South St. Louis Turnverein

Yeckel Collection


These pictures are from the Brueckner, Nolte, Schaller, Spraul, Yeckel  families who emigrated to St. Louis from Germany between 1860 to1891.  They settled in the neighborhoods around Soulard Market and  Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Contributed by Joan Schaller Yeckel. Contact for information.

Sued St. Louis Turnverein- Exterior 10th and Carroll St. circa 1900. This organizations was founded in 1864 and celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 1914.  On the pediment : "Sued St. Louis Turn-Halle" or South St. Louis Turner Hall.

Sued (South)  St. Louis Turnverein - Interior  Circa 1900

Photo from the Souvenir Album 1864-1914, Golden Jubilee of the South Saint Louis Turnverein.   Titled "Zoeglinge" - Pupils Fred L. Schaller, age 16, 1st row, second from left.

The photo above is circa 1892- Alma Yeckel nee Spraul (green mark). I  believe this is at the South St. Louis Turnverein, 10th and Carroll.  The gentleman on the left appears to be Louis Kittlaus,  the physical director there for many years.

Sued St. Louis Turnverein - Interior  Circa 1900



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