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What does PAG stand for?

PAG stands for Pennsylvania German

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It features 1,350 biographies and 8,000 images, chronicling one Pennsylvania German clan over 220 years through thousands of lives and connections with Americana.
Louis, the effects of World War I on ethnic Germans, activist Russians of German descent in inter-war Germany, culture and gender in the arts scene of Chicago, developing a research agenda for expatriate and heritage German literary studies, German-speaking exiles in Ireland from 1933 to 1945, the diaspora in Turkey, the German immigrant as a figure of speech and fictional character, radical ideas and colonial spaces in the case of Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche, Pennsylvania Germans in Kansas, German migrant encounters with the nazi past, veiling the history of von Braun and Rudolph before their involvement in the US space program, language proficiency among German speakers, and the identity of German Mennonites in Canada.
In Amish country they spoke a Pennsylvania German that the Americans erroneously called Pennsylvania Dutch; but there were also the so-called Fancy Germans, worldly, semi-Americanized Germans who had largely lost their mother tongue as a result of the two World Wars.
Pennsylvania German words, written in dialect with English translations, enrich the story.