Germans from Russia Gathering

Redondo Beach, California
February 27 and March 1, 1999


On February 27 and March 1, 1999, Robert and Margaret Aman Freeman kindly hosted events at their Redondo Beach home to premiere the video documentary, The Germans from Russia: Children of the Steppe, Children of the Prairie.

Margaret Aman Freeman, founder and chairperson of the Glückstal Colonies Research Association. (left to right): Fred and Terry Goldade Williams with parents Peter and Karen Goldade, Peter is an ardent supporter of German-Russian research activities.
(left to right): Dorothy Kerr, founding president of the Southern California Chapter, AHSGR; Carol Epp, Mennonite researcher; and Julius Pritzkau, horseman, member of a pioneer German-Russian family near Napoleon, Logan County, North Dakota. Gary Stark, former president of Southern California Chapter, and Dorothy Kerr.
(left to right): Gwen Black Pritzkau, internationally known researcher of the Germans from Russia, and Leontina Fischer, born in Crimea. Velda Wilhelm Davis, current president of the Southern California Chapter, AHSGR, descended from inhabitants of the Volga colony of Huck, and husband, Bill Davis.
Gerda Ordel Fadden, born in Odessa, Ukraine, and Gwen Black Pritzkau, with Gwen explaining where Gerda's ancestral lines originated in Germany. (l-r): Michael Miller, Gwen Pritzkau, Harold Ehrman, Margaret Freeman & Carolyn Wheeler with the Glückstal Colonies Research Association publications.



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