Item 5.0 - Here we show how we celebrate Christmas

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CA MHC PP-Photo 592-5.0


Here we show how we celebrate Christmas


  • [1923?] (Creation)

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13 x 7.5 cm [b&w]

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This photo is of a group of men women and children standing outside, posing for a photo, showing off garden produce such as cucumbers and tomatoes. Behind them appears to be a number of household items. Fourth from left, standing right next to the table is Katharina Loewen and next to her is her husband Johann Loewen. This is taking place in Parritas, Mexico before the families were able to move into their more permanent dwellings. The Loewens later moved to Campo 53 in Sana Clara, Mexico.
-- Note: for a negative of this photo see 592:58, Neg 29. Also, this item is on Mitsui CD disk 4 item 05, digital image in Tiff format.

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This photo was published in "Mennonitische Post" January 9, 2022.

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Susana Friesen of Chihuahua, Mexico responded to the photo in the "Mennonitische Post" with a letter identifying 2 people in the photo and location. "Die Frau gans am Tisch 4te von links ist Katarina Rempel, neben ihr , ihr Mann Johann Loewen. Im Buch 75 Jahre Menoniten in Mexiko feiern, in Parritas sind noch nicht bis do wo sie Wohnen wollen. Diesen Johan Loewens haben sp├Ąter in Campo 53 Santa Clara Mex. gewohnt. Das Haus steht heute noch. Da Wohnt ihre Grosztochter Eva Loewen."

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Price: 5.00
Megapixels: 1.1
Resolution: 1353x824

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