FOLKLORE & VIDEOS of the Volga Germans

Leona Pfeifer on German dialects in Ellis County, Ks.
Leona Pfeifer on Wedding Customs of the Volga Germans in Ellis County, Ks.

German from Russia listens to a record from Kansas #1

German from Russia listens to a record from Kansas #2

This tape was made in Victoria, Kansas in the late 1990's with the Volga German Men's Choir and Kevin Rupp, Organist.

Uploaded on Oct 16, 2009

94-year-old Volga German (born in Russia in 1915) listens to the famous German-Russian catholic song "Das Schicksal" or "Schicksalslied" recorded at the Roman-Catholic Cathedral of the Plains in Viktoria, Kansas. The song she is very familiar with brings tears to her eyes.

Bryan Pinkall's Doctoral Recital - The Volga Germans
98-year-old Volga German from Russia -
Part 1: On learning Russian language
98-year-old Volga German from Russia -
Part 2: On Deportation in 1941
Germans from Russia: Wolgaheimat Legacy
Born in Karaganda - Pt. 1

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