A collection of 22 cassettes (2-track. mono. & guide) accompanied by a guide with information regarding each of the recordings. This was a special project undertaken by Ellen Baar of the Dept. of Sociology, Brock University, with the financial assistance of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario. These tapes were reproduced with the permission of the Baar family.

Accompanied by Mennonites of Niagara : an inventory of materials compiled by Ellen Baar. (SpCl FC 3140.7 M46 B2) The interview contents are as follows:

Tape 1, s. 1 and pt. of s. 2. Wiebe, H. H. History of St. Ann's Community Church, Jan. 19, 1977.

Tape 1, pt. of s. 2. - Tape 3. Wall, A. A. History of St. Catharines United Mennonite Church, Jan. 25, 1977.

Tape 4. Klassen, Peter, Rev. Work among 1932 migrants to Brazil, Oct. 7, 1976 (in German).

Tape 5 - Tape 6, pt. of s. 2. Andres, W. Jr., M.P. Interview.

Tape 6, pt. of s. 2. - Tape. 7. Derkson, P. History of Fairview Mennonite Brethren Church, Oct. 28, 1976.

Tape 8, s. 1 and pt. of s. 2. Coffman, B. History of First Mennonite Church of Vineland, Nov. 6, 1976.--Tape 8, pt. of s. 2

Tape 9. Loewen, V. History of Orchard Park Bible Church, Mennonite Brethren, Nov. 6, 1976.

Tapes 10-11. Fransen, N. History of Vineland United Mennonite Church, Jan. 1977.

Tape 12. Reimer, G. History of Vineland Mennonite Brethren Church, Jan. 1977.

Tapes 13-14. Rempel, Hans, Rev. Mennonite life in Russia, Paraguay and Canada (in German).

Tape 15. Froese, H. History of Niagara Christian Chapel (MB), Feb. 8, 1977.

Tapes 16-17. Neufeld, C. K., Rev. (Interview), Mar. 3, 1977.

Tapes 18-19. Willms, D. Mennonite Brethren Church of Virgil, April 1977.

Tape 20. Williams, R. Grace Mennonite Church, Mar. 1, 1977.

Tape 21. Baerg, W., Rev. Niagara Falls MB Fellowship, Mar. 1977.

Tape 22. Eckhart, J. History of Grantham Mennonite Brethren Church, Jan. 18, 1977.

Tape 23. Epp, G., Rev. and J. Penner. History of Scott Street MB Church, Feb. 12, 1977.

Recent Submissions

  • Tape #23 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Jacob Penner and Rev. George Epp 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-02)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #23 side 1 and 2, Interview with Jacob Penner and Rev. George Epp, Scott Street Mennonite Brethren Church, February 12, 1977. The interview discusses the following: backgrounds of interviewees, ...
  • Tape #22 Side 1 and 2, Interview with John Eckhart 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-01)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #22 side 1 and 2, Interview with John Eckhart, History of Grantham Mennonite Brethren Church, January 18, 1977. The interview discusses the following: lead up to Scott Street MB forming second ...
  • Tape #21 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. W. Baerg 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-03)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #21 side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. W.Baerg, Niagara Falls MB Fellowship, March 1977. There are no notes to accompany this tape. The interviewer is Trudy Funk and the interview discusses: ...
  • Tape #20 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Rudy Williams 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-03)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #20 side 1 and 2, Interview with Rudy Williams, Grace Mennonite Church, March 1, 1977. The interview discusses the following: background, separation of Grace Church from St. Catharines United ...
  • Tape #19 Side 1, Interview (contd.) with Daniel Willms 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-04)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #19 side 1, Interview (contd.) with Daniel Willms. The interview finishes after a few short minutes and continues the conversation discussed on tape #18 about divorce in the church etc. There ...
  • Tape #18 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Daniel Willms 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-04)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #18 side 1 and 2, Interview with Daniel Willms, Mennonite Brethren Church of Virgil, April 11, 1977. The interview discusses the background of Daniel Willms, founding members, evangelical focus, ...
  • Tape #17 Side 1 and 2, Interview (contd.) with Rev. C.K. Neufeld 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-03)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #17 side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. C.K. Neufeld (contd. for tape #16), Niagara United Mennonite Church, March 3, 1977. The interview discusses the background, early years of Niagara United ...
  • Tape #16 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. C.K. Neufeld 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-03)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #16 side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. C.K. Neufeld, Niagara United Mennonite Church, March 3, 1977. The interview discusses the background, early years of Niagara United Mennonite Church, ...
  • Tape #15 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Mrs. Helen Froese 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-02)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #15 side 1 and 2, Interview with Mrs. Helen Froese, History of Niagara Christian Chapel. The interviewer is Trudy Funk on February 8, 1977. The interview discusses the early years of the church, ...
  • Tape #14 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. Hans Rempel (contd.) 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-01)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #14 side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. Hans Rempel continued from tape #13, Mennonite life in Russia, Paraguay and Canada. The interview is conducted in German, continued from tape #13 and ...
  • Tape #13 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. Hans Rempel 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-01)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #13 side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. Hans Rempel, Niagara United Mennonite Church, January 1977. The interview is conducted in German and discusses the following: background of Rev. Hans ...
  • Tape #12 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Gerhart Reimer 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-01)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #12 side 1 and 2, Interview with Gerhart Reimer, History of Vineland Mennonite Brethren Church, January 1977. The interview discusses the differences between the United Mennonites (UM) and the ...
  • Tape #11 Side 1, Interview with Nick Fransen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-01)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #11 side 1, Interview (contd.) with Nick Fransen, History of Vineland United Mennonite Church, January 1977. The interview from tape #10 is continued as Mr. Fransen discusses the early years ...
  • Tape #10 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Nick Fransen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-01-01)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #10 side 1 and side 2, Interview with Nick Fransen, History of Vineland United Mennonite Church, January 1977. The interview continues to side 1 of tape #11. The interview discusses the ...
  • Tape #9 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Vic Loewen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-11-06)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #9 side 1 and side 2, Interview with Vic Loewen, History of Orchard Park Bible Church, Mennonite Brethern. This interview is continued from side 2 of tape #8. The interview discusses the start ...
  • Tape #8 Side 1 and 2 (cont.), Interview with Barbara Coffman, part of Side 2 Interview with Vic Loewen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-11)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #8 side 1 and part of side 2, Interview with Barbara Coffman, History of First Mennonite Church of Vineland. The topics discussed include: membership, Bishop S.F. Coffman coming to Vineland, ...
  • Tape #7 Side 1, Interview continued with Peter Derkson 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-10-28)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #7 side 1, Interview with Peter Derkson, History of Fairview Mennonite Brethren Church. This tape is a continuation of the interview from side 2 of tape #6. Interviewer Trudy Funk continues ...
  • Tape #6 Side 1 and 2, Interview with William Andres Jr., part of side 2 Interview with P. Derkson 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-10-28)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #6 side 1 and 2, Interview with William Andres Jr., Member of Parliament 1974. The interview focuses on the life of Andres from the time his family left the Ukraine to his life in Canada as a ...
  • Tape #5 Side 1 and 2, Interview with William Andres Jr. 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-11-20)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #5 side 1 and 2, Interview with William Andres Jr., Member of Parliament 1974. The interview focuses on the life of Andres from the time his family left the Ukraine to his life in Canada as a ...
  • Tape #4 Side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. Peter Klassen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-10-09)
    Mennonites of Niagara, Tape #4 side 1 and 2, Interview with Rev. Peter Klassen. The interview was conducted by Trudy Funk in German. The topics include the background of Rev. Peter Klassen, arrival of Mennonites in ...

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