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Collection Details


Collection Name: Fairview Mennonite Home Seniors Oral History Project
Repository Name: University of Waterloo. Conrad Grebel University College. Mennonite Archives of Ontario [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Local Identifier: Hist.Mss.22.4
URL: http://grebel.uwaterloo.ca/mao/Oral%20History/Hist.Mss.22.4.htm
Dates Spanned: 1979-1979
Description: In 1979 the Multicultural History Society of Ontario provided a grant for an oral history project administered by Conrad Grebel College to interview Mennonite senior citizens living at Fairview Mennonite Home in Cambridge, Ontario. Richard Neff conducted the interviews during the summer of 1979. All 32 interviews were conducted in English. Most interviewees were asked if they had experience hosting the Mennonites who immigrated from Russia in the 1920s. They also talked about growing up Mennonite, and the customs and practices in the Mennonite community from which they came.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 32
Broad Subjects: Religion; Health
ASP Subjects: Cambridge, ON; Canada; Mennonite Church; Mennonites; Older people; Older people--Care--Cambridge (Ont.); Older people--Dwellings--Cambridge (Ont.); Ontario; Oral history
Collection Code: OHC0001204