Sample Images Donated by GCRA Members for the 2004 and 2008 Publications

Photographs permission of the Glückstal Colonies Research Association (

Michael Bader & Euph. [Kruckenberg] Seefried, 1899
Christian (2 Mar 1834-18 Nov 1858) and Christine (Miller, ?-?) Bieber, Gluckstal
Daniel Jundt, Magdalena [Gab] Bieber (b 1814, Glückstal – d 1913, USA), Johann Jundt. C1902
The Buechler family in Freeman, South Dakota August-Barbara-Henry-Christian-Maria Emilie      Taken about 1882
Sod house built ca. 1913, Gottlieb Eberle farmstead near Edgemont, SD. I-r: Otto holding horses by the buggy, Jack steadying a squash on the cultivator, Rosa (Schneider) holding Albert, Margaret standing, Emily kneeling, Gottlieb with shotgun and rabbit. Note the corn tied to the cultivator
Christian & Katherina (Bieber) Eizenbeisz & daughters -- behind the fence of their home in Glückstal, SR. c1903

Christian [Wolff] German [in coffin] with Ir:d. Rosina, d. Magdalena, d-in-I. ?Rosina, d. Lydia

Johann Graff family homestead, Kidder Co., 1920
Birdseye view, Java, South Dakota
Homestead of Johannes & Magdalena (Kurle) Jesser at Long Lake, SD, ca. 1910. I-r: Johannes Sr., Magdalena Johannes Jr., Eva & Johanna Jesser
Gearg Ketterling & children, Zeeland, ND.
Johann & Katharine (Grässle) Laitenberger. Married in Glückstal, 15 Jan 1846. With one-year-old daughter, Johanna, b. 1862
Lou & Eva (Hoffman) Merkel with family on front porch
Katharina (geb. Rüb) Rath wife of Georg
Georg Rath * 1836
Simon Schwind family, ca. 1907-08. fr: Emma, Simon Schwind, Ida, Christina [Wittmaier], Martha. Standing at ends of couch: Henry, Karolina. br: Eva?, Simon, Mary, Rosina, Magdalena
Stone Barn 2002Taken by Ray Scheible John Schneible Farm Montana
Fred & Karolinna (Bieber) Strobel, wedding picture, Eureka, SD, Dec. 1896.
Ludwig & Marie Unruh, son of Nikolaus
Phillip Bieber from Gluckstal in the Russian military.
Barn built by Fred Zuern in 1926. The shadow of the windmill is from one in which the tower was built of scrap metal by Fred Zuern.
Stonebner farm

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