Anzeiger des Westens

The Anzeiger des Westens was the first German-language newspaper in St. Louis, Missouri, and, along with the Westliche Post and the Illinois Staats-Zeitung, one of the three most successful German-language papers in the Midwest serving the German-American population with news and features. In the 1840s, it is thought to have been the newspaper with the largest circulation of any newspaper in any language in Missouri.


The Anzeiger des Westens was the first German-language newspaper in St. Louis, Missouri, and, along with the Westliche Post and the Illinois Staats-Zeitung, one of the three most successful German-language papers in the Midwest serving the German-American population with news and features. In the 1840s, it is thought to have been the newspaper with the largest circulation of any newspaper in any language in Missouri.
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