Series of novels about the Tietz family published by Aufbau Verlag

Starting in March, the Berlin publishing house “Aufbau Taschenbuch” will launch a series of novels about the Tietz family and their department stores. The story of the first volume, “Kaufhaus – Zeit der Sehnsucht” (“Department Store – Time of Desire”), begins in Stralsund in 1879, when the young seamstress Flora and her fiancé Leonhard Tietz…Continue readingSeries of novels about the Tietz family published by Aufbau Verlag

Cultural Concept Stralsund 2034

On December 15, 2022, the “Cultural Concept STRALSUND 2034” was unanimously adopted by the city council of Stralsund. Our association was involved in the creation of the concept. The cultural concept contains five fields of action. The “Field of Action 1 – The Foundation: Cultural Heritage and Museums” also includes the development of the museums.…Continue readingCultural Concept Stralsund 2034

Art and culture event Spurwechsel Stralsund

The friends’ association is participating in Spurwechsel Stralsund, an art and culture event that will take place on August 20 between the old town and the harbor. Several artists will show their works on the upper floor of the Wertheim. We have put together a slide show of historical photographs of the Wertheimhaus and are…Continue readingArt and culture event Spurwechsel Stralsund

Exhibition on Leonhard Tietz opened

The exhibition “140 years of Leonhard Tietz in Stralsund” started on December 11, 2019. Dr. Maren Heun, director of the Stralsund Museum, referred at the opening to the appropriate location of the exhibition in the former Krämer and now Museum House. The exhibition is placed in the hallway and is thus (temporarily) part of the…Continue readingExhibition on Leonhard Tietz opened

Association may issue donation receipts

On November 7, 2019, the Förderverein Historische Warenhäuser Wertheim und Tietz in Stralsund e. V. received a notice from the Stralsund tax office pursuant to Section 60a (1) AO. This confirms that the association promotes art and culture, science and research as well as education and upbringing and that it is therefore a non-profit organization.…Continue readingAssociation may issue donation receipts

140 years of Leonhard Tietz in Stralsund

The non-profit Förderverein Historische Warenhäuser Wertheim und Tietz in Stralsund e. V. opens an exhibition about Leonhard Tietz in cooperation with the STRALSUND MUSEUM on December 12. The latter opened his first textile store 140 years ago on August 14, 1879 at Ossenreyerstrasse 31, just a few meters from the exhibition venue. Over the following…Continue reading140 years of Leonhard Tietz in Stralsund

Lecture at the Pomeranian State Museum (21.3.2019, 6 p.m.)

In the series “Bausteine zur Landesgeschichte” Nadine Garling from the Förderverein Historische Warenhäuser Wertheim und Tietz in Stralsund e. V. will give a lecture “Die jüdischen Kaufmannsfamilien in Stralsund” at the Pommersche Landesmuseum in Greifswald on March 21, 2019, starting at 6 pm. The lecture will focus on the sites of Jewish history as well…Continue readingLecture at the Pomeranian State Museum (21.3.2019, 6 p.m.)

Volunteer Award of Vorpommern-Rügen 2018

At the New Year’s reception of the District Administrator Dr. Stefan Kerth on 25.1.2019, Nadine Garling received the Volunteer Award 2018 of the District of Vorpommern-Rügen for her association work, in addition to other committed citizens. The award was presented together with the Chancellor and Member of the Bundestag Dr. Angela Merkel.Continue readingVolunteer Award of Vorpommern-Rügen 2018

Tour Jewish Life in Stralsund

With interesting stories, information and historical recordings, the audio tour “Jewish Life and Work in Stralsund” takes visitors and locals to eleven places in Stralsund’s Jewish history. Professor Michael Klotz created the tour with students at Stralsund University of Applied Sciences as part of the BMWi-funded “Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Rostock” for the izi.TRAVEL app, which is…Continue readingTour Jewish Life in Stralsund

NDR time travel to Wertheim and Tietz

“How two department store founders turned retail around” – The journey through time in the NDR Nordmagazin covers the history of the Wertheim and Tietz department stores in Stralsund in two parts. Both parts are available in the media library. Thanks to CLIP Film u.Fernsehproduktion GmbH for the photo of the shooting in the historic…Continue readingNDR time travel to Wertheim and Tietz