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Author Scheuerman, Richard D., author

Title Hardship to homeland Pacific Northwest Volga Germans / Richard D. Scheuerman and Clifford E. Trafzer ; photographs by John Clement, illustrations by Jim Gerlitz
Published Pullman, Washington : [WSU Press] Washington State University Press, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Intro -- Halftitle -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Illustrations and Maps -- Preface to the 2018 Edition -- Preface to the 1980 Edition -- Part I: Pacific Northwest Volga Germans -- Introduction -- 1. The Program of Colonization under Catherine II -- 2. Colonial Development on the Volga -- 3. Immigration to the United States -- 4. Arrival in the Pacific Northwest -- 5. Regional Settlement and Expansion -- 6. Pioneering Mission Work -- Epilogue -- Part II: Volga German Stories from the Pacific Northwest -- Introduction by Clifford E. Trafzer -- Fidgen and the Orange Tree
The Gift -- The Homeland Garden -- Aurora's Ghosts -- The Golden Nichtsie -- Appendix I: Emma S. Haynes Papers -- Appendix II: Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Authors
Summary First published in 1985 as The Volga Germans, this revised and expanded edition recounts a unique saga stretching from Germany to Russia and across the Atlantic. The Volga Germans' late 1800s arrival significantly influenced agriculture, religion, politics, and social development in the Pacific Northwest
Subject Russian Germans -- Northwest, Pacific -- History
Russian Germans -- Northwest, Pacific -- Folklore
Russian Germans.
Allemands de Russie -- Migrations -- Pacifique (region) (nord-ouest) -- Histoire.
Allemands de la Volga -- Pacifique (region) (nord-ouest) -- Folklore.
Allemands de la Volga -- Pacifique (region) (nord-ouest) -- Histoire.
Northwest, Pacific -- History
Northwest, Pacific -- Folklore
Pacific Northwest.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Form Electronic book
Author Trafzer, Clifford E., author
ISBN 9780874223965
Other Titles Volga Germans