A collection of 17 cassettes (2-track. mono. & guide.) accompanied by a guide for each of the recorded interviews. 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.

The contents of the tapes are as follows:

Tape 1. Henry Poetker, June 23, 1976 - Interview in Low German.

Tape 2, s. 1. Gerhard Braun, July 15, 1976 - Interview in Low German.--Tape 2, s. 2. Henry Goertz, July 19-20, 1976 - (continued from tape 4).

Tape 3. Mr. & Mrs. Johann Bergen, July 15, 1976 - Interview in English.

Tape 4. Henry Goertz, July 19-20, 1976 - Interview in English (continued on Tape 2, s. 2).

Tape 5. Maria and Margaret Klassen, July 19, 1976 - Interview in German.

Tape 6. Nikolav Isaak, July 20, 1976 - Interview in Low German.

Tape 7. Henry and Clara Huebert, July 26, 1976 -Interview in English.

Tape 8. William Andres, Sr., July 26, 1976 - Interview in German.

Tape 9, s. 1. Frank Steingart, July 26, 1976 - Interview in English. Tape 9, s. 2. David Wiebe, July 30, 1976 - Interview in English.

Tape 10. Abram A. Wall, July 27, 1976 - Interview in English and German.

Tape 11. Johann J. Wichert, Aug. 4, 1976 - Interview in German.

Tape 12, s. 1. Abram H. Heinricks, Aug. 4, 1976 - Interview in English.--Tape 12, s. 2. Henry Tiessen, Aug. 11, 1976 - Interview in English.

Tape 13-14. Abram P. Regier, Aug. 24, 1976 - Interview in English with some German.

Tape 15-16. Nick Fransen, Aug. 24, 1976 - Interview in German.

Tape 17. Gerhard J. Enns, Aug. 24, 1976 - Interview in German.

Recent Submissions

  • Tape #17 Interview with Gerhard J. Enns 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Gerhard J. Enns, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, outbreak of war, outbreak of Revolution, service as Sanitater, Revolution ...
  • Tape #16 Interview (contd.) with Nick Fransen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview (contd. from tape #15) with Nick Fransen, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, post-Revolutionary conditions, war years, fall of the ...
  • Tape #15 Interview with Nick Fransen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Nick Fransen, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, post-Revolutionary conditions, war years, fall of the Tsar and Revolution, ...
  • Tape #14 Interview (contd.) with Abram P. Regier 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Abram P. Regier (contd.) from tape #13, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, WWI, the Tsar, relationship with Russians, VBHH, ...
  • Tape #13 Interview with Abram P. Regier 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-24)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Abram P. Regier, August 24, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, WWI, the Tsar, relationship with Russians, VBHH, Revolution, military ...
  • Tape #12 Side 1 Interview with A.H. Henricks, Side 2 Interview with Henry Tiessen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, side 1 is an interview with Abram H. Heinricks, side 2 is an interview with Henry Tiessen. There are no accompanying notes for the interview with Henry Tiessen. The interview ...
  • Tape #11 Interview with J.J. Wichert 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-08-04)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with J. J. Wichert, August 4, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, educational system, outbreak of war, Revolution, Selbstschutz, Canadian ...
  • Tape #9 Side 1 Interview with Frank Steingart, Side 2 Interview with D. Wiebe 

    Baar, Ellen (1976-07-26)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Frank Steingart on side 1 and D. Wiebe on Side 2. The interview on side 1 with Frank Steingart discusses the following: his life in Ruckenau, emigration, ...
  • Tape #8 Interview with William Andres Sr. 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-26)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with William Andres Sr., July 26, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, emigration of family in 1926, conditions in Russia, return to Molotschna, ...
  • Tape #7 Interview with Henry and Clara Huebert 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-26)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Henry and Clara Huebert, July 26, 1976. The interview discusses: biographical information, murders in Steinbach, emigration through Poland into Germany, WWI, ...
  • Tape #6 Interview with Nikolai Isaak 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-20)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Nikolai Isaak, July 20, 1976. The interview discusses: his father's funeral sermon (delivered by Rev. David Epp) in Berdjansk, settling in Reesor, letter to ...
  • Tape #5 Interview with Maria and Margaret Klassen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-19)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with sisters Maria and Margaret Klassen. The interview discusses: biographical information, revolution, flight to Moscow, refugee camp in Germany, emigration to ...
  • Tape #4 Interview with Henry Goertz (contd. on side 2 of tape #2) 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Mr. Henry Goertz, July 19 and 20, 1976. The interview discusses the following: biographical information, war and revolution, attitude toward Government, change ...
  • Tape #3 Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Johann Bergen 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-15)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Mr. Johann Bergen and Mrs. Bergen, July 15, 1976. The interview discusses the following: biographical information, emigration to Mexico, conditions in Mexico, ...
  • Tape #2 Side 1 Interview with Gerhard Braun, Side 2 Interview with Henry Goertz (contd. from Tape #4) 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-07-15)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Gerhard Braun, July 15, 1976. This interview is conducted in low German and discusses the following: biographical information, Sanitatsdienst, service in the ...
  • Tape #1 Interview with Henry Poetker 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1976-06-23)
    Russian-Mennonite immigrants of the 1920's, an interview with Henry Poetker, June 23, 1976. This interview is conducted in low German and discusses the following: biographical information, revolution (flight from the ...
  • Tape #10 Interview with Abram A. Wall 

    Baar, Ellen; Brock University. Dept. of Sociology.; Multicultural History Society of Ontario. (1977-07-19)
    Tape #10 contains the interview with Abram A. Wall. The notes for the interview are also included.

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