Item BK6-171 - Halbstadt: Johann U. Kehler residential house

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CA MHC 713-BK6-171


Halbstadt: Johann U. Kehler residential house


  • [between 1927-1929] (Creation)

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1 photograph: b7W; 11 x 8 cm

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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 Johann Kehler residential house in Halbstadt. The log framed house has a corrugated metal roof and is made of clay bricks. Vining plants which have been led to grow up to the roof, cover a large portion thereof. [Johann Kehler and his first wife, Katharina Sawatzky, are pictured in front of their home with their five children.]

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 2.4
Resolution: 1809x1328

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