Memories of the German colonies of the Rayon Grossliebental by Odessa: 1803 - 1944
By Eduard Mack
Self-published by author, Ravensburg, Germany, 1998, 273 pages, hardcover, in German language.
The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to present this important historic book, Erinnerungen an die deutschen Kolonien des Gro▀liebental Rayons bei Odessa, by Eduard Mack of Ravensburg, Germany.
The book begins with an overview of the history of Germans of the Volga, Mennonites, Black Sea, Volhynia, and German colonies by Odessa. The village of Gro▀liebental includes much detail from pages 23 to 46 including the houses, church, school, farms, agriculture, and handwork. Mack includes excellent coverage of the administration of the colonies, the time after World War I, the October Revolution, and life during World War II.
There is detailed coverage including many lists of villagers, photographs, and maps of each of the Liebental colonies: Gro▀liebental, Kleinliebental, Alexanderhilf, Neuburg, Mariental, Josephstal, Peterstal, Freudental, Franzfeld, Karlstal, and Lenintal.
|Michael M. Miller, Fargo, North Dakota, visits Eduard Mack at his home in Ravensburg, Germany, June, 1999.||Eduard Mack's book and his woodcraft work.|
Erinnerungen an die deutschen Kolonien des Gro▀liebental Rayons bei Odessa: 1803 - 1944
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