Debra Marquart at Napoleon, North Dakota

Prairie Public Television filming with Debra Marquart for the documentary on the assimilation of the Germans from Russia in American society.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Photographs by Michael M. Miller

Photographs on the farm of  Debra's brother, Richard and Dawne (Schell) Marquart, north of Napoleon. Felix and Gladys (Geist) Marquart lived on this farm from 1958-1981. Pictured are Richard Marquart, Debra Marquart and her mother, Gladys (Geist) Marquart.

Photographs near the farmstead of John and Lydia (Hoffer) Geist, grandparents of Debra Marquart. John and Lydia had one child, Gladys, who grew up on this farm. The Geists has this farm from the 1920s to the 1960s before moving to Napoleon. Pictures are Debra Marquart, her mother, Gladys (Geist) Marquart, Bob Dambach and Michael Miller.

Glueckstal Lutheran Church, where the Geist family attended services.

Debra Marquart reading at the home of  her mother, Gladys, from her book, Horizontal World: Growing Up Wild in the Middle of Nowhere.

Gladys (Geist) Marquart and her daughter, Debra making Piroschki, a Crimean German meat recipe with dough. The Piroschki recipe is found in the Meats Section of the cookbook, Food 'N Folklore published by the Germans from Russia Heritage Society.


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