Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Max T. Kniesche: Schroeder's Cafe and the German Restaurant Tradition in S.F. 1907-1976

Interviewee(s):
Kniesche, Max T.
Interviewer(s):
Teiser, Ruth
Title:
Max T. Kniesche: Schroeder's Cafe and the German Restaurant Tradition in S.F. 1907-1976
Abstract:
Early years in Germany; going to sea; immigration to the United States and working his way from New York to San Francisco; German restaurants in SF, 1907-21; purchase, 1922, operation, and development of Schroeder's Cafe; discussion of problems of Prohibition and of German restaurants in two World Wars: participation in restaurant operations of T. Max Kniesche, II and T. Max Kniesche, III.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
1976
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11231929
Rights:
Kniesche, Max T. "Max T. Kniesche: Schroeder's Cafe and the German Restaurant Tradition in S.F. 1907-1976." Interview by Ruth Teiser in 1976. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1980.