Item 45.0 - Alexander Fast family

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CA MHC 629-F-45.0


Alexander Fast family


  • [1933] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm

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At CNR depot probably leaving Winnipeg for British Columbia. In the background is a large sign "DANGER"
Front row (l-r): Theodora Fast (daughter of Alex), Mrs. Selinde Fast (2nd wife of Alex), Johanna and Irene Fast (children of Alex & Selinde) . Other children of Alex Fast were twins Walli (m. Rademacher) Ortrud and Manfred. Also on the photo, people from the Maedchenheim, Agatha Wiebe (m. Weedemacher), one could be Helena Epp, and C. F. Klassen. Alexander Fasts (far right) ran the Maedchenheim for 3 years. C.F. Klassen in right behind him.

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Canadian Mennonite, "A Moment from Yesterday," Volume 20 Issue 13, June 20, 2016

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COULD Manfred Fast (son of Alex) be taking the photo, using C.F. Klassen's camera?

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