Rippley, la Vern J.

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RIPPLEY, La Vern J. American, b. 1935. Genres: History, Humanities, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history, Local history/Rural topics. Career: St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, professor of German, 1990-. Yearbook of German American Studies, Lawrence, KS, co-editor, 1981-. Publications: The Columbus, Ohio Germans, 1968; Of German Ways, 1970; Excursion through America, 1973; Russian-German Settlements in the United States, 1974; The German-Americans, 1976; Research Possibilities in the German-American Field, 1980; Immigrant Wisconsin, 1985; German Place Names in Minnesota, 1989; German-Bohemian Roots of the Whoopee John Wilfahrt Dance Band, 1992; German-Bohemians: The Quiet Immigrants, 1995; Noble Women, Restless Men, 1996; Waumandee, 1860- 1960: An Affectionate Portrait. Author of articles and reviews. Address: 909 Ivanhoe Dr, Northfield, MN 55057-1338, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]