The file consists of the following: 1) Correspondence between A.A. Friesen and his brother-in-law H.J. Willms between 1928 and 1935, Winnipeg, Manitoba and Rabbit Lake Saskatchewan. A.A. Friesen was a one time member of the Canadian Board of Colonization. Willms is rather critical of the Board and its chairperson David Toews. 2) Letters of A.A. Friesen 191922- 1929, taken from Microfilm which is housed in Bethel College 3) Helena, daughter of A.A. Friesen made an 8 page index of the exchange of letters with a summary of the contents in Englsh. 4) Includes a postcard to A.A. Friesen from Abr. Epp 5) Includes a letter from A.W. from Mjasnaja on Jan 1, 1933 describing the famine they are experiencing.
Abraham A. and Helena (Janz) Toews with their family. Standing (left to right) : Helen Toews, Peter R. Toews, unknown, Abraham E. Toews, Victor Toews, Mary (Toews) Schmidt. Sitting (left to right) : Helena (Janz) Toews, Abraham A. Toews, John Benno Toews on the lap.
File consists the following items: 1) "Insel in der Steppe: Erlebnisse des Haeftlings", Autobiography, 98 pages 2) A list of 91 residents of Blumenort and neighbouring villages who were forced into prison camps and eventually perished. 3) "The World of Abram Berg (1912-1993)", an essay translated and edited by John B Toews 4) Correspondence from Olga Berg to John B. Toews. March 3, 1995. 5) Eight photographs of Abram Berg in Karaganda 6) One 4" floppy disk of "Insel in der Steppe" -- all documents in one file, - (1 file) Box 232
File consists of the following item: 1) "Jehova Hilft", autobiography of Abram Kroeker of Mountain Lake Minnisota published in "Der Mitarbeiter". 72 pages. Self published. (no date). - (1 file) Box 234