|Work Paper #13 (December 1973)
This issue initiates a new magazine format with printed text. Cover photo: Sleighing by German colonists in the Soviet Union. The major article "The Volga Germans" by Ann Sheehy, an associate of the Central Asian Research Centre in London, details the Soviet deportation of Germans from their colonial areas, their subsequent political rehabilitation, and present efforts to secure restoration of their colonial homelands and emigration rights. The "Report From Germany" by Emma S. Haynes continues her study of German-Russian Heimkehrer to Germany with interviews with several refugees. She also describes the reunion of 100 Volga Germans now living in Ger- many held in August 1973 at which Dr. Hagin reported on his trip to the United States. "Research in Hesse" by Arthur and Cleora Flegel recounts their detective work in Germany searching for genealogical information and includes information valuable to other researchers. Short articles include "Captured German Documents" by Adam Giesinger; a report on recent additions to the loan collection by Ruth K. Stoll; a review of Kueche Kochen by Gwen H. Nobbe; "German-Russian Traditions: Nicknames" by Lawrence Weigel; and a personal memoir, "Seventy Cents for a Lifetime of Freedom," by Mela M. Lindsay. The genealogical section includes a report by Gerda Walker; "Genealogical Research in Canada for German-Russian Ancestors" by Paul A. Giesinger; a continuation of passenger lists; and a surname exchange.