Item BK4-107 - Bergthal, Dietrich A. Neufeld, view of the houses.

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CA MHC 713-BK4-107

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Bergthal, Dietrich A. Neufeld, view of the houses.

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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 several buildings on the Dietrich A. Neufeld homestead in Bergthal. The buildings have mud brick walls with corrugated metal or thatched roofs. One building has a chimney. There is an outbuilding at the back of the property. The homestead is surrounded by a log framed fence using tree branch pickets.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 1.8
Resolution: 1508x1214

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