The Bukovina Store

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The items on this page are available via the Bukovina Society of the Americas

Prices below include applicable sales tax to any destination in the United States.  Shipping charges are based best priced option available to any location in the US. Shipping & Handling charges are included in the price when you click on “Buy Now.”

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Bukovina Society
P.O. Box 81
Ellis, KS 67637 USA

ItemCost in US $ Description
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Bukovina Map (G. Freytag) Full color 12” x 16” suitable for framing. Orthographic spellings of place names as used in the Austrian period.
$15.00
s/h $4.00





Bukowina: Landscapes - Buildings - Monuments by Irma Bornemann and Paula Tiefenthaler (Munich: Landsmannschaft der Buchenlanddeutschen, 1986) 224 pp, Hardcover. The book includes 70 color and 38 black and white photographs from Bukovina. Preface and captions in German, English, and French.
$35.00
s/h $5.00





The Bori Story: Genealogies of the German-Bohemian Families Who in 1835 Founded Bori in Bukovina (Now in Romania) with History of the Village and Its People by Sophie A. Welisch, PhD, Maria Becker,  and Larry Jensen, Larry (Congers, NY: The Meerow Press, 1996) 391 pp. Comb-Binding. Aside from the genealogies of the twenty-three  founding families of Bori, the book also contains three articles, five maps, five charts and numerous photographs.
$5.00
s/h $2.00





The Bukovina Germans by Irma Bornemann, first  published in Germany under the title Die Buchenlanddeutschen, vol. 13 of Kulturelle Arbeitshelfte, ed. by Barbara Konitz (Bonn: Bund der Vertriebenen, 1986). English trans. by Sophie A. Welisch, PhD (Ellis, Kansas: Bukovina Society of the Americas, 1990) 21 pp, Comb-Binding
$10.00
s/h $2.00





The Bukovina Germans in Kansas:  A 200 Year History of the Lutheran Swabians by Irmgard Hein Ellingson, No. 6 of Ethnic Heritage Studies (Hays, Kansas: Fort Hays State University, 1987) 107 pp, Comb-Binding
$10.00
s/h $3.50





German Emigration from Bukovina to the Americas ed. William Keel and Kurt Rein (Lawrence, Kansas: Max Kade Center for German-American Studies, University of Kansas, 1996) 300 pp, Paperback. This is a new and most definitive work on the German emigration from Bukovina to the New World.
$6.50
s/h $2.50





German-Bohemian Cookery in 19th Century Bukovina by Valentin Reitmajer (Germany, 2003), 26 pp, Comb-Binding, trans. by Sophie A. Welisch, PhD. 63 recipes.  Most popular German-Bohemian Recipes for Soups, Meat & Fish Dishes, Sauces & Dips, Pasta, Milk & Egg Dishes, Side Dishes, Salads, Vegetable Dishes, Black Pudding & Liverwurst, Jellied Pig Knuckles, Pickled Items, Deserts & Pastries
$7.00
s/h $3.00





Bukovina Villages/Towns/Cities and Their Germans by Sophie A. Welisch, PhD (Ellis, Kansas: Bukovina Society of the Americas, 1990) 79 pp, Comb-Binding.  Introduces the reader to 22 localities in Bukovina where Germans settled with emphasis on their economic activities, mainly in lumbering, farming and mining  as well as to their social and cultural life; contains 6 maps, 3 tables, numerous photographs.
$2.00
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The First Meeting of the Bukovina Society of the Americas. Speeches and papers from the founding meeting, July 19-22, 1989 (Ellis,Kansas: Bukovina Society of the Americas, 1989) 54 pp, Comb-Binding.
Including: Bukovina Emigration, Musical Heritage, Two-page map of Bukowina, Nationalities in the Habsburg Period, a Presentation by Paul J. Polanksy Schneller and an Historic Overview by Sophie A. Welisch. Photo of the original Board of Directors.
$5.00
s/h $3.00





Christ Lutheran Church, Ellis, Kansas 1907-1947
Compiled by Oneita J. Bollig
Registrations of Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Funerals for Lutheran groups that settled in Ellis, Kansas USA
$5.00
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Christ Lutheran Church, Ellis, Kansas 1948-1989
Compiled by Oneita J. Bollig
Registrations of Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Funerals for Lutheran groups that settled in Ellis, Kansas USA
$5.00
s/h $3.00





St. John's Lutheran Church, Ellis, Kansas 1895-1986
Compiled by Oneita J. Bollig
Registrations of Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages and Funerals for Lutheran groups that settled in Ellis, Kansas USA
$9.00
s/h $3.00





Anika by Anne Marie Hilgarth (Ellis, Kansas: Bukovina Society of the Americas, 2000) 31 pp, Comb-Binding. A biographical account of a teenaged girl  who in late 1944 makes her way  through the war front from Vatra Dornei in southern Bukovina to join her aunt in Austria.
$12.00
s/h $3.00





Das Mädchen aus dem Wald by Claus Stephani (Ellis, Kansas) trans. by Sophie A. Welisch, PhD. Tales of witches, enchanted forests, and elves as well as historic glimpses into the lives and traditions of Bukovina's multiethnic population. The Maiden of the Forest affords us an opportunity to touch base with our roots and at least for a moment to recapture the all-but-forgotten life and times of our Bukovinian forebears. Stories from Radautz, Altfrataurz, Fürstenthal, Bilka, Cuchenhain, Lichtenberg, Karlsberg, Althütte, Kaczyka, and Schwarzthal.
$12.00
s/h $4.00
Hard Cover





Mud Poppers & Leaf whistles; Journey of a Young Austrian Immigrant by Janet M. Gagnon (United States: Xlibrix, 2007) 67 pp, Hard Cover. An historical fiction book written from the viewpoint of a young Austrian boy. Follow twelve-year old Johann and his family from a small farm in eastern Europe to the pot in Germany where they board a ship for the harrowing trip to America. They settle in Kansas and battle the elements to establish a new home.
$10.00
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Soft Cover





Mud Poppers & Leaf whistles; Journey of a Young Austrian Immigrant by Janet M. Gagnon (United States: Xlibrix, 2007) 67 pp, Paperback. An historical fiction book written from the viewpoint of a young Austrian boy. Follow twelve-year old Johann and his family from a small farm in eastern Europe to the pot in Germany where they board a ship for the harrowing trip to America. They settle in Kansas and battle the elements to establish a new home.
$12.00
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Hard Cover





Dust Clouds and Mud Puddles. Hardships and Triumphs of an Immigrant Family by Janet M. Gagnon (United States: Xlibrix, 2010) 94 pp, Hard Cover. An historical fiction book that spans four generations of an Austro-Hungarian family. After arriving in America, the family settled on a farm in Kansas. This book tells about their life on the prairie and stresses their German/Austrian heritage. It follows the family from the early 1900's until the Second World War.
$10.00
s/h $3.00
Soft Cover





Dust Clouds and Mud Puddles. Hardships and Triumphs of an Immigrant Family by Janet M. Gagnon (United States: Xlibrix, 2010) 94 pp, Paperback. An historical fiction book that spans four generations of an Austro-Hungarian family. After arriving in America, the family settled on a farm in Kansas. This book tells about their life on the prairie and stresses their German/Austrian heritage. It follows the family from the early 1900's until the Second World War.
Available through the Publisher. Contact us.Illischestie: A Rural Parish in Bukovina: Primary Source Material for Family History trans. and ed. by Irmgard Hein Ellingson from an unpublished manuscript in German by Johann Christian Dressler (Kaiserslautern, 1944 and 1950).
Second English printing 2000 by Irmgard Hein Ellingson (516 pp., soft cover)
e-mail request to info@bukovinasociety.org to acquire directly from the publisher of the book
$5.00
s/h $5.00





Bukovina Glass Mug with four-color imprint of the Bukovina coat of arms
$3.00
s/h $2.00





Bukovina Lapel/Hat Pin with four-color imprint of the Bukovina coat of arms