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Photographs of Wiesenmüller

 

In 1993 Sue Kottwitz, your webmistress, visited Wiesenmuller.  Unless otherwise noted, these photos are from that pilgrimage.

In 1993 German families with the following surnames were reported to be living in Wiesenmuller.  It was said that almost all families were in the process of preparing to leave for Germany.    Kunkel, Grasmik, Prinz, Laub, Iskom, Helmut, Maul, Kunstman, Busch, Jakobi, Weber, Hermann, Sommer and Kolb.

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  This is an old photograph of the church at Wiesenmuller.  It was one of a number that were a part of a packet distributed by the German museum in Saratov in 1993.
     
Description of these photos:
Photo 1 - New road being built connecting Wiesenmuller, Friedenberg, and Gnadenthau

Photo 2 - Site of the church at Wiesenmuller.  There is now a hospital clinic here behind the trees.

Photo 3 - Hospital /clinic located where the church once was.

Photo 4 - House in Wiesenmuller where a Buxman family lived before 1941.  In 1993 - the home of Wilhelm and Anna Sommer.

Photo 5 - German house and garden

Photo 6 - German houses

Photo 7 - Street Scene

Photo 8 - Garden just behind a German home

 

Description of these photos:
Photo 1 - Left wing of Wiesenmuller school

Photo 2 - Center section of Wiesenmuller school

Photo 3 - Right wing of Wiesenmuller school

Photo 4 - This building was where the teachers lived in times past

Photo 5 - Wiesenmuller store - inside basic supplies of rice, sugar (in bricks), etc were sold

 

Description of these photos:
Photo 1 - Wiesenmuller cemetery gate

Photo 2 - Wiesenmuller cemetery - taken from edge of village

Photo 3 - Inside the Wiesenmuller cemetery - iron cross marker still standing

Photo 4 - What remains of a German grave stone

Photo 5 - Another German grave marker

Photo 6 - Another German grave marker

Photo 7 - Another German Grave marker.  " hier ruft in Frieden Jakob Heffmann, geborne Dezember 1874, gestorben den... [1916?]"

 

Description of these photos:
Photo 1 - On the banks of the Jeruslan River, Bill Wiest and friend gather soil to take back to family gravesites in the US

Photo 2 - View of Wiesenmuller from the Jeruslan River

Photo 3 - View of Wiesenmuller from the Jeruslan River

Photo 4 - View of Wiesenmuller from the Jeruslan River

Photo 5 - View of Wiesenmuller from the Jeruslan River

Photo 6 - The Jeruslan River at Wiesenmuller

 

Description of these photos:
Photo 1 - The Spengler home on Street 3 in Wiesenmuller in 1964.  Photo courtesy Friedrich Treise

Photo 2 - The same Spengler home in Wiesenmuller, now bricked.  1993

                                       
 
Map of Wiesenmuller by Friedrich Treise

 

More photographs can be seen of the  Yeruslan River.  These were  taken last in May 2008. Links are provided by Suzanne Heinitz-Dodge, AHSGR Volunteer Coordinator for the villages Eckheim and Muller.

 

 

 

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