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Item 309.0 b - Emigrating to Canada

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CA MHC 044-309.0 b

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Emigrating to Canada

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  • 1924 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11.25 x 8 cm

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This photo shows a departure day scene at the Lichtenau train staion. The train is in the background against the horizon; a crowd has gathered to bid the emigrants farewell; empty wagons are seen more in the foreground is a group of boys, several sitting on the wagon side rail, but the wagon they are on cannot be seen. [HR 261]

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Another view of the same scene which shows the wagon that the boys are sitting on (44:309)

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Published in Gerhard Lohrenz "Heritage Remembered." His descrription read, "No wonder that thousands of our people desired to leave the land. Here we see a train being loaded with emigrants. The place is Lichtenau, Molotschna. Many a tear was shed at such parting."

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044-309b.jpg

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725.7 KiB

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January 24, 2017 10:04 AM

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 1.3
Resolution: 1344x941

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