Deutsch-Amerikanische Schützengesellschaft

Deutsch-Amerikanische Schützengesellschaft

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Many German immigrants were high-minded in the extreme, almost obsessed by issues of education, culture, and socialist reform, sports and drinking and to re-creating a sense of the Heimatland, the homeland. marksmanship in particular, a very German tradition, combined these interests.
Other clubs were purely social; they brought together people from the same region, town, or neighborhood, giving them opportunities to speak their local dialect, to gossip, and to exchange news form home. The Plattdeutsche Volksfest Verein, an umbrella organizatino of close to a hundred clubs, was formed just for those purposes. It sprimary activity was the yearly Voksfest, call it a week-long public merrymaking, at which as many as 150,000 attendees happily celebrated their origins at Jones' Wood.

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The German Steuben Parade is an annual parade held in various cities in the United States. The New York Parade is held every third Saturday in September. It was founded in 1957 by German-American immigrants, who wanted to keep the traditions of their Homeland alive.

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The German Steuben Parade is an annual parade held in various cities in the United States. The New York Parade is held every third Saturday in September. It was founded in 1957 by German-American immigrants, who wanted to keep the traditions of their Homeland alive.

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