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  1. The Calov Bible of Johann Sebastian Bach : v.2. Das Andere Volumen der G...
    Bach's Bible in which Bach affirms "The recognition of God's governance over the entire historical process [Bach's] office was a divine appointment in devotional music God is always present with His grace." -- Howard Cox, Professor Emeritus, Moravian Theological Seminary, 1987.
    2 v. 1682
  2. Christian Frederick Martin, Jr., Owner of C.F. Martin & Co.
    Christian Frederick Martin, Jr., successor to his father as owner of C.F. Martin & Co. was born in Vienna on October 2, 1825. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 photograph : b&w 1825
  3. Alex Henry Troeger, husband of Ottilia Rosalie Martin, daughter of C.F. Mar...
    From "An Ancestral Album compromising the Martin and Rüterick families; arranged by Clara E. Rueterick-Whittaker at Cleveland, Oh., March 1899. The Reutericks are related to the Martins of C.F. Martin & Co. through the marriage of Emilia Clara Reuterick, daughter of Christian Frederick Martin, Sr., founder of C.F. Martin & Co., to Rev. H. J. Reuterick. Troeger's first name also seen as "Aleck." He was a Union officer in the Civil War and moved to a farm near Wichita, Kan. several years after the war. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 photograph : b&w 1831?
  4. 19th-century street view including J.G. Miller Music Store, Philadelphia
    J.G. Miller was a seller of Martin guitars. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 photograph : b&w 1833-1875?
  5. C.F. Martin Sr.'s family home in Markneukirchen , Saxony, Germany
    C.F. Martin, Sr. was born in Markneukirchen on January 31, 1796. He moved to Vienna at age 15 to work as an apprentice for Johann Stauffer, who was recognized as one of the best guitar makers at that time. Martin returned to Markneukirchen shortly after his son was born in 1825, and moved his family to New York in 1833. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 art original 1833
  6. Newspaper advertisement from the National Gazette advertising Martin & Scha...
    Heinrich Schatz was a fellow guild member of C.F. Martin Sr. in Markneukirchen , Saxony. Schatz, who adopted the Americanized version of his German name (Henry), immigrated to the United States and encouraged Martin to later do the same. Some Martin guitars made while Martin was in New York carry the Martin & Schatz label even thought Schatz already was living in Pennsylvania at that time. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 clipping 1833-39?
  7. Christian Frederick Martin, Sr., founder of C.F. Martin & Co.
    C.F. Martin, born January 31, 1796 in Markneukirchen , Saxony, learned how to build guitars while apprenticed to Johann Stauffer in Vienna. He moved his family to the United States in 1933 and opened a music store at 196 Hudson Street. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 photograph : b&w 1835-1860?
  8. Christian Frederick Martin, Sr., founder of C.F. Martin & Co.
    C.F. Martin, born January 31, 1796 in Markneukirchen, Saxony, learned how to build guitars while apprenticed to Johann Stauffer in Vienna. He moved his family to the United States in 1933 and opened a music store at 196 Hudson Street. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 photograph : b&w 1835-1860?
  9. Christian Frederick Martin, Sr., founder of C.F. Martin & Co. and wife Otti...
    C.F. Martin worked for Karl Kühle after serving as shop foreman for Johann Stauffer in Vienna. He married Kühle's daughter, Ottile Lucia, a church harpist. Provides date of marriage, birth and death dates, and causes of death. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the worlds oldest surviving producer of guitars, as well as the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 photograph : b&w 1835-1860?
  10. Portrait of C.F. Martin, Jr. at age 20
    From "An Ancestral Album compromising the Martin and Rüterick families; arranged by Clara E. Rueterick-Whittaker at Cleveland, Oh., March 1899. C.F. Martin, Jr. was the son of the founder of C.F. Martin & Co. and lead the company from 1873 until his death in 1888. The Reutericks are related to the Martins of C.F. Martin & Co. through the marriage of Emilia Clara Reuterick, daughter of Christian Frederick Martin, Sr., founder of C.F. Martin & Co., to Rev. H. J. Reuterick. C.F. Martin & Co., founded in 1833 and headquartered in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, is the world's oldest surviving producer of guitars and the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the United States.
    1 photograph : b&w 1845?
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