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Alexander Fast family

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.

Klassen, C.F. (Cornelius Franz), 1894-1954

Funeral of wife of Bishop David Toews, Margaretha (Friesen) Toews

Bishop David Toews with his family standing behind the open casket of his wife Margarete. Adults (left to right): Jake Sawatzky, Sylvester Funk and Anna Funk (Toews) , Elma Toews, Elsie Hooge (Toews) and Abe Hooge, Father David Toews, Louise Toews, Margaret Sawatzky (Toews), Benno Toews, Dora Toews, Catherine Toews (Friesen) and Herman Riesen. Children (left to right): Donald Sawatzky, Margaret Hooge, Irene Riesen, Theodore Toews and David Riesen.

Klassen, C.F. (Cornelius Franz), 1894-1954

Inter-Mennonite Group (Reiseschuld?)

This photograph is probably of an inter-Mennonite gathering regarding the "Reiseschuld" taken in the 1930s. It shows 4 rows of approximately 50 men dressed in suits posing outside a wooden building. Scalloped edged blinds partially cover 2 of the windows of the building. Namaka, Alberta is written at the back of the photo. Those present include B.B. Janz, David Toews, and C.F. Klassen.

Klassen, C.F. (Cornelius Franz), 1894-1954

M.B. Church - Coaldale, AB

The Mennonite Brethren Church in Coaldale, AB. This is the 1929 building. A new, much larger church was built in 1939, seating approximately 1,000 people, according to C.F. Klassen.

Klassen, C.F. (Cornelius Franz), 1894-1954

M.B. Church - Coaldale, AB

The Mennonite Brethren Church in Coaldale, AB. This is the new church structure built in 1939, seating 1,000 people, according to C.F. Klassen.

Klassen, C.F. (Cornelius Franz), 1894-1954

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