Subseries Hist.Mss.1.154.16 - Edna Hunsperger Bowman photograph albums

Farm home in England Three Wheathill Bruderhof couples on their wedding day Wedding procession at Wheathill Bruderhof Procession after wedding at Wheathill Bruderhof Dancing in the field after tea Two children at the Wheathill Bruderhof Bridal couple at Wheathill Bruderhof Adult and baby at Wheathill Bruderhof

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CA MAO Hist.Mss.1.154.16


Edna Hunsperger Bowman photograph albums


  • [between 1942 and 1946] (Creation)

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4 photograph albums

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Edna Hunsperger (Sept. 26, 1912-July 17, 2002) was the youngest child of Dilman Hunsperger (April 20, 1870-Feb. 11, 1949) and Lydia Ann Nahrgang (Apr. 8, 1870-26 Jan 1958). Edna trained as a nurse at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital School of Nursing. After serving as a private duty nurse for several years, she served with Mennonite Central Committee in England (1942-1946) in various evacuation homes. After the war she attended Goshen College and received her B.A. in 1949. Returning to the Kitchener, Ontario area, she then worked for the Victoria Order of Nurses for eight years. In December 1957 she married Henry Bowman.

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This subseries contains a selection of photographs from albums created by Edna (Hunsperger) Bowman after her service with Mennonite Central Committee in England (1942-1946) in various evacuation homes.

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Edna Hunsberger Bowman fonds. Mennonite Archives of Ontario, Hist.Mss.1.154.

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