“Dan hier ist besser zu lebenals in dem schwaben land”

The emigration from southwest Germany in19th century to the Banat and Transylvania

11/08/02 - 01/12/03

Based on migration movements over time, the exhibition illustrated that Germans once went into unknown distances and were strangers there. So the 18. and 19th century many people from the German south-west also moved to the Banat and Transylvania. The regions that then belonged to Hungary and Habsburg are now in Romania. Letters, memory reports, house books and testimonials from emigrants attest to the diverse migration processes.