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This land is ours, a pageant depicting the long pilgrimage of the Mennonites from Europe to western Ontario, contains a cast of present-day Mennonites from Waterloo County and is written and produced by Urie Bender and directed by Loretta Yoder, in foreground. The Amish Mennonites fled from religious persecution in Switzerland in the 16th century through Germany and Holland and came to Canada 150 years ago. There will be at least 6 performances at Avon Theatre in Stratford starting Oct. 7. Open in full size

This land is ours, a pageant depicting the long pilgrimage of the Mennonites from Europe to western Ontario, contains a cast of present-day Mennonites from Waterloo County and is written and produced by Urie Bender and directed by Loretta Yoder, in foreground. The Amish Mennonites fled from religious persecution in Switzerland in the 16th century through Germany and Holland and came to Canada 150 years ago. There will be at least 6 performances at Avon Theatre in Stratford starting Oct. 7.

Picture, 1972, English

This land is ours, a pageant depicting the long pilgrimage of the Mennonites from Europe to western Ontario, contains a cast of present-day Mennonites from Waterloo County and is written and produced by Urie Bender and directed by Loretta Yoder, in foreground. The Amish Mennonites fled from religious persecution in Switzerland in the 16th century through Germany and Holland and came to Canada 150 years ago. There will be at least 6 performances at Avon Theatre in Stratford starting Oct. 7.

Picture, 1972, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Mennonites - 1970 - 1979

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0026841f