North Dakota State University Libraries to present
Germans from Russia exhibits at Flasher centennial
June 15, 2002
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection (GRHC), NDSU
Libraries, Fargo, will be featured at the Flasher Centennial on
July 19-20 from 10 am to 5 pm, at the meeting room of the Community
Credit Union on Main Street.
Exhibits featuring photographs and maps will be on display as well
as information tables about the Germans from Russia history, culture
and foodways. Books, maps, videotapes, and cookbooks from GRHC will
be available for purchase.
Persons will be able to view video clips from the award-winning
documentaries: "Germans from Russia: Children of the Steppe,
Children of the Prairie"; "Schmeckfest: Food Traditions
of the Germans from Russia"; and "Recipes from Grandma's
Kitchen: Food Traditions of the Germans from Russia".
Joining in the centennial festivities at Flasher will be NDSU Germans
from Russia Bibliographer, Michael M. Miller, who will be available
for consultation and research assistance for German-Russian families
attending the centennial. Miller is a native of Strasburg. In May,
2002, he visited the former German villages near Odessa, Ukraine,
with the Journey to the Homeland Tour. He is executive producer
of the award-winning Germans from Russia videotape documentaries
at Prairie Public Television.
The NDSU Libraries and the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection
extends a special thank you to the Flasher Centennial Committee
for their generous hospitality.
For further information, contact Michael M. Miller at 701-231-8416
or Michael.Miller@ndsu.edu, or Dianne Frohlich Hopfauf, Flasher,
ND Tel: 701-597-3546; E-mail: DHopfauf@westriv.com.
to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested
by contacting Michael