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1973 Crop failure and poverty in Chad

This photo is of a woman and child in Chad. The woman has just received millet purchased with MCC funds in Abéché, eastern Chad. The two of them are kneeling in the sand beside a makeshift tent which is partly visible on the right side of the photo.
Text on back is: "For the last two years we have had complete crop failure in our village. Already we have sold most of our possessions. Many men have left the village but someone must take care of the women and children. One month after the crops have been gathered we have nothing left in our granaries."

Wieler, John Erich, 1930-

A family resting in a temporary home

This photo is of a family resting in a large concrete culvert pipe. inside this temporary home in East Pakistan [later known as Bangladesh] is a mother and two children. They are resting on a large straw mat. A number of metal bowls are in the entrance to this pipe. Inside the pipe on the left side is also a basket. In the background beyond the pipe are some people who appear to be standing in a line. A building can be seen behind the people.

Mennonite Central Committee (Akron, Pennsylvania)

A well in Chad

This photo is of two women getting water at a well in Chad. The woman on the left side of the photo has a long rope tied around a jug. The ground looks dry and barren. The description on the back says, "The water level in this well in the Sahel is as low now as it was at the beginning of the dry season. Wells must be dug deeper. Water is drawn by hand, usually by women."

Wieler, John Erich, 1930-

Abram P. Hallman

This photo is of Abram P. Hallman, president of Menno Travel Service. Mr. Hallman is reporting on MTS developments to the annual meeting of MCC, (Mennonite Central Committee) Chicago, January 24 - 24, 1968.

Buller, Burton, 1946-

Africa Orientation - 1973

This photo is of the August 1973 Africa orientation. In the photograph from left to right in the front row are: Elizabeth Sherk with son Peter,George Thompson, Karen Thompson, Chizuko Katakabe, Ruth Martin, James Martin, Tina Hildebrandt, Jacob Hildebrandt.
Second row: Benjamin Yoder, Jonathan Yoder, David Yoder, John Sherk holding daughter Jennifer, Mark Keller, Darlene Keller, Roger Eshleman, Barbara Eshleman, Lynn Brubaker, Sandra Achenbach.
Third row: Dale Brubaker, Juanita Leonard, Dennis Glanzer, William Reimer, Ingrid Reimer, Tim Brenneman, Carey Johnson, David Ewert, Priscilla Ewert.
Fourth row: Charles Graber, Diana Graber, Lamarr Widmer, Dennis Roth, Virginia Roth, Don Unger, Naomi Unger, Mary Mae Schwartzentruber.
Back row: Karen Yoder, Keith Yoder holding daughter Sarah, Irvin Warkentin holding son Sheldon, Hertha Warkentin, Nancy Heisey, Larry Fisher with daughter Jennifer, and Norma Fisher.

Lautt, Darnell

Aftermath of hurricane in Virginia

This photo is of the devastation left by Hurricane Camille in Virginia. In the foreground, debris and stones are left . A house is left standing behind the debris. In the background are trees and beyond that are hills.
The description on the back says, " Where barns and sheds stood, only rocks, tree and mud remained. Two rooms of this house were swept away, one being the bedroom where the owner was sleeping. He miraculously escaped with only a few minor injuries."

Buller, Burton, 1946-

Alpine Horn Demonstration

This photo is a member of the third choir from the Bienenberg Bible School in Switzerland to visit the USA demonstrating his skill on the alpine horn. This group toured the United states and Canada from July 28 to September 24, 1968.

Buller, Burton, 1946-

Arab needlework

This photo is of Arab needlework that was displayed and sold at the Tri-County Relief Sale, Morgantown, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1971. The photo shows Doreen Harms and another woman holding up samples of the work. The table in front of them is full of needlework. The sale is taking place in a tent.

Ziegler, Don

Arn and James Prieb

This photo is of Arn Prieb and his son James in Kinshasa. Behind them are a number of small cages in two layers. One larger cage, with its door open, is on the right side if the photo.The two of them are crouched down and holding rabbits.


Bangladesh - Orphan girls in Chittagong

This photo is of orphan girls at St. Scholastica's High School in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Money from North American sponsors, which is channeled to these girls through the MCC Sponsorship Program, enables them to go to school. The photo is taken outside in front of a building. Many of the girls in the photo are waving.

Krehbiel, Mary

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