Mennonites -- Nebraska
Found in 2 Records:
This collection comprises the papers of Henry D. Remple, a clinical psychologist born in the Molotschna Mennonite colony in Ukraine, and Mariana Lohrenz Remple, a teacher and prominent Girl Scout leader. The couple were both descendents of German Mennonites and were based in Lawrence, Kansas for the majority of their adult lives. The collection also includes a small amount of material relating to their children, Lucy Jean (Remple) McAllister and Robert "Robie" Keith Remple.
This item is a photocopy titled Experiences of My Youth and Later Life which is Heinrich Ratzlaff's reminiscence's of his family's immigration from Russia to near Fairbury, Nebraska. The paper describes travel conditions by way of Canada; and in Nebraska, the environment, crop prices, and living conditions. The Ratzlaff family were Russian Mennonites.