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Wayne Garman: I am a native of Saskatchewan, Canada, with Germans from Russia ancestry in the Kutschurgan village of Elsass as well as the Mennonite colony of Chortitza. I hold a masters of history degree from Texas State University. The history of the Germans from Russia is one of my major research topics. I have presented at both GRHS … Continued

AHSGR Book Club

  Please join us for our first book club on Zoom, February 28th at 7:00 CST! Click Here to Purchase the Book Click Here to Register on Zoom

Visit AHSGR at RootsTech

Please visit AHSGR's Virtual Exhibitor Booth at the 2022 RootsTech Conference. Learn more about ASHGR and access free downloadable resources. Register for chance to win free AHSGR membership or other prizes.  Click on this link to visit AHSGR in the Virtual Expo Hall:  Link to AHSGR Booth RootsTech is the largest, free, virtual genealogical conference … Continued

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Presenter: Wayne Bonner  Although virtually all members of AHSGR have heard the story of Catharine the Great and her manifesto of 1763 inviting settlement in Russia, not everyone is aware … Continued

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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 … 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  

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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

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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

Embassy Suites Hotel 1040 P St, Lincoln, NE

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

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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

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