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Lena Wolf currently lives in London, but grew up in Kazakhstan as a child of Germans from Russia parents. Lena's mother Angelina, was born in the German village of  Blumenfeld in Ukraine and her father Adam, was born in the German village of  Gnadenfeld, not far from Rostov on Don. Both were deported in 1941 … Continued

AHSGR Book Club

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Sheri Rohn Ertl will host a book discussion for the historical fiction book In the Far Country by Warren Schwartz. The book is available through the AHSGR Bookstore. Click Here to Register for Zoom Click Here to Buy In the Far Country  

Treffen Tuesday

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In this presentation we will learn why the sisters, Jackie and Janine Pfeiffer, decided to write a book about their childhood memories of the 1950's. We will learn the background and how the documenting led to publication of their book, While the Windmill Watched: A Slice of Rural America in the 1950's.  Jackie and Janine grew up on … Continued

Treffen Tuesday

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We are pleased to announce the Peter Hilkes presentation on the War in Ukraine has been rescheduled! Join us Tuesday, July 12th at 2:00 PM Central.  PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE – Peter is presenting from Munich, Germany. Peter Hilkes is a very well-known lecturer and researcher at Ludwig Maximillian University and Ukraine Free University in Munich.  … Continued

AHSGR 2022 Annual Convention

Doubletree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park 919 7th St, Greeley, CO

The 2022 annual convention will be held in Lincoln, Nebraska.  This will be a hybrid event featuring in-person presentations, but also offering Zoom accessible sessions for virtual participation for some presentations. Virtual Registration Cutoff Registration for the virtual convention will be available through Wednesday, July 27th, until 5PM CST.

Free – $400.00

Treffen Tuesday

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Presenter: Dr. Ann Braaten Ann Braaten is an associate professor in the Apparel, Retail Merchandising and Design program at North Dakota State University Emily Reynolds Historic Costume Collection at NDSU, an archive of over 5000 clothing and textile items that reflect the history of the region, the history of fashion and international dress.  The collection … Continued

AHSGR Book Club: Cry Out of Russia

Please join us in discussing Cry Out of Russia by Anna Fischer. It is the heart-wrenching account of the struggles and hardships encountered during the Stalin Regime. Anna Fischer's story depicts the long trek from the Ukraine area to West Germany during World War II and finally, to Canada, where her new life began. Your … Continued

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Presenter: Dr. Tatjana Schell Born to a Volga German family, Katrin Schell, Tatjana's mother, spent her early childhood in the 1950s-1960s in the region of Omsk in western Siberia where her parents and their respective families had been brought to following the deportation from their native village of Seewald on the Volga River. Growing up … Continued

Oktoberfest

Join us for a family fun Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 8th at 4-6:30 PM at the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia at 631 D St. Lincoln, NE. Free food and drinks will be provided, including runzas from Runza! Activities include: German Russian games, tours of the museum, and a bouncy house! You wont … Continued

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Presenter: Allyn Brosz  Allyn Brosz is a South Dakota native with German Russian ancestry from Bessarabia and Glueckstal colonies.  He retired in 2021 from his career in the U.S. Department of Defense.  He is a life Member of AHSGR and GRHS as well as a member of the Glueckstal Colonies Research Association Steering Committee. In … Continued

WikiTree Genealogy Symposium

Visit AHSGR Virtual Booth at WikiTree's 14th Annual Genealogy Symposium AHSGR is participating in WikiTree's 14th Annual Genealogy Symposium November 4-5, 2022. The event is free to attend; there will be many videos to view on Friday that leads into presentations and games throughout Saturday. While people can participate without registering, those who do sign up are eligible … Continued

Book Club

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Join us on November 7 to talk about Then the Rules Changed by Carolyn Zeisset. The author will be there to give background information and hopefully, tell more of the story that comes from her own Mennonite family history. Register on Zoom Here Purchase Here      

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