Emigration: Via Bremen to Everywhere
Bremen sources on emigration
inventory of the sources to be found in Bremen concerning the history of migration, esp. of emigration,
revised by Peter Marschalck (Bremen 1986)
A Project with the Bremen Chamber of Commerce and the State Archives Bremen.
Data from 1830 - 1945 are transcribed with more than 700 000 names.
Emigration of Bremen Citizens
Loss of citizen rights; illegal emigration
emigration papers from 1552 - 1902.
Register of passports
The registers of the police departement contain names, occupations, home towns, sometimes birth dates, destination and others
Data from 1862 – 1905, 1910 – 1921, and dec 1924 – sep 1936 for Vegesack
are transcribed with more than 75445 records.
Departure dates of emigration ships
Departure dates of emigration ships from 1834-1939
Lost and Found! *** sorry, these documents are only in german **
Documents/reports from the Archives of the Chamber of Commerce and the State Archives Bremen
Passenger names are also documented in the
Marriages on the way to America, from the ev.ref.Church in Blumenthal
Emigrants from Brinkum, records from the Brinkum Buergermeister Kirchhoff
Fr. Spengemann: The voyages of the vessels ISABELLA, PAULINE, META and UHLAND
Bodo Heyne: Passengerlists from the FERDINAND and the WALLACE
SHENANDOAH, Sinking in the Weser river
TALISMAN, warning for emigrants to California
Karl W. Klüber: Passengerlists of the DEUTSCHLAND (27.oct. 1849)
and the ITZSTEIN & WELCKER (27.oct. 1850)
Requirements on provisions of an emigration ship
Conditions of employment in engl. colonies
Travel report from Gottlob Haering with the Swiss Emigratiom Ship HELVETIA to the USA (22 pages)
JOHANNE, stranded near the isle of Spiekeroog, reconstructed passenger list
INDIANA, Letter of complaint
Immigration conditions in Canada
NEW ERA, J.W. Wood from Long Branch, NJ asks for details of the sinking
WILHELMINE, Letter of complaint about the passage to Australia
FANNY KIRCHNER, a Thank You for the passage to Australia
Separation of male and female on emigration ships ?
Passengerships coming back to Bremen
- about 1860
Criticism of passage conditions to Australia
Fire desaster on the GLOBUS
Sinking of the FORTUNA near Galveston
Content of a medical case
Inquest on the crew of the JAMES FORSTER JR.
50 $ Counterfeit money in Bremen
Swindle and stowaways
Change of gold and silver coins in Chile
Destruction of the Bremen Passengerlists
Emigration to Venezuela
Emigration to Brazil
Transport of passengers in need of help (paupers)
the BREMEN, more than 2000 emigrants left Europe with this ship
D1167 BREMEN, the aeroplane of Köhl, Fitzmaurice
and Freiherr von Hünefeld for the first flight to America in 1928.
SPACELAB, build in Bremen and part of the american Spaceshuttle Project.