Item 1 - Tiege School for the Deaf - 1924

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CA CMBS NP048-01-1


Tiege School for the Deaf - 1924


  • 1924 (Creation)

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1 photograph; b & w; 24 x 16 cm

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This is a 1924 photograph of a group of students and teachers at the Tiege School for the Deaf. The children and adults are arranged in 4 rows against a brick building which is largely hidden by foliage. The back row consists of 7 children with two men standing at either end of the row. These men are identified as "Teacher Wiebe" and "Teacher Dirks." A child, identified as Herta Giesbrecht, stands beside Dirks. Unidentified children make up the third row from the front. The second row from the front consists of 7 seated adults. These are identified left to right as: Andrez Suderman, "Director Wilhelm Schroeder," "House mother Schroeder," Malwina Dirks, Janzen, Peters and David Quapp. Unidentified children are seated in the front row.

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See "Meine Lebensgeschichte" by Heinrich H. Janzen (1901-1975), a serialized autobiography published in the Mennonitische Rundschau, edited by Erich Ratzlaff.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 5.5
Resolution: 2886x1902

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