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Descendants of the members of the Giessen Emigration Society came together in an event held on December 13 at the Missouri History Museum’s Library and Research Center, and the Missouri History Museum’s exhibit Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America.
The issues of freedom, democracy, political struggles, and a desperate desire at any cost, for a better life for one’s family, is striking in its similarity for today.
Packed and ready, it will travel to Bremen, just as the original members of the Giessen Emigration Society did. See you in Bremen in April! Thank you to Giessen, a wonderful host! After Bremen, we travel to Washington DC to the German-American Heritage Foundation’s museum, for September and October; and then on to St. Louis and the Missouri History Museum where it opens on November 22!
The exhibition Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America opened its International tour in Giessen, Germany on November 1st, 2013….
he City of Giessen will host the Exhibition Utopia: Revisiting a German State in America which explores the themes of emigration, loyalty and patriotism, in the Cultural Center, opening November 1, 2013.
With an extensive calendar of events in its luggage, the team is read for the Opening Weekend on November 1st.