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Mennonite Heritage Archives With digital objects
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Simon the Anabaptist

This is a photo of the Anabaptist, Simon, standing in front of his shop about the year 1553. Catholic priests were carrying their images along the street. Everybody knelt at their approach. Only Simon remained standing because he felt it was wrong...

City of Danzig skyline

This photo is of the sky line of the Prussian city of Danzig. On the far right is Alt Schottland (Old Scotland), is a suburb where many Mennonites lived in the 17th and 18th centruies. -- Note: mounted

Jacob de Veer

This photo is a portrait of Jacob de Veer who lived in Danzig (June 2, 1739-June 23, 1807). He became Aeltester in 1790 after the death of Peter Epp in Danzig. De Veer was elected as deacon in 1772, and minister in 1774. Photo from Mitteilungen...

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