Recent News & Updates

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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News Recipe!

Pumpkin Plachinda was not a recipe passed down from my great-grandmothers. I have adopted it now, though! I made these for the first time last week and my sons say these pumpkin pockets are more …

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New Family List!

1908 Hussenbach (Linevo-Osero), Russia (Kamishin district of the Saratov Province) Family List Records is available on the AHSGR Store.

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Oktoberfest Success!

Oktoberfest invited families and friends together for food and fun this weekend at AHSGR Headquarters. We enjoyed seeing about 200 people that were able to make it out to this event! Thanks to Immanuel Lutheran …

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New Publication Available!

Hochzeit – Dutch Hops: Colorado Music of the Germans from Russia 1865-1965 is now available on the AHSGR Store.

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Missed Book Club? Click Here!

Missed Book Club? You can now watch them again on our Book Club Rewatch Page.

AHSGR Book Club is a perfect place for readers who enjoy learning about and sharing our German Russian history, culture, …

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Join us for a family fun 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, …

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Become a Treffen Tuesday Presenter

We are seeking presentations for our Treffen Tuesday program, a free monthly educational program for AHSGR members and non-member guests, held the last Tuesday of each month, January – October, at 5:30 PM Central Time …

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