Journal, Vol. 06, No. 3 – Fall 1983

Cover: The cover picture of a German-Russian family grave plot in North Dakota gives further illustration to Timothy J. Kloberdanz’s “Iron Lilies, Eternal Roses: German-Russian Cemetery Folk Art in Perspective,” which was first presented at the Folklore Forum at the 14th International Convention.

Content:

Other papers from this forum included here are: “German-Russian Folk Architecture in South Dakota” by Michael H. Koop and “A Comparison of the Volga German Dialects in Ellis, Kansas,” by Leona Pfeifer.

“The Broken Promises” by Adam Giesinger discusses the original promises made to the various groups of German settlers by the Russian crown.

Dr. Giesinger has translated an address by Emil Seitz, “The Polish Interlude in the Emigration [sic] of Germans to Bessarabia.”

Lawrence Weigel has a tribute to the German-Russian mother in his “We Sing Our History.”

This issue has the sixth and final installment of “My Return to Russia” by Jacob Hieb, Sr.

More information on the German refugee lists is found in “Stages in the Life of a Refugee Family.”

This issue concludes with “Books and Articles Recently Added to the AHSGR Archives” by Emma S. Haynes.
Cover: The cover picture of a German-Russian family grave plot in North Dakota gives further illustration to Timothy J. Kloberdanz’s “Iron Lilies, Eternal Roses: German-Russian Cemetery Folk Art in Perspective,” which was first presented at the Folklore Forum at the 14th International Convention.

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