Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.321 (s.c.)

Title: Reuben Steinman fonds

Dates of creation: 1941

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records ; 1 photograph

Biographical sketch: Reuben Steinman (1919-2017) was the son of Abraham Steinmann and Mary (Roth) Steinmann. The family lived in the New Hamburg area. From August-December 1941, he was part of the third group of conscientious objectors to serve at the Montreal River Alternative Service camp, north of Sault Ste Marie. He was a member of Steinmann Mennonite Church. 

Custodial history: Donated to the Archives in 2020 by Ervin Steinman

Scope and content: Items related to Reuben Steinman's time at Montreal River: notice of call to alternative service from the Department of National War Services, a colourized photograph of the camp, an autograph album, and a handmade wall calendar for 1942.

Notes: For photographs related to this fonds search the Mennonite Archival Information Database.
Original archival description created 2020 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.


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