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Prairie Immigration Experience: Dieter Roger fonds


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Institution: University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Collection Identifier: MSS SC 170

Title: Dieter Roger fonds

Dates: 1998-1999

Extent: 1 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch: Dieter Roger was born in 1927 and has published several books on a variety of topics. His works are primarily concerned with German immigrants and their adaptation and contributions to Canadian life. In 2000, Roger published Eckhardt-Gramatte Gedenkschrift fur das Familiengrab in Berlin-Wilhelmhagen, a monograph detailing the pre-immigration life of the Eckhardt- Grammate family of Winnipeg and their familial gravesite in Germany. Roger has served as president of the Manitoba chapter of the German-Canadian Historical Association and has published books and articles in both English and German.

Digitized Material: The digitized material from the Dieter Roger fonds consists of a German newspaper article from the Kanada Kurier, dated 30, September 1999. The article, written in German, is entitled "Denkmalschutz und Ehrengrab: Dr. F. Eckhardts Familien-grabmal in Berlin," which detailed the pre-immigration life of the Eckhardt-Grammate family of Winnipeg and their familial gravesite in Germany.

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