National Geographic : 1933 Aug
'lnotograph by Alicia U'Keardon Uverbeck HERE LIVED THE "GODFATHER OF AMERICA" Martin Waldseemiiller, the geographer who first put the name "America" on a map, was a son of Freiburg. His family was so large it occupied these two houses, 9 and 11 Lowenstrasse. For a reproduction of the Waldseemiiller map, see the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE for December, 1932. Photograph byEmil P.Albrecht LIFE ISLEISURELY IN FREIBURG The arcades of the Merchants' Hall, the street venders offlowers and vegetables, and the leisurely buyers create anillusion of ourSouth. That is dissipated when the eyes areraised tothesecond-story bay windows and the lofty step gables,fineexamples oftheGothic style.