Recent News & Updates

Member Survey Reminder!

The AHSGR strategic planning survey was sent digitally to all members on Friday, May 19th. If you have not done so, please take some time to complete the questionnaire.

The survey should take about ten minutes …

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Why Digital Publications?

Why should I switch to digital AHSGR publications?

You will receive an email alert when digital copies are available, so you no longer have to wait for mail delivery to receive the latest news!

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Online Store Update!

Online Store Update: Monographs

A tab for monographs was recently created in the online store.

Monographs, defined by Policy No. 311 in AHSGR’s Policies and Procedures, are publications “of a scholarly nature that is documented and has …

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Give to Lincoln Day!

The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia is participating in Give to Lincoln Day – donate now through May 24!

Your donation to the AHSGR through Give to Lincoln Day will directly support a landscaping …

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April Open House and Easter Egg Hunt

AHSGR’s Open House took place on April 8th from 1-4 p.m. We appreciate everyone who made it out to see our campus and took part in our Easter Egg hunt!

A special thanks to …

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Book Club: May 22nd

Join us in a book club discussing of The Last Green Valley by best-selling author Mark Sullivan on Monday, May 22 from 2-3 pm. Mark will be speaking at the AHSGR Convention in Greeley, Colorado.

The Last Green …

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Buttermilk Salad Video!

AHSGR staff is enjoying making German Russian recipes! Check out this video for Buttermilk Salad. Follow along or make a similar version from our website here: Flavors from Our Family Trees – American Historical Society …

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New Position Available!

Hello! We are happy to announce we are looking for a Associate Archivist for Research. The position is Part-Time/20 hours a week, Non-Exempt and will report to the Archivist.

The mission of the American Historical Society …

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Love & Hochzeit Traditions

February is a great time to discover the Hochzeit (wedding) traditions of our people–AHSGR has a treasure trove of photographs, records, books, stories, and artifacts waiting to be uncovered. Join us! As an AHSGR member, …

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Book Club Reminder

Join us on February 27 to talk about Second Hoeing by Hope Williams Sykes. This historical fiction novel is considered a classic. The plot revolves around the Schreissmiller family and their trials and tribulations as …

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Memorials The following memorials have been dedicated to AHSGR in 2022:

Given by Jerry Thomas in memory of John and Lydia Hardung
Given by Lucille Elrite in memory of Jacob Kurtz
Given by Shirley Betz in …

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Remember AHSGR on Giving Tuesday!

Please consider a year end gift of any amount to AHSGR. Our success in translating and publishing ancestral records plus historical and folklore documents remains a vital source of information and knowledge for those who …

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New Ancestral Record!

1863-1875 Krasnojar (Krasnoyar), Russia Birth Records are available on the AHSGR Store.

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Call for Presentations

AHSGR is looking for presenters for the 2023 convention. Presentations are scheduled for 60-minute time slots, but it is recommended to plan your presentation for 45 minutes to allow time for questions and discussion.

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