Library of the Edmonton and District Chapter, AHSGR

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Our library collection is available for perusal in the same location as the HSGPV Library.  We are open on Thursday from 10 AM to 2 PM (same hours as HSGPV).  Feel free to visit us!  
Library inquiries can be emailed to and ask for Ed Retzer, our AHSGR Librarian or leave a telephone message for our librarian through the HSGPV telephone number.  Further information available at

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 PM from September to June, at Allendale School, 6415 – 106 Street, Edmonton, AB.  From the front entrance, turn left down the hall.  Room #5 is on the left.  

Treasured Tales: Check out the surname index. The AHSGR Edmonton & District Chapter has one extra copy of this book available for sale at C$20 (very good condition).

Coutin, Hector (Editor): Our Crossing, Rivers to Roads – A History of Brosseau, Duvernay [Alberta] and Surrounding Area 2nd Edition, ©1981, Co-op Press, Edmonton, Alberta; 583 pages. Hardcover. Includes a chapter on the history of the Saddle Lake Band. There are no German settlements in this book. [VERY GOOD CONDITION; UNMARKED] – Bookstores are selling for between C$75 and C$100. Our price: C$60.

Chapters of AHSGR:  Library of the Calgary and District Chapter, AHSGR

YouTube Documentary:  Germans From Russia: Children of the Steppe, Children of the Prairie is the story of the agricultural pioneers whose quest for land and peace led them across several continents and shaped them into a distinctive and enduring ethnic group.  This documentary was a finalist in the U Siebe International Film Festival, the only American documentary to be invited to participate in the juried competition.  It also received a platinum Best of Show Telly Award, and was awarded a Bronze Plaque Award at the Columbus Film and Television Festival.  This Prairie Public Classic documentary was first aired in 2000.