Collection NP011 - William Schroeder Photograph Collection

The famous oak tree in middle of Chortitza Colony Employees at one of the stores owned by Penner and Schultz Tourist hotel in Zaporozyhe USSR Russian children in Lichtenau, Molotschna Colony Trip around Isle of Chortitza At confluence of Dnieper and Nieder Chortitza rivers Beach scene Lee side of Chortitza Island - silt formed delta lining up to get KBAC (beer) Views from tourist boat upon Dnieper River around Isle of Chortitza Street scene in Lichtenau, Molotschna Colony Rueckenau M.B. Church  (built in 1883) In Tiege, near the school for Deaf-mutes (now a municipal office) Eating cherries in Muntau Former home of Rev. Johann Wiens in Tiege
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William Schroeder Photograph Collection


  • 1700-1999 (Creation)

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86 photographs

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Teacher, historian, map maker (cartographer), author. Grew up in the Rosenheim district, west of Rosenfeld, Manitoba and moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Worked with Helmut T. Huebert to produce the "Mennonite Historical Atlas." Schroeder authored "The Bergthal Colony."

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