of Alberta

Peter A. Neufeld fonds

Peter A. Neufeld fondsAccession 2023.009

Title and Physical Description

Peter A. Neufeld fonds. – 1970. – 2 photographs

Administrative/Biographical History

Peter A. Neufeld was born 2 August 1905 at Didsbury, Alberta, the son of Abram C. Neufeld and Elizabeth (Heinrichs) Neufeld.  They moved to Didsbury when they retired in 1967 and opened an MCC Depot in the basement of their house and in one half of the garage in 1967.  There they stored MCC fabric for layettes and quilts and received, washed, sorted clothes, doing many minor repairs,  and replacing very many zippers.  Beginning on 11 May 1970 they packed 600 lbs of clothing.  On 16 July 1970 they shipped 1000 lbs of cleaned, sorted and repaired cloths to Yarrow, British Columbia.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of two photographs, one showing the interior of the Neufeld garage with Peter A. Neufeld, Abram A. Neufeld, and John A. Neufeld, and the second photograph shows them loading the truck headed for Yarrow, B. C.

Source of Acquisition

Gift by Alma Hildebrand, daughter of Peter A. Neufeld.


Accession 2023.009

GRANDMA #341248