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  • 1918 - uprising for freedom - The 1918 workers 'and workers' revolution was a historic opportunity - for creating a democratic Germany that would have been stronger than the Weimar Republic. In a few days, they will achieve what the Social Democrats ... >> read more


  • 5 minutes of German - On the 2. October 1946 appeared in the feature section of the Stuttgarter Zeitung for the first time the heading "Five minutes German". I wanted to use it, if only in the form of a sigh of shock (because the paper was precious), ... >> read more


  • Abraham Gumbel - He had a close relationship with the editor-in-chief of the left-hand "Sonntags-Zeitung" Erich Schairer (who became editor-in-chief of the "Stuttgarter Zeitung" after the war). In various newspapers and magazines he took a stand against that in the rest ... >> read more
  • Abraham Gumbel died - At the age of 78, my uncle Abraham Gumbel, known to the readers of this newspaper as “Emel”, went gently into Heilbronn to the country from which there is no return. In the village of Stein am Kocher, where our ... >> read more
  • disarmament - The new era also wants the old god of war Mars collar. And not wrong. For as long as he wore spears and shields, he was a noble, knightly fighter. Since he has a gas mask on ... >> read more
  • shareholders - Somewhere in Hanover one has recently encountered a very rich source of crude oil. An event for all of Germany, one could have thought. General joy. Lectures in schools, film screenings, newspaper articles: "A new treasure", "enrichment of national assets" ... >> read more
  • At the grave of capitalism - An unfulfilled profession Walther Rathenaus: "We stand at the grave of the big capitalist epoch. High capitalism is over, not capital. This will all survive for a long time, whether as state or personal capital. But the… >> read more
  • Amtsstuben-Muff - In Germany, the bureaucracy is scolded with inner satisfaction. And rightly so. Because there is nothing that can make the little trivialities so bilious and disgusting as the office room muff. >> read more
  • object lesson - There is one good thing about the great economic crisis in which we find ourselves: it broadcasts visual instruction on the capitalist system, under whose rule people can starve to death in addition to full chafing. >> read more
  • Answer to a question - You ask me (a little curious, it seems to me), as it looked inside me during the Nazi era. Bad, I can tell you. I was torn in a back and forth between grief, shame and ... >> read more
  • Forgot on the map - In the Valtellina, not far from the Bernina, on the Swiss-Italian border, lies the small Swiss village of Carajone. It consists of 16 houses and has about 100 inhabitants. >> read more
  • Attention, without stilts - There is a considerable number of Germans whose curriculum vitae and life's work have exemplary significance for the first half of this century. But in a few, the fabric of this time, the patterns in it are so distinctive and ... >> read more
  • Call to myself - Obeying a long felt need, I have decided to start a new party. To be sure that my demands in the Reichstag find correct and emphatic representation, I have identified myself as the top candidate of my ... >> read more
  • revaluation - Whoever has practiced loyalty and honesty to the grave, the state took the last groschen in "great" times. Today he pays his debt of gratitude with interest and compound interest. , . You too, just be patient, godmother ... >> read more
  • Eyes right - It is tragic to preach to the proletariat today what a bourgeois politician said about 25 years ago, at a time when fascism did not yet exist, and under a ... >> read more
  • From the life of a mythical creature - There are good reasons to deal with this "fable animal of our time" (J. Daniel Chamier). First, his peculiar personality is a fascinating mystery to himself. Then Wilhelm II ruled over Europe's most powerful and dynamic state, ... >> read more
  • Exhibition 1987 in Heilbronn - The library director Hans Ulrich Eberle has compiled more than four hundred objects for his most extensive exhibition so far. This mosaic does not just show the contours of a newspaper man. It provides an insight into the Württemberg journalism between 1920 and 1960 ... >> read more
  • Authors - Interactive directory of authors whose contributions can be found on this website. These are not just authors of the Sonntags-Zeitung, but also authors, the articles about Erich Schairer, his Sonntags-Zeitung and ... >> read more
  • Authors of the Sunday newspaper - Alfabetisches Autorenverzeichnis >> read more


  • Need and need - So, so: in the Reich Ministry of the Interior once again a memorandum is worked out. About the "reasons for the birth decline". Very interesting. Yes, what might he have for reasons? >> read more
  • God forbid, it would have been too good - Revolutions Review I look back. The Pressegeneraleer grabbed the big fright a year ago. The OHL dies suddenly.Hurra, hurray! The phrase was in the dirt. Past the plans and the thick theses, past the clumsy Renommisterein.Behüt ... >> read more
  • When reading the newspaper - The father (takes the newspaper in his hand): "This Saukorps, the Polack, a naughty gang, well, you'll be home to them once, oh, the Pestalozzi, they've celebrated enough now, I do not know ... >> read more


  • Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart as a political journalist - The subject of Schairer's doctoral thesis is Schubart's "Deutsche Chronik" (German Chronicle), which has registered the author's ten-year imprisonment on the Hohenasperg. Schairer examines the reasons why political ideas and movements in France and ... >> read more
  • Christian solidarism - ... a document of historical significance: a memorandum by Matthias Erzberger on "Guidelines for the Reconstruction of German Economic Life", which he completed shortly before his assassination (end of August 1921). >> read more
  • Christoph Schrempf to the memory - If it had befallen him like GB Shaw to survive himself, then he would today be ninety years old, and the newspapers would bring articles about him: not because he Christoph Schrempf, but ... >> read more
  • Christ in the cinema - The "Little Theater" in Heilbronn has for a few days as a meaningful change and "harbinger of the coming Christmas", as it says in the announcement so beautiful and pietätvoll, cranking birth, life and suffering of the Savior ... >> read more
  • Cotta archive - Schairer had already learned of the divestment intentions of 1950, and when the 1952 issue became acute, he convinced Eberle that the Stuttgarter Zeitung was to use 200.000 DM to acquire the archive from its surpluses ... >> read more


  • The beard - When I think of the strong man, I always have his beard in front of me. It is not a beard, powerfully shot in the impetuous urge to become a martial mustache - no, it is a fly that ... >> read more
  • The German press misery - "We have been shamelessly and shamelessly lied to and cheated on by our newspapers." So was the judgment of very calm and very considerate men into the most conservative circles when they had the opportunity to ... >> read more
  • The German crime - [StZ vom 31.12.1946] Professor Friedrich Wilhelm Förster, the well-known pedagogue and pacifist, had published an essay in the "Neue Zürcher Zeitung" in which he warned the Allies against trusting Germany and ... >> read more
  • The thick book - The budget for 1927 I've got is a folio brochure with some 1500 pages. It has twice the cubic capacity of a family Bible and, at 3,2 kilogram, about the weight of a newborn child. >> read more
  • The end - When these lines go to press, the "national revolution" has followed the election result of the 5. March similarly enforced as the revolt 1918 after the military defeat. At that time, no ... >> read more
  • The end of the silence - The exhibition "Unsuspended Nazi Justice" caused a sensation 60 years ago - at a time when hardly anyone in post-war Germany thought about reappraisal. The German Attorney General Max Güde confirmed the authenticity and authenticity of the exhibited ... >> read more
  • The wrong track - The carnival time is in the suit, In Cologne, in Munich, but also elsewhere begin to beat conscience again. Can you do that? , , ? At a time when. , , ? Balls, redoubt, flirt ... >> read more
  • The golden heart - The millions of unemployed, yesterday still on the verge of despair, can go back to bed cheerfully: the government has formed a multi-headed committee to brood about the problem of unemployment, and ladies of the Berlin society ... >> read more
  • The Kommis Germany - We came to peace from war. We inevitably had to exchange the monarchy with the republic. The "Vaterländische Unterricht" continues as propaganda for the "German culture". The perseverance slogan has had to give way to the bodybuilding. >> read more
  • The cake recipe - Take the available amount of social-democratic longing for government and mix it up profusely with the power of German people-saving and large-scale industrial power (with a dose of cunning as a binder serves well), pour a few drops of democratic oil ... >> read more
  • The country of the middle - To my shame I must confess that during the war I had long believed in the official legend of its outbreak: Germany had been attacked by its enemies. I simply could not imagine ... >> read more
  • The airship - As I write these lines, the airship "Graf Zeppelin" lays back the last part of its world tour. If his luck remains true, it will land safely in Friedrichshafen ... >> read more
  • The mishap - In a sheep brain, a plan grew on how best to live. He has been ruined overnight by a lunatic. He was eating the brain cell right at that point. And ate with ... >> read more
  • The so-called new year - The time of back and forth and side glances is back, to the delight of pastors, men of the stock market and politics. Balance sheets are born in bulk, more emotional than monetary in nature; you won ... >> read more
  • The Germans - You hear with devotion what the poet speaks: World history is the judgment of the world. Only then do you not like the words when the judgment tells you the story. 1923, 31 ER There is only one "dark" ... >> read more
  • Monument of shame - The writer Arnold Zweig has already told 1925 of the books of Emil Julius Gumble (1891-1966) that they "are shining into the blood cellars of the German reaction". How right branch was, is on the life of Gumble, mathematician in Heidelberg, ... >> read more
  • The mailbox uncle - Removing soda water from handkerchiefs does not always work. Try the following remedy: a gallon of water, half a pound of soft soap, and three kilos of soda are cooked into a thin porridge ... >> read more
  • The Christ balloon - A new attraction, which in many ways means a valuable supplement to the repertoire, is set to be held for this year's theater season in Oberammergau. The technical achievements of our time will make it possible on the magnificent alpine freewheel ... >> read more
  • The one - O war! O victory! Hooray! Hooray! Viktoria! A Cantus is rising. - Only one is silent in the table shouting - it was there. 1924, 52 Author unknown >> read more
  • The eternal subject - The most dangerous moment of the domestic political situation in Germany lies probably in the fact that we have a republic, but no or far too few republican citizens. We have a form but no content; a barrel, but no ... >> read more
  • The peace of Potsdam - It is precisely the militarists and the violent politicians who are leading the fight against Versailles, and that is because the principles that they themselves recognize are against their own country and not against a foreign ... >> read more
  • The presentation command - Mufti is hit by an official form at the outbreak of a war, which rashly declares that he hopes that in order to achieve the planned victory, he will immediately report to the X-barracks for many predetermined heroic mornings in order to receive ... >> read more
  • The wooden head - ... the manifold wanderings of the divine Dulders Hindenburg. Not of the living, but of the iron, which was set up in the great time on the today's "place of the republic" in Berlin. >> read more
  • International fascism - The election victory of the German fascists has also bolstered the Austrian obscurantists around Seipel. Schober disappears, and the spiritual Lord comes back on the scene, supported by the Home Guard Prince Starhemberg. Seipel gives his ... >> read more
  • The Kapp-Lüttwitz Putsch in 1920 - Organized by the former Free Corps leader Pabst, who had already ordered the murder of Liebknecht and Luxembourg. The putschists received financial support from parts of industry and banks. The figurehead was Wolfgang Kapp, an Ostelbischer Junker and supervisory board of… >> read more
  • The long shadow of the revolution - Agitation and disparagement - When Kurt Eisner appointed himself Prime Minister of Bavaria on November 7, 1918 and founded the Free State, he became the first Jewish representative to head a German country. Immediately… >> read more
  • Man is stupid - More and more often the heretical idea that man is not the crown of creation, but a false construction, destroys me like the dinosaurs of the Jurassic period because he is incapable, say ... >> read more
  • The juggernaut - From the ten-billion-dollar budget of the German Republic for 1929, the military budget claims about 700 million marks ... >> read more
  • The ninth of November - The 9. November, when the Republic was born, is an embarrassing memory for our officials and officials, something that smells of Bolshevism. So we'd rather celebrate the 11 as a birthday of our German republic ... >> read more
  • The political journalist - by Reinhard Appel. His basic chord was socialist, but the variations that developed were a liberal composition. It would not be possible to press the Democrat and Republican Erich Schairer into a partisan template ... >> read more
  • The clay colossus - The party has put on fat, it has become sedate over the years and basks in the glory of the numbers. But at the same time the character of the party has fundamentally changed. One affirms the present state ... >> read more
  • The road to freedom of expression - On September 17, 1945, three Germans received the license for an independent newspaper: Henry Bernhard, Karl Ackermann and the same radio man from Radio Stuttgart - Josef Eberle. >> read more
  • The tame Adolf - The stateless painter Hitler is still tormented by the nimbus that he once acquired so pettily in an excited time. One year ago, he felt compelled, something like memories ... >> read more
  • German spring - But the "German" philistine, torn by revolution, democracy and fate, mourns the grave of a deceased militarism mourning and planting in the laughing spring with loving hands the flowers of his all-German hopes. >> read more
  • German awakening - I've always said so (but does anyone listen to an old man?). And now the time has come: Germany is in a state of awakening. Not to be declared experience! >> read more
  • German conversation - Hello, can you see you again? How are you? What's up? Do you do business? ... the current conditions, you mean. Well, politically, but otherwise ... you understand me already. Of course, it barely gets through ... >> read more
  • The "National" - At this point, however great my inclination may be, I can not remit the preliminary remark that in my whole original arrangement I am in a strictly affirmative relation to the national. It is me ... >> read more
  • The innocent" - When a few months ago the last volumes of the work "The Great Politics of the European Cabinets 1871-1914" appeared, the fighters against the "guilt lie" have proclaimed great salvation to the German people. There she would be, the innocence ... >> read more
  • The severance pay - The Hohenzollern, who are known to be in very bad shape, are in litigation to extract an annual pension from 1 1 / 2 million from the German Republic. They believe they have a legitimate claim that the people, the ... >> read more
  • The general need for nutrition - As a result of his life's work, Popper Lynkeus published his book on "The Universal Nurturing Obligation as a Solution to the Social Question" published by Carl Reißner in Dresden in the year 1912. During the lifetime of the author has ... >> read more
  • The era of murders - ... started the murder of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht (15, January 1919). This was followed by the murder of Kurt Eisner (21, February 1919). Of those who were murdered later, mention should be made of: in the year 1919: Leo ... >> read more
  • The bed turtle - In later years, Goethemet dealt with the invention of the bed turtle. , , Because the man is only a little older, then the legs are colder. And what concerns the pt Bettschatz, so you want the necessary ... >> read more
  • The democratic republic - Well, that's pretty good! The Republic is always drawing more circles. The idea of ​​the people's state is on the whole in the victory. There are increasing cases where republican regulations without monarchist implementation provisions are ... >> read more
  • The German family - In autumn 1917 Krause was in a reserve regiment on the western front and waited eagerly but with some certainty for a speedy holiday, because he had, though with a heavy heart, twelve hundred marks war loan, the well-known "safe from the ... >> read more
  • The unification of Europe - The consolidation of Europe in some form has become a necessity today. I believe that one can set up this thesis without finding the contradiction of a thinkable person. >> read more
  • The authorization - The German Reichstag is on the 21. March had come together with an unfamiliar ceremony: to bury himself. The story is rich in irony. But a parliament that turns itself off in this way ... >> read more
  • The rescued uniform - Herr von Hindenburg, who has hitherto received and made visits only, has become active: he rules. He has made his first official act: he has repealed the decree, giving the former officers of William the right to ... >> read more
  • The demigods - Sometimes I would like to know how it behaves in the case of the great gentleman, whether they sometimes have to, and how dignity sets in. What kind of face do you think ... >> read more
  • The confirmation cake - Can God please a little more than a confirmation cake, which does not have the meaningless circular form, but the sensible form of a Bible? >> read more
  • The quiet - Inspired by the enjoyment of a concert, Mufti invents playfully, in jest, as a counterpart to the lute that everyone knows, a pleasant new musical instrument: the quiet one. Then he goes on the journey without delay. He makes a tour of the tourney through the Republic and justified ... >> read more
  • The Miekrigen - Not only the hairdressers, but also the lawyers learn their craft from the poor man. For a few days, listen to the small and the smallest "cases" in our courtrooms (almost all the way through the ... >> read more
  • The Nazis - Beat the Jews and the French! This is the gospel of these most limited of all nationalists. And they understand it well, to make mood for it. >> read more
  • The new apartment - 33 houses, partly single, partly double and terraced houses, also a real "tenement" is included. The builders are a number of more or less famous modern architects, Poelzig, the two Taut, Behrens and others ... >> read more
  • The government should ... - The more untenable the conditions become with us in Germany, the more the warning sounds: the government should. It is always the same. The own initiative one wants replaced by an order. When the need is greatest, ... >> read more
  • The Reinsburgstraße - StZ from 15.2.1948. Suppose your mentally disturbed stepfather (whom you had long considered a genius) had murdered all members of a neighboring family except for one and set fire to their home. Would you ... >> read more
  • The shameless - In Simplizissimus was recently the snappy anecdote of the Privy Councilor, who claims that he is in bad shape. "But why bad, Herr Privy Councilor?" Asks the other man, and then the answer is angry: >> read more
  • The horror chamber - Have you already seen the calf with the two heads? Or the Negro at the fair eating live rats? Or the spiky lady shown at Nuremberg Castle and its virginity ... >> read more
  • The socialization of misery - It is a pity with the sinking bourgeoisie. Many ladies can no longer afford a maid, have to lend a hand everywhere. The whole life is absorbed in the struggle for the preservation of life; all higher interests ... >> read more
  • The atonement - CrimePersonSouthMeutereiMatrose ReichpietschTodMeutereiAdmiral Scheer17 000 Mark Pension Service in the enemy armyMusketier GJ Meyerhofer5 Years FortressDienst in hostile armyFürst Karl Melchior of Mecklenburg-Strelitz5 million Marks CompensationDesertion to HollandObermatrose SchaykaTodDesertion to HollandKaiser Wilhelm15 million Marks compensation 1928, 10 >> read more
  • The inhumanity of God - In the Tübingen Protestant theological seminary, the "Stift", the students of theology were asked once a semester examination (I think spring 1907) to answer the question: "How far is anthropomorphism justified in the conception of God?" (Anthropomorfismus means ... >> read more
  • Reconciliation - The agreement with France expressly renouncing Alsace-Lorraine, which is now under the presidency of Hindenburg by a German national government, would have been a few years earlier at the top of our foreign policy program. >> read more
  • The question of defense - The great politics of all countries revolves more and more clearly around the center of the defense issue. The right-wing parties, who are absolute supporters of military service, have long recognized this. The left-wing parties have either not recognized it yet, or they ... >> read more
  • Three social ages - Guy "(plural: Guys), said my grandfather - for he thought feudal and spoke feudalistically -" Guy, he must ". The tone was coarse and good-natured, and was occasionally accompanied by a warm costume parade. >> read more
  • Nonsense - If my uncle used to warn me against the Social Democrats, he used to say that they were stupid people who wanted to share everything and did not think that after ten or twenty years, there would still be rich and ... >> read more
  • Yours sincerely ... - Money of course. And for what? To explain this can not be done without a small historical digression. Napoleon I took away his sovereignty from a number of German princes. In return she compensated the King of Prussia in the year 1815, ... >> read more
  • Through purgatory - The socialist economy, it is said, will produce for the needs, not for the market. It will proceed according to schedule and evenly, not chaotically and jerkily. Not just any individual, neither as an entrepreneur nor as a trader nor ... >> read more


  • A secret plan for World War II - Was the war of aggression and extermination of the Wehrmacht the finale of a military revenge planned and prepared by the Reichswehr leadership since the middle of the 1920? >> read more
  • A guy for a still picture - Powerful, like robust, rough, brazen, always close to the people, pictorial in words and style, he boldly attacks in his "German Chronicle" what stands in the way of his presence: rulers ruling absolutist, crawling, hunching courtiers, the ... >> read more
  • A martyr - At bourgeois Stammtisch I spit but when the name falls; One considers his carrier a scoundrel, a common man, a traitor. His killer enjoys the freedom and the best reputation, probably has ... >> read more
  • A Swabian Karl Kraus - A publisher and journalist like Erich Schairer is hardly conceivable today. His credo was: fight against church, capitalism, for public service and justice. At the beginning of 1937, the Nazis imposed a professional ban on him, 1946 became co-editor ... >> read more
  • A socialist program - Draft of a commitment to the public sector, written by a non-Marxist for a Marxist before the Görlitz Party Congress of the SPD 1921 ... >> read more
  • An invitation - To the Bureau of the Reich President. Oberdadaistisches Zentralamt, Schöneberg (City Park), Steinacherstraße 2, Fernspr. Stephan 1375, Strictly confidential! >> read more
  • An exemplary family - I do not know what people always have to complain about the bad times, it's all exaggerated, you know, they're just not satisfied with anything, for example I know a certain family that ... >> read more
  • Emil Julius Gumbel - 1890 born Emil Julius Gumbel came from a Jewish Munich banking family. He had become a pacifist in the World War and engaged in the November Revolution within the USPD. He was a teacher at a ... >> read more
  • Experience in Zschrimbaro - Mufti goes with his dog Carodurch through the beautiful city park of Zschrimbaro. (This is a place in Zschrimbu country, which he just invented himself.) Cheerful walk through all between trees, flowers and cactus and enjoy, which is represented by sorcerous colors gorgeous Mufti's spirit ... >> read more
  • renovation - Christmas and New Year are among the dates on which also the press, above all, of course, the provincial press, which is fed by the editorial office of the correspondent's office, occasionally talks in the pulpit. >> read more


  • Fantasies of an ox - A young, moderately fed ox said, "We should use violence against slaughter. If we run together against the fence, then we will win the freedom. The land here belongs to us anyway ... >> read more
  • Fememörder - These convicts are the victims of sacrifices made by the ministers, secret councils and officers to the God "public opinion". They have been abandoned by the backers, betrayed: a lost heap. >> read more
  • Mrs. Momm - - 1930, No. 12 - Your husband is in Potsdam Regierungspräsident, Judicial Council is her brother in law, her son in law is Ministerialdezernentaus mighty feudalem camp. As you can see, the good woman Mommzu belongs to the very best circles. The lady ... >> read more
  • Fritz Edinger - Marc Adolf Friedrich Edinger, who from childhood on was always called "Fritz", was the eldest son of brain researcher and neurologist Ludwig Edinger and his wife Anna Edinger. His sister Dora (1894-1982) married pharmacologist Werner Lipschitz-Lindley (1892-1948), his sister Tilly (1897-1967) ... >> read more
  • Five minutes of German - On the 2. October 1946 appeared in the feature section of the Stuttgarter Zeitung for the first time the heading "Five minutes German". I wanted to use it, if only in the form of a sigh of shock (because the paper was precious), ... >> read more


  • Memorial Journal for Erich Schairer - [1967] It has been more than eleven years since we gave Erich Schairer the last escort at the Stuttgart Forest Cemetery. Our circle of old Blaubeurs seminarians from the years 1903 / 05 has since become smaller ... >> read more
  • commemorations - Remembrance days are milestones on the long journey of forgetfulness and thoughtlessness. Today is one again; and there is no doubt that he will be "worthy," and in a sense "uplifting." Because the more ... >> read more
  • Failed - The referendum initiated by the Communist Party, which wanted to ban the construction of warships, has failed. Only about two million votes have been cast, half the number that would have been necessary to ... >> read more
  • Stolen? - So I come to the sad conclusion that the republic, wrapped in fog, may disappear tomorrow, and that state power has been withdrawn from the people. As a poor lay lawyer, I am now interested in the question of whether ... >> read more
  • Do not believe the dizziness - ... red writing on a white background: "Do not believe the dizziness!" This poster would have to stick four weeks before the election Sunday at each billboard column, every fence and every barn door in Germany and weekly at night by ... >> read more
  • equality - No political slogan has to accept gross misunderstandings and stupid interpretations than the old democratic demand-or assertion-of the equality of all citizens. >> read more
  • impiety - ... a pronounced script with the advantages and disadvantages of such. If we read it again today, many things seem outdated. However, one can not say that of the basic thesis from which he originated: "That ... >> read more
  • Grandseigneur with a pointed pen - 11.5.2012, by Achim Wörner. Martin Hohnecker has shaped the StZ, where he remained loyal to 2004 even after his retirement, in more than four decades like no other editor. He was a language virtuoso, a ... >> read more
  • Gumble's Revelation Book - THE MIRROR 33 / 1981. Under the title "Four Years of Political Murder", "Das Wunderhorn" reopened an 1922 revelatory research, which, as Arnold Zweig wrote in the "Weltbühne", "shines into the blood cellar of the German reaction" ... >> read more
  • Good morning, voters! - The film industry uses the election campaign to rid the film of the excitement tax: it shows in the cinemas every day to a few hundred thousand voters the proverb: "Eh you choose them, ask the party: Are films tax-free?" >> read more


  • half measures - The compromiser dominates the situation today. Wrr have the time of half measures. It is true that there is some radicalism about the public, but on closer inspection it is not so bad; it's mostly just a radicalism ... >> read more
  • Hans Gerner - Hans Gerner, b. 7. February 1893 in Griesbach near Passau. The elementary school teacher living in Crailsheim at that time pushed 1922 into the circle around the "Sonntags-Zeitung"; his first woodblock caricature appeared in the number 46 of the same year. After a… >> read more
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  • Bull market in brewery stocks - Buy Schultheiß-Patzenhofer! Get in before it's too late! You risk nothing, you will be grateful! >> read more
  • heroism - On the 9. In June, an obelisk was unveiled near Kiel, one side of which bears the inscription: "The day comes when right over power triumphs!", While another reads: ... >> read more
  • Hermann List - Hermann List, born on 21. January 1904 in Ostdorf (Oberamt Balingen) as the son of a Protestant pastor. After attending the Protestant-theological seminars Schönthal and Urach, from 1922 to 1926 studied German, history and classical philology ... >> read more
  • Hermann Mauthe - Hermann Mauthe, b. 4. December 1892 in Esslingen. After a commercial apprenticeship Mauthe turned to writing. He became an employee of 1922 and a year later editor of the "Sonntags-Zeitung". 1924 returned to Mauthe after just a few months ... >> read more
  • Hindenburg - Mr. v. Hindenburg celebrates its 80 today. Birthday. Since he is something like a German national saint since Tannenberg, it will not go off without a little Hindenburg grumble. Even left-standing leaves and people will feel like ... >> read more
  • Behind the scenes of the Sunday newspaper - by Max Barth. At first 1924 made Dr. Schairer the proposal to come to him to Heilbronn ... So I was from the spring of 1924 until the end of July 1932 at the "Sunday newspaper", temporarily as an editorial board member, in the ... >> read more
  • Historical newspaper articles of the FAZ - [4.8.2014] The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung publishes for 100. Anniversary of the outbreak of World War I historical newspaper editions as e-paper. On its website, the FAZ comments on the collection of its previous newspaper editions: "The Frankfurter Zeitung before 100 years. After this… >> read more
  • Hitler comes forward - Mr. Hitler is preparing for the accession. He preaches patience once more to his impatient hosts; the due pogroms have to be postponed again a little bit. - At the Hotel Kaiserhof in Berlin he has the representatives of ... >> read more
  • Hugenberg - The German national deputy Hugenberg is one of the most powerful men not only in the German National People's Party, but in Germany at all. What is his power based on? >> read more


  • In the field - ... in the Budget Committee of the Reichstag you once again came across how expensive our political field service works. Especially because his officials, from Ambassador to Legation Secretary, receive fabulous salaries. >> read more
  • In the dirty line - ... the most beautiful flowers drives the competing envy in the struggle between Social Democrats and Communists. The term "fat cat" looks like being stroked by soft hands, and "hypocrite" is almost a caress, "chatter of the SPD" is like a scientific-factual statement ... >> read more
  • In opposition - As an opposition paper, the Sonntags-Zeitung was founded and has been run so far, and it also intends to persist in it. In short, it opposes the prevailing trend in the entire public life of the Fatherland, in press, politics, economics ... >> read more
  • In embarrassment - The ID card came into the house. Number so and so. Polling station here and there. What do you do? Stay home? But they will come then in the afternoon, the tugs, and radiate mellow fury. Actually, really. Man ... >> read more



  • Caricature and satire - Humor is when you laugh anyway, says Wilhelm Busch. This most mature form of world-view is based on mild resignation, skepticism, and profound insight into the inadequacy and questionableness of all that is human, that is, superior wisdom. >> read more
  • cone brothers - Bowling has always been a national German affair. But while it used to be recklessly treated simply as a pleasure for the Saturday night or Sunday afternoon, today it is "physical exercise," publicly recognized "sport," and God be ... >> read more
  • Church and appreciation - ... the churches are not on the side of the weary and laden: they are not people's, but princely churches. That's why they had not protested when the old people, the wards and the little savers through ... >> read more
  • Church taxes - A spectacle for gods: the evangelical people complains about their church taxes. In the past, when this godless separation of church and state was not yet anchored in the constitution, it cost almost nothing, Protestant ... >> read more
  • colonies - Perhaps the best thing about the miserable "peace treaty" of Versailles is that he robbed us of our colonies. It spares us many expenses: The government has one less item, because of which it uses the money of the people ... >> read more
  • Military service? - The idea of ​​conscientious objection has gained a firm foothold in the German peace movement. This was also proven by the pacifist congress held in Heidelberg in October. >> read more
  • Kuno Fiedler - Fiedler studied from 1913 in Leipzig theology and was first parish vicar in Planitz in Saxony. 1918 he was in Leipzig with a dissertation on Gustav Theodor Fechner to Dr. Ing. phil. PhD. On the 23. October of the same ... >> read more


  • Start slowly - The camel and the snail once entered a bet who would be first on the river. The snail won; because the camel had taken the service route. >> read more
  • Editorial 1920 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1921 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1922 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1923 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1924 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1925 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1926 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1927 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1928 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1929 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1930 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1931 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1932 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Editorial 1933 - For the first ten years, Erich Schairer wrote weekly editorials for his “Sonntags-Zeitung”, practically without gaps. Only in the years 1931 and 1932 did his colleague Hermann List temporarily become the leading article. >> read more
  • Literature - Many have a finely pointed, striking, igniting aforism behind their foreheads. On the way to the tongue becomes a cumbersome and boring essay out of it. He writes it down - and there is a thick tome, shallow, shallow, ... >> read more


  • Man And Woman - A major role among the many inferiority and other complexes upon which the Volkish world view is built is concern about the stabilization of male sexual domination. The Christian German marriage is urgently the National Socialists ... >> read more
  • Mathematical romance - On a warm summer's night you could hear softly melting chords in one of the right angles of a right triangle. In the triangle, Miss Tangens lived under the care of her aunt Contangens, and just now her dowry brought her ... >> read more
  • Max Barth - Max Barth, born on 22. January 1896 in Waldkirch / Elztal. After secondary school attend the Karlsruhe teacher training seminary; Participation in the First World War in Belgium, France, Poland and Romania. Three years elementary school teacher; since 1922 freelance author and journalist. ... >> read more
  • My program - The poor German people have been dragged into an unfortunate war by the narrow-mindedness and frivolity of a government that was alien and incomprehensible to its experience and suffering. >> read more
  • With cap and racket - When I came to college in the fall of 1906, I joined a color-bearing beating bond and soon became one of her most enthusiastic members. Not blindly enthusiastic: I soon saw some shortcomings ... >> read more
  • With reservation - "I do not do it like all the blameworthy human tribe. I do not dance for the golden calf. , . "- Already my lip bulges in praise. "Of course, hunger hurts," you add. "Also… >> read more
  • Murderous statistics - [15.02.2016] Emil Julius Gumbel has investigated 1920's politically motivated killings and noted that justice is blind in the right eye. More than 350 right-wing murders faced 20 left-wing extremists. Left offenders got ... >> read more
  • Courageous publicist in the Weimar period - StZ from the 12.9.1995, from Werner Birkenmaier. Originally, the teacher's son wanted to become a pastor. Then he did his doctorate on the poet Schubart, turned his back on the church and became a journalist. In the war he was a wine representative and stationmaster, after ... >> read more


  • After 75 years - - Jg. 1923, No. 11 - Today, 75 years ago, on 18. March 1848, was street fighting in Berlin. On the barricades stood workers from the engineering factories of Borsig, Egells and Rüdiger; next to them the students, ... >> read more
  • Only for gentlemen - Welcome with fascist greetings and handshake, speeches, revelry and what belongs to it. This "fraternization between Bolsheviks and fascists" was, of course, for the social-democratic newspapers a well-fed. >> read more


  • Ode to stupidity - Let me make wreaths round your pedestal out of immortelles and evergreens! Never shall the omnipotence of thy throne be extinguished, and the scepter of your hand to be wrung out is a hot but futile effort. You do not blink like Themis through the bandage, you ... >> read more
  • officer ball - Emilie, hand me the hurricane-bag and the Christmas tree decoration on the bib! Today the dregs of German man-blooms gather. And even though the Novemberlings sneer, we radiate yet in the old Farbenglanz.Ein German man feels only in piebald ... >> read more


  • Pacifism is necessary - The word pacifism has nowhere a worse sound than in Germany. Clever claims that it came from the one-sidedness of the German pacifists. Oh no; the aversion lies in the German mentality of the Wilhelminian era. >> read more
  • Police or military? - Should this in future be lawful in Prussia that the police, if one of their rules of a small group of people really or supposedly not obeyed, suddenly block entire neighborhoods, pop into the windows, totally uninvolved ... >> read more
  • Prince William - Hail in the wreath, Harry Domela, Prince of Hohenzollern! It is true that the police caught you and the examining magistrate took care of you; but your glory outshines your downfall, and your name is recorded, do you like ... >> read more


  • Counting against terror - by Daniel Furth. He fought numbers - risking his life. 1922 investigated the mathematician Emil Julius Gumbel hundreds of political murders in the young Weimar Republic and mercilessly revealed the arbitrariness of the German ... >> read more
  • Religious break - Goethe, who may well be counted among the "godless", was a bitter hatred of the bells. He called it an "unbearable child"; he speaks in Faust of the "damned ringing", of the "damned Bim-Bam-Bimmel". >> read more
  • representation - The gentlemen in tails and starched chest, straightened, ironed and self-confident, in the buttonhole the chrysanthemum. The ladies in silk and crepe-Sateng, make-up and powdered and, huch, so mongdäng - in a word: Crême de la ... >> read more
  • Revolutions in Germany - The website by Michael Zachcial wants to trace the history of revolutions in Germany, via source texts, songs, leaflets, places, biographies. >> read more
  • Rudolf Augstein: Dear Spiegel reader! - Since Germany's sole guilt in World War II can not be denied, it would be very practical to get Germany acquitted second-class at least for the First World War, in line with the other four European ... >> read more
  • Broadcasting elections - The victory of the swastika in Germany at the 5. March is the victory of an unprecedented skillful propaganda campaign. If now, as one hears, one of the chief investigators of the National Socialist election campaign, Mr Goebbels, ... >> read more


  • Sacco and Vanzetti - On the 9. In April 1927, the two Italian workers Sacco and Vanzetti were sentenced to death for the second time in Boston. This case Sacco-Vanzetti is an example of political jurisprudence and unfair handling of justice, as it ... >> read more
  • shameful - After 1918 quickly began a process of repression. In the depression over the defeat in the West one forgot how euphoric half a year earlier the peace agreement in the East had been hailed, which still ... >> read more
  • Creative rebel - 5.10.1987, by Martin Hohnecker. When he had lost 1919 because of socialist sentiment the editor-in-chief at the Heilbronn "Neckar-Zeitung", he founded his own newspaper: the pacifist radical-democratic, abstaining for years "Sunday newspaper". When 1936 named him the National Socialists ... >> read more
  • Safety precondition - During the past few months, a number of car drivers who were responsible for traffic accidents have been sentenced to hard prison sentences. And maybe some newspaper readers wondered about it or - depending on the attitude - ... >> read more
  • You are there - Because, just look at them, there they stand, bareheaded, in the stiff, uncomfortable Sunday dress, their hat in their hands, and shuddering with emotion, because they see Hindenburgs strolling in front of his soldiers. And the little heart is knocking ... >> read more
  • It will be like that - This morning 1 / 2 5 PM, Polish volunteers east of Schlochau have crossed the German-Polish border. The Reich Cabinet met immediately under the chairmanship of the Reichswehr Minister Gessler for a meeting and has for the whole of Germany ... >> read more
  • Socialization of the press - Advertising, as Lassalle has already preached, is primarily to blame for the inferiority of our newspapers. How can a page serve the public interest, which at the same time over the advertisement part to each creditable private interest at the disposal ... >> read more
  • socialism - A worker among the readers of the Sonntags-Zeitung wrote to me a long time ago a letter that concludes with the words: Do you believe in socialism? If so, when are we ready for socialism? >> read more
  • Linguistic warning - Do not say much but much, not fresh fish and fresh milk, but fresh fish and fresh milk. And not now, but from now on, so from the 21. September, not from 21. September… >> read more
  • astrologer - It has become autumn. The year is coming to an end. You start to look back again. A beginning, which in every case gains in charm, if one compares the events with those, which before for this ... >> read more
  • blacking - this is no small matter, as you suppose, but a matter that concerns the whole German people, as long as it does not walk or walk barefoot. A matter of the widest national importance. Incomprehensible,… >> read more
  • Strasbourg, the capital of Europe - The blue-white-red tricolor fluttered on the cathedral. Because just the day before the opening of the Europa Council, the 25. November 1952, the Strasbourg people happened to have something else to celebrate: the Liberation Day and the ... >> read more
  • Stockings or dynamite - Today, three things are needed to wage war: poison gas, dynamite for the explosive projectiles, and oil for the operation of ship and aircraft engines. In Germany, these three means of warfare are manufactured in the factories and laboratories of Chemietrustes, the ... >> read more
  • Fall into ruin - In October, 1929 tore the financial crisis on Wall Street, the global economy into the abyss. The Weimar Republic was hit hard by the shock. But only the deflationary policy of the Brüning government was fatal to Germany - and ... >> read more


  • Theodor Lessing - In Hanover, students intentionally, consciously and systematically behave like rascals, begging Professor Theodor Lessing, interfering with his lectures, skipping their own lessons, holding meetings, not learning their lessons, doing demonstration rides, phrases ... >> read more

  • About this website - "Newsprint is a transient material. It's generally a good thing, because what's in the paper is not meant for eternity, but for the moment. [...] But some things are worth it, on ... >> read more


  • Undeutsch - The Werkbundsiedlung on the Weissenhof near Stuttgart is the horror of all those who reject something, because it is different than they are used to. Houses without a roof! Walls without wallpaper! Furniture without ornaments! No that… >> read more
  • Unspoiled blood - The decay of political customs has produced in recent years in Germany a mass phenomenon that was previously completely unknown: political murder. In the three years 1919 to 1921 378 are murders of ... >> read more
  • Our fault - "We" to whom these lines apply, that is a very significant part of the educated German middle class. If, on the anniversary of the German Revolution, we asked what had become of the "revolutionary achievements", then the answer ... >> read more
  • Differences - When German capitalists come together with French and English to find new ways of earning money, that is in the interest of the "fatherland." - When German pacifists go to France, using their whole personality threads of understanding ... >> read more


  • fatherlands - There are Prussian, Wiirttemberg, Oldenburg, Lippe-Detmold and fourteen other citizens, but no Germans. If a foreigner wants to immigrate to us, he will have to choose one of the 18 countries, for better or for worse. >> read more
  • Patriotism - But why is it that the concept of this anachronistic patriotism is still so effective in our time? >> read more
  • Responsible - On the 28. July 1914, in the morning 11 o'clock, started the great war with the Austro-Hungarian declaration of war against Serbia ... It would have been possible to stop it, if not from the Social Democrats. Now, better than all the ... >> read more
  • Responsible - If I go with a burning pipe over the hayloft of my own scouring, some embers fall out, the scouring burns off, - what do you think, what happens to me, although maybe not even except myself ... >> read more
  • blinded - The disastrous forces that have plunged Germany into ruin for ten years have continued to rumble. It seems that the masses of this people have not learned the least from the bloody and tragic teachings of his past ... >> read more
  • Community life - We are currently celebrating a bit of festivities again, even though we are "thoroughly impoverished". It is a very lively club life to note. The whole people sometimes seem to have dissolved in clubs. >> read more
  • Negotiations of the Reichstag - The stenographic reports on the negotiations of the North German Confederation, the Customs Parliament and the Reichstag are available in printed form continuously from 1867 to 1942 in 527 volumes. They represent one of the most important sources for the newer ... >> read more
  • Missed opportunities - These days the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung has pointed to the almost suicidal blindness with which the republic ignores the unavoidable needs of the German people for fanatics and religious clashes. >> read more
  • national community - According to the nationalist ideology, the "homeland" of the people consists of commonplaces on which the members of the patriotic associations may romp about. He who does not communicate there belongs to the uprooted masses and is at the very bottom of it ... >> read more
  • From starvation - In a speech to representatives of the revaluation organizations, Mr. von Hindenburg said among other things: "On the whole, I am so far away from this question ... I have lost my fortune myself If I am not my pension ... >> read more
  • From the spit - Do you spit? - Why your great-grandfather? I think he's long dead? - Oh, you are a spiritualist! No, I do not mean that, but the other, with ck. The right spit, you know. As a… >> read more
  • Before the election - A speech to Social Democrats - Party members! It is now back with the election of the moment, which puts you in the hands of a political decision, the decision on what will become of social democracy in the future. And now it comes ... >> read more


  • election day - How wonderful it is to see a free people who proudly rule in their own name - from eight to five - by marking in black the chosen ones who are on lists! Ha, doing such a thing ... >> read more
  • Why the lawyers have to be for rye oils - Has a statistician written rye prices and crime figures side by side? and see, the two curves match! If the rye price rises, the thefts increase; If the rye price drops, they decrease. >> read more
  • Why I did not stay pastor - "Since I can no longer unite with my personal conviction, after my soon resignation from the local expropriation, I assumed at the time the recklessly accepted obligation [...] for the service to the Protestant church ... >> read more
  • Neither Berlin nor Weinsberg alone - My friend brought me from Berlin and took me to Weinsberg for a walk. There he showed me the valley from the height and warned me: "Your Berlin is a detour, a dead end, ... >> read more
  • Compulsory military service and compulsory use - It is quite right that general conscription is an old democratic idea, even though in Wilhelmine Germany it may have been so greatly disfigured by officer privilege and military drift. Go to Switzerland, which is his ... >> read more
  • Weimar Republic - The Weimar Republic refers to the section of German history from 1918 to 1933, in which for the first time a parliamentary democracy existed in Germany. This era began with the proclamation of the republic on 9. November 1918 ... >> read more
  • As before - They cut off fronts as before, and stars, crosses, and tears glare at me: the helmet of Diadem flashes as before. As you can see, they have not forgotten anything yet. The men are standing as eager as they are and screaming "hurray! high!"… >> read more
  • How do you find that? - Fritz Lang, the director of the "Metropolis" film and other equally monumental and kitschy celluloid strips, discovers a young actress, Miss Dyers. He is contractually committed to six years and ensures her year by year rising ... >> read more
  • How is that? - If the coupon scissors are in the New Testament? If homeland poets live on homelessness? When the impotence rises to the moral judge? If you have sun in your heart and no light in the room? >> read more
  • Like Wilhelm - Does it only seem that way to me, or does the new German Chancellor really have this striking resemblance to Wilhelm II of Hohenzollern? ... Whoever opposed him, he wanted to smash him (eg the evil Social Democrats); ... >> read more
  • Will scraper - Will Schaber, Heilbronner by birth, was editorial volunteer at Erich Schairer's "Sonntags-Zeitung". Later he became an editor at Heilbronn "Neckar-Echo", the Social Democratic Press Service in Berlin, the Saalfeld "Volksblatt" and, after the Social Democratic Party split 1931, the "Socialist Workers' Gazette" ... >> read more
  • hibernation - "Professor Pötzl in Vienna has succeeded in putting man into artificial hibernation." (Newspaper report) "Alma," I said to my wife, "how about you knock the new dress off your mind? We come… >> read more
  • Economy without entrepreneurs - In the summer 1919, Walther Rathenau wrote me a contribution for my series published by Eugen Diederichs in Jena, which he called "Autonomous Economy". It has been his last and most radical economic writing; >> read more
  • What it's all about - Hitler. Here they believe to find satisfaction first and foremost for their private wishes. In terms of numbers, what does the appendix of Hugenberg, Seldtes or even Papen mean to the Brown Army of the Duce? The attraction of the largest block ... >> read more


  • To the 50. Birthday of Josef Eberle - A young bookshop assistant named Josef Eberle offered a manuscript. I saw at once that he could do something that few writers can afford: the so-called little form. From then on Tyll, that was Eberle's alias, was ... >> read more
  • Brought to the track - On the 19. September 1902 had Wilhelm II build a memorial on the Grimnitzer Heide, which announced that he is here the 200. Hirsch "brought to the track". In the year 1900, at the strike of tram workers in Berlin, ... >> read more
  • Two letters - Dear friend, you are still a member of the SPD, you have, despite some misgivings, faithful to the slogan of your leaders a few weeks ago the Marshal "forward", Mr. von Hindenburg, chosen because he is the last, as the only ... >> read more
  • Two letters - "It is my heartfelt desire to express my special veneration and gratitude to your colleague, Mr. NN, for his articles, which from time to time appear in your esteemed newspaper, which are so valuable to me. These articles are ... >> read more