File 14 - Jacob W Toews

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CA MHSBC 112-4-14

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Jacob W Toews

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  • 1917-1943 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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(1847-1933)

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File consists of the following items:
1) Diary and observations of Jacob W. Toews, 1847-1933, beginning in 1917. It was copied by son Gerhard Toews, 1903-1984, titled "Notitzen und Erinnerungen".
2) Includes a Family Record sheet
3) Includes a handrawn map of the village of Ohrloff, Molotschna as it was in 1918

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German

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41 pages. Handwritten photocopy and typed copy transcribed by Katharine Hooge.
The diary was edited and translated by John B Toews. It focuses on the the revolution of 1917- 1918 and the atrocities of anarchist bandit Nestor Makhno in the village of Ohrloff and the Blumenort massacre.
GRANDMA # for Jacob W Toews #352850. GRANDMA # for Gerhard Toews # 332711.

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Record created 8/8/2011
Record modified May 02, 2016

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