Recent News & Updates

Chapter Updates Wanted

Has your chapter held any meetings recently? Have there been any fun or unique German Russian events in your area? We want to hear about them!

Please submit any chapter updates or events to Editorial & …

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Do you like to wander?

ASHGR Headquarters is a listed historical site for the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation’s WanderNebraska program. WanderNebraska promotes over 150 non-profit libraries, museums, and historical sites throughout Nebraska and encourages visitors and residents to explore …

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ATTENTION: Alternative Convention Lodging

Currently the convention hotel is sold out for August 3 and 4. When making lodging arrangements, feel free to try the link below or call the hotel in case rooms have opened up.

Convention Hotel: Doubletree …

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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!

Update your choice …

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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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