This photo is an aerial view of natural forest that yields to cleared patches with pasture for cattle-growing in the Paraguayan Chaco. Used in the book" Garden in the Wilderness", by Edgar Stoesz p. 186.
This photo is of a Mennonite "cowboy" at the Isla Poi Rodeo in Menno Colony, Paraguay. Cowboys like these overlook the bronco-riding, preventing the wild horse from racing into the fence and potentially injuring the rider.
This photo is of children sitting in the front pews of the full sanctuary in the Mennonite Church in Filadelfia, Fernheim Colony. The second child from the left is Tanja Dueck. Used in the book" Garden in the Wilderness", by Edgar Stoesz p. 159.
This photo is of a preacher of the Neuland Colony biking on a Sunday morning to a church service. Preachers were often at the same time teachers, and would teach from Monday to Saturday. On Sunday they would serve the senior community. In the beginning years of Mennonite settlement in the Paraguayan Chaco, preaching was an unsalaried work.