Edelweiss Club- FOUNDED: 1966; PURPOSE: To promote, foster and to encourage interest in German-American tradition and culture in a non-political and a non-sectarian manner; to support and participate in a German music and news broadcasting program; to hold social affairs in the German heritage tradition and in the spirit of time-honored Gemütlichkeit.
A newspaper article from the Washington Journal (In German) announced the officers for the year as Paul Luedtke, President; William Klein, Vice President; Ernst Koehler, Treasurer; Raymond Grant, Secretary; Willie Obermueller, Sergeant of Arms; Directors: Walter Berchner, Dr. Armin Mruck, Miss Elizabeth Luedtke, Adam Kimmel, Bernhard Grimsehl and Otto Meyer.
October 1, 1976-Washington Journal-Paul Ludtke named new Edelweiss Club President
March 21, 1980-Edelweiss' Annual Meeting. Article written by Armin Mruck.
(Courtesy Kluge/Kuenzel/Brooke Family)