Jan 03

The Violinist III

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Jan 03

The Violinist II

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Nov 15

Housebarn Homestead Display

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A traditional Mennonite family poses with some of their equipment in front of their Housebarn.

Nov 15

Housebarn Homestead

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A traditional homestead for early Mennonites as they immigrated to Canada.

Nov 15

Housebarn Homestead with Family

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A traditional homestead for early Mennonites as they immigrated to Canada.  Girls stood with their mothers.

Nov 15

Grandmother’s Peonies: Three Generations

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These Peonies are from the root stock of my Grandmother’s Peonies grown more than 75 years ago, transplanted by my mother and then by me.  Each Peony in this triptych represents the three generations.  Very fragrant.

Nov 14

Hot Moms in the 70’s

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Modern Mennonite women in bikini’s – on an East Coast vacation.

Nov 14

Lena on Wash day

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Laundry was (and still is) a woman’s job.  Laundry hung outside to dry in all seasons.

Nov 14

Teapot of Peonies

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A nostalgic view of the past, when Mennonite women used Enamel Ware and grew the fragrant Peonies in their gardens.

Nov 14

Institutionalized

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$300

Prior to the development of Institutions, people with special needs were cared for at home, and sadly, sometimes hidden in shame.