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Fall 2002
A Publication of the St. Louis Public Library

Vol. 2   No. 4

Persons researching German ancestors who came to the U.S. from Russia can make use of a number of helpful Internet resources:

The American Historical Society of Germans From Russia
http://www.ahsgr.org/

A site that includes surname lists & charts, a list of German settlements in Russia, obituary files, lists of books & maps for sale & a list of links to other Germans From Russia sites.

Germans From Russia Heritage Society
http://www.grhs.com/

Includes an 1858 Germans in Russia Census Report, a Village Research Project, a list of GRHS chapters worldwide & a list of books & other publications for sale.

Germans From Russia Heritage Collection maintained by North Dakota State University http://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/grhc/history_culture/history/history2.html

 Includes a list of German settlements in Russia, a history of the Germans in Russia & the Americas, articles about foods & costume of the Germans From Russia, oral histories & photographs & information about the Germans From Russia Heritage Collection. For more information on this distinct group of Germans, check out the following books:

Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State UP, 1877. 974.004

Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlements in the United States. Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974. 973.04

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