North Dakota: 1901 - 1951
Venturia Golden Jubilee Committee,
Venturia, North Dakota, 1951, 94 pages, hardcover.
The Venturia golden jubilee book includes a history of Venturia,
the school, Baptist Church, C.B.Y., Luther League, Zion Lutheran
Church, Reformed Church, Baptist Felcity Society, Baptist Ladies
Aid, Bertsch Ladies Mission Society, Lutheran Ladies Aid, Zion Lutheran
Ladies Aid, Homemaker's Club, 4-H Club, Venturia Band, and other
groups. There are historic photographs throughout the publication.
The "Family Histories" section includes these German
names: Bender, Bertsch, Blumgardt, Breitling, Delzer, Diede, Dockter,
Dohn, Fetzer, Fischer, Fueller, Golz, Haas, Hoff, Huber, Hummel,
Janke, Joachim, Iszler, Kaseman, Kemmet, Knoll, Krause, Miller,
Pfeifle, Ritter, Roth, Schilling, Schlepp, Schnabel, Strobel, Stroh,
Trautmann, Thurn, Wiedmann, Wiest, and Zimmerman. German-Russian
villages of immigration include: Friedenstal, Glueckstal, Johannestal,
Kassel, Neudorf, and Neustatz.
Threshing time in
1909; Theo Giedt, wonder of the right, poses on the engine.
Seated on the large wheel is John J. Ritter. Others are not
Old time threshers
- the Conrad Pfeifle crew including John Golz, Adolph Meidinger,
George Pfeifle, Phillip Obenauer, Gottried Golz and others.