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In German Chicago: The Danube Swabians and the American Aid Societies, historian Raymond Lohne presents the Germans who came to be called the Donauschwaben and their American counterparts. This amazing photographic collection of over 200 historic images has been gathered through the efforts of the author and survivors of the Expulsion, as well as numerous German-American societies and individuals throughout the nation.
|Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing SC|
|Series:||Images of America Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Raymond Arthur Lohne was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 1956. He holds a Master’s degree in history from Northeastern Illinois University and is currently a teaching assistant and Ph.D. student in the History Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where his field research involves interviewing, photographing, and filming the Danube Swabians of Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Romania living in Chicago and other major American cities. His first book was The Great Chicago Refugee Rescue, published in 1997 by Picton Press. Mr. Lohne’s efforts are helping illuminate an unexplored episode in American and European history, and readers everywhere will appreciate the visual tour of a “remnant people” that this excellent addition to the Images of America series represents.