Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4 – Winter 1989

Cover: The cover picture is the farmhouse of Jacob J. Wiebe, Am Trakt. It accompanies “Our Story: Our Life in Russia and Our Escape” by Marie Wiebe.


“Life in Volhynia, Russia, for the Johann Neumann Family” by Daisy Riemland Pantano
“The Misery of Our Forefathers’: An Early Volga German Poem From the Oral Tradition” by Timothy J. Kloberdanz
“Adolph Family History Update” by LeRoy Adolph; “Ecumenical Christmas 1916” by Stefanie Riedl-Ruczkoski, translated and edited by Sophie A. Welisch
“The Old Songs,” another installment from Wolhynisches Tagebuch by Hertha Karasek Strzygowski, translated by Sally Hieb
“What I Thought About, Working in the Archives” by Alexander Fitz, Tashkent, translated by Richard Rye
“Letters From Home,” letters to the Staats Anzeiger from 1920s and 1930s
“The Reasons for the Emigration of Our Forefathers” by Oberpastor Baumann
“The German-Russian Farmer Accepts Adam’s Curse,” poem by Elmer Suderman
“Books and Articles Recently Added to the AHSGR Archives” by Frances Amen and Mary Rabenberg

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