfer Deutschland, New York, Hamburg und die Hanse.

 

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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