The Society for German-American Studies will hold its 39th Annual Symposium in St. Louis, MO, 9-11 April 2015. The theme of the program this year is: “The Heartlands – America’s Most German Region”
The new spring issue of Missouri German Consortium’s quarterly e-journal Der Anzeiger will be delivered on April 1st! And for just a short time more, you can still receive future issues as a Charter subscriber and save 20% on the regular $25 price for an annual subscription.
…where the Traveling Summer Republic’s exhibit Utopia brings this nearly forgotten story alive at the Missouri History Museum, where it has enjoyed over 40,000 visitors since it opened last November 23, 2014. If you are a descendant of a member of the Giessen Emigration Society we would like to hear from you.
Gottfried Duden will be a program by Dorris Keeven-Franke, at 2:30 pm on March 15, 2015 at the Missouri History Museum. She is currently finishing the biography, to be published later this year, of the German who authored A Report on a Journey to the Western States of North America, and opened the floodgates on German immigration to Missouri.
This intense 15 hour evening course, which is 2.5 hours for each of 6 evenings, is offered by the City of St. Charles Adult & Career Education Department, in St. Charles,… Read more German Genealogy Course offered →
Today’s young people will have many serious issues to address in their future, including immigration. Tomorrow’s Utopia depends on their vision and experience of this issue, with all of its’… Read more Tandem Guides →
Utopia arrived, just as those early German emigrants did, in St. Louis, Missouri on November 23, 2014. The Missouri History Museum has done a tremendous effort to bring German emigration alive to thousands of visitors. The shipping crates have opened, and the many audios and videos bring the story alive. However, the exhibit will close its doors on Sunday, April 19, 2015 and leave St. Louis forever.