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Sound Recordings

Volume 2.4 Sound Recordings

Volume 2.4.1 Vinyl Records

2.4.1.1 Rosthern Junior College
   -11 vinyl albums of vocal selections
2.4.1.2 Leonard Doell's Collection of Sound Recordings

2.4.1.2 Leonard Doell
   - Good News by Young Voices To the Glory of God
   - As We Are by Saakeehiwaywin Singers
   - Tell It Again... by The Master's Touch
   - Unter Dem 'Kreuz Des Suedens' by Die Boten Des Friedens' Singen
   - Saskatoon's Finest: Legend, Society of Four
   - Frohe Lieder by Wilhelm Peters, Tina Peters, Susie Penner
   - Joy in Service by the Dyck Family
   - Mein Gott und Ich by the Schellenberg Brothers
   - Arnold Dyck - Niederdeutsche Stimmen
   - Sacred Selections No. 1, No. 2, The Mennonite Hour
   - The Children's Hour, The Janz Quartet
   - Hymns That Live, Janz Team
   - Lobe Den Herrn, The Gospel Light hour Choir
   - Serve the Lord with Gladness, Winkler Bible School Choir
   - Ambassadors of the Cross, Steinbach Bible Institute
   - Gospel Light Hour Quartet

2.4.1.3 Victoria Neufeld Collection
   - Religious Music sung by Don Cossack Chorus, Serge Jaroff, conductor
   - Bethlehem to Calvary by Leamington United Mennonite Male Chorus, Director, George B. Konrad, Accompanist, Martha Janzen
2.4.1.4 First Mennonite Church, Saskatoon Collection

2.4.1.5 Esther Patkau Collection
- Ich weiss nicht was soll es bedeuten/Sah ein knab ein roeslein stehn
- Das huit'l am berg/Sommer in hochland - Volkslied
- Radio-Sendung "Frohe Botschaft im Lied"
- Sacred Songs   - Mennonite Brethren Male Chorus - 7 records
- Die tage eilen hin/Ich werde kein fremdling dort sein by Hildor and Leo Janz
- Der Jugendverein der Ersten Mennoniten  Kirche, Winnipeg

2.4.1.6 Miscellaneous
   - Rejoice! What God Has Done - GCMC
   - Die Himmel Steit Open - Gospel Light Hour Quartet with Bertha Klassen
   - Choice VI - Mennonite Radio and Television
   - John 19:41 - The Andrew Lloyd Webber Orchestra
   - Gypsy Woman - Brian Hyland
   - Choice - David Augsburger, Mennonite Church
   - Singing Now - The MCI Girls Double Trio
   - Exploring Life Series, Side 3, 4, 5, 6 for ages 17 & over

Volume 2.4.2 Cassette Tapes

2.4.2.1 Conference of Mennonites of Saskatchewan
   - Audio cassettes from CoMoS conferences - 1989, 1993-1997
- Meeting - Nov. 29, 1997 (2)
- Conference - Feb. 28, 1998 (7)
- Conference - ? 2001 (9)
- March 2003 (4)
- Not dated (4)
- J. Schonwetter (2)
- COMOS Bible Conference - Dr. David Schroeder (3) nd

2.4.2.2 Leonard Doell Collection (Deed) #558)
   - Christmas Melodies Vol. 10 by Eduard Klassen
   - Celebration by the Janz Quartet

2.4.2.3 Rueben and Lois Dirks (Deed #511)
- Feb. 3 & 4, Rev. H. Harder, Matt. 24 Expositions, Israel, Jerusalem and the Nations, 2 tapes

2.4.2.4 Deed of Gift #658 - Leonard Doell
  - Songs of Earth, Echoes of Heaven. West Coast Chamber Choir
  - Through an Open Window. West Coast Chamber Choir
  - A Mennonite Tapestry. West Coast Chamber Choir
  - Exultation: CMBC Singers, 1986
  - Faith and Life Choral Festival '98
  - Faith and Life Male Choir Festival '92
  - Harmonicas: Vol. 2. Richard S. Unruh
  - Praise & Thanksgiving. Forest Grove Community Church
  - Christliche Instrumental Musik. Eduard Klassen
  - Mennonite Collegiate Institute, Gretna, MB, 1989
  - Cornerstone Church, Mennonite, Senior Hymn Sing, April 14, 2002
  - Songs of Faith, Songs of Life. Faith and Life Male Choir
  - Celebrate Seasons of Singing with the Winnipeg Mennonite Children's Choir
  - Head Cleaner tape

2.4.2.5 Miscellaneous Tapes
 - Passion Week Services 1982, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1995
 - Music tapes
   - Friesen Family
   - The Clair Schnupp Family
   - Herbert M.B. Male Quartet
   - Frank & Anne Schultz
   - Den Messengers
   - Forest Grove Community Church Musical
   - John D. Friesen Family
   - Blumenheim Sunday School
   - Choral Association, Nov. 2, 1986
   - Lorin Friesen - Violinist
   - Green, Mills, Small, Ed Klassen
   - Meditation and Singing - J.D. Friesen
   - Nutana Park Mennonite Church, 1989
   - Nutana Park Mennonite Church, 1990
   - Arnold Family
   - Janzen Group, Hague
   - Victor Martens - Geistliche Lieder
   - CMC Massenchoir
   - Nutana Park Christmas Concert
   - Leamington Male Choir
   - Waldheim Seniors Choir
   - Gospel Message Radio Music
   - West Coast Mennonite Men
   - God Leads Us Along by The Wiebe Family
 - Funeral Services 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994

2.4.2.6 Hepburn Mennonite Church (Deed #679)
A large collection of cassette tapes recorded at music programs, worship services, mission conferences, Canadian MB conferences, a Sunday School program, and other special events, 1975 to 2002

2.4.2.7 Wings of the Morning/Evening, 1982-1991

2.4.2.8 Esther Patkau's German cassette tapes (36)
   - Tiroler Alpenbuehne
   - Unsere Goldene Hochseit, 02.10.1999
   - German hymns - Paul & Katie Wiebe; Peter Koslowsky
   - Wir Wollen Weiter Sagen; Wir singen fuer Jesus
   - Meisterjodlerin Resi Pretterhofer
   - Hallelujah Praise the Lord
   - Lasst uns gemeinsahm ihn loben
   - Er gab mir freude; Wir singen Jesus und die Eikers
   - First Mennonite Church German Choir, June 1993, 2c
   - Ich will den namen Gottes Loben
   - Wiehnachte opp Plautdietsch, Rueben Epp
   - Jesu, Gnaden Sonne, Peter Koslowsky
   - Der Friedensfurst and other Christmas Selections
   - Collector Series: Herr, Bleib bei mir - Paul & Katie Wiebe
   - Collector Series: De Himmel Steit Open
   - Collector Series: Glauben und Gottvertrauen
   - Collector Series: Advent und Weihnachten
   - Collector Series: Heimatlieder
   - Collector Series - Lob und Anbetung
   - Collector Series - Palmsonntag, Karfreitag, Ostern
   - Chorfest '85 - Ausgewaehlte Lieder, Gemeinde Schloss Holte
   - Bie die Jesus well ekj bliewe
   - Saskatchewan Recording Workshop, Nov. 1982, 3c
   - Stroeme Des Segens
   - Christliche Instrumental Musik, Eduard Klassen & Dario Frutos
   - Christian Instrumental Music - Eduard Klassen, Vol. 3
   - Trost und Ermunterung
   - Denn ich bin gewiss..., Rosemarie Gaertner, Karen Schorr
   - Biem Aunsiedle; Onse Lied Vetahle - Rueben Epp
   - Unsere Jugendchoere
   - Sherbooke Mennonite Church Senior Choir
   - Sask. EMMC radio choir - O du Froehliche & other Selections
   - Kirchenlieder, KMMC German Choir

2.4.2.9 Helen Epp Collection
   - Melita Reimer - Paraguay
   - Rev. J.J. Thiessen

2.4.2.10 - Deutsche Psalme (5)
    - The Living New Testament (2)

2.4.2.11 Arnold Schroeder Tapes
   - Mennonite World Conference, 1978 (12)
   - AHSGR, June 1983 (3)
   - Genealogy, 1984 (2)
   - GFRL tapes (10)
   - NORMAL '89 (4)
   - Chapter Entertainment Night (13)

2.4.2.12 Unknown Origin
   - Rev. Walter Braun - morning service, nd
   - Ken Enns' Testimony, Jan. 5, 1986
   - Rev. Peter J. Froese, (Abbotsford, BC) presentations on Revelation, Feb. 6, 7, 8, 9, 1983

   - Rev. Walter Braun - morning service, nd
   - Ken Enns' Testimony, Jan. 5, 1986
   - Rev. Peter J. Froese, (Abbotsford, BC) presentations on Revelation, Feb. 6, 7, 8, 9, 1983
   - Christmas Program, Mrs. Epp, Leader
   - Brother John, Nite-Watch, Poems by E.A. Bailie
   - Corny Kehler, "Commission on Overseas Mission," November 4, 1993
   - Pastor Victor Nickel, West Portal Church, Sept. 30, 1993
   - Epp - "This We Believe"
   - "The Cross, the Righteousness of God," Robert Radtke, April 5, 1996
   - Rev. Jacob Esau, Russia, Dec. 15, 1990
   - Dr. Helen Roseveare, "The Lordship of Christ"
   - Passion Services with Rev. Arden Thiessen, April 15, 1987

2.4.2.13 Bill McLeod Services at Pleasant Hill Mennonite Church, April & May, 1994 - (4)

2.4.2.14 The Gospel Message, speaker David Klassen, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002 - (6)

2.4.2.15 Frohe Botschaft - speakers: Rev. Frank Isaac, January 1993; Rev. J.K. Klassen, February, 1993; Rev. Isaac Block, March 1993 - (9)

2.4.2.16 Dr. J.D. Carlson, Messages - (9)

2.4.2.17 Holy Land tapes:
Petra, Dome of the Rock, Mount Carmel, Caesarea to Athens, Peter's Denial/The Lord's Prayer, Dead Sea Scrolls/Jerusalem, Via Delorosa, Jordan & Moab Valley/Dead Sea - (8)
2.4.2.18 Mary Dyck's tapes: Mission to Children (2), First & Second Records (2), Pete Unrau, April 1995 (2), Mary & Margo Thiessen (1)
2.4.2.19 Songs, Hyms, and Music
   - German: Christmas songs and music, Folk Fest, 1983, Stroeme Des Segens (4)
   - Choirs, Quartets, Duets: Columbia Bible College, Hale Quartet, Osler Quartet, Gospel
   Quartet, Free Grace Quartet, Friesen Brothers Vol. 1, Country Praise #6, Musical Messengers - (9)
   - Other (8)

2.4.2.20 Miscellaneous (12)
   - Pastor Perry F. Rockwood, "Let Us Go On to the End! Blessings of the Resurrection"
   - Henry Klassen, Mission to the Quechua
   - Rev. W. Boldt, "The Cosmic Power of the Blood"
   - Mrs. J. Reimer, "Gil Reimer's Work Before Martrydom"
   - Dr. James T. Cunningham, "Your Marriage Need Not Fail," "Let God's Love Change Your Life"
   - H. Janz, Bev Shea
   - Funeral Service, F. Wheeler
   - Pastor Victor Nickel, West Portal Church
   - Full Gospel Bible Institute, Eston, Sask., "Once More I Shake Heaven and Earth"
   #7, Series IV, Part I
   - Haven of Rest Ministries Association, "God and Your Finances"
   - Henri Loiselle "One Day at a Time"
   - Low German Stories
   - Nutana Park Mennonite Church Spring Concert, 1998
    - Songfest, 2000

2.4.2.21-Cassette Tapes- Jacob M. Fehr Low German Stories:
"Knat Sot," "De Stuk Maschien," "Prips Un Schnetje Too Faspa," "Nieschia Haft De Welt Fedorwen"


Volume 2.4.3 Cassette Discs (CD)

   2.4.3.1 Terry Widrick, By Sacred Waters
   2.4.3.2 Gather 'ROUND, music DC 2009-10
   2.4.3.3 Swift Colony Church Register Volume 1 & 2
   2.4.3.4 Saskatchewan Mennonite Historian, April 2004
   2.4.3.5 Mennonite Brethren Saskatchewan Story
    2.4.3.6 MHSS Opening of Archives at Bethany Manor, October 19, 2002
   2.4.3.8 Stille Nacht - Deutsche Weihnachslieder
   2.4.3.9 Saskatchewan Doukhobor Centennial Choir, 2005, produced in Saskatoon. Cover photo of a Doukhobor Prayer House.
   2.4.3.10 World of Story 2011, Europe & Americas
   2.4.3.11 MHSS: Sept. 17, 2003; June 21, 2003 - Cemeteries, Obituaries, etc.
   2.4.3.13 Hepburn Quartet
   2.4.3.14 Fred Penner
   2.4.3.15 Aberdeen Mennonite Men's Group and Ladies Trio Spring Concert (mhss/d.#1034 11.03.20)
   2.4.3.16 Celebration 2000, COMOS (mhss/d.#1034 11.03.20)

Volume 2.5 Visual Recordings

Volume 2.5.1 Video Cassettes

2.5.1.1 Rueben Dirks Collection
  - Tobias D. Schmidt Reunion, Waldheim, SK, 1-3 July 1985 - 3 tapes
  - Benjamin H. Dirks Reunion, Waldheim, SK, 5-7 August 1995 - 1 tape
  - Worship Service, West Portal MB Church, Ewald Unruh final service, Springfield Cairn, June 30, 1985
  - Worship service, Forest Grove Community Church, August 4, 1985. Dr. G.W. Peters and Dr. R.M. Baerg
  - Snowbird School Reunion at Laird, Sask., June 27 & 28, 1987, 2 tapes
  - The Dalmeny Band Reunion Concert directed by J.J. Loewen, Dalmeny High School Auditorium, August 2, 1987
  - Brotherfield School Reunion at Jubilee Center, Waldheim, Sask., August 1, 1992
  - Salem Church Centennial Celebration, Waldheim, Sask., August 1, 1999
  - Interview with Aunt Martha (Goossen) Klassen Willems, daughter of Diedrich Goossen at Inman, Kansas, South Dakota and interview with Aunt Lydia (Mrs. Abe D. Goossen) at Hardisty, Alberta.

2.5.1.2. Various Video Cassettes
- Remember, Story by Peter Dyck, produced by Otto Klassen, 2001
- COMOS Bible Conference, Nov. 19 & 20, 1993. Speakers: Vern Ratzlaff, Art Wiens, Karen Martens Zimmerly, 2 tapes
- Hague-Osler Mennonite Reserve Reunion, Aug. 1995
- Shekinah Building Project
- MHSS, January 5, 1999
- MHSS Grand Opening of Archives, October 19, 2002
- Heritage Night honoring Gerhard J. Hiebert, Abram J. Janzen, Arnold Schroeder,
John J. Janzen, Feb. 7, 2003
- MHSS Annual Meeting and Workshops, Feb. 8, 2003
- This is Jubilee! Faith and Life Press, 1994
- Peter Dyck, Storyteller, Vol. 1, 2, 3

2.5.1.3. VHS Cassette Tapes from MCC collected by Leonard Doell:
 - Conchies: An American Story of Commitment and Courage, A Sisters & Brothers Production, c1993
 - Many Grains: Introducing the Mennonite Church, Producer, Jerry L. Holsopple, Mennonite Media Productions, c1999
 - "The Raging Red - A Canadian Flood Response", MDS
 - Mennonite Disaster Service, Act of Love, MCC
 - Your Money or Your Life: A Dialogue on Conscientious Objection, Conscience Canada, Inc.
 - Hoere Mein Ruffen, Mennonite Central Committee
 - A Question of Loyalty, MCC
 - Auszug Aus Berlin, Gott Kann, Neuer Anfang, MCC, translated in 1995
 - Mysteries of Grace and Judgement, A Rendition of the Russian Mennonite Experience, Jack Dueck, Mennonite Storyteller, Nov. 14, 1993
 - Jesus, Inspirational Films, Vancouver
 - The Good War, Refused to Fight It, The Story of World War II Conscientious Objectors. A film by Rick Tejada-Flores and Judith Ehrlich, narrated by Ed Asner, Paradigm Productions
 - Your Name Goes Before You: Putting the Word of God into Action, cMDS 2000

Volume 2.5.2 - DVD

2.5.2.1 Not One Alone - Generations at Risk, AIDS, Mennonite Central Committee
2.5.2.2 Tales of a One Room Schoolhouse, 2015
2.5.2.3 Hard Passage
2.5.2.4 "The Power of Peace" Concert, Osler Mennonite Church, November 15, 2008
2.5.2.5 Mennonite Church Saskatchewan General Council, 8.27.05
2.5.2.6 Peter Friesen (1922-2009) International Structural Engineer, "Moving Mountains" (Unified Hydraulic System)
2.5.2.11 Curtis Wiens - 2 discs
     - Memoirs of Mary Schroeder and Helen Froese; Mary S. discusses linguistics of Low German
     - Rosthern Nursing Home, Rosthern Bible School; Hague M.C. Senior Ladies Aid
2.5.2.12 Russia 1914-1927; Belize - Onse Reis
     Old Colony Mennonites emigrate from Canada to Mexico, Part 1 & 2
2.5.2.13 Richard Penner trips
     - George Penner Goes to Dolinovka, 1988
     - Mennonite Heritage Cruise to Ukraine, 2008
2.5.2.15 Selected slides from the MHSS files
2.5.2.16 Through the Red Gate

2.5.2.9 Otto Klassen Productions
   - Old Colony Mennonites Emigrate from Canada to Mexico, c1997
   - Pioneers in Mexico, Canadian Mennonites Colonize in Mexico, c1997
   - 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Mennonites in Mexico 1922-1997, c1997
   - Remembering Russia 1914-1927, War and the end of Mennonite tranquility, 2006
   - Remembering Russia 1928-1938, Collectivization and Mass Arrest, c2007
   - Erinnerungen an Russland 1928-1938, Kollektivierung und Terror, c2007
   - Remembering Our Mennonite Heritage, c2007
   - The Great Trek, Part I (1939-1943), c2007
   - The Great Trek, Part II (1943-1945). c2007
   - Prairie Pioneers, The Mennonites of Manitoba (1874-1974), c2008
   - Pioneers in the Chaco, Part 1 - Canadian Mennonites looking for freedom in Paraguay, Part 2 - Canadian Mennonites conquer the Green Hell, c2009
   - Personal Experiences of Mennonites from Russia, Otto Klassen Productions, c2010
   - The Burden of the Soviet Star, Produced by Otto Klassen, c2010
   - Escape Via Moscow, 1929 and The Women's Burden Under Stalin, Otto Klassen Productions, c2011

2.5.2.10 Ben & Frieda Unger
- Mary Unger Penner (1915-1984) life story

Volume 2.5.3 Filmstrips

2.5.3.1 General Conference Mennonite Church
   - "Seek Ye First: A Sound Filmstrip for training in Church Membership"; "Poverty Fund at Work"; "Looking for New Solutions";
   - "Your Wills Emphasis Materials Kit"

Volume 2.6 Microfilm

Volume 2.6.1 Reels

- Odessa Region - 4 reels
- St. Petersburg Archive - 16 reels
- Ulrich Dueck Collection - 1 reel

Volume 2.7 Diskettes

2.7.1 Mennonite Church Records: Old Colony, Sommerfelder, Swift Current, Mexico
2.7.2 Swift Current Bible Institute (8 diskettes)
2.7.3 Einlage Erinnerungen (2 diskettes)
2.7.4 COMOS Files, 1995-1999, (4 diskettes and thumb drive)

Volume 2.8 Magnetic Tapes

2.8.1 Neuanlage Mennonite Church
 1. Funeral Service - June 8
 2. Mayfair Christmas Carols
 3. German songs by trio: R. Balzer, H. Zacharias, ?
  4. Drake male and church choirs - German
 5. Drake male choir, church choir and duets by Jake & Wanda Neufeld
  6. Neufeld Duets
 7. R.J.C., Drake male choir, Eigenheim ?
  8. SCBI
  9. Hiebert Girls
 10. Wings of Peace Drake, German - June 17, 1956; June 13, 1963
 11. Frohe Botschaft
12. Wings of the Morning
   12.1 Dec. 24, 1967
   12.2 Dec. 1, 1968
   12.3 Dec. 15, 1968
   12.4 June 14, 1970
   12.5 Feb. 28, 1971
   12.6 Oct. 24, 1971
   12.7 Dec. 5, 1971
   12.8 May 14, 1972
   12.9 Dec. 28, 1975
   12.10 Feb. 1, 1976
   12.11 June 6, 1976
   12.12 June 27, 1976
   12.13 July 4, 1976
   12.14 Oct. 1979
13. Rev. H.D. Penner - B.C. "Missions"
14. A Nun's Story
15. Music Prelude while viewing Mother Penner's body, May 8, 1968
16. Mother Penner's Funeral, May 8, 1968
17. Messiah Part I - First Mennonite
18. Oratorio Choir - Alf Dahl - German
19. Duets: Vivian and Lorena Heppner
20. Wings of the Morning, March 7, 1976 H.H. Penner's last program
21. German Hymns: Es hart die Braut so lange schon, et.al.
22. Mutterlag Program
23. English Hymns: Praise the Lord, et.al.
24. H.T. Klaassen
25. Duets by Jake & Jean Rempel
26. Columbia Mission Station
27. Christmas Program
28. R.J.C. #1
29. Weihnacht's Program, 1971
30. Mayfair Choir. 2 tapes
31. The Abundant Life
32. SCBI


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