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Alan Hochstetler Papers 1958-1961

  • US MCUSAA HM1/996
  • Collection
  • 1957- circa 2011

A set of personal papers documenting Alan Hochstetler's voluntary service work in Vietnam and Korea under the auspices of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).  The papers consist primarily of correspondence from Hochstetler to his family in Nappanee, Indiana.  The letters provide a lot of detail about the daily work and activities of Hochstetler and other MCC volunteers.  In his correspondence, Hochstetler also discusses the weather, major political events, and his relationships with his fellow voluntary service workers.

Other materials in this collection include correspondence from MCC and the selective service, slides and photographs taken during his service work, photographs taken during a 1997 trip to Vietnam, clippings, a Vietnam diary, a hand drawn map of the Leprosarium, the Tidings of the Banmethouoat Leprosarium, a service certificate from MCC, and a nine-page manuscript containing personal reflections and recollections of his service work and his return trips to Vietnam.

Hochstetler, Alan, 1939-

Album: Places I worked / Mary (Maria Neufeld) Schroeder

This album contains photos of Mary Neufeld (later Mrs. Mary Schroeder), the staff, activities, residences, buildings and landscapes associated with the places she worked before she married in 1959. One series were taken in 1947 and 1951 while working at the Rosthern Invalid / Nursing Home. Another series were taken in the summer of 1952 when Mary Neufeld served in the Brandon Mental Hospital on a Voluntary Service (VS) assignment. Another series of photos were taken during the summer of 1953 when she worked at the Ninette (Manitoba) Sanitorium. There are also a few photos from 1948 when she worked at a canning factory in the Niagara (Ontario) region and visited Niagara Falls, Crystal Beach, and Brock's monument at Queenston. A few photos were taken when she worked as a cook at the Rosthern Bible School in 1951-1952.
NOTE: The photos were also available on a CD and transferred a network drive ( U:/MHC Archives/Inventory/Photograph Collections.) . . NOTE: 40,57,63 were missing from CD and 5 additional photos on CD which were not in the album. The CD was culled and discarded.

Schroeder, Mary (Neufeld), 1919-2005


This photo is of 7 men posing for a photo with a house under construction in the background. The men are wearing carpenters aprons and some are holding hammers and may be doing voluntary service. This photo was taken in the [spring].

Crusaders for Peace (Goshen, Ind.) Records

  • US MCUSAA X/023
  • Collection
  • 1944-1965

This small set of organizational records consists of meeting minutes, treasurer's records, materials pertaining to the 1953 tornado in Flint, Michigan, and assorted programs, clippings, and historical notes contributed by members.

Crusaders for Peace (Goshen, Ind.)

Daniel D. Stoltzfus Papers

  • Collection
  • 1920-1970

The collection of Daniel D. Stoltzfus, a volunteer with Near East Relief, includes letters, transcriptions, and a paper written about his service.

Stoltzfus, Daniel D.

George Neufeld fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1948

This fonds the three diaries and thirty three photographs covering the time Neufeld spent working with MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) in England, France, and Germany. The diaries record what Neufeld did but also his thoughts and feelings as he worked in war torn Europe.

Neufeld, George W., 1916-1985

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