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Utopia - Revisiting A German State in America: Closing

On November 1, 2014, in Giessen, Germany the Utopia exhibit opened amid a great response and a welcome from the

City’s Mayor. Since then, it has traveled thousands of miles, through Bremen Germany, to Washington, D.C. 429 more words


The Spring Issue of Der Anzeiger is out!

The new spring issue of Missouri German Consortium‘s quarterly e-journal Der Anzeiger is available!  We rolled out the first issue on January 1st, 2015 and in case you missed it, that issue you can download it for… 269 more words
Giessen Emigration Society

The Giessen Society's Descendants

An unusual genealogy project has evolved out of my work with the Traveling Summer Republic for the exhibit, Utopia – Revisiting a German State in America… 718 more words


Week 15

For this weeks assignment we had to use lighting effect to create a holiday card for the University of Florida or for a University of Florida college or organization.  180 more words

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The Giessen Emigration Society in St. Charles County

In the summer of 1834, over five hundred Germans came to Missouri, the land of freedom and opportunity, from all walks of life and all over Germany. 195 more words


The Legacy of Utopia

A special day has been set for descendants of families that were part of the Giessen Emigration Society on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the… 1,063 more words


Need your help

Can you identify? Does anyone have a similar picture of the Medora or the Giessen Emigration Society?

Writer, Rolf Schmidt, of Bremen Germany found this lithograph in September 2010 in a regional chronicle in the Archives of Altenburg (Thuringia). 607 more words