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Title:  Tri-County Tourism Alliance Food Culture Oral Interviews, Recipes and Photographs (Emmons, McIntosh and Logan Counties)

Dates: 2011-2013

Collection Number:  MSS 11190

Quantity: .25 ft.

Abstract: Consists of transcripts of oral history interviews, recipes, printed thumbnails of photographs, and discs of photographs and recipes. The food history project was conducted by the Tri-County Tourism Alliance and supported by a Cultural Heritage Grant from the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Oral histories, recipes, photographs were collected to preserve the history of Germans from Russia in Emmons, McIntosh and Logan Counties. The interviews began in 2011 and were conducted through 2012.

Provenance:  A copy of the project was donated to the State Historical Society of North Dakota by the Tri-County Tourism Alliance October 2, 2013.

Property rights: This collection is for REFERENCE USE ONLY. Permission to duplicate material must be acquired from the Tri-County Tourism Alliance (Napoleon, ND).

Copyrights:  Copyrights to materials in this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code and an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.
               
HISTORICAL SKETCH - THE TRI-COUNTY TOURISM ALLIANCE
From the organization’s website at http://germanrussiancountry.org/?page_id=430

Preserving and promoting the heritage and culture of the Germans from Russia on the steppes of North Dakota.

General Information
German-Russian Country is the heartland of the Black Sea Germans, Germans from Russia who settled on the Great Plains of North America. The Germans from Russia are among the most visible and vibrant ethnic immigrant cultures of the plains. Three counties in south-central North Dakota – Emmons, Logan, & McIntosh – are at the center of German-Russian Country.

Our Mission
Organize people interested in preserving and promoting the Germans from Russia heritage and culture in order to enhance tourism opportunities in the three counties of Emmons, Logan and McIntosh.

Our Vision
To be the German-Russian tourism destination in North Dakota.

BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Interview transcripts
2 Interview transcripts (continued)
3 Recipes
4 Photos (printed thumbnails)
5 Discs of photos and recipes

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