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+ 1880 Village Census of the Mennonite West Reserve - John Dyck and William Harms eds, pbk, 500 pages, Mennonite families living on the West Reserve in 1880, cross references to other sources and photographs, $30.00
+ 1920 Migration of Old Colony Mennonites from the Hague-Osler area to Mexico - by William Janzen, presented at AGM in March 2006. pbk. 21 pgs. Pub: MHSS. $2.00
+ Aberdeen History Book - by the Aberdeen Historical Society, 1982. 310 pp. Hdc. First printed by Friesen Printers, Edmonton. Aberdeen Supplement 1907-1985 - by same Aberdeen Historical Society Committee, Printed by Friesen Printers, Edmonton. 58 pgs. Hdc. - Both books together for $10.00.
+ About Those Reimers - by Elizabeth Reimer Bartel, 222 pg. pbk, self-published memoir. $20.00.
+ Altester John D. Friesen (1920-2004) - by Johanna van Kuik with/ Rev. Abram M. Neudorf (1901-1966) - by Henry W. Neudorf. pbk. 23 pgs. presented at AGM in March 2010, Pub: MHSS. $2.00
+ Altester John D. Reddekopp - by Lindsay Martens. with/ Altester Abram J. Buhler 1903-1982 - by Abram Buhler. pbk. 25 pgs., presented at AGM of MHSS in March 2009. Pub: MHSS. $2.00.
+ Another Page in Mennonite History - by Jacob M. Fehr, pictures, recipes and short stories of the Mennonites. 82 pgs, pbk, $10.
+ "Baker" Wiebe Family, The, 1850-1930 - Kornelsen, Helen, ed, Pbk. 157 pp. Pub: Self-published. $12.00
+ The Beginning of the Rudnerweider/EMMC Churches in Saskatchewan 1937 – 2010 - a 45 pp. digital (PDF) version of the presentation by Martha Martens, at our MHSS AGM in 2010, then entitled, Who are the Rudnerwieder? now with photos added, can be received by email for $5.00.
+ Bergthal Historical Series:
Bergthaler Mennonites, The - by Klaas Peters, translated from the German by Margaret Loewen Reimer. 91 pp. Pbk. (c) Canadian Mennonite Bible College, printed by Friesen Printers, Altona, Manitoba. $4.00.
+ Bergthaler Mennonite Church of Saskatchewan 1892-1975 - by Leonard Doell/Adolf Ens, 3 for $12.00 or $4.00/each. 12 copies only
+ Big Bear, Cree Chief on Canadian Prairie - Rudy Wiebe - hdc. 222 pp. (also in softcover). Pub. Penguin Group. $20.00.
+ Birth and Growth of Eigenheim Mennonite Church 1892-1974 - by H. T. Klaassen. Pbk. 85 pp. Valley Printers. $5.00
+ Bloos Een Haups - by Jacob M. Fehr, story of a rescued child. pbk. 40 pp. $6.00.
+ By Whatever Name - by Elizabeth Reimer Bartel - 241 pg. pbk., With some names changed, it is a narrative of a time in Southern Manitoba when John Holdeman arrived from Kansas. He came preaching as an evangelist, and soon had a following which pulled families and villages apart, but also brought about the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite. self-published. $20.00
+ Candy Coated Questions Children Ask (Kjinja Froag Met Socka Bestreit) - by Jacob M. Fehr, 51 pg, pbk, $8.00
+ Canadian Women in Mission - Esther Patkau, Pbk. Pub: Self-published. $5.00
+ Collected Stories - by Rudy Wiebe , 529pp. pbk., from 1955 - 2010 a collection of his stories. $40.00
+ Constantinoplers - Escape from Bolsevism - by/edited by Irmgard Epp, pbk. 370 pages, printed by Trafford Publ. $25.00
+ Contending with Horses - Bob Wahl, 2009, Pbk. 314 pp. Autobiography. Wahl's journey from rural beginnings near Osler, Saskatchewan through incredible highs and lows in a sales career and Christian ministry in Canada, the United States and Europe. $20.00
+ Country Valley Photo Album - a photo album of senior citizens of the Country Valley Homecare, 1980. 87 pp, bkk. $5.00.
+ Damit Es Nicht Vergessen Werde - by Gerhard Lehrenz. Hdc. 1944. 221 pp. Published by CMBC. $20.00
+ Days of Our Years, The - A history of the Eigenheim Mennonite Church, Walter Klassen, hdc. 1992 312 pages. Published on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the church. This book includes many excellent photographs. Pub: by Eigenheim Church. SALE. $2.00
+ De Stuk Machien - Jacob M. Fehr, poems and stories in Low German. Pub: self-published. $6.00
+ Der Weg Zur Heimat // The Way to the Heavenly Home – Memories of my Mother by Abram Teichrib, translated by Ken Petkau. Pbk. 284 pgs, printed by Pe We Media Detmold. $25.
+ Diaries of Tobias Unruh and the Voyage to the United States - Translated by Abe J. Unruh. Pbk. Printed by Lark Printing, MB. Coil-bound, 7 pages for $7.00.
+ Drama of a Pioneer's Son, The - by Bernhard Fast. Pbk. 120 pp. Quality Press. $7.00
+ Education with a Plus, the Story of RJC - by Frank Epp, hdc. 450 pp. 1975, Pub: .... $5.00
+ Enn Bloomheim Oppjewossen - Driedger, Jack - Ed. Jack Driedger & Chris Cox, pbk. 83 pp. Pub. Your Nickel's Worth. $20.00
+ Escape from Arkadak - Gerhard Penner Family Story - by Ken Petkau, 148 pp. Pbk. printed by Globe Printers. $25.00.
+ Even Such a Time - Elizabeth Bartel, pbk, 193 pages. Fiction, The story of Anna, a fifteen year old girl, sent to work for a wealthy family. Chronicles her life through marriage, children, a world of war and a shocking family tragedy. Pub: Self-published. $20.00
+ Fangs of Bolshevism - or Friesen-Braun Trials, Saskatchewan, 1924-1929 - by George P. Friesen, pub. NP (Winnipeg, MB), ND (c. 2011) - $90.00 (used)
+ Fehrs, The - Four centuries of Mennonite migration - by Arlette Kouwenhoven, (Translated from Dutch to English by Lesley Fast). 264 pp. pbk. Publ. by Winco Publishing, Leiden, the Netherlands. $30.00
+ For Conscience' Sake - by Solomon Stucky, pbk, Herald Press, 240 pp. story of conscientious objectors' trials. $5.00.
+ Forever Home - Friesen, Victor Carl, Pbk 228 pp. A story of the good old days on the farm. $20.00
+ Geen Ander Fundament (No Other Foundation) - by Karin de Bon, hard cover, 127 pgs. written in English and Dutch, about the Old Colony Mennonites in Bolivia. Many pictures. $30.00
+ Gift of Country Life, The -Friesen, Victor Carl, Pbk. 112 pp. Features landscape photography and poetry. Pub: self-published. $20.00
+ Give Me a Bid to Go - Roth, Ed. 168 pp. Friesen Printers $30.00.
1 copy only
+ Growing Up in Blumenheim - Jack Driedger, pbk. The author's story of growing up in Blumenheim, Sask, near Osler. SK. Pub: self-published. $6.00
+ Growing Up in Blumenheim/Enn Blumenheim Oppjewosssen - Jack Driedger. Bi-lingual English - Plaut Dietsch Study version, pbk. 72 pgs. Self-published. $9.00.
+ Hard Passage - author, Arthur Kroeger, pbk, 269 pages, a story of a family's long journey from Russia to Alberta. Book launched 2007 by MHSS. $30.00
+ Helena - a Peek into the Past - by Nettie (Friesen) Balzer, 85 short stories based on the life of the author's mother's life stories. pbk, 377 pp. self-published, printed by BlitzPrint, Calgary. Book launched by MHSS, Nov. 4, 2012. $20.00
+ Hepburn History Book - hdc. Pub: by Hepburn History Book Committee, Friesen Printers. $5.00
+ Heritage of the Swiss Volhnian Mennonites, The - by Solomon Stucky, Conrad Press. Story of the journey of the Volhynian Mennonites. pbk. 222 pp. $5.00.
+ History of the Defenceless Anabaptist Church from the Times of the Apostles to The Present - by Martin Klaassen. pbk, 233 pp. Translated from German by Walter Klassen. pub. by MHSS 2013. $20.00
+ Holding Forth the Word of Life - by Rev. John D. Friesen, pbk, 347 pgs. Self-published. $10.00 1 only.
+ Hope Beyond the Horizon -John P. Nickel, ed. and translated from German. pbk, 148 pages, Mennonite Refugees fleeing Soviet Union. $5.00
+ Hope Springs Eternal - John P. Nickel - pbk. 304 pages, Sermons and papers of Johann J. Nickel- Pub: Nanaimo, B.C. $10.00
+ It Happened in Moscow - Maureen S. Klassen - pbk. 209 pages, a memoir of family secrets and discovery. Publ. 2013 by Kindred Productions, Winnipeg, MB. $20.00
+ Jacob and Elizabeth (Ens) Epp 1845 - 1987 - by Orval Ens and Cornelius Ens. 48 pages, photocopied with permission of the authors. Pub: Orval Ens, self-published. $5.00
+ Jacob, Out of the Village Driedger, William - Pbk. 208 pp. The story of a small boy in an Old Colony Village in the Dirty Thirties. Pub: Self-published. $17.00
+ Johann Friesen of Poland and His Descendants Telling Their Stories - by Henry A. Friesen - tracing his family tree and making the ancestors come alive. 156 pp. pbk. $20.00
+ Journal of Mennonite Studies - Ed. By Royden Loewen, Pbk. We have 1997 to 2010 inclusive, around 300 pp. $10.00
+ Knak Sot - by Jacob Fehr, Pbk. Self-published 76 pp. Poems and stories in Plaut Dietsche (Low German). $8.00
+ Kroeger Clocks - by Arthur Kroeger, the story of the Kroeger Clocks, pbk, 174 pp. Pub. by Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, MB., 2012. only 5 copies $25.00
+ Last Train to Leningrad, The - by David Funk, fiction giving an accurate feeling of the trials and emotions endured by Russian Mennonites as refugees; pbk, 232 pp. self-published, 2015, $22.00.
+ Legacy of Worship - by Margaret Hryniuk & Frank Korvemaker, stories and photos of churches in rural Saskatchewan, with lots of coloured photos by Larry Easton. hdcover, 252 pp. Pub. by Coteau Books, 2014. $30.00.
+ Lost Dreams, New Beginnings - Patkau, Ken - Pbk. 290 pp. The Jacob Aron and David Aron Lepp family saga. Pub: Patkau, Globe Printers, Saskatoon. $25.00
+ Margareta and Heinrich (Rempel) Epp - Genealogy, six generations. Orval Ens, publisher, pbk. 51 pages. 1978. Epp family tree, includes some photos. Pub: Orval Ens, self-published. $5.00
+ Margareta, A Woman of Courage - Helen Penner Kroeger, pbk., 262 pages, tells the story of the life of Margareta Voth Friesen Klassen. Pub: Derksen Printers. $20.00
+ Men of Steele - Life Style of a Unique Sect - by Jacob G. Guenter - Saskatchewan Valley Mennonite Settlers and Their Descendants, $40.00 (used)
+ Mennonite Historical Atlas - William Schroeder, Helmut Huebert, second edition, pbk 183 pages, Pub: Springfield Publishers, Winnipeg. $25.00 - Plus, a hard copy edition, for $29.00
+ A Mennonite - Christian View of Suffering, the Case of WWII Mennonites. pbk. 22 pgs. Feb. 1. 2002, lecture at the AGM of MHSS by Harry Loewen. Pub: MHSS. $2.00
+ Mennonite Homesteaders on The Hague - Osler Reserve - Leonard Doell, ed., hdc., 536 pages. Homestead records of Hague-Osler Reserve and 1901 Canadian Census records for that area. Cross referenced tot the Bergthal Gemeinde Buch, and the Reinlander Gemeinde Buch. Pub: Leonard Doell. $10.00
+ Molotschna Historical Atlas - Helmut Huebert, 222 pages, pbk. Pub: Springfield Publishers, Winnipeg. $35.00
+ Mulberry Tree, The (1997) - Friesen, Victor Carl, Pbk. 206 pp.. Recollections of the childhood and life of Anna Friesen. Includes an appendix of Mennonite recipes. Pub: Lily Publ. Saskatoon. $12.95
+ My Emigrant Father - by Katie Funk Wiebe , the story of her father, pbk, 311 pages by Kindred Press, $25.00
+ No Other Foundation (Geen Ander Fundament ) - by Karin de Bon, hard cover, 127 pgs. written in English and Dutch about the Old Colony Mennonites in Bolivia. Many pictures. $30.00
+ Nordeheimer's 50th Anniversary - hdc, 64 pgs. Stories and photos of Dundurn, Hanley and Pleasant Point Mennonite Churches. Pub: Heese House, Saskatoon - Friesen Printers. $10.00
+ Of This Earth - by Rudy Wiebe, hdc. 390 pp. Rudy's boyhood. $20.00
+ Old Colony - The Village of Einlage in South Russia, The - by Isaak Reimer, translated from German into English by Esther Patkau in 2009. pbk. 500 pg. - $40 (being reprinted).
+ Old and New Furrows - hdc. Rosthern history by Rosthern Historical Society. 2nd printing 694 pp. $50.00 (used) 1 copy only
+ On the Banks of the Irtysh River - by David Funk, tells of his Siberian family, but as fiction, self-published. 2015, pbk 247 pp. $22.00.
+ Open Door, An, - by Nettie Neudorf - the life story of Ann (Toews) Friesen, based on her journals given to Nettie. 448 pp. pbk, printed by Summer Bay Press. This book can only be ordered from Nettie & George Neudorf, (604)794-7593, or write to #17 - 10200 Grey Road, Rosedale, B.C. V0X 1X0. price is $20.00.
+ The Osler Mission Chapel 1974-1994, the Convergence of Old Colony Mennonites with Evangelical Protestantism in 20th Century Canadian Society - by Bruce Guenther, pbk. 37 pgs. first presented to the Canadian Society of Church History, University of Calgary, June 1994, and Pub: in Journal of Mennonite Studies. $2.00
+ Our Family Tree - Kornelsen, Helen, Pbk. The story of the Kornelsen Family. Pub: self-published. $12.00
+ Out of the Village - William Jacob Driedger, pbk, 208 pp. The story of a small boy in an Old Colony Village in the Dirty Thirties. $17.00
+ Päpa Nat - by Jacob M. Fehr - pbk. 75 pgs. self-published, $6.00.
+ Patchwork of Memories - a big thick community book about the Wymark and Swift Current area! - $90.00 (used)
+ Pause That Refreshes, The - by Jacob Fehr, Pbk. 41 pp. Poem and stories, self-published. $7.00
+ Peace Shall Destroy Many - by Rudy Wiebe , 297 pp. pbk. Rudy's life story. $20.00
+ Pembroke School District # 4115 1919-1968 - by Pembroke Book Committee, Neuanlage, SK., pbk coil-bound, 226 pgs. (lots of pictures) Printed 2011, by University of Saskatchewan Press. $15.00
+ Poor, But Clean - by Helena Wiebe Krahn, story of her life from Mexico to Canada and Central America to Australia, softcover, 200 pp. $15.00.
+ Preservings - back issues - Pub: Hanover Historical Society. $3.00/ea.
+ Prairie Tapestry, A Superb Story - hdc, 335 pages, 1981, A history of the Superb, Patrick, Somme, Kintail, Nichol, Ethmuir, and Ruby Lake communities. Pub: Superb History Book Committee. $10.00
+ Prairie Trails - Gopher Tails - Jacob M. Fehr, 74 pp. 2002 Stories and poetry feature recollections of the author. Pub: self-published.
+ Prips un Schnetji too Faspa - by Jacob M. Fehr, pbk, 102 pgs. Low German Stories and Poems - Self-published, $11.00
+ Prussian Lowlands to Saskatchewan Prairies, From - a history of the Tiefengrund Friesens, Pub. by the Friesen History Book Committee. Hardcover. 147 pgs. Printed by Friesen Printers, $10.00
+ Pushing Through Invisible Barriers - A Canadian Mennonite Story and autobiography, by Tena Friesen. pbk, 520 pages, $30.00.
+ Raising Eight on 80 - by Nettie Balzer - a story of raising a family of 8 in the 1930s. 400 pp. - pbk $25.00
+ Rare Book, the - by Sawatsky, P. J. - 343 pp. $5.00
+ "Remember Us" - letters from STalin's Gulag - 1930-37, Vol.#1. The Regehr Family, - by Ruth Derksen Siemens - 405 pp pbk, pub. by Pandora Press. $15.00
+ Reinlander Gemeinde Buch - John Dyck and William Harms, eds., revised edition - $30.00
+ Rooting the Faith (2008) - Jantz, Harold and Neoma, Pbk. 103 pp A history of the Mennonite Brethren Church in Saskatchewan. $9.00
+ Rudnerweider Gemeinde Buch (EMMC) - Register of the Rudnerweider Mennonite Gemeinde of Manitoba/Saskatchewan 1937-1959, compiled and edited by Martha Martens, Winkler, Manitoba -2005, 360 pp. Pbk circular ring bound, $35.00
+ Ruthe's Secret Roses - by Ruth Marlene Friesen, a novel about a very generous young woman from Kleinstadt, who works in Saskatoon as a telephone operator and is always bumping into people who need a friend. She befriends them, and she introduces them to her Best Friend, Jesus. However, she fears her parents and hometown would not approve of some of these new friends, so she finds herself in a double life, which eventually comes to a head. 466 pp. Pbk. Published by Booklocker, USA. $25.00
+ Searching for Eternal Values - Guenther, Mary, Pbk. 175 pp. An authorized biography of George Loewen. $15.00
+ Sommerfeld Gemeinde Buch - Registers of the Church at West Lynn, 1881-1935 - edited by Henry Unger, Martha Martens, and Adolph Ens. pbk., 530 pages, 2004 Volume 1 of the West Reserve Historical Series. Reproduces the first five volumes of the church registers of the Sommerfelder Mennonite Church of Manitoba. Pub: M.B. Historical Society. $30.00
+ Sky Full of Dreams, A - by Victor Carl Friesen - Memories of earlier days on the farm. 237 pp. Pbk. $20.00
+ Stolen Life, - by Rudy Wiebe, hdc. 444 pp. written with Yvonne Johnson,the great-granddaughter of Big Bear. $20.00.
+ Story of Low German and Plautdietsch, The - by Reuben Epp. 133 pp. Pbk. Published by the Readers Press, Hillsboro, KS. $16.00
+ Story of Saskatchewan School # 99, The - by Bob Wahl, 451 pp. pbk. A unique portrayal of early education and the lives of settlers along the South Saskatchewan River, many of whom were Old Colony Mennonites. Many photos and copies of historic documents. Published by Friesen Press, 2014, Victoria, BC., $35.00.
+ Spelling of Low German and Plautdietsch, The - by Reuben Epp. 167 pp. Pbk. Published by the Readers Press, Hillsboro, KS. $16.00
+ Story of Saskatchewan School No. 99, The - by Bob Wahl, 451 pp. pbk. A unique portrayal of early education and the lives of settlers along the South Saskatchewan River, many of whom were Old Colony Mennonites. Many photos and copies of historic documents. Published by Friesen Press, 2014, Victoria, BC., $35.00.
+ Temptations of Big Bear, The - by Rudy Wiebe, Life of Big Bear on Canadian prairies. 423 pp pbk. $20.00
+ Three Score & Ten With God in Tiegengrund Mennonite Church 1910-1880 - History of the Tiefengrund church, hardcover 247 pp. $10.00
+ Through the Red Gate - by Ruth Derksen Siemens - a CD, for $12.00.
+ Toews Family History - by Elmer Neufeld , 263 pp. pbk., Story of Heinrich Isaac Toews, 1855-1918, and Katherine Klassen 1857-1922, pub. Saguenay Home Printing. $20.00
+ Torch, The - by Esther Patkau, written for the Rosthern Bible School reunionn in July '94 (1932-1994) - 115 pgs. Pbk. $5.00
+ Voice in the Wilderness - Memoirs of Peter A. Elias 1843-1925 - by Adolf Ens and Henry Unger, pbk, 164 pgs, pub. by MB Mennonite Historical Society, $15.00
+ Wäägon Räda - by Jacob M. Fehr, Low German poems and stories. 101 pp. pbk. $10.00
+ Waldheim Remembers the Past (1981) Hdc. 470 pp. A history of the Waldheim community. $10.00
+ The Way to the Heavenly Home //Der Weg Zur Heimat – Memories of my Mother by Abram Teichrib, translated by Ken Petkau. Pbk. 284 pgs, printed by Pe We Media Detmold. $25.
+ We Will Rejoice - by Nettie Neudorf, Pbk. 205 pp. The Story of Isaac & Anna (Leoppky) Neudorf - 1980, Osler, SK. - Nettie Neudorf ed, pbk. Osler, Sask. Pub: Nettie Neudorf, self-published, Caronport, SK. $1.00
+ Where the River Runs Victor Carl Friesen - Stories of the Saskatchewan and the people drawn to its shores. Fifth House Lt. Pbk. 480 pages Pub: self-published. $23.00
+ Writing Your Memoirs - a booklet by Esther Patkau, 21 pages, Pub: Self-published. $3.00 (only a few copies left)
+ Writing Your Obituary - from a class by Esther Patkau, Feb/2010. pbk. self-published. $2.00
+ Writing Your Memoirs & Writing Your Obituary - by Esther Patkau, (combined in one book) 28 pp., from her class in Feb/2010. pbk. self-published. $5.00
+ Year is a Circle, The - Victor Carl Friesen, pbk. a book of poetry, Pub: self-published. $24.95
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We do not have the book, Path of Thorns by Jacob A. Neufeld, with Harvey L. Dyck, Editor, translator, for sale. You may order it from the Mennonite Heritage Society,
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Bergthal Gemeinde Buch
Bergen Family History, Jacob
Bergthal Colony, The, Revised Edition - by William Schroeder, General Editor, Adolf Ens
Between the Tracks - by Dick Epp
The Great Trek - by Fred Richard Belk
More Recollections of My Life & Ministry, Book 2 - by N. N. Friesen
Windmill Turing, The -and Celebrate the Journey - by Victor Carl Friesen
Mennonite Migration to Russia 1788-1828 - by Peter Rempel.
Mennonites in the Global Village by- Leo Driedger
Mennonite Women in Canada: A History (2008) by Marlene Epp
Osler... the Early Years and the One Room School # 1238, 1905 - 1947
List updated 5/17/2017