See the movie again

We have been invited to show the movie again at the Rondo Community Library at 461 North Dale Street in Saint Paul, MN on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited, so if you plan to join us, please arrive early to get a good seat.

1:30   Welcome and Introductions (RGS and HORA)

2:00   Movie Presentation

3:00   Audience Comments

3:30   Social Hour and Refreshments

Learn about the history of the Romanian community in Minnesota and about the activities of two local organizations who aim to preserve it.

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Presented by:

Romanian Genealogy Society

Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans in Minnesota

Museum Exhibit

A  museum exhibit called the “Romanian Immigrant Experience” was installed to coincide with the movie premiere of “A Thousand Dollars and Back” on September 27, 2014. This exhibit will be on display through the end of the year at Dakota County Historical Society, 130 Third Avenue North, in South St. Paul, Minnesota 55075. (Check museum hours at or by calling 651.552.7548.)

Here are a few images from the exhibit.

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Trailer for Video “A Thousand Dollars and Back”

We are proud to introduce the trailer ( a “sneak peek”) for “A Thousand Dollars and Home: Recollections of Early Romanian Immigration to Minnesota.” Please join us for the Premiere on Saturday, September 27 (details under the “Events” tab on this site.) We are also offering copies of the DVD for sale.