Item BK5-144 - After the ceremony of land transfer - Bergthal

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CA MHC 713-BK5-144

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After the ceremony of land transfer - Bergthal

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  • [between 1926-1929] (Creation)

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1 photograph: b&w; 11 x 8 cm

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(1863-1929)

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Fred Engen was born in Norway and immigrated to the United States. He became employed by American banker Samuel McRoberts and became a key player in the migration of Mennonites from Manitoba and Saskatchewan to Paraguay in the 1926-1929 move. He died in Paraguay and is buried there.

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The photo shows the people involved in a land transfer in Bergthal. Two men involved in the transfer are standing beside a truck on which are several additional people. The vehicle has been identified as a 1928 Chevrolet.

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Identification of the vehicle provided by Peter Adsten in an email to CDS (CMBS) June 11, 2016.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 1.8
Resolution: 1508x1214

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