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The Great Trek 1939-1945

  • CA MHCA Film #44 to 54; Videocassettes 147-148, 242-245
  • Series
  • 1992-2002
  • Part of Otto Klassen fonds

The Great Trek is a feature length documentary film of the Mennonite experience and exodus from Russia 1939-1945. It is about World War II and the Russian Mennonites who were part of a migration of people, not only of many individuals, but of enti...

Im Dienst Der Liebe (KM 81)

  • CA MHCA Film nos. 30 to 32. Videocassettes 196-197, 265.
  • Series
  • 1990
  • Part of Otto Klassen fonds

This film is about the leprosy mission hospital in Paraguay established by the Mennonites in 1951 known as Hospital Mennonita Km 81, located in Asuncion, Paraguay.

Prairie Pioneers: The Mennonites of Manitoba

This film covers the 100 year anniversary of Mennonites in Manitoba in the context of the Manitoba centennial as well the other centennial celebrations in Winkler, Altona, Steinbach, Emerson and Plum Coulee. Significant scenes include the visit of...

125th Anniversary of Mennonites in Manitoba: 1874-1999

This film is of the celebration held at the Forks in Winnipeg on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Mennonites in Manitoba. In 1874 Russian Mennonites came down the Red River on river boats and landed at the Forks in Winnipeg to get supplies...

Gespräch: Delegatenreise 1921

This video consists of a play depicting the Canadian Mennonite delegates from Manitoba and Saskatchewan who went to Mexico to investigate the possibility of finding an area where a large number of Mennonites from Canada could settle and retain the...

Mennonite Monument Video

This item consists of the worship service held on July 28, 1985 at the Mennonite Village Museum in Steinbach, Manitoba at the unveiling and dedication of the Mennonite Monument to the victims of war and terror in the 20th century. The service cons...

50 Year Freedom Jubilee: Praise God for Canada

This production was created on the occasion of the 50 year anniversary of the coming to Canada of Mennonite survivors of the horrors and terror of World War II in 1948. The production was intended as a souvenir video of the 50 year celebration of ...

Mennonites Conquer the Vistula Delta

This film presents the history of the persecuted Dutch Mennonites who found refuge in the Vistual Delta region of Poland and tells the story of their draining the marshes and developing a fertile agricultural region in the area. The film is narrat...

Ens, Gerhard

75 Years Mennonites in Mexico

  • CA MHCA Videocassettes nos. 198-203, 246-255; Vol. 5029:7 (textual).
  • Series
  • 1997-1998
  • Part of Otto Klassen fonds

This series of 3 videos and a German script present the 75 year history of the Canadian Mennonites who moved to Mexico beginning in 1922. The titles include Old Colony Mennonites Emigrate from Canada to Mexico (Part 1), Pioneers in Mexico: Canadia...

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