Title and Physical Description
Mennonite Centennial (1875-1975) Picture Series consists of 5 pen and ink sketches of pioneer Manitoba Mennonite scenes by Victor P. Friesen.
The five pen and ink sketches were done by Victor Friesen as part of the 1975 centennial celebrations of the coming of the Mennonites to Manitoba. They were printed by Christian Press and sold at the Mennonite Museum in Steinbach, Manitoba.
The Pictures Series was purchased at the Mennonite Museum in Steinbach and donated by Bill Doerksen, Cochrane, Alberta.
Scope and Content
The five sketches are titled:
1. Sarai used by some of the early settlers
2. Simlin used by the early Mennonite settlers
3. Early Mennonite home in Manitoba
4. Early Mennonite church
5. Typical Mennonite farm in Russia and also in Manitoba
Source of Acquisition
Donation by Bill Doerksen, Cochrane, Alberta