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My Gold is My People,
—Rudolfs Blaumanis (1863-1908)
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Center for Baltic Heritage
Explore the Latvian and Baltic past through accounts and pictures of the times.
- CfBH Home, Center for Baltic Heritage home page
- Culture, the riches of the Baltics in arts and crafts, folk costumes, literature, and music
- History, the Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians have lived on the Baltic for four millennia and longer
- History in Pictures, albums & postcards from the past
- Biographies, pivotal personalities in Baltic history and culture
- Book Reviews, our book reviews and recommendations
- IndexTimeline , index to all our reference materials by year published
- About CfBH, our reference initiative
CfBH Jaunumi! New!
Our republication features the original booklet as well as a wonderful translation by the late linguist David Guild. Our sincerest thanks to his wife, Heather, for allowing to share his work.