Item 13 - Plaque on the Neufeld factory in Chortitza

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CA CMBS NP185-01-13


Plaque on the Neufeld factory in Chortitza


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Agnes Pauls is the child of immigrant parents Johann Pauls (1896-1980) and Aganetha Enns (1899-1968). Agnes lives in Winnipeg.

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This photo is of 2 granite plaques on a wall between a wooden door and window. The top is in Russian and the bottom in German. "Mennonitische Fabrik. Als Fabrikanten und Müller spielten die Mennoniten eine stastegische Rolle Inder Industrialisierung der Sudukraine. Die I. J. Neufeld Landwirtschaftliche Geratschaftsfabrik wurde an diesem Ort im Jahr 1890 gegrundet und wurde Grosslieferant modernen landwirtschaftlicher Geratschaften im ganzen Zaristischen Russland. Diese Tafel wurde 2004 von sem Dorfsrat, der Neufeld Familie, und dem Mennonitischen Gedachtniskomitee angebracht." The I.J. Neufeld and Company, was located in Waldheim, Molotschna colony, founded by Isaak Johann Neufeld and one of the biggest agricultural manufacturers in Russia.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 8
Resolution: 3264x2448

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