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A handwritten list by Ira Bauman of congregations and some individuals, along with the number of families they are willing to billet.

A typed list with handwritten additions of the Mennonite Conference of Ontario men appointed in each district to solicit hosts and assist with settling Russlaender families.

Typed and handwritten list showing potential billets in several communities in Ontario. Entries note the living quarters the hosts can provide. Some also note the work opportunities available.

Typed lists of Russlaender immigrant families and their billets

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…

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

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,…

The Reesor United Mennonite congregation began services about 1926, and formally organized in May 1927. It was incorporated as the Reesor United Mennonite Church in 1932. The Reesor settlement was situated along the Trans-Canada highway west of…

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 with handwritten notes. This is a revised list of hosts in Ontario along with the type of housing available. The type of work available is sometimes listed.
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