Bundestreffen, June 6, 1998

Journey to the Homeland Tour 1998 Photos

Sponsored by the Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland
Killesberg Messe, Stuttgart, Germany

Photos - Set 5

Close to 60,000 persons attended the Bundestreffen.
Germans from the former Soviet Union reuniting.

Amerika Haus at the Bundestreffen
The North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo, ND and the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, NE jointly sponsored the Amerika Haus to assist persons wishing to located their relatives in North America.

Margaret Zimmerman Freeman, Redondo Beach, CA and Walter Aman, Portland, OR (seated) assist a young German immigrant from Kazakhstan. Harold Ehrman, Pacific Palisades, CA (left) helps to identify documents and photographs of persons born in the Glückstal villages of South Russia.
Two men born in the Black sea village of Hoffnungstal share memories with photographs.

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