Upcoming Events

Group Meetings

 Meetings are held monthly and it will be announced if virtual or in – person.

 2021

November 18, 2021 –  Webster Groves Library – 301 E. Lockwood Ave. St. Louis, MO

Time:  1:00 pm central time  (masks required as this indoor meeting)

Topic:  Preserving Ethnic Identity: Missouri’s German Heritage

Speaker:  Dr. Petra DeWitt – Associate Professor of History & Political Science at Missouri Univ. of Science & Technology

Description: Dr. DeWitt discusses the history of German immigrants in Missouri and evaluates their legacy over the past 200 years. Although the majority acculturated into American society, they also held on to and continue to celebrate their German ethnic identity.

This meeting may also be live-streamed via Zoom – please let us know if interested in attending this way.

 

Other Events

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Other Notes

 St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department has tours of their department and all the books, films and everything they have. Tours are the first Wednesday and third Saturday of the month at 10:30 am Just show up and GOOOO!!!!!! 314-994-3300 extension 2070. Tier 4 open to the public every third Saturday at 10:30 am. There are 13,000 + family histories, school yearbooks, and materials for states west of the Mississippi and more.

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Dates for the St. Louis County Library Programs are in the “PastPorts” publication put out by the Genealogical and Historical Department , subscribe to it and you will have great information and the dates of programs. https://www.slcl.org/pastports  All the past editions are there from Nov 2008 to present month. The March 2015 issue has a great article on STL German churches.