Michael Miller, director and bibliographer of NDSU's Germans from Russia Heritage Collection (GRHC), will give a presentation about the organization's mission and goals at the North Star Soup Luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Berea Lutheran Church, 6538 Emerson Ave. S., Richfield, Minn. The event is sponsored by the North Star Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia and the Germans from Russia Heritage Society.
Hearty soups, homemade breads and kuchen will be served beginning at noon. North Star organizers will be accepting free-will donations. Miller's presentation, "GRHC – The Mission and Goals," is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
Miller has been at the helm of the collection’s large book, document and photo collection his entire career, now in his 43rd year at NDSU. The Germans from Russia Heritage collection has been a pioneer for other collections in Web site building, creating and monitoring electronic discussion groups, organizing homeland tours, desk-top book-publishing and creating a series of award-winning documentaries about German-Russian culture with Prairie Public Television.
For more information, go to www.ndsu.edu/grhc or northstarchapter.org.