How German Ingenuity Inspired America
German-American Heritage Museum of the USA™
Book Presentation with Author Lynne Breen
Learn about our first-ever book project, a hardcover publication filled with more than 300 illustrations and photos of famous individuals including Carl Schurz, Henry Kissinger, Amelia Earhart, Albert Einstein, and screen legend Marlene Dietrich, as well as lesser-known historical figures, such as 19th century sculptor Elisabet Ney and architect Walter Gropius.
Author Lynne Breen takes you on an entertaining and informative journey, explaining the German origins of many beloved customs that brighten our days, and inventions that make our lives easier and more comfortable.
Watch our executive director Katja Sipple’s interview with Lynne Breen to find out what inspired her to commence this writing project, what she learnt on this journey, how she conducted her research, and what she hopes readers will take away from her work.