Historical story speaks to today

Monday, September 18, 2017

Other Side of the River: A story of love and faith under great tribulation Janice L. Dick Helping Hands Press Review by Leonard Klassen What is the subject?…

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PhD student saves history from the shredder

Monday, June 19, 2017

When Jeremy Wiebe heard that the remaining inventory of Mennonites in Canada (volumes 1–3) were in danger of being shredded to save warehouse storage fees, he took action….

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Mennonite photograph database shortlisted for national award

Monday, November 28, 2016

A website showcasing 80,000 photographs of Mennonite life was shortlisted for the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming. Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) is a…

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Tribute: Helmut T. Huebert

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

After a day at work at the clinic, Helmut T. Huebert died suddenly Nov. 21, 2016. The orthopedic surgeon leaves a legacy of Mennonite historical research.

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Hot topic in the archives

Friday, August 26, 2016

“In the news today, we often hear about migration and refugees as a crisis or a matter of national security [for the host country],” says Andrew Brown, the 2016 Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies archival intern.

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“Facebook” of a century past

Friday, July 15, 2016
Mennonitische Rundschau

The long-awaited volume 4 subject and author index to the internationally read Mennonitische Rundschau has been completed thanks to Bert Friesen, with financial support from the D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation. The 1,394-page index provides simplified access to the German-language paper in the years 1910–1919. Friesen indexed the periodical with a fine-toothed comb so that researchers could find the proverbial “needle in a hay stack.”

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Society aims to make history French

Thursday, June 25, 2015

La Société d’Histoire mennonite du Québec is pleased to announce the launch of its new website: www.histoiremennonite.quebec.

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Ground broken for B.C. Mennonite museum

Monday, October 6, 2014

With ground officially broken Sept. 4, 2014, Mennonites in the Fraser Valley will soon have a permanent place to tell their story. Construction has begun on a Mennonite Heritage Museum and Agricultural Education Centre on the south end of Clearbrook Road in Abbotsford, B.C., just off Highway 1.

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Teen comes of age by discovering the past

Friday, December 27, 2013

The Wittenbergs
Author: Sarah Klassen
Mia Wittenberg begins her final year in her Winnipeg high school with youthful enthusiasm and hope for the future, but as she observes her family and friends’ struggles with priorities, morals, addictions, and failing hopes, her enthusiasm wanes.

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A critique, or a call

Friday, September 1, 2006

IN DEFENSE OF PRIVILEGE: RUSSIAN MENNONITES AND THE STATE BEFORE AND DURING WORLD WAR I. ABRAHAM FRIESEN. KINDRED PRODUCTIONS, 2006. As this book’s title suggests, Russian Mennonites were…

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