Annotated Bibliography
of the Cultural History of the German-speaking Communities in Alberta:
From the 1880s to the Present

A detailed narrative account of the socio-cultural history of the many German-speaking groups in Alberta from the 1880s to the present, accompanied by photos and excerpts from original documents.

The site consists of sections on (a) the immigration history of Alberta's German-speaking communities; (b) their geographical origin in Central and Eastern Europe, and Canadian immigration regulations; and on (c) 13 German-speaking communities. There is also a discussion of the possible reasons for the decline of German as a mother tongue and home language in the province.

Compiler: Manfred Prokop





[The bibliography was last updated on June 10, 2015. NEW!!!: In addition to the cumulative data base the biennial updates since 2000 are now also available as PDF files on this site]