Month: October 2015

Wendish Heritage Museum Receives Manuscript Copy of Rare Book

This news article was apparently printed in the Giddings Times and News sometime in 1982. Note: Both Proske and his apprentice, Albert Miertschin, were of Wendish descent. -0- The Texas Wendish Heritage Museum has been given the manuscript copy of the book, “Wendish Language Printing in Texas” by the author Jack D. Rittenhouse. Mr. Rittenhouse …

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Wends Trade Ethnicity for Freedom, Prosperity

This story by Samuel Hudson first appeared in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, Tuesday, May 24, 1983. Note: The Wends did not enter England via London but rather via Hull. Note: The Wends bought their land, called the Delaplain League, for $1/acre, not 50 cents/acre. Note: The Wendish wedding dresses were still black into the …

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