A Tale of Two Families: Bierbauer and Dornberg

Marcia Schuster
Issue Date: 
July 1981

Chronicles the lives and accomplishments of families who fled war-torn Germany in the late 1840’s, eventually settling in Mankato. She notes the marriages and business partnerships that joined the two families for the next 50 years.

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