North Star Soup Luncheon, Richfield, Minnesota, 20 February 2010
Michael Miller, director and bibliographer of NDSU Libraries' German Russian Heritage Collection (GRHC), will give a presentation about the organization's mission and goals at the North Star Soup Luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Berea Lutheran Church, 6538 Emerson Ave. S., Richfield, Minn. The event is sponsored by the North Star Chapter of the American Historical Society of German's from Russia and the German's from Russia Heritage Society.
Hearty soups, homemade breads and kuchen will be served beginning at noon. North Star organizers are accepting free will donations. Miller's presentation, "GRHC – The Mission and Goals," is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
Miller has been at the helm of the collection’s large and impressive book, document and photo collection for his entire career, now in his 43rd year at NDSU. The NDSU Libraries' Germans from Russia Heritage Collection has been a pioneer for other collections in Web site building, creating and monitoring electronic discussion groups, organizing homeland tours, desk-top book-publishing and working with Prairie Public Television, creating a series of award-winning documentaries about German-Russian culture.
Throughout his career, Miller and the collection have developed relationships with German-Russian organizations and academic institutions across the globe. For more information, go to www.ndsu.edu/grhc or northstarchapter.org.