Daughters in the City: Mennonite Maids in Vancouver, 1931–61 Ruth Derksen Siemens Fernwood Press Wanted: a hard-working, clean-living (white) girl who won’t steal the jewelry. Found: Mennonite immigrant…
Ruth Derksen Siemens
Remember Us: Letters from Stalin’s Gulag (1930–37). Volume One: The Regehr Family
Author: Ruth Derksen Siemens
By conservative estimates, at least 45 million people died in the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1953 through state causes such as executions, imposed famines, imprisonment in the gulag, and relocation to “special settlements,” not to mention millions more deaths because of war.