Many Volga Germans immigrated to Minnesota with the development of the sugar beet industry. Sallet reports that by 1920, there were 750 Evangelical Volga German immigrants of the first and second generation settled in Minnesota.
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- Koch, Fred C. The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1977): 215.
- Sallet, Richard. Russian-German Settlement in the United States(Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1974): 112.