Volga German Traditions

By Lawrence Weigel

Published by the Sunflower Chapter, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Hays, Kansas, 2013, softcover.


This publication is a series of articles written by Lawrence A. Weigel which appeared weekly in the Ellis County Star of Hays, Kansas, from 1972 to 1976.

The articles cover topics including: The Colonists; Early Life in Russia; The Manifesto; Villages in Which Our Forefathers Lived; German Sermons; The Capuchins; Das Christkind; Der Christbaum; Der Belznicklos; Wichnachten; Folk Doctors; Folk Humor; Proverbs; Baking and Ovens; Old Customs; Germans from Russia in South America, and many other articles.

The CDs available by Lawrence Welk include: German Folk Songs from the Lawrence Welgel Library: Volume IVolga German Folk HumorVolga German Customs & Traditions 1763 – 1976.


Volga German Traditions

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