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A typewritten list by Bishop S. F. Coffman of Vineland. Shows hosts in the Vineland and Rainham areas along with the Russlaender families they are billeting.

A typewritten list of Russlaender children and adults attending the Biehn Mennonite Church Sunday School. The Biehn congregation was located near New Hamburg, Ontario.

Margarethe (1896-1988) was born in Rosenthal, south Russia to David and Margaretha (Krahn) Kroeger. She immigrated with her husband Abraham P. Regier in 1923 first to Edmonton, and then Lymburn, Alberta. The family moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake in…

Gerhard Rempel (1861-1942) and Maria Dyck (1864-1946) married in Schoenfeld, south Russia in 1889. The couple had five children. Only one, Jakob, survived. Sons Gerhard and Peter were murdered by bandits during the Russian civil war. Daughters Maria…

Long-time resident and community historian John E. Enns. assembled this scrapbook of photographs and commentary. The Reesor settlement was situated along the Trans-Canada highway west of Cochrane, Ontario, at approximately Mile 103. The community…

A handmade, cloth covered choral score containing hectographs of primarily sacred pieces in German assembled between 1939 and 1942 in Reesor, Ontario for the local choir. The pieces are notated in ziffern (cypher) style. Many of the pieces are dated,…

This notebook includes collection lists for underwear and other aid for Russian Mennonite immigrants. Collections were made from the Waterloo, St. Jacobs, Martins, Elmira, North Woolwich, South Peel and Conestogo congregations. These are Old Order…

Brief biographies and interview summaries for all of the interviewees in the Fairview Mennonite Home Seniors oral history project. The interviewees were of Swiss Mennonite descent. Many of the recordings include their memories of the Russlaender…

The Nickels were interviewed in Waterloo, Ontario. Two files are available:A transcript of the entire interview A clip (1 min, 25 sec) of Cornelius Nickel discussing his reaction to the Russian Revolution as a young student

Alex Classen was interviewed in Kitchener, Ontario
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