Item BK1-078 - A view of the nursery garden: potato trials.

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CA MHC 713-BK1-078

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A view of the nursery garden: potato trials.

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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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The photo shows trial plots of potatoes in the nursery garden in Hoffnungsfeld. This is taken from the same viewpoint as BK1-009. A barbed wire fence surrounds the garden and beyond is grassland and Chaco bush.

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 2.1
Resolution: 1508x1361

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