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Some Thoughts about Emigration Research

Home Away From Home

Thoughts about Emigration Research


all them „Germans“ or „the poor Palatines“. Over the last 300 years people from all over the world left their home and emigrated to North America. A lot of them came from Germany or better: what is now Germany.


I have spent years of research in emigration from his hometown St. Wendel, Saarland, in South West Germany. In 2012 and 2013 I had the chance to talk about this subject in three towns of upstate New York where most of the emigrants from his own territory settled (Livingston and Steuben County).

This lecture was transformed into this booklet.


Chapter One                          Emigration

Chapter Two                         Reasons

Chapter Three                       Research


Format German A5 (abt. 21 x 15 centimeter),

booklet, 82 pages,

lots of images in full color


Sells 20 US Dollars each

plus 3,45 Euros for sending overseas (Book International Priority).

Send your order to

Historische Forschungen · Roland Geiger · Alsfassener Straße 17 · 66606 St. Wendel · Telefon: 0 68 51 / 31 66
E-Mail:  alsfassen(at)  (c)2009

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