•  
  •  
 

Abstract

This paper focuses upon a unique group of European Immigrants who settled the American Midwest in the late 19th Century. The Volga Deutsch, or Russian Germans, originally left Germany and settled along the Volga River Basin in the late 18th Century. When political tensions and economic conditions in Russia became unbearable, they left for various parts of the world. Many settled in the state of Kansas, where they managed to independently thrive culturally and agriculturally.

Share

COinS
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.