Item BK1-001 - Puerto Casado, the court of the hotel.

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CA MHC 713-BK1-001

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Puerto Casado, the court of the hotel.

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  • [between 1926-1929] (Creation)

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1 photograph; b&w; 11 x 8 cm

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(1863-1929)

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Fred Engen was born in Norway and immigrated to the United States. He became employed by American banker Samuel McRoberts and became a key player in the migration of Mennonites from Manitoba and Saskatchewan to Paraguay in the 1926-1929 move. He died in Paraguay and is buried there.

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This photo is of two men standing in front of a doorway in the courtyard of the brick Puerto Casado, Paraguay hotel.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 2.1
Resolution: 1508x1364

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