Jaeger Family Papers

Title: Jaeger Family Papers, 1899 – 1971

Manuscript Number: Mss-3233

Bulk: 0.3 cu. ft.

Location: LM, Sh 032

Scope and Content: Three generations of the Jaeger family operated a baking company in Milwaukee for 92 years.  Oswald Jaeger established the company in 1879.  His son, Oswald C., succeeded as president, and his son, Oswald F., became company president in 1968 with the firm’s merger with Beatrice Foods.  The collection consists of correspondence, primarily from Oswald C. to his parents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a financial ledger.

Photos: See M-212