German Certificate of Innocence - 1915
The GG Archives curated an essential German document "Zeugnis der Unbescholtenheit," loosely translated into Certificate of Innocence. The text is dated 2 July 1915 and was carried by a German immigrant on his 1921 voyage from Bremen to New York.
German Document "Zeugnis der Unbescholtenheit" or Certificate of Innocence, dated 2 July 1915. GGA Image ID # 1fb7933915
The former pupil of the local Royal Teachers' Seminary [name] born in ... and the state since 7 June 1910, now officially testified that he has been ... and that nothing unfavorable has been charged concerning his moral behavior. Attested to on 2 July 1915, The Royal Seminary Director.
Stamped: Zu Herford Lehrerseminar or To Herford teacher seminar.
The German teacher later immigrated to the United States in September 1921. View the Contract for Passage on the SS George Washington of United States Lines.
The GG Archives would be very grateful if any of our patrons could decipher the handwritten text.