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American Volga Relief Society

This AHSGR material relates to the starvation of the Volga German colonists in Russia, and the efforts of the American Volga Relief Society (AVRS) to supply food and other aid to the region. Although the collection contains items spanning the dates 1921-1938, the bulk of the materials are dated 1921-1925, ...

A History of the Volga Relief Society

A History of the Volga Relief Society by Emma Schwabenland Haynes Lincoln, Nebraska 1982 Paperback This is an important work for the individual seeking to understand the terrible famine in Russia during the 1920s and the help extended to their families and friends by relatives in the United States. It describes how money ...

Archives and Special Collections

The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia houses rare and unique documents created and collected by members from the German Russian community. These Special Collections are comprised of books, manuscripts, original research on Germans from Russia, correspondence, photographs, and more. Because our Special Collections are of unique content, all ...

Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3 – Fall 2008

Cover: “Celebrating Our Common Heritage” picturing the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia logo and the Germans from Russia Heritage Society logo with two hands in a handshake between the two logos. This was the theme of the annual convention held in Casper, Wyoming July 28 through August ...

Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1 – Spring 1988

Cover: The cover picture shows the men of the American Volga Relief Society packing bundles of clothing. It illustrates "Relief Work of the American Volga Relief Society in Germany" by Richard Kuehne, translated by Selma Muller. Content: "Reinhold DeWald and Relief Cattle for Germany" compiled by Reuben ...

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