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Live Virtual Lecture with Anna Andrzejewski and Travis Olson: "Folk Farmsteads on the Frontier"

German-American Farm Buildings in Southwestern North Dakota

Event Details

Thursday, January 28, 2021
6 p.m.
This talk focuses on farm buildings built by German immigrants from Russia and eastern Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in North Dakota. The presenters use measured drawings, archival research, oral histories, and interviews to show how “Old World” ideas mixed among and between different immigrant groups.
Anna Andrzejewski is a Professor and Travis Olson a Ph.D student in Art History at UW-Madison.
Email Antje Petty ( for a link to the event.