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?__ Dyck(?)

This photo shows a man from the forestry service standing in front of a blossoming fruit tree. The accompanying sound recording refers to him as our "Springsteiner Starshiy, initiator of these reunions". [=living in Springstein, Manitoba in 1972 and ranked as a senior officer] ?____ Dueck or Dyck.

3 childern

This is a photo of three children posing with the youngest sitting in a chair. They are identified as Petja, Hascha and Lena Huebert (or Eckert) from Ekaterinowka near Herzenberg.

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4 young girls posing for photo

This photo is a formal photo of four young girls. They are, left to right clockwise: Anna Gossen, aged 6, Lena Kliewer, aged 3, Wanda Kliewer, aged 5 and Elfrieda Gossen (later Dyck) aged 4. Elfrieda’s mother had made the dresses, which Anna and Elfrieda are wearing as well as the shoes. Elfrieda (Gossen) Dyck remembers her mother making these shoes.

7 women posing for a photo with the goat they used for milk.

This photo is of a group of women taken in Halbstadt in October 1942 includes Elfrieda (Gossen) Dyck’s grandmother, Anna (Wiens) Rempel who is sitting in the middle. The family milked this goat because they couldn’t afford a cow. The photo was given to Anna by a person named H. Schirmacher. The other women on the photo are not identified. Perhaps they were kindergarten teachers with Anna. (See photo #12)

8 youth posing for a photo in Ladekopp

This photo is of seven of Elfrieda (Gossen) Dyck’s school mates from her grade 8 class at the school in Halbstadt who came to visit her in Ladekopp in the summer of 1943. Their names are, left to right standing: Astra Sparwirt, Irene Euteneier, Victor Bergen and Lilie Schatschneider. Left to right sitting are: Elfrieda Gossen, Frieda Schwitay, Mariechen Regehr, Lydia Geyer. Victor was the only boy in their class of 13 students. His mother was Ukrainian and his father a Mennonite.

A brass band from a Mennonite forestry service camp in Russia

This photo shows ten men with their instruments -- 3 cornet players, 1 player on trombone, 3 euphonium players, 1 tuba player, 1 player on bass drum and cymbal, and a conductor, who is sitting in the middle of the front row with his baton. The photo is taken out doors with trees and a building in the background.

A couple

This photo shows a couple in Russia at the time of immigration. He is sitting while she is standing beside him.

A farewell party

Taken at a farewell party. During the 1920s many families emigrated from Russia, going mostly to Canada. Relatives, friends, and play-mates had to part. They did not know whether they would ever see each other again. The young people often organized a farewell event. It was a bitter-sweet experience. [HR 215]

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