Michael Miller

Main Library 114B
Dept 2080, PO Box 6050
Fargo ND 58108-6050



Michael M. Miller is Director & Bibliographer at the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo. He has been at NDSU since 1967. Miller compiled the book, Researching the Germans from Russia: Annotated Bibliography of the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection (1987). He is co-author of The Peter Miller (Mueller) Genealogy (2008) and The Welk Homestead: A Source Book (2015). He was instrumental to securing the Lawrence Welk Collection at the NDSU Archives. Michael is executive producer of ten documentaries in the award-winning Prairie Public Germans from Russia Documentary Series. In 1996, Michael began leading the Journey to the Homeland Tours to Germany and Ukraine continues to co-lead them today, he has led 23 tours to date. Miller is a native of Strasburg, ND, where he grew up speaking English and German. His Baumgartner family emigrated in 1889 from Strassburg, Kutschurgan District, South Russia, to Strasburg, ND. His Miller (Mueller) family emigrated in 1894 from Krasna, Bessarabia, to Krasna, ND. His higher education degrees are: Bachelor of Science, Valley City State University; Master of Science and Master of Education, University of North Dakota

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My Projects include: Prairie Public documentary, Volga German foodways
Prairie Public documentary, Welk Homestead State Historic Site

Journey to the Homeland Tour: Germany and Ukraine

Journey to the Homeland Tour Oral History Project

Virtual Documentary Watch Parties on Facebook
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