Journey to the Homeland Tour 2003 Photos

Journey to the Homeland Tour
Sponsored by the North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo

Boarding School of Shirokolanova, Ukraine (former German village of Landau, Beresan District), May, 2003

Photographs by Michael M. Miller, Fargo, North Dakota

Photo Set 6

Children with Bettsy Madison Williams, Missoula, MT. Bettsy coordinates the humanitarian aid projects of the Boarding School with the Germans from Russia Cultural Preservation Foundation (
Children and Journey to the Homeland Tour members.
Children and staff with handmade quilts and gifts received from tour members.
Students and accordionist performing for tour members.
Girls present Ukrainian dance.
Children doing Ukrainian dance.
Journey to the Homeland Tour members and staff tasting Ukrainian foods.
Bettsy Madison Williams, Missoula, MT presents gift to Volodymyr Honcharenko, Kiev, Ukraine, born in Landau and attended school there. Volodymyr coordinates with Bettsy translation of correspondence and as a translator. He works for a German company in Kiev. His mother, Maria, is assistant director of the Boarding School.
Rosa Reimer, Landau, sings German songs for tour members. She was born in Speier and is in her 80s.

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