August Schell, German-American entrepreneurship, New Ulm Minnesota, August Schell Brewing Company
Biographical essay about August Schell (1828-1891) from Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies (Volume 2: The Emergence of an Industrial Nation, 1840-1893). August Schell immigrated to the United States as a young man in the aftermath of the failed revolutions of 1848. After first settling in Cincinnati, Schell became one of the founding fathers of New Ulm, Minnesota, where he founded his eponymous brewery in 1860. Today, the brewery is the second-oldest family-owned brewery in the United States.
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Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies
German Historical Institute
2: The Emergence of an Industrial Nation, 1840-1893
Fessler, Paul. "August Schell." In Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present, vol. 2, edited by William J. Hausman. German Historical Institute. Last modified January 27, 2015. http://www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org/entry.php?rec=223